The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is now heading to dealers across the country, according to a June 21 news release. The all-new version of the full-size SUV, equipped with three rows of seats, is built at Stellantis’ Detroit Assembly Complex - Mack plant on three shifts by more than 4,900 UAW-represented employees.
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is designed to deliver unmatched capability and composed driving dynamics, the release said. Its renowned 4x4 systems (Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II, and Quadra-Drive II), Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain traction management system instill Grand Cherokee L with the Jeep brand’s legendary 4x4 capability. An all-new architecture and aerodynamic body style combine to improve vehicle performance, safety, and reliability, while significantly reducing vehicle weight, noise, vibration, and harshness. Designed to maximize overall passenger safety, comfort, and convenience, Grand Cherokee L has next-generation features and technologies for the full-size SUV segment.
In 2019, the company committed to investing $1.6 billion to convert two existing engine plants and build a new paint shop to make it the first new assembly plant in the city of Detroit in 30 years. To support the new production, 3,850 new jobs were created of which 2,100 have been filled by Detroit residents, fulfilling the commitment made to prioritize Detroiters in the application process.
The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade, and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left- and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis.
Originally posted on Global Fleet Management