Monday, May 24, 2010

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee In Production Now For June Sales

The all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has started production in Chrysler's nearly 3-million-square-foot Jefferson North Detroit Assembly Plant and a second shift with 1,080 employees will be added beginning July 19 to produce the vehicle.

Sergio Marchionne, Chrysler Group LLC CEO says "the production launch of the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee signals the rebirth of the Chrysler Group" calling the Jeep Grand Cherokee  "a signature vehicle for Chrysler. It represents the best of this Company, the direction we're moving toward producing high quality, technologically advanced vehicles. We are confident the Grand Cherokee will receive the proper recognition for what it stands for when it hits the road in June."

The all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is powered by a 290-horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine delivering up to 23 mpg and over 500 miles on one tank of gas. More than 45 safety and security features are available including standard Active Head Restraints, full-length side-curtain and seat-mounted side thorax air bags, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Hill-start Assist, and Trailer-sway Control. The Grand Cherokee has the new Jeep Quadra-Lift Air Suspension and Selec-Terrain systems and a 7,400 lb. towing capability. Numerous advanced technology features are offered, including a Blind-spot/Rear Cross-path detection system and Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Collision Warning, live mobile TV, SIRIUS Backseat TV and UConnect™ Web, which transforms the vehicle into a "hot spot" to deliver the Internet directly to the vehicle.

The all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be available in 3 models: Laredo, Limited and Overland with the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2 starting at $30,995 - $495 less than the outgoing model. Laredo 4x4 pricing starts at $32,995 - $465 lower than the outgoing model.