2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the best Grand Cherokee ever. The constant improvement makes this SUV better and better. Although each model can be said to represent perfection, the company strives to make every next model better than the previous one. In addition to exceptional equipment and characteristics, 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will offer a great range of engines. These powerful engines feature and excellent fuel economy. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee proves that it is equally good in urban driving conditions, driving on the open road as well as off-road driving conditions.
3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with this engine as standard on many models. Especially models with lower levels of equipment and 4×2, possess this engine. It replaced the former 3.7-liter and 4.7-liter PowerTech engines. However, this engine is also available in 4×4 version, as well as in models with higher trim level. 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 features an extraordinary eight-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift steering wheel controls. It develops 290 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel consumption is 25 mpg hwy, and with one full tank possible exceeding 600 hwy miles. This makes the Best-in-class V6 driving range.
5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine
This engine is reserved for the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee models with higher trim levels. Available with 4×2 and 4×4 versions, and when combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission and Eco Mode helps improve fuel efficiency. 5.7-liter V8 engine with Fuel Saving Technology boasts 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. This engine retains the Multiple Displacement System (MDS) that shuts down four cylinders in low-power driving situations. Trailer tow is rated 7,400 lb or 3,400 kg. Although this engine HEMI, there is no Hemi badging on the exterior of the vehicle.
3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine
All models of the new 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee can be ordered with this engine. This engine is Best-in-class fuel economy. The 3.0-liter V6 engine EcoDiesel is combined with the advanced eight-speed automatic transmission. This engine is developed and built by Fiat Powertrain Technologies and VM Motori (with Multijet II injection). For the US market, versions of this engine develops 237 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. To the European market is available a low-power version with 188 horsepower. Exceptional fuel efficiency enables 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 3.0-liter V6 engine EcoDiesel cross 730 hwy miles on a full tank of fuel, with fuel consumption of 30 mpg hwy.
6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine
This upgraded enforcer is in charge of launching 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT model. In combination with the eight-speed automatic transmission, the total output power is 475 horsepower, which is five hp more than the previous SRT8 version. Maximum torque is 465 lb.-ft., and the model is only available in 4×4 version. The engine use the fully electronic automatic shift mode or climbing up and down the gears with steering-wheel paddle controls. Eco Mode and Fuel Saver Technology complete the equation for both power and efficiency. The strongest engine offered in the Grand Cherokee ever, propelling it to 0-60 in 4.5 seconds, making it the fastest Jeep ever produced.
Four different, powerful but economical engines, they are sufficient to satisfy different demands and customer needs. With excellent facilities, great performance and outstanding off-road capabilities, 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee expires nomination for the most desirable SUV in its category.