Jeep broke the Grand (*29*) line into two earlier this year, introducing the three-row Grand (*29*) L. The common, two-row GC hasn’t been utterly absent, however there hasn’t been a full reveal but, both. That will change subsequent week when Jeep lastly – totally – reveals the common 2022 Grand (*29*). It will occur on September 29, and it’ll embrace the 4xe hybrid plug-in variant, too.
A brief teaser video posted to Jeep’s Instagram web page reveals the GC’s entrance finish, although we noticed it earlier this year when Jeep teased the 4xe variant. Our spy photographers additionally caught the mannequin out testing with none camouflage overlaying its design. The two-row Grand (*29*) appears to be like as smooth and chic as its longer stablemate. The GC sports activities an identical entrance finish to the GC L, although the decrease grille opening appears to be like a bit sportier. Jeep’s iconic grille is entrance and heart, flanked by a pair of smooth headlights.
The bulk of the GC’s styling variations are on the rear, the place the greenhouse is way smaller whereas sporting a novel floating-pillar design. The GC is predicted to borrow the identical powertrains out there within the bigger GC L, which means the mannequin’s entry-level choices could have the model’s venerable 3.6-liter V6 below the hood. It produces 290 horsepower (216 kilowatts) and 257 pound-feet (348 Newton-meters) of torque. Jeep will reserve the 5.7-liter Hemi V8, which makes 357 hp (266 kW) and 390 lb-ft (528 Nm) of torque, for the Overland and Summit fashions.
The common Grand (*29*) may also provide a plug-in hybrid powertrain, which the company teased this summer season. Rumors proceed to recommend that Jeep will use the identical setup supplied within the Wrangler 4xe – a turbocharged 2.0-liter paired to 2 electrical motors. The combo produces 375 hp (280 kW) and 470 lb-ft (673 Nm) of torque, which might make it essentially the most potent variant. We’ll get all the small print subsequent week on the debut that begins at 9 a.m. ET.