New 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Bosak Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM for Merrillville, IN
Jeep® Grand Cherokee - the most awarded SUV ever and the vehicle that has long defined what a premium SUV should be - gets even better for 2016. For 2016, all gas V-6 and 5.7-liter V-8 Grand Cherokee models will receive improved fuel efficiency due to electric power steering, decreased tire rolling resistance and weight reductions with aluminum suspension. For 2016, the Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 engine adds Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology to improve fuel efficiency of the V-6 powered Grand Cherokee. And Cherokees equipped with the 8.4-inch Uconnect system get Siri Eyes Free compatibility, a new drag-and-drop menu bar and a Do Not Disturb function that sends phone calls straight to voicemail and can generate an automatic reply to text messages.
Under the Grand Cherokee's Hood
The Jeep® Grand Cherokee proudly wears the Trail Rated® badge when equipped with the Off-Road Adventure, which signifies its ability to perform well under various off road conditions. The 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine features integrated Start/Stop technology that helps provide Best-in-Class V6 Highway Driving Range and offers a range of over 600 highway miles on one tank at 26 highway mpg. New for 2016, the speed-sensitive electronic power steering system includes three different selectable drive modes including comfort, normal and sport for customized steering response. New Eco Mode helps improve fuel economy by adjusting the transmission shift schedule, idle speed, interactive deceleration fuel shut off and, in V8 engine models, Fuel Saver cylinder deactivation. The available 5.7-liter V-8 puts out 360 horsepower with best-in-class towing capacity of 7,400 pounds.
Design of Jeep Grand Cherokee
All trim levels of the 2016 Grand Cherokee have a premium look and are readily identifiable at a glance. The 2016 Grand Cherokee comes standard with seating for up to five passengers and comes with available premium-quality Natura Plus leather trim. The rear cargo area in the 2016 Grand Cherokee lets you configure your interior for more space when needed with up to 68.3 cubic feet of storage when the rear seat is folded down. Jeep allows the next generation of in-vehicle connectivity, use your smart phone app to unlock your doors. Remote Horn and Lights, Remote Vehicle Start and an on-demand WiFi Hotspot. With rain-sensing wipers and rain brake support, you won't have to think about the weather. Front windshield wipers activate when rain is detected, and a smart brake system helps dry your brake rotors when driving on wet roads.
The 2016 Cherokee delivers plenty of off-roading capability, but at the same time is civilized and comfortable enough to be an everyday commuter. If you are on the market for a small SUV, look no further. Standard safety equipment on all 2016 Jeep Cherokees includes antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front- and rear-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and front knee airbags. A rearview camera is optional on the Sport trim level and standard on all other models. The 2016 Grand Cherokee comes standard with advanced, multistage driver and front-passenger airbags+ and supplemental side-curtain airbags. Standard crush zones in the front of the vehicle and side guard door beams. With the new Accident Avoidance Systems, if you approach another object too rapidly the Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation will alert the driver with an audible and visual warning, and automatically engaging the brakes if a collision is imminent.