New trims for Jeep Grand Cherokee

03 April 2006

  • Price cuts and new trim level for Grand Cherokee
  • New Predator entry-level trim from £26,490
  • New Overland top-of-the-range trim from £33,535

Jeep Grand Cherokee Predator edition

Prices on the Jeep Grand Cherokee range have plummeted with the introduction of a new entry-level models.

The new Predator model uses the 215bhp 3.0-litre diesel engine and costs from £26,490, £3005 less than the previously cheapest model.

However, it still comes with a long equipment list, including air-conditioning, electric windows, front foglamps, cruise control, curtain airbags, CD player, electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors, eight-way electrically adjustable driver's seat and 17-inch alloy wheels.

Limited specification, previously the cheapest available, is also down in price by £2860 and now costs from £30,035 with the diesel engine. The 4.7- and 5.7-litre petrol models have been discontinued.

Equipment includes leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors and an upgraded stereo with steering wheel-mounted controls.

A new top-of-the-range Overland model is also introduced to the range with the 3.0-litre diesel engine for £33,535 and the 322bhp 5.7-litre V8 petrol for £37,035.

Besides the equipment found on the Limited models, Overland Grand Cherokees feature a distinctive body kit, larger 18-inch alloy wheels and honeycomb grille. Inside there's upgraded leather and suede upholstery, extra hide on the door panels and wood detailing on the dashboard and steering wheel.

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