New Jeep Grand Cherokee, Rolls Off the Line

A long time coming, the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee started production today at the Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit as one of the first offspring of the union between Chrysler and Fiat.

As an American icon offering timeless design and innovative engineering, the all-new Grand Cherokee redefines the SUV industry, delivering true duality: ultimate Jeep off-road capability and on-road refinement for a premium driving experience.

Capability highlights include a choice of three 4×4 systems, new Jeep Quadra-Lift? Air Suspension and Selec-Terrain? systems and towing capability of 7,400 lbs. On-road dynamics are improved courtesy of new independent front and rear suspension systems and a new body structure that dramatically increases torsional stiffness.

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee features Chrysler Group?s all-new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that boasts an 11 percent improvement in fuel economy and delivers up to 23 mpg and more than 500 miles on one tank of gas.

Completely reengineered and redesigned for 2011 ? with a new sculpted body, athletic profile, panoramic dual-pane sunroof and world-class interior with premium soft-touch materials.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×2 models start at a U.S. Manufacturer?s Suggested Retail Price of $30,995 – $495 lower than the outgoing model. Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4 models start at $32,995 – $465 lower than the outgoing model. Also available in Limited and Overland models, the all-new 2011 Grand Cherokee arrives in Jeep showrooms in June.

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