2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

One of the most popular SUVs from Chrysler Corporation will undergo some modifications next year. Although company had in plans to launch a 2016 Grand Cherokee as next-generation model, launch is delayed so we will watch current-generation model for some more time. Current model is in its fourth generation and, according to some rumors, it will go under some changes next year. Although it is only known that 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will get improved engine, it is also expected that it will get some new visual details which will make it better-looking and more attractive vehicle.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee powertain

A refreshed version of current model is coming next year and only changes that are for sure at this moment are those under the hood. Model’s base engine, 3.6 liter V6 Pentastar, which currently outputs 290 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, will get some significant improvements which will make this SUV not only more powerful, but also more economic. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will for the first time get a version of directly injected and turbocharged Pentastar engine. Together with new engine, new transmission comes too. It is a new 9-speed automatic transmission, which will along with new engine provide massive fuel savings. According to some rumors, 2016 Grand Cherokee should have around 25 percent better fuel economy than current model.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee rear view

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee other possible changes

So far, it is only known that 2016 Grand Cherokee will come with changes under the hood, but we also expect that it will come with some other modifications, especially when it is about car’s look and cabin too. Refreshed model will probably undergo some changes on the front end, so you should expect a redesigned front fascia with new headlights, grille etc. Some interior changes are expected too. Some even say that interior changes will be bigger than those outside the car, so 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will get new steering wheel, bigger touch screen, new software and many other.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee release date and price

The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will come in the second half of next year, but more precise date is still unknown. The price is expected to remain unchanged, so base model will go around 30.000 dollars.