After flooding the Internet with the first official images of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the refreshed model has made its global debut the on-going 2013 North American International Auto Show. Also Read - GST Effect: Jeep Compass Price in India Increased by up to INR 72000
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The biggest change in the Grand Cherokee that was first launched back in 2011 comes in the form of a new 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine. It should be noted that this will be the first time that the Grand Cherokee is being offered with a diesel engine in the US market. The diesel powerplant is said to produce 345PS of max power and comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Also Read - GST Benefits on Luxury Cars: Fiat Slashes Prices of Jeep Range By up to Rs 18 Lakh in India
In terms of exterior updates, the 2014 Grand Cherokee has got a new grille, headlamps with bi-xenon and LED daytime running lights, air-dam, fog lamps and a redesigned tailgate. On the inside, the 2014 Grand Cherokee has been fitted with a new three-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters as standard, re-designed central console, a new electronic gear shifter and a new seven-inch screen infotainment system.
We expect Fiat-Chrysler to bring in the Jeep Grand Cherokee to Indian later this year, fitted with the new 3.0-litre V6 in petrol and diesel versions.