Next year, on the eve of 75th anniversary of the Jeep brand, the company plans to present only updated version of the current Grand Cherokee model. The new generation, which has long announced as the 2017 model, was officially postponed to the end of 2018, no later than 2019. The reason for delay is not yet officially known. According to current knowledge, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be a representative of a new generation, significantly changed compared to the current model.
The five-year plan of the FCA, has remained almost unchanged. The complete redesign of the 2017 Wrangler is still in the pipeline, as well as the successor to the Jeep Patriot and Compass models. The 2018 Jeep Grand Wagonner is also under development. Only the Grand Cherokee changing date of occurrence, for even one year in advance. All these models are supposed to bring the Jeep company, to the finish line. It is a global sales Jeep models higher than 1.9 million vehicles a year.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Redesign
The bigger and much expensive model, the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, will serve as a model on the basis of which, will be based in 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. These two models will primarily be placed on a new platform the company. The platform is apparently the main cause of the delay of the new Grand Cherokee models. According to the company, engineers need to reanalyze the platform and all underpinnings, of 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee model.
The Grand Cherokee is still one of the company’s most profitable model. Overall sales of Jeep models has increased by 20% only in 2014. 90% of Jeep vehicles sold in North America, in contrast to models from Chrysler Group, whose target market is all more China.
The 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is an excellent opportunity for the company to make the most luxurious Jeep model so far. Given that the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with the Wagoneer model, have more common ground, and the new Cherokee thesis to higher goals. The new platform will enable many changes compared to the current model. In addition to redesigning the outside it looks like there is a possibility of the use of new power units. For now, all these data are uncertain. More details on the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2019 model are expected.