The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a successful legacy, for it won more awards than any other SUV. It has long set benchmarks for the SUV segment — with the debut of the all-new 2022 Grand Cherokee, the iconic nameplate does it again. Along with a stylish new design, added features, and greater capabilities, the 2022 Grand Cherokee offers a new 4xe plug-in hybrid model.
When will the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee be released?
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee is currently available at Jeep dealerships in North America. The 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid is also available in dealerships.
How much does the 2022 Grand Cherokee cost?
The starting price of the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee ranges from $38,325 MSRP for the Laredo trim up to $71,195 MSRP for the 4xe Summit trim. At its most expensive, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee runs approximately $65,175.
2022 Grand Cherokee: Powerful engine options and a plug-in hybrid
One of the most exciting new additions for the 2022 Grand Cherokee is the 4xe plug-in hybrid. The Grand Cherokee 4xe gets an estimated fuel economy of 57 MPGe while providing an estimated 25 miles of electric-only range. The total system output of the hybrid powertrain is 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. Jeep has big plans for the electrification of its model lineup with its “Zero Emission Freedom” initiative — and the 4xe is an integral part of its growth.
In addition to the hybrid powertrain, the 2022 Grand Cherokee offers a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine and the latest iteration of the award-winning 5.7-liter V8 engine. The V6 engine generates 293 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, while the V8 engine doles out 357 hp and 390 lb-ft torque.
Do you have towing needs? The towing capacity for the Grand Cherokee with the V8 engine is a best-in-class 7,200 pounds. Grand Cherokee models equipped with the V6 engine can tow up to 6,200 pounds, while the 4xe can tow up to 6,000 pounds.
New Uconnect 5 infotainment system for the Grand Cherokee
The Grand Cherokee also boasts some technology upgrades, courtesy of the new Uconnect 5 infotainment system. It’s faster and has more memory than the previous version. Also, it provides over-the-air updates, so drivers can continuously access new features for the infotainment system as they become available.
The 2022 Grand Cherokee is also more spacious than the 2021 Grand Cherokee. It has a total interior passenger volume of 144.6 cu-ft, an increase of 4.1 cu-ft over the previous year. Also, the 2022 Grand Cherokee has an additional 1.4 cu-ft of storage space, with a cargo capacity of 37.7 cu-ft. Customers that want even more interior space can opt for the three-row Grand Cherokee L.
With the upcoming release of the 2022 Grand Cherokee, SUV shoppers can soon get the redesigned and upgraded SUV. The 4xe plug-in hybrid model is a significant addition to the Grand Cherokee lineup. Considering the demand for both SUVs and electric vehicles, the Grand Cherokee 4xe should be a successful model for Jeep.
This article was updated on 8/1/2022.