Among many forms it can take, the famous Jeep Grand Cherokee has always been considered as the capable off-roader. However, with recently introduced Trailhawk version, this model mastered the dirty trails and rock-climbing. Jeep equipped the Trailhawk with the serious off-road hardware which helps it feel like at home when the pavement ends. But the look of this model is also fully dedicated to its adventurous character while it also brings a long list of standard features. So, there are many reasons why the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk should be your choice if you want to spend most of time off-road but also to feel comfortable when driving on road.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: The look that speaks for itself
From the first glance on the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, it is clear that this model has the special competence. Under the skin, this model has additional skid plates protecting its vital components and two red tow hooks protruding from the front bumper. Standard 18-inch wheels wrapped in Kevlar-reinforced Goodyear tires also hints the point. The model also features 10.8 inches of ground clearance while an approach angle is 29.8 degree. The departure and break-over angles are 27.1 and 22.8 degrees respectively.
On the other hand, the Trailhawk will also sport more details which distinguish it from other more on-road or performance oriented versions. The model will have the matte-black hood decal and chrome won’t shine on this model. Instead of chrome, this model features black or argent gray finish on the bumpers, grille, mirrors, roof rails, and badges.
Inside the model will be comfortable, well-equipped and uniquely styled. The black color will dominate but some chrome accents and red stitching will break the black color monotony. The model will also include sports, leather- and microsuede-trimmed seats from the SRT model. Passengers will feel comfortably in both seating rows and will also enjoy in a 506-watt premium sound system. Jeep will also install the latest Uconnect infotainment system with the 8.4-icnc center screen.
The Trailhawk will also be available with the Jeep Active Safety Package. It includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, parking assist and forward collision warning. The blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert will also be on the offer.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Performance
The performance if, of course, what matters in this case and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk comes with the pretty serious off-road hardware.
The model will be available with three engine options and as the standard fitment comes a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine. This engine has 295 ponies at disposal and torque of 260 pound-feet. If you desire more power a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 will provide 360 hp and torque of 390 pound-feet. The efficiency and torque leader will be a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 engine. The power it delivers is 240 hp but torque reaches 420 pound-feet.
The transmission system will be an 8-speed auto box. What will also make the difference is the Quadra Drive II all-wheel drive system with the two-speed transfer case, an electronically controlled rear limited-slip differential, and Terrain Select system. The model will also feature specially-tuned Quadra-lift air suspension.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Price
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk will cost from around $44,000. The price will exceed $50, 000 if all extras would be added.