JEEP has just unveiled a full-sized version of the Grand Cherokee. Named the “L” model, this new SUV is a bigger and more luxurious version of its siblings. Adding in a third row, the Grand Cherokee L features details like 16-way adjustable power front seats with memory and massage functions, a night vision camera that uses thermographic technology and infrared sensors to scan for pedestrians/animals up to 219 yards ahead, and over 110 standard and available safety and security features.

Performance-wise, the Grand Cherokee L boasts a Pentastar 3.6L V6 engine (290 hp/257 lb-ft of torque) or an optional 5.7L V8 (357 hp/390 lb-ft of torque). The large SUV can tow up to 7,200 pounds and is more than capable in precarious conditions with a water fording height of 24 inches, 4×4 Quadra-Trac drivetrain, and QUADRA-LIFT® suspension system.

It should also be noted that the Grand Cherokee L is equipped with one of the best infotainment systems in any SUV in the form of the MX950 McIntosh Entertainment System. Having planted its seed with JEEP four years ago with its Grand Wagoneer concept, the McIntosh entertainment system returns with updates like a 19-speaker design layout, a 950Watt 17-channel amplifier, ridged control knobs, McIntosh monogrammed heatsinks, and signature lighting and branding.

“We understand that customers don’t just want great sound,” said Charlie Randall, President of McIntosh. “They want to get a full sensory experience. And that’s why it was so important that we left no stone unturned to deliver a true McIntosh Entertainment System for the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. We’re thrilled to bring our brand to a whole new group of people who may never have experienced McIntosh before.”

Large families interested in a new SUV as sizeable as the JEEP Grand Cherokee L can expect it to release from JEEP in Spring of this year. Head over to its dedicated page to learn more.

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