The current generation of Grand Cherokee has been around for a while and so far, it looks great. We have been witnessing big improvements over the previous generation but, somehow, it looks like something is missing. Namely, the current generation still doesn’t come in a high-performance variant, like was the case with the previous model, which was available both with 6.4- and 6.2-liter V8 engines, with plenty of power. According to the latest reports, it looks like these mighty V8 engines won’t be on offer anymore. Instead, rumors suggest electrification and, therefore, we wonder if the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT could come all electric.
An all-electric Grand Cherokee will certainly happen at one point in the future. However, we are pretty sure that the current generation will remain in production for many more years, which indicates that the next SRT could maybe come with a hybrid powertrain. At this point, we are still waiting for the officials to hear more details about this.
2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Engine
As we’ve just mentioned, details about the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT are yet to come. Most likely, large V8 units won’t be on offer anymore and rumors suggest a plug-in hybrid powertrain instead. Currently, the Grand Cherokee already comes in a PHEV variant, with a system that combines a turbo-four engine with two electric motors, for a total output of 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, which is already more power than you get from the V8-powered Grand Cherokee, which puts out 357 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque.
We presume that the company could offer a new hybrid system, with even more power. It could maybe even be based on the new inline-six Hurricane engine, which could easily match Hellcat’s numbers in such a configuration. Besides engine upgrades, the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT would come with other upgrades as well, starting from the sportier suspension, bigger brakes, various exclusive styling details etc.
2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee Design
While details about the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT design are yet to come, standard models are about to continue in the same way. This means the same styling that was introduced two years ago, with changes that were mostly evolutionary compared to the previous generation. On the other hand, we saw significant mechanical changes, starting from the new Giorgio platform, which has provided significant improvements in various aspects.
The 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee will, therefore, come with the same suspension setup, which offers a smooth and comfortable ride, but doesn’t sacrifice athleticism completely. The handling feels precise enough and the current mode is definitely more engaging to drive than its predecessor.
2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Interior
Of course, the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT would come with some interior upgrades as well. Some of the things that come to mind are new materials, color schemes, exclusive aesthetical details etc. Still, the overall layout would remain the same as in the standard model. This SUV features a pretty luxurious cabin, with great build quality and lots of convenience and tech features.
Moreover, the new cabin is also very spacious, with two very comfortable rows of seats. The front seats might offer additional side support in the SRT model, we don’t expect significant changes regarding ergonomics and comfort. The second row also accommodates adults with ease, while the cargo area is good for about 37.7 feet of space behind the second row and 70.8 cubic feet, which is quite decent for a mid-size SUV. If you’re looking for something more spacious, there is the Grand Cherokee L, with an additional row of seats and more cargo space.
The 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT would certainly be the most expensive Grand Cherokee in the lineup. Therefore, we count on a very long list of standard equipment. The thing with the current generation is that even the most basic versions come with a lot of standard equipment. Some of the highlights are goodies like an 8.4-inch touch screen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a six-speaker audio system, USB ports, Bluetooth, a 10.25-inch digital gauge cluster, dual-zone automatic climate control and push-button start.
We presume that a lot of options would be added to the list of standard equipment. Some of the things that come to mind are a bigger 10.1-inch touch screen, a 10.25-inch passenger-side touch screen, navigation, wireless device charging, a nine-speaker Alpine audio system, a 19-speaker McIntosh audio system, HD Radio, satellite radio, a rear-seat entertainment system, quad-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof, a dual-pane panoramic sunroof and remote start
2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Release Date
We believe that the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT could arrive already by the end of this year. If it arrives, we have no doubt it will cost much more than the base model, which currently starts at around 39.000 dollars.