At the 2018 Beijing Auto Show, the Jeep manufacturer has presented its all-new three-row crossover SUV and it is a 2021 Jeep Grand Commander. From the instant, we could see many similarities with the smaller Grand Cherokee while it will get the same 4-cylinder unit also found in the Jeep Wrangler. The new Commander will be available for the Chinese market only, at least for now.
2021 Jeep Grand Commander powertrain and horsepower
Under the hood of the 2021 Jeep Grand Commander will be placed a 4-cylinder only, unlike in the other Jeep SUVs which are powered by a V-6. In the Grand Commander, this engine is rated at 230 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Commander will also be available with all-wheel drive system.
2021 Jeep Grand Commander Exterior design and platform
The brand-new 2021 Jeep Grand Commander will ride on the stretched version of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Compact U.S. Wide (CUSW) architecture. As for the dimensions, compared to the Grand Cherokee which is 182 inches long and has the wheelbase of 106.3 inches, the Commander is significantly larger.Looks-wise, we have already concluded that the Commander will borrow similar design cues from the Cherokee. The Commander features slightly longer headlamps and LED daytime running lights are positioned slightly higher so that it looks wider. The profile of both models is also very similar with the same squared-off wheel arches.
2021 Jeep Grand Commander Design of interior
The interior of the 2021 Jeep Grand Commander is again very similar to the interior of the Grand Cherokee. At the center of the dashboard, there will be an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the uConnect infotainment system which comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The Grand Commander comes with three rows of seats and can accommodate seven passengers.
2021 Jeep Grand Commander Release date and price
The 2021 Jeep Grand Commander has just been presented at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. Its price is expected to start at around $44,000.