2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk is a reality and now it is coming to markets soon. This definitely is good news for the fans of wonderful series. The jeep family can consider it as a great welcome addition. There will be better features and latest upgrades that will make the vehicle more acceptable. It will not be wrong to mention that Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the most popular and strongest lines of SUV vehicles that have been introduced by Fiat Chrysler. Up till now all the models that have been introduced have achieved great appreciation and recognition from masses.
2018 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk was introduced during 2016 New York International Auto Show and it achieved great appreciation from masses. In fact, it is being termed as a strongly capable off-roader and from company like to say the most off-road capable Grand Cherokee ever. In that context, it features some serious off-road hardware but also comes with unique styling which distinguishes it from the rest of the lineup. Aside from the Trailhawk there is also new Summit luxury version of the Grand Cherokee and in total it is now six available trims of this popular SUV. There are also the Laredo, Limited, Overland, SRT and two mentioned versions.
Let’s put a look at some of the main qualities associated with this model so that readers can get a better idea.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Features and specs
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk reflects its off-road capabilities with its unique and imposing appearance. Up front is signature seven-piece grille which takes inspiration from the 75th Anniversary edition model. Front fascia features removable lower section which when removed for off-road driving increases an approach angle from 29.8 degrees to safer 36.1 degree. The model also has ground clearance of 10.8 inches and other important facts are departure angle of 22.8 degree and break-over angle of 27.1 degree.
Another unique detail is the decal that has been placed upon hood for reducing the amount of glare that invades the cabin. There is also red tow hooks at the both ends, Natural Gray painted roof rack and mirror caps, an 18-inch off-road tires with Kevlar reinforcements, Trailhawk badges, etc.
Inside the Trailhawk also get unique treatment which makes it different from the other versions. Dark theme dominates inside and seats are wrapped in black leather combined with suede inserts and red-accented stitching. The dash is finished with gunmetal and piano black trim and Trailhawk badge sits on the multi-functional steering wheel.
The Trailhawk also features Uconnect infotainment platform which comes with an 8.4 inch center screen and it has updated features like information about suspension height, wheel articulation, driving mode, etc.
Model Specific equipment:
The standardized equipment for Trailhawk has the inclusion of Four wheel drive system called Quadra Drive II 4×4, electronically controlled rear limited slip differential, Quadra lift air suspensions, skid plates, hill ascent and descant control. Coming back towards wheels buyers will be provided the choice of selecting between 18 inch or 20-inch wheels.
The model also includes mentioned 8.4 inch screen infotainment interface, voice commands, nine-speaker system, power folding mirrors, ventilated front seats, option for the rear seats entertainment, etc.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Engine Options
About engine options, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk can be configured with three different powerplants.
The base engine is a 3.6 liter V-6 with ability to produce 295 hp and torque of 260 pound-feet. It can also be equipped with a 5.7 liter V-8 which produces 360 hp and peak torque of 390 lb-ft. In addition to that a turbocharged 3.0 liter V-6 diesel engine can deliver 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of twisting.
Standard transmission system is an eight-speed automatic and the model also includes mentioned off-road hardware.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk has also been released in the year 2016 during the New York International Auto Show. It is available in all the top noted markets of the world. The price starts from around $42, 995.