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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

We had a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe at Unique Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram the other day and I got to spend a little time look around it. Having only seen dealership material for the car so far, I didn’t know what to expect.

I was impressed.

The big Jeep has always been imposing and impressive in equal measure. The 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee is no different. It does have more class this time round, at least I think so.

Design and interior

This Cherokee was a standard wheelbase version in silver. It’s still an imposing SUV, with big proportions and bold panels.

It has a big front end but doesn’t feel it thanks to that smaller grille and narrower headlights. A large lower sill and high ride height helps reduce the frontage quite nicely.

A large hood and squared wheel arches add to the feeling of solidity while a long roof flows gently down to the rear hatch.

Inside, the 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee is comfortable and luxurious. There’s a large touchscreen up front with digital instruments (in this version at least) and some very comfortable leather seats.

Engine and drivetrain

The 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a number of engine options including a 3.6-litre V6 and 5.7-litre V8.

This was the 4xe plug-in hybrid so had the 2.0-litre turbocharged four cylinder engine with a pair of electric motors at each end.

The combination produces 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque and around 25 miles of electric-only range.

There are some different driving modes to take advantage of the hybrid drivetrain, but as this wasn’t a dealer model or tester, I didn’t get to try them out. Reviews are good so far though.

All engine options seem adequate to the task but having electric motors on each axle provides a little extra push should you need it.

Those 25 miles of electric-only range could be enough to collect the kids from school or get groceries too, so should be genuinely useful.

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee features

This vehicle had the leather interior and was the standard wheelbase. The long wheelbase adds an extra row of seating for larger families, but this version is plenty enough.

The 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee hasn’t been safety rated yet but it does come with plenty of safety tech.

It includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, blind-spot monitors and rear parking sensors. You can also opt for automatic parking, front parking sensors, camera system and a highway driving assistant.

I like the 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While I’m not an SUV guy, it was very comfortable and didn’t seem like sitting in a yacht. It’s well built, comes with a ton of features and now has modest green credentials. What’s not to like?

Check out the 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Unique Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 915 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON L7N 3V8.

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