2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the most popular SUVs around the globe. Prove for its popularity are numerous awards it received throughout the years, since its first appearance, back in 1993. Grand Cherokee is in its fourth generation of production, and although we expected new generation for 2015, Jeep decided to move it one year forward.  2015 model year bring only minor upgrades, after its last year redesign.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Front

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee features and trims

All recent changes for Grand Cherokee made a big difference. 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is more comfortable, has better fuel economy and ride quality. 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee has one trim more than its predecessor, and it includes Laredo, Altitude, Limited, Overland, Summit and SRT. Recently changed list of standard features for the base Laredo model includes 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, cruise control, foglights, keyless ignition and entry, full power accessories, two-zone climate control, a tilt/telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth and a sound system with 6 speakers, 5-inch touchscreen, a CD player, a USB and AUX input. Moving further down the line, Jeep offers couple of equipment packages, and expands the standards on upper trims. Some of features which are available on upper trims (or in packages) include high-tech features, such as 8.4-inch touchscreen, Navigation system,  nine-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, bi-xenon headlights, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats and much more.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee engines and mpg

With last year engine addition 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers four power units:

 Standard engine, and the only one for the base Laredo, is a 3.6-liter V6 that delivers up to 290 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, and RWD as standard, while AWD is available as optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy for this engine and AWD is rated at 17/24/19 mpg city/hwy/combined and 17/25/20 mpg with RWD.

Optional engine is a 5.7-liter V8 with an output of 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Mated to the same transmission and AWD, fuel economy is rated at 14/20/16 mpg and with RWD 14/22/17 mpg city/hwy/combined.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is also available with one diesel engine, 3.0-liter diesel V6 that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. With same transmission, and AWD fuel economy is rated at 21/28/24 mpg city.hwy/combined while with RWD 22/30/25 mpg.

SRT version is, of course, available with special engine, available only for this model, and the most powerful of the lineup. 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is equipped with a 6.4-liter V8 that features small power boost for this model year and cranks out 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. This trim is available only with AWD which is more oriented toward high performance instead of off-road drive. The engine is combined with HD version of the same transmission and has fuel economy rates at 13/19/15 mpg.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Rear

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee competition

With numerous options 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers the right answer to almost every SUV from its category. Its closest rivals are Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot LX and Toyota Highlander. However the starting price for each one is higher than the Grand Cherokee’s, while its capabilities and luxury features keep pace.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Side

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee price and release

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee will not feature any major price increase, having in mind that there is no any significant change. Its starting price is $29 595, while its Summit trim starts at $48 595 and SRT at $64 395. Its release is expected by the end of the year, probably during this fall.

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One Response to 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  1. Dave Jaggernath says:

    looking for 2016+ Jeep Grand Cherokee with 3rd row available seat (7 passenger capacity).

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