The Jeep brand is unquestionably on fire right now, and the brand’s pinnacle product is getting a new version with the 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk edition. Building off the former Trailhawk concept vehicle, buyers will not be able to buy a Grand Cherokee with more off-road capability and a unique look to boot.
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk models are equipped with a host of standard off-road capability features, including Jeep’s Quadra-Drive II 4×4 system with rear Electronic Limited Slip Differential (ELSD) for all powertrains, a unique version of Grand Cherokee’s Quadra-Lift air suspension – developed for Trailhawk – that offers improved articulation and total suspension travel, as well as Selec-Speed Control with Hill Ascent Control. Skid plates and a Trailhawk-specific anti-glare hood decal are also standard.
The Trailhawk also gains buyers a unique grille with red tow hooks. Buyers can select between unique 18 and 20-inch wheels wrapped in Goodyear Adventure tires. The mirror caps and luggage rack are also specific to Trailhawk.
Approach angles on the Jeep Grand Cherokee are 29.8 degrees or 36.1 degrees when the lower front fascia is removed for severe off-roading, while the breakover angle is 27.1 degrees and the departure angle is 22.8 degrees. Grand Cherokee Trailhawk models offer up to 10.8 inches of ground clearance over the base Grand Cherokee.
Much like the exterior, the Trailhawk interior features several unique attributes as well. Black leather and suede seats are outlined with red stitching. The interior finishes are also unique with brushed piano black and gun metal accents.