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    2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior Leaks Out

      ...Decidedly more upscale...

    2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior.pngAn interior shot of the next generation Jeep Grand Cherokee has leaked out via a user on Instagram and by the looks of it, its going much more upscale.  The interior looks wide and sleek with the center stack flowing into the center console. The standard dash cluster gets a new 7-inch screen or an optional 10.5-inch cluster will be available. For the center stack, 7-inch, 8.4-inch, and 10.1-inch Uconnect screens will be available, much like in the latest RAM trucks.  There will be a new heads up display and the gear selector goes from being a shift lever to a rotary dial found in other FCA vehicles. 

    The chassis code for this generation Grand Cherokee is WL and is expected to be on the Giorgio platform that underpins the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio.  It is likely that there will be a 3-row version of the Grand Cherokee, but it may go by a new name. The biggest engine news is there is likely to be a turbo-charged inline 6-cylinder of about 3 liters in size. The Pentastar V6 could carry over, while a turbocharge 2.0-liter 4-cylinder joins at the bottom of the range. Also expect the Hemi V8 and the newest version of the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel to reappear. 

    The next Grand Cherokee is expected as a 2021 model and will likely debut next June at the Detroit Auto Show.

     

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    I realize that’s a grainy looking pic but am I the only one that sees a bit of a Cadillac in it? Maybe not. Just a thought shot to gauge anything reasonable from it. The basic elements do look more upscale though. 

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    1 minute ago, surreal1272 said:

    I realize that’s a grainy looking pic but am I the only one that sees a bit of a Cadillac in it?

    Reminds me a bit of the CT6 and other recent designs. 

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    My first thought was it looks like a Cadillac interior. My second thought was being on the Alfa Romeo platform it will have horrible reliability because Jeeps aren’t reliable to begin with then put it on the platform of the least reliable car on sale today. 

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    21 hours ago, smk4565 said:

    My first thought was it looks like a Cadillac interior. My second thought was being on the Alfa Romeo platform it will have horrible reliability because Jeeps aren’t reliable to begin with then put it on the platform of the least reliable car on sale today. 

    Current gen JGC that started in 2011, and has gone through multiple big and small revisions, has been a tank, and completely reliable.

    As with any new intro (and the Wrangler example for 2018), I'd skip the first early model year, then all will be okay. Ready to see more. Current gen, in a 2020 model year, is one of the best all around packages you can get in any vehicle class. Refined, solid, incredibly efficient, stylish, etc.

    Hoping into a friends 2014 with 121k miles on it now...for a long roadtrip. Still only on 2nd set of tires, original brakes, and silent.

    Let's hope the beefed up Stelvio, etc. platform lives up to this gen. More to come...even if that does mean a rotate dial shifter. The Alfa stuff has been the questionable stuff, in full Alfa form, but let's hope the Jeep guys took this one further. Supposed to look almost like the current gen (great), but be lighter and higher tech.

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