The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland simply snugs into your lifestyle – whether it is style and luxury capped in elegance, or rugged off-roading to whet the ‘wild’ in you. It has that distinctive identity of contemporary craftsmanship with its carefully designed interiors with an instrument panel made of leather stitch and a steering wheel wrapped in leather with wood trimmings. The ‘beast’ under all this luxury is an all-powerful choice of three efficient engines that includes the highly acclaimed EcoDiesel V6 3.0 L with Quadra-Lift suspension.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Specs
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland will have a choice of three powertrain variants – 3.6 L PentaStar VVT V6, 3.0 L EcoDiesel V6 and 5.7 L VVT V8, with 8-speed automatic transmission through E-shift. The powertrain is capable of controlling descents on hills with its Quadra-Trac II 4×4 system, and the Select-Terrain option covers navigation through rock, snow, mud, and sand. The new 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland has maximum towing capacity of 7200 lbs. with maximum payload of 1270 lbs. The axle ratio is 3.45 with automatic transmission in eight speeds. The dimensions of the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland are 4820.9 x 1943 x 1761 inches with a turning radius of 5.7 feet. It has a 93 L fuel tank and air front and rear springs with automatic or driver controlled height adjustment suspension. It also comes with a rack-pinion steering, 4-wheel disc brakes, and a lead-acid battery with battery run down protection.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Engines
The version with 3.6L PentaStar V6 engine has 290 hp and 260 lb-ft. of torque. It has a good fuel economy of 17 mpg in the city and up to 25 mpg on the highway.
The version with 3.0 L EcoDiesel V6 engine has 240 hp and even 420 lb-ft. of torque. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland powered with this EcoDiesel has fantastic fuel economy which is rated at 22 mpg at the city and up to 30 mpg on the highway.
The third option is powerful 5.7 L VVT V8 engine with output of 360 hp and 390 lb-ft. of torque has extraordinary strength, but much poorer fuel economy. Its fuel economy is rated at 14 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
2016 Cherokee Overland Features
All this muscle beneath the hood changes into luxury as soon as one steps into its interiors. It has automatic air-conditioning with ventilated and heated seats in the front. The seats are done in Nappa leather with welting at the edges. They can be adjusted in 12 modes, and come with lumbar supports. It even has memory settings for the driver’s seat. An additional feature is that the mirrors can be power heated. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland console has a 7-inch display center accentuated in wood finish with LED lightings. The gear knob is wrapped in leather as is the steering wheel, center console, and instrument control.
The multimedia center comes with an 8.4 inch touchscreen with nine speakers and an amplifier of 506W. It has a satellite radio with free subscription for one year. Hands free Bluetooth communication facility is also available, along with SD card slot, remote USB port, and auxiliary input jack. 3D navigation, Xenon headlights with automatic leveling, front tow hooks, hitch receiver and wiring harness are some of the added features.
With the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland, you can step out in style at high-profile social gatherings. You can also drive in rugged terrain through hills and dirt tracks with ease and in absolute comfort. It is an SUV with an identity of its own, and retains the legacy of Jeep’s prowess in off-roading, yet upgrades the brand with the latest available technology and contemporary style trims.
Price of 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland price starts at $ 43,400 for 2WD basic version, while price for the AWD version starts at $ 46,400.