New and Used Jeep Grand Cherokee for Sale in Nigeria
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize SUV produced by different manufacturers during different periods. It was launched by Chrysler Corporation in 1992 as a replacement to the Jeep Wagoneer, also known as Grand Wagoneer. The second generation of this vehicle was produced by Daimler Chrysler from 1998 to 2004. The fourth and the latest generation was introduced in 2011. The Detroit News gave it 2011 Truck of the Year award. Lately, this SUV received a couple of facelifts (for 2014 and 2015 models). The authorized Jeep distributor, Weststar Associates Ltd. is offering brand new Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale in Nigeria, while the private dealers are making available the reconditioned and tokunbo versions.
What to know when Buying Jeep Grand Cherokee
Performance and Specifications of Grand Cherokee
Talking about the latest generation models, Jeep Grand Cherokee comes in a variety of powertrains. The standard 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine boasts 290 horsepower and 353 Nm torque. The second inline is a 5.7 liter Hemi V8 engine that produces 360 horsepower and 529 Nm torque. The last and the highest rated engine is 6.4 liter Hemi V8 that churns out 470 horsepower and 630 Nm torque. Besides these petrol versions, the Grand Cherokee also has a diesel variant, which uses a 3.0 liter CRD V6 diesel engine generating 240 horsepower and 570 Nm torque.
Just like the powertrains, Jeep is also offering a range of transmission options in this flagship SUV. These options include five-speed W5A580 and 545RFE automatic, six-speed 65RFE automatic, eight-speed 845RE and 8HP70 automatic transmissions.
How is the design of Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee Exterior Design
The fourth generation Grand Cherokee was introduced sporting a new body design that has undergone extensive testing for aerodynamic efficiency and improved ruggedness. Jeep Division of Chrysler Group has designed a new front grille with smaller but more powerful headlamps. The standard exterior features are variable intermittent wipers, privacy glass, rear defogger, rear spoiler, 17-inch alloy wheels and manual lift-up liftgate window. Moreover, it is accessible in nine different exterior colors.
Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior Design
The interior of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is very comfortable and expedient. The first row is non-removable, the second row is collapsible, while the third row is optional. The standard trims have seats covered in Black Cloth, however, you can also choose Black Alcantara or Light Frost Beige Cloth. Other interior features include air filters, cargo area lighting, leather trim on shift knob, dual illuminating vanity mirrors and leather steering wheel.
What are the standout features of Jeep Grand Cherokee
The all-new Grand Cherokee is a premium-class SUV that comes equipped with a wide range of standard and optional innovative features. The standard comfort and convenience facilities comprise of dual-zone climate control, trip computer, transmission/cruise/audio controls on steering wheel, external temperature display and low fuel level warning. Moreover, it also boasts Mast Antenna AM/FM Stereo with six speakers to entertain you all the way.
The Grand Cherokee satisfies all safety requirements of a modern SUV by carrying four-wheel ABS, brake dying, multiple airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, emergency brake assist, post-collision safety system, engine immobilizer, stability control, traction control and automatic headlamps.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Jeep Grand Cherokee in Nigeria
With the recent number of older Jeep Grand Cherokee editions taking over the used vehicle industry in the country, dealers on Carmudi are offering recent and latest year models of Jeep Grand Cherokee in both tokunbo and Nig used versions. In terms of depreciation rate, the Nig used Grand Cherokee SUVs have a higher rate than the tokunbo Grand Cherokee SUVs. Find our listings in the following known cities and areas in the country;
The Best Jeep Grand Cherokee year to Buy
In Nigeria, the Grand Cherokee year models from the recent generation that have the highest search in the country are the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It's also possible to find other older year models in very good condition among the used versions offered by private sellers and dealers.
Jeep Grand Cherokee Price in Nigeria
Weststar Nigeria is the authorized distributor of Chrysler Group brands including Jeep in Nigeria. The brand new Grand Cherokee limited edition price should inquire from the official dealer. But in the field of used Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs for sale, here is average price list offered by dealers in Nigeria.
Overall Impression of Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is relatively a new entrant in the Nigerian auto markets. In comparison to that, other midsize premium SUVs like Toyota Land Cruiser and Mercedes-Benz M-Class are considered the market leaders. The Volkswagen Touareg is another vehicle in the same class of vehicles that competes closely with Grand Cherokee.