The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is a midsize SUV that seats five passengers. The 2020 Grand Cherokee excites buyers at dealerships like the Niles Jeep dealer, thanks to its exceptional off-road capability, particularly in the Trackhawk trim. The Grand Cherokee combines all this with lots of comfort. The sophisticated cabin measures up against many luxury SUVs. Those looking for incredible power can choose the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk’s V8, which generates 707 horsepower.
There are so many different ways to configure the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, there’s a model for just about everyone. According to the Jeep dealer near Niles, buyers can choose one of seven trim levels, each with a wealth of available features. The Grand Cherokee can be ordered as a basic SUV that’s perfect for everyday driving, a luxurious family vehicle, or an amazing off-road monster.
The automotive media is suitably impressed by the 2020 Grand Cherokee. Autoblog wrote: “Unlike most of its crossover competitors, which attract customers in droves who will never go off road but may be looking for something a little sporty and a lot stylish, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is designed to appeal to buyers who are looking for a more rugged option. ... Fortunately, for all the Grand Cherokee's Trail Rated capabilities off road, it still manages to offer luxurious accommodations inside, particularly in its higher-end trim levels, and a firm but generally comfortable ride.”
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s trim levels are listed as Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT and Trackhawk. Most trims get a choice between rear- and four-wheel drive. The Trailhawk trim is four-wheel-drive-only, while the SRT and Trackhawk models get dedicated all-wheel-drive setups. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard across the lineup.
The base Laredo trim is equipped with a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that develops 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Limited and higher trims come with the standard V6, but buyers can choose an optional 5.7-liter V8 that generates 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. The SRT trim employs a 6.4-liter V8 powerplant that’s good for 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. The SRT features a high-performance all-wheel-drive system. The Trackhawk is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that cranks out 707 hp and 645 lb-ft. This engine is paired with an upgraded eight-speed transmission and an advanced adaptive suspension.
Grand Cherokee buyers have lots of room to transport and store cargo. There’s 36.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. With the seats folded, the Grand Cherokee gets a full 68.3 cubic feet of space.
Standard features on the Laredo trim include a Uconnect infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, dual-zone climate control, parking sensors, a blind-spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert and a rearview camera. The Limited gains heated front and rear seats, power front seats and a power liftgate. The Trailhawk trim comes with the Jeep Quadra-Drive II 4WD system, ventilated front seats and a Harman Kardon premium audio system.
Available active safety features include lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and lane-departure warning.