Jeep launches iconic Wrangler and mighty Grand Cherokee in India

first_imgThe name Jeep does bring back strong memories, but not as strong as the American muscle that runs under the hood of the Jeep brand. After numerous rumors of its launch in India, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will finally open its base for the Jeep brand in India with the launch of three iconic SUVs, the Jeep Wrangler, the mighty Jeep Grand Cherokee and the high performance Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.While the Jeep Wrangler will come for a base price of Rs 71.59 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi), the Grand Cherokee Summit will come for a starting price of Rs 1.03 crore (ex showroom, New Delhi) and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT for Rs 1.12 crore (ex showroom, New Delhi). The bookings for both the SUVs commence today itself, with Delhi and Ahmedabad as the only two dealerships in India at the moment.While the .@JeepIndia #GrandCherokee #Limited & #Summit will come for Rs 93.64 lakh & Rs 1.03 crore #JeepNowInIndia pic.twitter.com/01KnBkYPh8 AUTO TODAY (@AUTOTODAYMAG) August 30, 2016Now, we are not oblivious to the Jeep brand and are well aware of what the Indian Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee SRT have to offer. Since their showcase at the Auto Expo 2016, everyone were eagerly waiting for its arrival. Now, without wasting any more time, let us tell you about the two mega SUVs.  .@JeepIndia #Wrangler will come for a base price of Rs 71.59 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) pic.twitter.com/uJIr7hjOCV AUTO TODAY (@AUTOTODAYMAG) August 30, 2016First off, Jeep Wrangler: The new Jeep Wrangler will sport a 2.8-litre diesel engine producing peak power of 197bhp and peak torque of 460Nm, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with a fuel efficiency of 12.1 kmpl. Four Wheel Drive is standard, with heavy duty solid axles, lockable centre console, and a 6.5 inch U-Connect infotainment system.advertisementJeep Grand CherokeeThe new Jeep Grand Cherokee will come in three trim levels, Limited, Summit and the high-powered SRT.The Grand Cherokee Limited and Summit variants come with 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine churning out 240hp of peak power, mated to a eight-speed automatic gearbox. They give a fuel efficiency of 12.8kpl.Jeep Grand CherokeeJeep Grand Cherokee SRTNow, the high performance Grand Cherokee SRT comes with a mind-boggling 6.4-litre Hemi V8 petrol mill, producing max power output of 475hp, mated to a eight-speed automatic gearbox.FutureAt the moment, both Grand Cherokee and Wrangler come with diesel mills, but the company has promised that the petrol engines will come to India most likely by November.The FCA India manufacturing plant in Ranjangoan will bring a locally assembled Jeep vehicle next year to the Indian market. Moreover, the Jeep Brand will open 10 distribution locations across India, starting with Ahmedabad, Gujarat.last_img

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