Jeep brand launched in India, prices start at Rs 71.59 lakhs


FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) has launched the Jeep brand in India. Unveiled in India at the Auto Expo earlier this year, the brand has three products on offer – Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SRT, all brought to the country via CBU route.

While the 4-door Wrangler Unlimited is priced at Rs 71,59,104, the diesel-powered Grand Cherokee starts at Rs 93,64,527 for the Limited version, and the Grand Cherokee Summit has been priced at Rs 1,03,39,919. The 6.4-litre HEMI V8 powered Grand Cherokee SRT is priced at Rs 1,12,07,825. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.

The Grand Cherokee Limited and Summit are powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged diesel engine (named EcoDiesel), producing 240 hp and 570 Nm of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission comes as standard, and so is a 4WD system with ‘Selec-Terrain’. The Grand Cherokee has a claimed fuel efficiency of 12.8 km/l.

The performance-oriented SRT variant is powered by a massive 6.4-litre HEMI V8 petrol engine producing 470 hp and 624 Nm of torque, and comes mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Key features of the range-topping Grand Cherokee SRT include launch control and a 19-speaker Harman Kardon surround sound system.

The Wrangler Unlimited comes powered by a 2.8-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine producing 197 hp and 460 Nm of torque, and is mated with a 5-speed automatic gearbox. Command-Trac 4WD system is standard. Jeep claims an ARAI certified fuel economy figure of 12.1 km/l for the Wrangler Unlimited.

Currently, Jeep has only two outlets in India, each in Ahmedabad and Delhi, and will expand in a phased manner to Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kochi, and Bengaluru later in the year. Check out a first look video of the Grand Cherokee SRT below –

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