What’s new with the Jeep Grand Cherokee for 2018?

2018 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Jeep is making some changes for 2018 to the Grand Cherokee, in addition to the all-new Trackhawk, and here they are;

  • New Grand Cherokee Trackhawk model expands lineup with most powerful and quickest SUV ever, featuring a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine that delivers 707 horsepower, 645 lb.-ft. of torque, 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.5 seconds, quarter mile in 11.6 seconds and top speed of 180 mph
  • New for 2018, Grand Cherokee models are equipped with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through the latest version of Uconnect’s 8.4-inch touchscreen radio system, which features higher resolution and pinch-and-zoom capability
  • New higher-resolution 7-inch screen replaces the standard 5-inch Uconnect radio system on Grand Cherokee models
  • Grand Cherokee Sterling Edition debuts for 2018 model year, available on Limited models, marking Grand Cherokee’s 25th anniversary, and features Platinum Chrome badging, lower fascia applique, grille rings, roof rails and fog lamp bezels, 20-inch Heritage wheels, available Sangria exterior color, platinum tow hooks, and a “25th Anniversary” badge. Inside, a new Real Metal package, leather-trimmed instrument panel and center console, and unique Heritage perforated seats that feature decorative stitching is standard. Uconnect’s 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a nine-speaker audio system with active noise cancellation and Blind-spot monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection are also standard
  • Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition returns for the 2018 model year, available on Overland models, and includes Low Gloss Granite Crystal badging, grille bezels, step pad, tail lamps, and 20-inch wheels, Gloss Black grille, Black Nappa perforated leather seats with Black accent stitching, Anodized Gun Metal interior accents, Black instrument panel accent stitching, Jeep Active Safety Group, Blind-spot Monitoring, and a dual-pane sunroof
  • Grand Cherokee Summit, SRT and Trackhawk receives a new Premium Real Metal Package that enhances the interior with various upscale real metal accents
  • Grand Cherokee SRT with the available Signature Leather-Wrapped interior package now features matte carbon fiber spears, Black exterior badging and new standard 20-inch Satin Carbon Spider Monkey wheels. Low Gloss Black 20-inch lightweight wheels are optional
  • Grand Cherokee Overland models now offer Brown interior color option with Light Diesel Gray accent stitching
  • Grand Cherokee Laredo models now feature new cloth patterned seats available in Black or Light Frost Beige and new 17-inch aluminum wheels
  • Active Noise Cancellation is now standard with the available nine-speaker Alpine audio system
Chad Kirchner
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In addition to Chad Kirchner's work here, he's a freelance automotive journalist for outlets around the world.

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