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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

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Any new info on this.... has production started? I have been waiting for a new front look for years and am positioned to place an order today. I sure hope they fixed the misfit bumper to headlight issue.

2016 Grand Cherokee (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


Order banks open - October 26, 2015
Production startup - November 23, 2015
Shortened model year - Production ends July 2016
Sales launch - November/December 2015
6th of 8 model years for the 4th generation Grand Cherokee
Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit and 6.4L SRT models continue
3.0L CRD engine continues
5.7L Hemi engine continues
6.4L Hemi engine continues (possible slight HP increase)


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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

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Any new info on this.... has production started? I have been waiting for a new front look for years and am positioned to place an order today. I sure hope they fixed the misfit bumper to headlight issue.

What's wrong with the front? You seem to really have it out for it... Am I missing something?
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Jeff, production for MY16 doesn't start until November/December of this year.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Ok thanks....

I just dislike how the bumper on fits the non hid headlights. It looks unfinished to me ... I actually hate it. I know it's not a big deal for most but I will wait for a refresh.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I'd be very surprised if they make any changes to the headlights, Jeff, for the MY16 "refresh". It's certainly possible, but until the recent news that the next generation platform would be delayed by a year, MY16-MY17 was the last for this platform and likely to only get minor tweaks.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

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2016 Grand Cherokee (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


Order banks open - October 26, 2015
Production startup - November 23, 2015
Shortened model year - Production ends July 2016
Sales launch - November/December 2015
6th of 8 model years for the 4th generation Grand Cherokee
Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit and 6.4L SRT models continue
3.0L CRD engine continues
5.7L Hemi engine continues
6.4L Hemi engine continues (possible slight HP increase)


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What, the pentastar engine is gone? Must be a mistake.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

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What, the pentastar engine is gone? Must be a mistake.

No --- that's listed on WK2jeeps.com under "What's New"

"New: 3.6L engine, "Pentastar upgrade" (PUG) with electronic Stop/Start system"


You can link to the site from the bottom of just about every page on this site. It has a wealth of information ... not discussion forum.




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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

People are still talking about updated fascias?

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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Is the PUG all that's new for the pentastar? I tried going to that other forum but it's a nightmare on my phone.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Will all '16 V6's be start/stop or will that be an option.


Don't want start/stop.


Don't especially want a hemi..don't want to feed it for my mostly round town driving.


Certainly don't want to pay an extra $4K for a diesel.


I kind of like the V6 like it is.....although a turbo would be nice.
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^^I feel the same way about the V6. A natural power bump would be nice but not a lot... Other than that it's my engine of choice because I drive about 40kmi/yr.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Buy a 2015.
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