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2011 2012-2015 2016-up


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Features and options - 2011 Grand Cherokee models

      See also: 2011 Grand Cherokee options & pricing

(includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

2011 Grand Cherokee Limited

  • All-new 4th generation Grand Cherokee
  • Production startup May 10, 2010
  • Sales launch: June 2010
  • World debut - New York Auto Show April 8, 2009
  • Jefferson North Assembly plant to shut down in mid-March 2010 for major upgrade
  • 3.7L and 4.7L engines replaced with new 280 hp 3.6L VVT Pentastar engine (standard on all models)
  • 5.7L Hemi MDS VVT continues (dual exhaust) (optional on all models 2wd and 4wd)
  • 3.0L diesel engine for export models
  • 545RFE 5-speed Transmission (included with 5.7L engine)
  • W5A580 5-speed Transmission with overdrive (included with 3.6L engine)
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • MyGIG radios continue (updated features)
  • Rear seat video system
  • Sirius Backseat TV
  • New: MP 3010 single speed transfer case (full-time AWD)
  • New: MP 3022 two-speed, electronically shifted transfer case (4x4 Low (Lock), Neutral; full-time active 4x4)
  • New: 24.6 Gallon Fuel Tank
  • New: 506-Watt 11-channel amplifier, 9 amplified speakers + sub, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), 7.1 Surround Sound (three i/p speakers, two front-door speakers, two rear door speakers, two D-pillar speakers and an eight-inch, two-channel, dual-voice coil subwoofer.
  • New: Active Head Restraints
  • New: Aircraft-inspired front and rear aimable LED Lamps
  • New: Air filtering (interior)
  • New: Aluminum front and rear low friction ZF axles
  • New: Best-in-class premium interior
  • New: Child seat upper tether anchorages
  • New: Command View dual-pane sunroof (power front, fixed rear with power sunshade)
  • New: Dedicated daytime running lamps
  • New: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system (late availability)
  • New: Four-way power lumbar controls
  • New: Garmin navigation system (July 2010)
  • New: Glass, laminated (front doors, for sound insulation and security)
  • New: Heated steering wheel
  • New: HID bi-xenon headlamps
  • New: Illuminated cupholders
  • New: Improved off-road performance (improved approach/departure/breakover angles)
  • New: Increased rear passenger and cargo room
  • New: Independent front and rear suspension
  • New: Interior removable/rechargeable Lamp
  • New: Integrated liftgate rear spoiler
  • New: Larger front- and rear-door openings
  • New: Luxury front/rear floor mats with logo
  • New: MediaFLO Streaming Video
  • New: Mirrors, exterior with supplemental signals
  • New: Power liftgate
  • New: Power tilt and telescoping steering column with memory
  • New: Push-button start (Keyless Go)
  • New: Remote Proximity Keyless Entry
  • New: Quadra Lift adjustable air suspension system provides height control and lifts vehicle up to 4.5 inches
  • New: Rear Cross Path and Blind Spot Monitoring system
  • New: Rear spoiler, integrated, body-color
  • New: Removable short mast antenna
  • New: Selec-Terrain™ system with five terrain settings
  • New: Side Blind Spot Detection
  • New: Sirius Travel Link (SIRIUS Traffic, national weather information, fuel prices, sports scores, movie listings)
  • New: Uconnect Phone next generation with Voice Command
  • New: Voice-control of radio features
  • New: Interior colors - Carbon, Saddle, Driftwood, and Canyon
  • New: Exterior colors - Blackberry Pearl Coat, Dark Charcoal Pearl Coat, Rugged Brown Pearl Coat and White Gold Metallic Clear Coat



Features and options - 2012-2015 Jeep models*

Grand Cherokee Cherokee Compass Liberty
Patriot Renegade Wrangler  

(includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

For detailed information on the Grand Cherokee SRT8 see 2012-2014 Jeep SRT8

2015 Jeep lineup


     2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      See also: 2012 Grand Cherokee options & pricing

  • Order banks opened June 8th, 2011 (May 30th in Canada)
  • Production startup July 18, 2011
  • Sales launch: September 1, 2011

  • Laredo, Limited, Overland and Overland Summit models continue
  • New: 2nd-generation 6.4L SRT8
  • New: 6-speed Automatic replaces the 5-speed Automatic on 5.7L models
  • New: Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering added to all V6 models
  • New: 20-inch Polished Wheels available on Overland (late availability)
  • New: 18-inch Polished Aluminum Wheels available on Laredo "E" and "X" (late availability)


     2013 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      See also: 2013 Grand Cherokee options & pricing

  • Order banks open June 6, 2012
  • Production startup June 30, 2012 (except SRT8)
  • Production startup July 10, 2012 (SRT8)
  • Sales launch: August 1, 2012 (SRT8)
  • Sales launch: September 1, 2012 (all other models)
  • End of 2013 model year production: January 2013

  • Laredo, Limited, Overland and SRT models continue
  • Same engines & transmissions as 2012 models
  • New: Headlamp washers (Overland Summit)
  • New: Power-Folding mirrors (Overland Summit)
  • New: ParkSense System, Front & Rear (Overland Summit)
  • New: Laredo 20" Wheel and Nav Group option
  • New: Optional Black interior for Summit model
  • New: SRT8 Alpine Edition (special appearance package)
  • New: SRT8 Vapor Edition (special appearance package)
  • New: Bright White exterior color for SRT8 (Alpine Edition only)
  • New: 20" 5-spoke Black Vapor Chrome wheels for SRT (Alpine and Vapor editions)


     2014 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      See also: 2014 Grand Cherokee options & pricing

  • Order banks open - January 2013
  • Production startup - January 22, 2013 (late August for diesel models)
  • Sales launch - January 2013

  • Mid-cycle refresh (interior and exterior)
  • Laredo, Limited, Overland and SRT8 models continue
  • New: ZF 8-speed automatic transmissions (845RFE for V6 gas, and 8HP70 for V8 Hemi and diesel)
  • New: 3.0L Diesel engine option for north america (est. 30 mpg highway)
  • New: All-new instrument cluster with 7" display screen
  • New: Refreshed front fascia/grille and rear fascia
  • New: Third-generation flexible Uconnect 5.0 radio platform
  • New: 8.4" SmartTouch navigation screen with one-step destination entry, 3-D city models, landmarks, and digital terrain modeling
  • New: Remote lock or unlock truck doors, start vehicle, and flash lights from any distance via the web or a smartphone application
  • New: Blu-Ray DVD Player with higher resolution screen (seat-mounted)
  • New: Revised 115V power inverter - works with popular gaming systems
  • New: HD Radio (DAB/DMB - Digital Audio Broadcasting, Digital Multimedia Broadcast for export markets)
  • New: "ecall" - one-touch 911 access or Roadside Assistance Services (via rearview mirror button)
  • New: LED taillamps
  • New: Advanced Performance Pages screens (SRT only)
  • New: Under seat lighting
  • New: Headlamp washers for SRT8
  • New: Front park sensors for SRT8
  • New: Capless fuel filler
  • New: Suede headliner (SRT)
  • New: New: Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go feature (late July 2013)
  • New: Powernet electrical architecture


     2015 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      See also: 2015 Grand Cherokee options & pricing

  • Order banks open - June 6, 2014
  • Production startup - July 21, 2014
  • Sales launch - September 1, 2014
  • 5th model year of the 4th generation Grand Cherokee
  • Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit and SRT models continue
  • Same drivetrain as 2014 models

  • New: 5 HP increase for SRT (to 470HP)
  • New: Active Noise Control System (Summit and SRT)
  • New: Alpine 9 amplified speakers w/subwoofer (RC3) no longer Standard on Limited
  • New: Acoustic Windshield and 2nd Row Side Glass (Summit)
  • New: Argentina Interior (Dark Sienna Brown /Black) (Summit)
  • New: Dual exhaust removed as standard equipment with the 3.6L
  • New: Iluminated Sill Plates (Summit)
  • New: Platinum Series Group (California Appearance Package) (Summit models)
    Includes:
    Satin Chrome Lower Fascia Accent on Front & Rear, Side Sills, Grille, Wheels
    Body Color Lower Fascia, Sill Accents, Mirrors, Door Handle
  • New: Premium Audio Badging (Summit and SRT)
  • New: Premium Berber Carpet in Cargo Area (Summit)
  • New: Red Vapor Package (SRT, late availability)
  • New: Selec-Speed Control now available with 3.0L CRD models


     2014 Jeep Cherokee "KL" (Liberty replacement)  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2015 Jeep Cherokee "KL" (Liberty replacement)  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2012 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup September 20, 2011
  • Similar features and options to 2011 models
  • New exterior color: Copperhead
  • True Blue replaces Blackberry
  • Rescue Green replaces Bronze Star


     2013 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2014 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2015 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2012 Jeep Liberty  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 25, 2011
  • Final model year for this generation, production ends August 2, 2012
  • Similar features and options to 2011 models
  • Limited Jet model is now a Price Class
  • Sport Jet model dropped
  • Renegade model dropped
  • Mineral Gray Metallic replaces Dark Charcoal
  • Canyon Brown Pearl replaces Light Sandstone
  • True Blue Pearl replaces Blackberry Pearl Black
  • Forest Green Pearl replaces Natural Green Met.
  • Winter Chill Pearl
  • Rescue Green Pearl
  • Deep Cherry Red



     2012 Jeep Patriot  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup September 20, 2011
  • Similar features and options to 2011 models
  • New exterior color: Copperhead
  • True Blue replaces Blackberry
  • Rescue Green replaces Bronze Star


     2013 Jeep Patriot  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2014 Jeep Patriot  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2015 Jeep Patriot  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2015 Renegade  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup December 2014 (North America)
  • World debut Geneva Auto Show March 4, 2014
  • All-new entry level Jeep (BU) for worldwide markets



     2012 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 25, 2011
  • Same model lineup as 2011
  • New 3.6L Pentastar engine
  • 5-speed Automatic Transmission W5A580 replaces 4-speed
  • 6-speed manual transmission continues
  • Available 18-inch 7-Spoke Polished Aluminum Wheels on Sahara (from the 70th Anniversary Model)
  • Available "Max Tow" Package (includes 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio, Class II Receiver Hitch, Trailer Tow w/ 4-pin)

      New Colors:

  • Black Forest Green
  • Dozer
  • Header Orange
  • Winter Chill


     2013 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      New Colors:

  • Anvil Clear Coat (03/04/13)
  • Billet Metallic Clear Coat
  • Commando Green Clear Coat
  • Dune (12/06/12)
  • Furious Fuscia (05/06/13)
  • Rock Lobster (10/01/12)
  • Rugged Brown (02/04/13)


     2014 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      New Colors:

  • Anvil available on all models now
  • Granite Crystal (Metallic Deep Gray)
  • Copperhead (Metallic Deep Orange)
  • Amp'd (Amber Metallic Deep Yellow)
  • Flame Red returns as carryover from Spring 2013MY
  • Dune returns as carryover color from Spring 2013MY


     2015 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)

      New Colors:

  • Firecracker Red Clear Coat
  • Sunset Orange Pearl Coat (late availability)
  • Copper Brown Pearl Coat (late availability)
  • Baja Yellow Clear Coat (late availability)
  • Tank Clear Coat Straight Shade (late availability)
  • Plum Crazy (late availability, special model)




*Note: Some of the information listed for future models on this page has not been "officially" confirmed, meaning that it may be preliminary, rumored, speculative and, on rare occasions, slightly inaccurate. Some information may also consist of educated guesses from the webmaster. Please do not base your vehicle buying decision based on information contained on this page as we cannot be responsible for any buyer financial or disappointment issues. Manufacturers may alter future vehicle plans, options and specifications although this is usually done many months ahead of launch. Our "future" information may be subject to change without notice and is updated as confirmed or as new information becomes available.

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Features and options - 2016-up Jeep models*

Grand Cherokee Cherokee Compass
Patriot Wrangler Wagoneer

(includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8


Anticipated new/enhanced safety features for 2016 or 2017-up Grand Cherokee models:

Electronic brake-force distribution Optimizes stopping distances and control under all vehicle loading conditions by regulating braking pressure, front-to-rear.

Electronic parking brake (EPB) with Safe Hold Console-lever electronic parking brake supplants conventional pull-handle/push-pedal system; can be activated while driving (pull up switch and hold); can be released automatically by engaging forward or reverse gears with driver buckled in and door closed; also features Safe Hold, which stops the vehicle using the motor on caliper (MOC) at each rear wheel if driver unlatches seat belt and opens door without placing vehicle in park.

Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus Radar and camera technology combine to determine if frontal impact appears imminent. If so, system pre-fills brakes, then transmits audible and visual warnings for driver to intervene. No response triggers brief brake application as tactile alert; if driver remains unresponsive and frontal collision risk remains, brakes are applied to slow vehicle before impact. System can bring vehicle to full stop if speed is reduced below 20 miles per hour.

LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus Alerts and assists driver with corrective action; leverages electronic power steering (EPS) to deliver subtle steering-wheel input when system detects need for course correction.

ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist Ultrasonic parking sensors on bumper guide driver into parking space. The system automatically controls steering-wheel angle, driver controls, gear position, brake, and accelerator. Parallel parking possible on either side of vehicle; for perpendicular parking, vehicle backs itself into space.

ParkSense front and rear park assist systems with stop and release in reverse, at low speeds, ultrasonic sensors detect stationary objects. If imminent collision is detected, system will provide a momentary, autonomous brake pulse, then release. Below 4.4 mph, system will bring vehicle to a stop before releasing.


     2016 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2017 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2018 Grand Cherokee  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)





     2016 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)





     2016 Jeep Patriot  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)





     2016 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2017 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2018 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2019 Jeep Wagoneer  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Order banks open - June 2018
  • Production startup - July 2018
  • Sales launch - September 2018
  • All-new 7-passenger luxury Jeep

  • Available 6.4L Hemi engine
  • New: 360° camera system
  • New: Foot-activated tailgate




*Note: Some of the information listed for future models on this page has not been "officially" confirmed, meaning that it may be preliminary, rumored, speculative and, on rare occasions, slightly inaccurate. Some information may also consist of educated guesses from the webmaster. Please do not base your vehicle buying decision based on information contained on this page as we cannot be responsible for any buyer financial or disappointment issues. Manufacturers may alter future vehicle plans, options and specifications although this is usually done many months ahead of launch. Our "future" information may be subject to change without notice and is updated as confirmed or as new information becomes available.

[WKJeeps.com]


Exclusive future information ©WK2Jeeps.com






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