Jeep is now accepting orders for its flagship Grand Cherokee model in the UK market, with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.
Prices start at £69,900, for the new model.
The car maker started to accept pre-orders for the Grand Cherokee, via its website, between February 24 and March 31. The car is expected to arrive in showrooms this summer.
Now in its fifth generation, the Grand Cherokee boasts a number of technical updates, including four digital displays, and is the first new Jeep to launch with only electrified powertrains.
The car, which was revealed last year in seven-seat ‘L’ guise, will be offered in Europe as a five-seat model only.
The 4Xe powertrain in the Grand Cherokee combines a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with a pair of electric motors. It has a total output of 380PS and promises a zero-emission range of 30 miles, when the 17.3kWh battery is fully charged.
It can acclerate from 0-62mph in 6.3 seconds, promises a combined driving range up to 435 miles and can achieve 100mpg.
Jeep says the new Grand Cherokee will offer a high-level of off-road capability, utilising a four-wheel-drive system, air suspension and a traction management system with five drive modes.
The car is available in Limited, Trailhawk and Overland trims. A launch edition, known as Summit Reserve, is fitted with 21-inch wheels and all available options. The specification includes leather upholstery with heated and cooled seats, a 950-watt McIntosh sound system with 19 speakers, a night vision camera and a digital rear-view mirror. It costs £82,900.
Limited models cost £69,900 and sit on 20-inch wheels, and features full LED exterior lighting, premium vinyl perforated seats with front and rear ventilation and a 10.25-inch digital TFT cluster, plus a 10.1-inch Uconnect infotainment screen.
Overland is priced at £75,900 and features 20-inch Polished wheels, dual exhaust and body colour front and rear fascia. On the inside,there’s a dual pane panoramic sunroof, multi-colour ambient interior lights and premium Nappa leather seats.
Trailhawk (£73,900) comes standard with Jeep’s best off-road systems and features: 18-inch wheels with All Terrain tyres, an electronic limited slip rear differential axle; front disconnect anti-roll bar; three skid plates and Jeep Offroad accessory kit.
Jeep’s latest uConnect 5 infotainment system is fitted, featuring four digital displays. There’s a digital instrument cluster and colour head-up display, plus a central touchscreen and an additional display for the front passenger. The system includes a range of connected services.
Stellantis plans to generate signifcant additional revenue from in-car entertainment and service subscriptions by 2030.