2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Trackhawk, Review

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is a powerful 2-row 5-passenger midsize SUV that brings sportiness and charisma. Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk models are one of the most expensive Jeeps ever and it is also one of the quickest and most powerful SUVs on the planet.

The 2019 Grand Cherokee SRT offers a Hemi V8 powertrain, astonishing acceleration, intimidating appearance and the luxurious interior that is more practical than some of the sedan and coupe models. On the other hand, fuel economy is poor but this is the price of having such a monstrous SUV.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Exterior is a beastly looking

A standard Cherokee model looks rugged, but the SRT model looks like a brother from another mother. The front part is including a seven-slot grille and a lower air intake that looks huge. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is really looking beast and the front bumper is all-new. The overall exterior is slightly restyled and the aerodynamics are better as a result.

The fog lights are removed and the lower grille’s duty is to keep airflow going through the intercooler. The 20-inch wheel is finished in Titanium and is standard, however, 20-inch forged aluminum wheels are available as an option. There are nine available colors and some of them are Granite Crystal, Diamond Black, True Blue, and Velvet Red. The ground clearance of the standard model Grand Cherokee has 8.6 inches, while the performance-oriented SRT model comes with little lower clearance of 8.3 inches. However, the model Trackhawk keep the same 8.1 inches ground clearance.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT interior view

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Interior will get a carbon-fiber materials

The interior of the upcoming 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is all dressed up in carbon-fiber materials and there are plenty of leather surfaces inside the cabin as well. Furthermore, faux-suede accents are looking perfect and the cabin is very spacious. The headroom is good and legroom is even better. The rear legroom is the best-in-class so fitting adults in the back is not a problem for a new Cherokee. All models of this SUV are 2-row/5-passenger configurations and there no 3rd-row option. It gives 36.3 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats. However, If folded the space expands almost double to 68.3 cubic feet.

The dashboard is dressed in smooth leather and door panels are looking luxurious. A full-leather package is optional and it adds either Ruby Red interior or black interior. The gauge cluster is upgraded and it features an all-digital tachometer. An 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system is upgraded and the interface is much easier to use thanks to a simplified graphics.

This system will also have an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. It also posses leather seats that feature heated and ventilated front seats. The most equipped Trailhawk will offer Quadra-Drive II 4WD, premium Harman/Kardon audio system and safety system like blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, rearview camera, and many more.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT side look

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Comes with powerful engine

An astonishing Hemi V8 engine is under the hood of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. This naturally aspirated powertrain is capable of producing up to 475 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. With this 6.4-liter unit, Cherokee SRT reaches from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. An 8-speed automatic transmission is available and it offers a manual mode with the wheel-mounted shift paddles. The gearbox is smooth and drivers are easy to adapt.

Overall, 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT brings a different kind of performance that is more comparable to the sport cars than the actual SUVs. On top of that, if you want, even more, a Trackhawk model is offering even better performance with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that is able to make 707 HP. This one engine comes with better acceleration score from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds. Top speed is 160 mph. With this time the model Trackhawk is the world’s most powerful and quickest production SUV. Like the SRT model, this one will be also available with AWD system only.

Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy

With a great and powerful 6,2 liter engine, the newest 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT that also comes with Trailer Tow package is rated to maximum tow 7200 pounds. The engine that is under the SRT model will be able to give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 13/19 mpg, while the much stronger version Trackhawk giving in the city/highway fuel economy of 11/17 mpg. The fuel tank capacity of both models is 24.6 gallons.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT rear look

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Price and Release Date

The approaching 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT starts at $68,500. However, if one goes for the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, it must prepare to pay $87,000 to $100,000 with options.

Jeep’s latest SUV is likely to arrive at the beginning of 2019. Furthermore, this SUV is significantly cheaper than the model Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. However, most of the rivals will be models Ford Edge, Subaru Outback and Toyota 4Runner.

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