It may be late in the 2021 model year, but it isn’t stopping the Jeep® brand from launching one of its most anticipated vehicles – the all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. The Grand Cherokee L is the first of a trio of new fifth-generation Grand Cherokee models coming over the next six months, with the latter two models being two-row and electrified variants.
With vehicles getting ready to arrive in dealer inventories any day now, Jeep has quietly released an up-to-date Build & Price configurator on Jeep.com for the Grand Cherokee L. Those who are looking to purchase a new three-row model will be able to choose from four models (Laredo, Limited, Overland, and Summit).
2021 Grand Cherokee L Laredo:
The Grand Cherokee Laredo boasts an all-new design and comes loaded with standard features at a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $36,995 (all prices exclude $1,695 destination) for rear-wheel drive and $38,995 for 4×4 models.
The Laredo model features a new, exquisitely crafted, and spacious interior that highlights premium materials and next-generation technologies, including standard 10-inch display screens across the instrument panel. Upon entry, drivers are greeted with a new, 10.25-inch frameless digital cluster with nearly two dozen menus for driver personalization.
Laredo also features the new five-times-faster Uconnect 5 system with a 10.1-inch digital display and an 8.4-inch high-definition touchscreen. The system offers a customizable, one-touch home screen, five user profiles, and standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. To enhance connectivity, the Grand Cherokee L delivers a class-leading total of 12 USB Type-A and new Type-C ports for all three rows. Type C ports allow devices to charge up to four times faster. Third-row single USB ports are available on Laredo and standard on Limited and up.
Designed to maximize overall passenger comfort, all Grand Cherokee L models, including Laredo, deliver unsurpassed third-row capacity, increased cargo volume, and class-leading legroom in the second row. Inside, premium seating includes room for six or seven passengers. The second row comes with standard “tip and slide” bucket seats that can be easily moved to create an expansive passage to the third row.
Laredo comes equipped with ample standard safety and security features, including Full-speed Collision Warning with active brake and pedestrian/cyclist detection, Rear Cross Path detection, adaptive cruise control, active lane management, lane departure warning, advanced brake assist, Blind-spot Monitoring, rear park assist sensors and more. Additional standard safety features include passive entry, automatic headlamps, daytime running LED reflector headlamps, and LED taillamps.
The Laredo model is powered by the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 290 horsepower and 257 lb.-ft. of torque paired with the standard TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission. It also features standard 18-inch aluminum wheels, heated fold-away mirrors with a heating element and blind spot indicator, roof rails, cloth seats with power eight-way driver and manual front-passenger with driver lumbar adjuster, automatic dual-zone automatic temperature controls, all-new leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with audio control and paddle shifters, and integrated voice command with Bluetooth.
The Laredo model’s available Altitude Package has a starting U.S. MSRP of $40,195 and adds distinct Black Gloss appearance details, including 20-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels, Gloss Black exterior accents and badging, roof rails, and a unique seven-slot grille. Other functional features include remote start, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, adjustable height liftgate, rain-sensing wipers, a 115-volt power outlet, and third-row USB ports. (Even though dealers can order the Altitude model currently, it is not available yet on the Build & Price configurator).
2021 Grand Cherokee L Limited:
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L Limited model builds on the many standard features of the Laredo model and starts at a U.S. MSRP of $43,995 for the rear-wheel-drive Pentastar V6 gas-powered model. Starting U.S. MSRP for a 4×4 Limited model with the Pentastar V6 is $45,995.
The Limited model builds on Laredo’s upscale design and modern amenities while taking capability and comfort to the next level. Limited 4×4 models come standard with the class-leading Selec-Terrain traction management system, which offers five available terrain modes (Auto, Sport, Rock, Snow, Mud/Sand) to provide optimized calibrations for any given driving scenario.
The Limited model’s sophisticated interior features standard Capri leather seats and several premium convenience features, including a power eight-way driver seat with memory and a power four-way driver/front-passenger lumbar adjuster with memory and a heated steering wheel.
Heated seats in the first two rows with three-level configurable controls for personalized passenger comfort are standard on Limited, Overland and Summit models. The Limited model also features a six-speaker sound system with active noise cancellation and single-color ambient interior lighting for the instrument panel and front and rear doors.
Standard exterior features include automatic high-beam headlamps, new premium LED fog lamps, power Gloss Black mirrors with a heating element, blind-spot indicator, memory, and supplemental turn signals.
Other standard convenience features include remote start, universal garage door opener, and a new adjustable-height power liftgate.
2021 Grand Cherokee L Overland:
Built for both on- and off-road adventures, the Grand Cherokee L Overland model has a starting U.S. MSRP of $52,995 for the rear-wheel-drive Pentastar V6 model. Starting U.S. MSRP for a 4×4 Overland model with Quadra-Lift air suspension and the Pentastar V6 is $54,995. When equipped with the optional 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that delivers 357 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque and a class-leading towing capacity of up to 7,200 pounds, the starting U.S. MSRP is $58,290.
The Overland 4×4 model adds Jeep’s Quadra-Trac II system, which adjusts torque distribution and will continue to reactively make corrections if tire slip occurs. When wheel slippage is detected, as much as 100% of available torque is instantly routed to the axle with the most traction.
Premium interior comfort and convenient amenities are prominent with Overland models. Enhancements include Nappa leather seats and door panels, ventilated front seats, leather-stitched instrument panel, upgraded Uconnect 5 system with navigation, and premium Alpine audio system with nine speakers, subwoofer, and 506-watt amplifier. Also standard is a new ambient lighting feature with a five-color selection that casts an inviting glow around the entire instrument panel, as well as the front and rear doors for a personalized sensory experience.
Standard exterior upgrades for Overland include 20-inch aluminum wheels with Black Noise pockets, a new, unique Overland appearance, chrome front tow hooks, Gloss Black roof rack with Bright Stainless insert, rain-sensing windshield wipers, trailer towing, approach-lit door handles, rearview mirror puddle lighting, power-folding multifunctional Gloss Black mirrors with Bright Chrome insert, auto-tilt down in reverse, auto-dimming glass on driver’s side and courtesy lighting, windshield wiper deicer and passive entry. A Gloss Black roof is available for the first time on Overland models.
Length-adjustable cushions for the front row are introduced on Overland models, which is a company first. A power-folding third-row bench seat is also standard. Overland also features a new electronic remote release in the rear cargo area to quickly and effortlessly fold the second-row flat.
Other unique features standard on Overland include a hands-free, foot-activated adjustable power liftgate and CommandView dual-pane sunroof with a power sunshade.
When equipped with the available Off-Road Group, the Trail Rated Overland 4×4 model adds the Quadra-Drive II system, high-strength steel skid plates, electronic limited-slip differential rear axle, 18-inch aluminum wheels, and rugged, all-season performance tires. The Selec-Terrain system and Hill-descent Control, which works both in forward and reverse, are standard on Overland.
2021 Grand Cherokee L Summit:
For customers seeking the peak of capability and luxury in an SUV, with premium materials and class-exclusive features, the state-of-the-art Grand Cherokee L Summit starts at a U.S. MSRP of $56,995 for rear-wheel drive and $58,995 for 4×4 models. Grand Cherokee L introduces a new premium package, Summit Reserve, with a starting U.S. MSRP of $61,995.
The Summit is packed with premium appointments, such as Nappa leather seats with quilted seat bolsters and perforated seat inserts on all three rows, Absolute Oak wood, and leather-wrapped multifunctional steering wheel and Berber floor mats. First-row seats with new power 16-way adjustable position with memory and lumbar are standard on Summit. Also new and offered for the first time on Grand Cherokee is front-row seat massage that includes five customizable profiles with three levels of pressure intensity.
Passenger comfort is elevated in Summit models with new four-zone automatic temperature control, which has the capability to select different fan levels and modes for individual passengers in the first and second rows. The system also offers four different temperature settings. Additional interior touches unique to the Summit model include a new, second-row floor console with two illuminated cup holders and a two-tier armrest with additional storage for mobile devices.
Exterior touches include 20-inch polished cast-aluminum wheels in Mid-Gloss Clear, unique Summit-specific LED fog lamps, power-folding multifunction Gloss Black mirrors with a Platinum insert and new 360-degree camera, illuminated door sills, and roof rack with Fine Silver rails and Gloss Black insert.
Additional standard safety features on Summit models include:
- Active Driving Assist
- Drowsy Driver Detection
- Intersection Collision Assist
- Traffic Sign Recognition
- 360-degree Surround View Camera with front and rear lens washers
- Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
The new Summit Reserve Package sets the benchmark for luxury in the full-size SUV segment. Premium hand-wrapped, quilted Palermo leather, ventilated front and second-row seats, memory and massage front seats and choice of a new Tupelo interior color add distinguishable details to the model. Also unique to the Summit Reserve Package is genuine open-pore Waxed Walnut wood and premium, wrapped, suede-like fabric on the A-pillars and headliner. For the first time on Grand Cherokee, 21-inch wheels come standard with the Summit Reserve Package. Also standard is superior audio delivered through the 950-watt, 19-speaker McIntosh audio sound system. (The Summit Reserve Package, like the Altitude Package, is available for ordering, has not yet been updated to the Build & Price configurator).
All Jeep Grand Cherokee L models come standard with the Jeep Wave® premium owner loyalty program. Complimentary membership benefits include three free oil changes and tire rotations during the first 36 months of ownership, no-charge same-day vehicle rental for routine maintenance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and other support services.
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