2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee: New Trim Updates and More Awards

There are plenty of reasons that customers at our Poughkeepsie NY dealership location and the automotive industry alike are loving the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

For one, a rearview camera & rear park sensors now come standard in this SUV to make backing out and parallel parking a breeze. In addition, there’s a new trim in town made for off-roading, several updates to the popular Summit trim and loads of awards won by this SUV.

Meet the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk NYWith the introductions of the Jeep CherokeeJeep Renegade and all-new Jeep Compass came the Trailhawk trim that really takes off-road driving to new limits.

Now, it’s here for the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and combines the ruggedness of the Trailhawk name with the luxury you’d expect to find in the Grand Cherokee.

Some of the highlights of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk include:

  • Jeep’s Quadra-Drive II 4×4 system with rear Electronic Limited Slip Differential (ELSD)
  • Trailhawk-tuned Quadra-Lift air suspension
  • Selec-Speed Control with Hill Ascent Control
  • 8.4” Uconnect touchscreen with off-road pages
  • Black interior with red accent stitching, brushed Piano Black appliques & gun-metal finish throughout
  • Trailhawk-signature red front & rear tow hooks
  • Roof rack with Natural Gray accents
  • Skid plates

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Updates

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Beacon NYThe Summit is one trim that’s really received improvements. Like the top of a mountain, the Summit is the apex of luxury in looks and feel.

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit has received the following changes:

  • Redesigned front fascia, grille & fog lamps
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
  • Trailer Hitch Camera View at Speed
  • Nappa leather-wrapped dashboard, center console & door panels
  • Laguna leather seats with edge welting
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Accolades of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Poughkeepsie NYThe latest Grand Cherokee adds to this model’s honor of being the most-awarded SUV ever. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee has earned several awards.

1. FOUR WHEELER “2017 SUV of the Year” for the Trailhawk’s performance in tests spanning more than 1,000 miles of various terrain at elevations ranging from sea level to more than 9,000 ft.

2. NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating for crash tests including frontal & side impact with another vehicle and side impact with a pole.

3. Carspondent.com Green ALV (Active Lifestyle Vehicle) Award for the Summit EcoDiesel’s on-road and off-road driving performance, judged by outdoor enthusiasts, athletes & the automotive media.

4. Consumers Digest Best Buy for the 7th year in a row for delivering value, comfort, performance, utility and more.

5. The Car Connection Best SUV to Buy for having the best TCC Rating in its class based on factors like safety, comfort & utility, fuel economy & styling.

6. NWAPA Mudfest Premium Utility Vehicle segment winner for performance on on-road handling & a custom off-road course at The Ridge Motorsports Park.

7. TAWA Performance Utility Vehicle of Texas for the SRT’s performance on a 3.4-mile test track with 20 turns, 133-foot hill & a coned-slalom segment.

Shop For a New Jeep Grand Cherokee

We have an extensive selection of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs at our dealership serving Beacon and Milton NY. We’ll help you find the right model for your driving needs and budget, so get in touch with us today & start the Grand Cherokee buying or leasing process!

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