Spec Comparo: Jeep Grand Cherokee Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs BMW X5 Vs Audi Q7
The Grand Cherokee has finally been launched in India after plenty of teasers from . The Grand Cherokee enters a segment where the competition is already competitive with the Mercedes-Benz GLE and BMW X5. The Audi Q7 also competes in this segment and offers an additional row of seats. Let's see how the Grand Cherokee stacks up against its competition in India.
Grand Cherokee Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs BMW X5 Vs Audi Q7: Powertrain
The Grand Cherokee gets a single engine option, the 2-litre turbo petrol from the Wrangler with 268PS and 400 Nm, pairing with the 8-speed ZF torque converter.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE is available with two diesel engine options. The 300d is powered by a 2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that generates 245PS and 500Nm of torque. The second diesel option, the 400d is powered by a 3-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine that generates 330PS and 700Nm of torque.
The X5 line-up is powered by six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. First, the xDrive40i trims get a 3-litre straight-six turbocharged petrol engine that produces 340PS and 650Nm of torque. Secondly, there is a 3-litre straight-six turbocharged diesel capable of generating 265PS and 620Nm of torque. Both motors are coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Audi Q7 features a 3-litre, V6, petrol engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system that is capable of producing a power output of 340PS and 500Nm of torque. This motor is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission sending power through the Quattro all-wheel-drive system.
Grand Cherokee Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs BMW X5 Vs Audi Q7: Interiors
The Grand Cherokee gets features like full leather upholstery, cabin noise cancelling, connected tech, a 10-inch HUD, a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster as well as a 10.25-inch front passenger touchscreen. Also seen features are four-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, powered front seats, heated and cooled front seats, ambient lighting, panoramic sunroof and second-row window shades.The SUV also includes forward collision warning, pedestrian emergency braking, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, blind spot and cross path detection, passive pedestrian protection, drowsy driver detection, active lane management system, and an intersection collision assist system. This should be accompanied by airbags, 360-degree cameras, TPMS, digital rearview mirror and stability control.
The new GLE gets all the modern premium features like premium leather upholstery, large touchscreen infotainment system, ambient lighting and more. The large touchscreen gets the MBUX system with 'Hey Mercedes' voice prompt along with gesture controls. The SUV offers ample boot space of 825-litres
The high-end cockpit for the X5 is offered in a range of colours. The seats come with premium Vernasca leather upholstery from BMW, while the fascia is covered in Sensatec faux leather. A 16-speaker, 464-watt Harman Kardon audio system and two 12.3-inch displays with BMW Live Cockpit Professional are also included.
Inside, the 2022 Audi Q7 gets feature updates in the form of a panoramic sunroof, virtual cockpit, four-zone climate control, cruise control, a large touchscreen infotainment system, touch controls for the HVAC system, ambient lighting, electrically adjustable front seats, adaptive air suspension, and eight airbags.
Grand Cherokee Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs BMW X5 Vs Audi Q7: Price
The Grand Cherokee is available in one single variant which is priced at Rs 77.50 lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 300d is priced at Rs 85.50 lakh while the GLE 400d is priced at Rs 1.02 crore. The BMW X5 range starts from Rs 79.90 lakh and rises up to Rs 94.90 lakh. The Audi Q7 kicks off from Rs 83.32 lakh and goes up to Rs 90.80 lakh.
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