Jeep SRT Models – Grand Cherokee SRT and Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Looking for a spacious Jeep, but also want something fast? There are two Jeep SRT models – the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk (coming soon), and they fulfill both those needs.
SRT is an acronym “street racing technology” and it is a special group of performance engineers that make performance cars for FCA vehicles. In addition to having a powerful engine, all SRT vehicles come loaded with upgraded performance parts and luxury interiors. Learn more about both the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Grand Cherokee Trackhawk below.
Engine, Power and Performance
The Grand Cherokee SRT comes standard with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine. This extremely powerful engine is able to produce up to 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Vroom vroom! The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will have the same engine that is in the Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat models. The engine is a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine and it produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque.
As previously mentioned, SRT vehicles always come with upgraded performance features to ensure the vehicle can maximize all of the engine power. Some of the added performance features on the Grand Cherokee SRT include a high-performance suspension, engine oil cooler, premium shock absorbers, and a multi-link rear suspension with coil springs. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk is equipped with a quad exhaust system, a torque reverse launch system and sodium-filled exhaust valves.
Let’s talk track times because, at the end of the day, someone interested in a performance vehicle wants to know its true potential on the track. The Grand Cherokee SRT accelerates from 0-60 mph in an impressive 4.4 seconds and finishes the quarter-mile in 13 seconds flat, wow! The upcoming Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk accelerates from 0-60 mph in an even more impressive 3.5 seconds and finishes the quarter-mile in just 11.6 seconds.
Both of these vehicles look similar to the Jeep Grand Cherokee but also have their own unique and distinctive features inside and out. Standard on the exterior of the Grand Cherokee SRT you will find 20-inch wheels, BSW tires, a black grille with chrome accents, deep tinted glass, SRT badging, and much more. Inside the SRT you will find more SRT badging, standard heated leather seats, cargo space lights and more.
The Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk comes with sporty and aggressive exterior features like 20-inch titanium wheels, front air vents, a four-inch black chrome quad exhausts, SRT and Trackhawk badging, and black exterior accents. More badging, leather seating, Berber floor mats, and metal trim are all standard for the interior of the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.
Technology and Safety
Power, style, and now technology! If you are assuming the entertainment tech in both of these SRT Jeep vehicles is advanced, you are correct. The Grand Cherokee SRT comes standard with a Harmon Kardon 19-speaker audio system with a 10-inch subwoofer, a standard 8.4-inch touchscreen with the UConnect 8.4 system and navigation, and UConnect Access, which is an app that can sync an owner’s car to their phone. The Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk also comes with the Uconnect 8.4 system and touchscreen as well as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and an exclusive Trackhawk performance pages feature to monitor and track performance.
The Grand Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk both come with plenty of safety technology to keep the driver safe. The Grand Cherokee SRT has an impressive four-star safety rating. Both the Trackhawk and the SRT come with features including lane departure warning, a backup camera, brake assist, electronic stability control and much more.
Interested in a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT? Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram has a few Grand Cherokee SRT models available today, and the Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk hasn’t been sent to dealers yet, but we’ll definitely keep you posted on our Twitter and Facebook pages. View our New Vehicles here.