Industry website Autonews reports today that the Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Summit includes special interior upgrades beyond the Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland grade, including: NaturaPlus leather trim the highest grade of leather found in any Jeep vehicle. Premium headlining with suede-like finish.
Genuine open-pore wood trim (available with Grand Canyon interior finish).
Harmon/kardon 19-speaker surround sound system. Grand Cherokee Summit is available with a single engine choice, the highly fuel efficient 3.0-litre V6 CRD, which reflects the preference of the target consumer. This powerplant develops 184kW of power, 570Nm of torque and can achieve fuel consumption figures of just 7.5 litres per 100km#. #In accordance with ADR 81/02.
It is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission for seamless shifts in both city and off road driving. The Summit features the full suite of assistive technologies from the Overland for optimal safety, including Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with crash mitigation, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Rear Cross Path Detection (RCPD).
It also has Quadra LiftTM Air Suspension, which allows the driver to adjust the vehicles ride height to suit specific applications.
The Summit special edition retains Jeeps off road ability thanks to its advanced Selec-TerrainTM traction control system. The system has five modes to allow the driver to tackle any condition including snow. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a warranty backed rated towing ability up to 3500kg with a maximum ball weight of 350kg. Jeep recognises and supports Weight Distribution Hitch (WDH)towing safety aids.
*Base vehicle price includes GST and LCT but excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery.