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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee revealed with 3.0-liter V6 diesel and eight-speed auto

 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee revealed with 3.0-liter V6 diesel and eight-speed auto
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Looking evolutionary

Jeep has prepared a significant facelift for the Grand Cherokee which debuts today at NAIAS, following yesterday's teaser.

The front fascia of the American off-roader has been restyled showing Chrysler 300-inspired headlights and a revised seven-slot grille with an updated bumper. The back gets new LED taillights and modified tail gate and bumper.

Inside the cabin we notice a redesigned center stack with new HVAC controls, while the infotainment systems feature 5- or 8.4-inch touchscreen displays. Other changes include the steering wheel, transmission lever and a new instrument cluster boasting a 7-inch color TFT.

The most important change can be found under the hood where the facelifted Grand Cherokee gets a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engine for the Limited, Overland and Summit models where it returns an estimated 30 mpg (36 mpg UK or 7.8 liters / 100 km) on the highway. There's also a new automatic 8-speed transmission with paddle shifters which can be connected to all engines.

Full details will be available later today.

Source: Jeep via forums.vwvortex.com

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NYyanks
yikes, it looks like they just shoved Chrysler 300 headlamps into it and filled in the gaps with mesh and an awkward front end and bumper. The interior however is very well done since before the facelift and it continues to get better, but those headlights.....
Jan 14, 2013 1:23 pm
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Beybaba
Jeep... what are you doing?.. Jeep......... STAHP!!!
Jan 14, 2013 12:54 pm
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dmanero
Can see that the designer had idea how to upgrade the jeep. well except for takign the headlights off the chrysler 300 and addign them to the Jeep. Boring.....
Jan 14, 2013 8:20 am
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GRAVE
The exterior looks worse now, but the interior and the 8 speed tranny is a welcome upgrade.
Jan 14, 2013 5:13 am
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benz_man
Why would they do that to it?
Jan 14, 2013 4:33 am
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