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Jeep@ Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
Four wheeler tt20 17 SUV of the Year"
· Grand Cherokee TraiLhawk models are equipped with an array of off-road features
that make it the most capable factory-produced Jeep Grand Cherokee ever
T 1HE 2017 Jeep@ Grand Cherokee
Trailhawk - the most capable Grand
Cherokee ever - has been named FOUR
WHEELER "2017 SUV of the Year."
The award is given annually by the editors
of the opinion..leading off..road enth usiast
"The addition of the Trailhawk to the Grand
Cherokee model lineup is yet another example
of Jeep's commitment to producing vehicles
that are just as nimble and capable in the dirt
as they are on the paved road," said FOUR
'HEELER Editor Ken Brubaker. "The Trailhawk
model, which includes a unique version of
Grand Cherokee's Ouadra..Lift air suspension
to improve articulation and suspension travel,
takes a capable vehicle and makes it even
better. In addition to the great functional
upgrades, the Trailhawk package adds a
number of visual tweaks to create a handsome
and rugged appearance."
Over the course of a week, FOUR WHEELER's
judges conducted a variety of tests spanning
more than 1,000 miles of terrain that included
pavement, gravel, dirt, sand, rocks, mud and
snow at elevations ranging from sea level to
more than 9,000 feet.
During the off..road portion of testing, judges
evaluated visibility from the driver seat, four..
nheel..drive system selection and performance,
tyre performance and durability, engine power
and cooling, transmission function and cooling,
suspension tuning and performance and
traction control system function. Judges spent
" Jeep Grand Cherokee is the most
awarded SUV ever.
time on..road eval uating driving characteristics
such as handling, ride quality, interior comfort
and steering feel.
Other factors also taken into consideration
include price, fuel efficiency, tyre size and ramp
travel index (RTI) , which tests suspension
"Our new Trailhawk model is the most
capable Grand Cherokee ever produced, and
we're delighted the FOUR WHEELER editors
have recognised its outstanding combination
of off..road features," said Mike Manley, Head of
Jeep Brand - FCA Global. "Trailhawk instantly
provided Grand Cherokee customers even more
legendary Jeep 4x4 capability, quickly becoming
one of the fastest..selling and most sought..after
models in our lineup."
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
The 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
exemplifies Jeep 4x4 capability with a
distinctive, aggressive look, backed by Jeep Trail
Rated hardware, resulting in the most capable
SUV ever. The Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
includes Jeep's Ouadra..Drive II 4x4 system
with rear Electronic Limited..slip Differential
(ELSD) for all powertrains, a unique version of
Grand Cherokee's Ouadra..Lift air suspension -
developed for Trailhawk - that offers improved
articulation and total suspension travel, as
well as Selec..Speed Control with Hill..ascent
and Hill..descent Control, skid plates, 18..inch
Goodyear Adventure off..road tires with Kevlar
reinforcement, an anti..glare hood decal and
signature red tow hooks.
The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
model with the standard off..road package is
Trail Rated. The "Trail Rated" badge indicates
that the vehicle is designed to perform in
a variety of challenging off..road conditions
identified by five key consumer..oriented
performance categories: traction, ground
clearance, manoeuvrability, articulation and
Jeep Grand Cherokee
The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee delivers
legendary 4x4 capability, world..class
craftsmanship, superior on..road ride and
handling, class..excl usive technology and more
than 70 advanced safety and security features.
Jeep Grand Cherokee is the most awarded
SUV ever and the vehicle that has long defined
what a premium SUV should be. A refined
exterior design - complete with available bi..
xenon headlamps with signature LED daytime
running lamps (DRL) - provides a premium
appearance. Legendary Jeep capability comes
courtesy of four available 4x4 systems, Jeep's
Ouadra.. Lift air suspension system and class..
leading Selec..Terrain traction management
system. Grand Cherokee boasts best..in..class
towing capacity and a crawl ratio of 44.1: 1.
Grand Cherokee is available in six different
models: Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland,
Summit and SRT.
First launched in 1962, FOUR WHEELER is
the world's first and longest..tenured off..road
enthusiast brand and has since become the
halo brand for the Four Wheeler Network,
which includes other storied off..road..centric
titles, such as JP, PETERSEN'S 4..WHEEL &
OFF..ROAD, and DIRT SPORTS + OFF ROAD.
With a total audience of 24 million, the Four
Wheeler Network keeps off..roading enthusiasts
informed and entertained. please visit
About Jeep Brand
Built on more than 75 years of legendary
heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with class..
leading capability, craftsmanship and versatility
for people who seek extraordinary journeys.
The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to
live life to the fullest by offering a full line of
vehicles that continue to provide owners with
a sense of security to handle any journey with
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