2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Review, Price, Interior

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland is an accomplished off the road vehicle that tops among the mid-size SUVs. The model is not built to be capable of performing a specific task, in fact, it is purpose built to master it. Hence it specifically takes into account what an audience would want in a car.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland front

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland – Redesign:

It has come up with a fresh design. Its shape has been made different with the introduction of LED taillights and some more changes. It is less similar to X5 and Touareg and more similar to 1992 original now.

The cabin is beautifully furnished with great texture and a perfect layout and design even on the basic Laredo. It has one of the best interiors and is fully competitive with other models.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland – Engine and Performance:

The 2017 model will be available with both of Cherokee’s power plant. The base engine is a 3.0-liter 4-cyclinder that can approximately generate power output of 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. A 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 unit is optional that can produce about 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are integrated with an 8-speed automatic transmission system.

Moreover, front wheel drive is standard whereas Active Drive II all-wheel system is optional.The model also has an available air suspension, which can further improve highway mileage. It does this by lowering speed.A  four-wheel drive system, and a terrain management system automatically provides protection against Sand, Mud, Auto, Snow and Rock.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland engine

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland – Cosmetic Changes:

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland is beautiful with an exclusive exterior look and enhanced interior. The front has Overland letters written all over. A chrome grille on the front helps protect the radiator and engine. The available 18-inch alloy wheel is specific to the model and unique in nature. HID bi-Xenon headlights are standard that can generate both high and low beams that are converted to xenon lighting by xenon bulbs. This ensures improved visibility.

Also, it has a reasonable interior space that can accommodate up to five passengers, and the good news is that the front seats can be folded to make room for more storage space. It is also well equipped with power features, cruise control, air conditioning and cloth upholstery. The available heating and cooling functions benefit the driver and the front passenger the most in particular as they can set the temperature according to their will.

A rearview camera and parking sensors are standard features. The former allows the driver to see traffic coming behind him or her, thereby reducing the chances of accident

There’s also no compromise on security and safety. The upgraded heavy duty package, which is specific to the model, includes all equipment needed for the off-road drive. Mechanical changes have enhanced new Bilstein monotube shocks and the standard limited-slip differential which was previously offered on the Big Horn and Lone Star trims. The LT tires are well supplied with Firestone that helps in balancing off-road ability and off-road comfort. It further has a noticeable decal on the rear fender, just like Ford and Chevy had.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland – Release Date and Price:

Sales of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland are likely to commence at the end of the year. The prices will start from around $47,795 that will include the destination fee. As you go for more and more features, the price will of course rise.

However, if you think the cost of additional features will offshoot your budget; you can buy the car with standard features. The standard features cover all safety and engine requirement, so you are good to go.

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