For many years the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a favorite on the American automotive market. This SUV is one that represents higher quality and a build that’s more appreciated than most at a price you don’t have to feel guilty about taking on the trails and getting a few scuffs and scrapes on the vehicle in the outdoors. This SUV certainly has some company but most of those models are in the luxury classification which tends to have a hard time understanding you have to break a few nails in order to have the most fun on the trails.

For the 2017 model year the Grand Cherokee brings in the Trailhawk version to be the model that we’ll admire and enjoy more than most others. This trim level of the SUV we love is one that brings in an impressive upgrade from under the hood and in the performance areas along with a new look that makes it a vehicle you’ll admire whenever you see it. The Trailhawk isn’t afraid of a few ruts or holes in the ground and will happily take on the trails and give you the power and performance you want.

When you see the Trailhawk on the road there are some features that set it apart right away. First you’ll see the two tow hooks that protrude from under the bumper and the hood that’s a matte black look. The roof rack, front grill and badges are painted in a neutral gray color to make them look ready for work and not for show. On the inside you’ll love the leather and suede seats that have red accent stitching and the additional appearance upgrades of the piano black finishes inside for some of the trim pieces that finish off the look perfectly.

For the drive, which Jeep expected you’d want to take this brute off road, you’ll see additional skid plates and enjoy the benefit of the standard Quadra-Drive II 4WD system that has a two-speed transfer case. Add to this set up the electric rear limited slip differential, the Quadra-Lift air suspension, standard 18-ich wheels and the Kevlar reinforced Goodyear Adventure tires and you have an SUV that can tackle everything in its path. The Trailhawk provides you with a full 10.8 inches of ground clearance to make it a vehicle you’ll love on the trails.

For this off road ready SUV you’ll see there are three engines offered for you to choose from. The base model is the proven choice of the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine which brings you 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The move upward is a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 that makes 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. Finally, the third choice for you is a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel which offers goof fuel mileage and excellent torque with the 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque that come from under the hood of this impressive and high performance model of the Grand Cherokee.

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk model is one that offers you the look and feel of a truly comfortable vehicle in the wilderness. You’ll be impressed with this SUV and the way it brings you everything you need on the road and out in the wilderness. When you need the performance of a Jeep and the space for five to ride along the Grand Cherokee setup in the Trailhawk trim is the perfect way to handle the challenges of the treacherous conditions you’ll find with the vehicle that will get you back to civilization when you’re ready to return once again.

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