Jeep has launched the redesigned (now with three rows) 2021 Grand Cherokee L earlier this year. But this time around, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is an all-new two-row, and it’s 2022.
Moreover, the three-row L model with a few inches of length and the accompanying 250 pounds or so of mass is now gone. Presently, what you get is the new, standard Grand Cherokee. It may be a longer version but it’s more complicated. That is because there are a few items that were not exactly ready for yet when the L did land earlier in 2021. However, it became ready once the two row’s on-sale date did come around. An important feature was the dash-mounted passenger infotainment screen.
The outgoing Grand Cherokee remained a solid entry. The Jeep Grand Cherokee, its direct replacement, the new two-row really only had a few key issues to address. Its interior, while still of ok quality and possessing a very good infotainment suite. Moreover, it could not hide its pre-historic design that dates back to the mythological era. The result is that it was a step or two behind the Grand Cherokee’s premium SUV aspirations.
Jeep Grand Cherokee – Infotainment Screen
The two-row did arrive with a new party piece: a 10.25-inch passenger-side infotainment screen. Thereby it does utilize a title-style UI, it is intending to offer entertainment and comfort options. Though front-row passengers without tempting the driver with distraction. Moreover, there are a few items that UConnect’s engineers do, in fact, call “copilot” features. They could access the navigation and camera systems. Thus it does reduce the passenger’s reach to controls that are when they are called upon to assist the driver.
Rear-Seat Entertainment Screens
All are Amazon Alexa-enabling available rear-seat entertainment screens. Also, the passengers in each seat can watch different programs or also different episodes of the same program. Plus, each position does have its own Bluetooth receivers to keep the audio streams from crossing. Moreover, the Jeep will not officially confirm that the passenger-side entertainment screen is coming to the three-row L model but may in fact arrive by the 2023 model year at the latest, if not in the forthcoming 2022 updates.