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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I found it interesting that it says the Summit comes standard with the ORA II package (except for tires) including skid plates, but tow package is optional.

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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Those should be legit MY16 as the vids are posted by FCA on their official YouTube channel....thanks for posting.
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

A few photos of the '16 JGC from FCA:

http://media.chrysler.com/image-gall...thod=view&mid=


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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Any interior shots showing new shifter with Overland dash?


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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I'm curious to see what the 75th Anniversary edition looks like..
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Those pictures I found also earlier, unfortunately they look exactly like the 2015 ones.. or can anyone spot any difference?
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Look at the tires.
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What exterior diffs were listed as being new for MY16 that are not showing in pics?
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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I'm curious to see what the 75th Anniversary edition looks like..
Did you see the description of it?


Available as Laredo E or Limited

75th Anniversary Package —
two-piece badges

(75th, 4x4, Jeep, Grand Cherokee), 18x20-in. wheel

and off road tire, bronze finish tow hook, bronze
finish roof rack, Light Bronze trim paint color, seat
with 75th Anniversary logo, Monotone Tangerine
accent stitching, Gode-Tex fabric with modified cloth
insert, heated seats and steering wheel









Available as Limited

75th Anniversary Luxury Group — Premium

leather seats with perforated inserts, front ventilated

seats with memory, power tilt/telescoping wheel,
high-intensity discharge (HID) auto high beam
headlights, rain sensing wipers and navigation-ready
8.4-in. Uconnect touchscreen, CommandView dualpane
sunroof



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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Some info about the Pentastar upgrade is out:

Chrysler Reveals Major Revisions to Pentastar V-6 – News – Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Some highlights-
Increased range of valve timing
NO direct injection
5 more HP (total 295)
Better low end torque (no actual hard numbers, but looks like around 15% better under 3000RPM)
Auto stop/start

IMO, I'm most interested in the better low end torque. I find the V-6 to be sufficient most of the time, but it's annoyingly gutless at low RPM (but then, I also have a 2011 with that 5 speed Mercedes box, and that doesn't help). I'm eager to see how these upgrades translate to better low end acceleration and maybe even better economy numbers. I've personally found the V-6 doesn't save so much fuel over the Hemi that it's that much more attractive (but then, it's not like the Hemi is all that fast, either). Hopefully these changes will increase the utility of the base engine... I expect I'll be in the market to replace my GC in a year and a half to two years, and I wouldn't mind getting another.
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Seems a bit odd, Milous is brilliant black no longer available on SRT???
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Seems a bit odd, Milous is brilliant black no longer available on SRT???

That was exactly my thought when I saw billet silver was not being offered either.
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