A hi-performance version of the famous SUV is about to come without bigger changes, as 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. The brand’s household-name crossover is present for more than 25 years and is considered as one of the world’s most recognizable models in its class. The current version is in the fourth generation. Despite the fact that came in 2010, it is still quite competitive. Latest reports suggest that the new generation is about to come during 2019, which indicates that the current model will remain the same for the next year.
The 2019 Grand Cherokee SRT will continue with familiar design characteristics and we can hardly expect to see even some minor tweaks. This model will continue to be Cherokee’s hi-performance version, featuring a potent V8 engine, as well as some other modifications. We expect to see it somewhere late in the year.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT redesign
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will come without changes, compared to the current version. This hi-performance SUV comes features pretty much the same base characteristics as base models, although there are numerous tweaks. This doesn’t refer only to the engine, but to some other aspects of the vehicle. The most notable is definitely the exterior look.
Compared to base models, there are several tweaks, primarily at the front. This version features a sportier bumper, as well as a more attractive grille. Also, there are unique alloy wheels and several other things. You can also notice that there are many back details, as well as several SRT badges all over the SUV.
The same this is inside. There are some unique details, especially on the dashboard and instrument cluster. Once again, there are several SRT badges around.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT features
When it comes to standard equipment, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will come with a pretty long list. This SUV comes with things like 20-inch wheels with performance tires, an adaptive sport-tuned suspension, sport-tuned steering and brakes, selectable drive models etc. Also, a list of standard features includes dual-zone automatic climate control, a power-adjustable and heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather and suede upholstery, heated and ventilated eight-way power front sport seats, driver memory settings, heated rear seats, Bluetooth, an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen display with voice controls, a navigation system, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, a self-parking system, and a nine-speaker sound system with a USB input. Finally, there is a full load of safety systems, which includes adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and a forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking. Various standalone optional features will be in the offer as well.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT engines
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will continue with the same powertrain. This version comes exclusively with the 6.4-liter V8, which is good for about 475 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. This engine used to go in a pair with an old 5-speed automatic transmission, but there is a new 8-speed gearbox that came a few years ago. The new transmission provided much better results in terms of acceleration. So, this SUV now need only 4.4 seconds to reach 60 mph. A top speed goes up to 160 miles per hour. Although older than most, this SUV still features a pretty decent fuel economy. It goes around 13 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on a highway, which is in the pretty much same range as other performance SUVs.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT release date and price
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will come in usual time. This means somewhere late in the year, but a more precise date is yet to be announced. Price should remain the same, which means around 68.500 dollars.