Jeep has introduced its revised 2014 Grand Cherokee, which was debuted at the Detroit Motor Show last month. The new SUV gets new styling elements along with a fuel-efficient diesel option and an eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, Jeep is also introducing the SRT version as well, which more of a performance version.
The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee base model gets a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine producing about 290 horsepower, while the you can opt for a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine producing 360 horsepower. If you want more power, there is the SRT version, which gets a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine producing 470 horsepower. Power is transferred to the wheels with the help of an eight-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment.
In addition, there is a diesel engine option for the 2014 Grand Cherokee SUV. The 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel is rated at 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, with a fuel return of up to 30 mpg on the highway.
Chrysler has been quiet about the pricing of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV, however, it has been leaked out yesterday. The Jeep enthusiast forum claims to have gotten its hands on the ordering and pricing on the 2014 Grand Cherokee SUV. In base form, the two-wheel-drive Laredo will start at $28,795, which is a $1,100 increase over the 2013 model year, and the new Grand Cherokee Summit starts at $47,995 for 4×2 models and $50,995 for the 4×4.
And on the new 3.0-liter turbo-diesel version, it will be a $4,500 option on Limited, Overland and Summit 4×4 models. As for the range-topping Grand Cherokee SRT, it adds an extra $2,700 with a new starting price of $62,995. For a fully loaded 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT, it tops out at about $72,400.