- December 9, 2011
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8-A Review
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is super stylish and versatile Jeep beyond your imagination and it’s a practical example of technologically advanced vehicle with state-of-the-art features. This fantastic Jeep has been built on SRT formula. Mike Manley, President and CEO- Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC “The all-new 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the ultimate performance SUV, delivering a combination of Jeep capability and utility, world-class performance, luxury and refinement, and advanced innovative technology.
Jeep vehicles have long been known for their off-road capability. In addition to Jeep four-wheel-drive traction and utility, the Grand Cherokee SRT8 takes capability to a new level by giving driving enthusiasts extreme performance for the street and track. Our new benchmark performance SUV effectively broadens the Grand Cherokee portfolio, and will continue to draw new customers into Jeep showrooms.”
This wonderful Jeep is equipped with 6.4L V8 engine which produces 470 Horsepower and Torque of 465 lb-ft. Fuel saver technology has been used in its engine which makes it fuel efficient, powerful and performance driven and facilitate the driver to speed it up from 0-60mph in just 4.8 seconds and top-speed of 160mph can be achieved with it.
Paddle shifters which are mounted over standard steering wheel combines with standard audio jack to deliver superb automatic transmission. Driver can make best use of this powertrain by choosing the dynamic mode according to particular driving conditions. 5 modes i.e. Auto, Sport, Tow, Track and Snow; one can smoothing move through think n thin paths with the selection of right driving mode.
Exterior of this Grand Jeep is simply sport and stylist; Front fasica is one piece and consists of improved multi-function daytime running lamps which make it Jeep with enhanced style and sport looks. Lower front grille is glossy black in color and improved belly pan consists of incorporated brake ducting to improve the cooling, front looks are completed by improved sculpted hood and cooling of engine is further improved by double black heat extractors.
On the back side, improved lift gate spoiler decreases drag and enhance the down force. Distinctive one-piece back fasica consists of air diffuser and trailer receiver. 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is also equipped with dual-sport exhaust system which consists of exhaust tips of 4-inches.
Interior of this Jeep is quite refined and luxurious; improved leather wrapped heated steering wheel also consists of distinctive satin chrome rim section with flattened surface. Cockpit also looks stylish with SRT logo high-tech interior features. Power Tilt, telescopic steering wheel, heated and ventilated seats are among the standard interior features.
- Luxury Features
- Instrument Panel
- Center Console
- Power Lift gate
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Blind Spot Monitoring
- Forward Collision Warning
- Active Head Restraints
- Active Turn Signals
- Constant Force Retractors
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Improved multi-stage airbags
- ABS brakes
- Brake Traction Control System
- Belt Alert
- Brake Override
- Brake Assist
2012 Jeep Cherokee SRT8 is expected to set new standards for Jeep lovers who love to driver sporty Jeep.