Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Jeep Grand Cherokee Makes European Debut

Posted Yesterday 01:31 PM by Melissa

Filed under: Suv News, Jeep

The Grand Cherokee offers an extremely advanced and flexible Hill Descent Control for greatly improved control in off-road situations. A new Hill Start Assist holds the vehicle automatically on steep hills for a smooth and controlled drive away from a stop. Trailer Sway Control minimizes trailer sway during towing. The new Grand Cherokee also features a new 4.7-litre V-8 engine that delivers an improvement in fuel economy of more than 5 per cent, with a 30 per cent increase in horsepower and a 10 per cent increase in torque. The interior and exterior design is restyled and the new Grand Cherokee also features a host of innovative, premium amenities.

"With the addition of a Jeep-engineered Hill Descent Control, a choice of five engines, two four-wheel-drive systems and more premium amenities than ever before, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee adds more capability and refinement to the benchmark full-size SUV that created the luxury SUV market when it debuted in 1992," said Thomas Hausch, Vice President, International Sales; Chrysler Group.

The new Grand Cherokee will arrive in dealerships outside of North America in the second half of 2007.

Via: The Chrysler Group

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