The Jeep® Grand Wagoneer (WS) has clinched the “Best Full-Size SUV” accolade in Newsweek’s 2023 Autos Awards competition. This achievement marks the second consecutive year that the Grand Wagoneer has been recognized for its unrivaled excellence in the full-size SUV category.
The Wagoneer sub-brand, not content with just one triumph, also secured top honors for “Best Family-Friendly Technology” and “Best Passenger Ecosystem,” further solidifying its status as a frontrunner in the automotive industry.
The Grand Wagoneer boasts a plethora of standard features that set it apart from the competition. With its legendary Jeep 4×4 capability, a formidable 510 horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter Hurricane H.O. I6 engine, and a towing capacity of up to a staggering 9,800 lbs., this vehicle exudes power and capability. In addition, passengers are treated to premium entertainment options, sumptuous and comfortable seating across three spacious rows, and a suite of advanced, user-friendly driver-assist technology.
For the 2023 model year, the Grand Wagoneer introduces a new long-wheelbase “L” model, offering a 7-inch longer wheelbase and an impressive overall length extended by 12 inches.
Jim Morrison, Senior Vice President and Head of Jeep® North America, expressed his elation at the repeated recognition: “For Grand Wagoneer to be recognized by Newsweek as the Best Full-Size SUV for two years in a row is a testament to what we set out to do every day – provide the most premium large SUV.”
The Grand Wagoneer’s triumph in the “Best Family-Friendly Technology” category is a testament to its technologically advanced, next-generation innovations. It boasts features such as a rear-seat monitoring camera, windshield Head-up Display, frameless digital cluster, premium McIntosh audio system, 10.25-inch front passenger interactive display, and Amazon Fire TV Built-In. This tech-savvy marvel offers up to 75 inches of total digital screen area, ensuring occupants are treated to a cutting-edge and immersive experience. Furthermore, the Grand Wagoneer delivers best-in-class towing capability of up to 10,000 lbs., offering both power and comfort in perfect harmony.
The Grand Wagoneer’s interior showcases a level of luxury that sets the benchmark for its segment. Genuine materials such as handcrafted Satin American Walnut wood trim, Palermo leather-trimmed seating with exquisite quilting, and leather-wrapped instrument panels, consoles, and door panels with accent stitching elevate the overall ambiance to a level of opulence rarely seen in its class.
Every Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUV is equipped with the award-winning Uconnect 5 infotainment system, Stellantis’ most advanced in-car technology with five times-faster operating speeds, new content, and improved customization. This advanced system, featuring standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, also offers an array of convenience and connected services, ensuring passengers remain engaged and informed throughout their journey.
The accolade for “Best Passenger Ecosystem” underscores the Grand Wagoneer’s commitment to providing spaciousness and functionality. The Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L models, boasting an impressive 12 inches of additional length, offer up to 44.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row. With seating for up to eight passengers, these models are engineered to deliver unparalleled comfort and ample room for oversized gear. They retain all the award-winning attributes of their standard-wheelbase counterparts, including powerful and efficient Hurricane engines, legendary capability from three available 4×4 systems, exceptional driving dynamics, best-in-class towing capability of up to 10,000 pounds, and advanced safety and technology features.