Jeep is rolling out details about its 2017 Grand Cherokee lineup. That includes both the new 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and updated Summit it unveiled last spring.
One major thing of note is that rearview cameras and rear park sensors will come standard on all 2017 Grand Cherokee models.
In the style department, the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, Limited, Overland, and Trailhawk will all feature the front fascia and seven-slot Jeep grille that debuted on the 2016 Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary edition. Meanwhile, the Grand Cherokee SRT model features a new, exclusive front fascia, fog lamps, grille and Signature leather interior package.
2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
Jeep calls the new 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk the most off-road capable Grand Cherokee ever built. (It’s actually reviving the Trailhawk name for the Grand Cherokee. It was first used on a limited-edition model in 2013.) The 2017 model features red tow hooks in the front and rear, standard 18-inch Goodyear Adventure off-road tires with Kevlar reinforcement, and new Trailhawk and Trail Rated badges.
A bunch of off-roading features come standard. They include Jeep’s Quadra-Drive II 4×4 system with rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential for all powertrains, a unique version of Grand Cherokee’s Quadra-Lift air suspension – developed for Trailhawk – that offers improved articulation and total suspension travel, as well as Selec-Speed Control with Hill-ascent and Hill-descent Control. Skid plates and an anti-glare hood decal are also standard.
The cabin comes in a black with leather and suede performance seats. The interior also features a gun-metal finish on painted parts. The steering wheel also comes stamped with the Trailhawk badge.
2017 Grand Cherokee Summit
The 2017 Summit is getting that new front end mentioned earlier, based on the 75th anniversary model. The cabin also comes features a new hand-crafted leather interior. We’re talking a Nappa leather-wrapped dashboard, center console and door panels, and Laguna leather seats.
Standard tech and safety features include Lane Departure Warning, Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist, and Trailer Hitch Camera View.