2018 Jeep Grand Commander
Discontinued in 2010 after only five years on the market, Jeep’s seven-seat SUV, the Commander, makes a comeback in 2018. But unlike its predecessor, which was a global model, the new SUV is only available in China. Production also shifted to the Asian country, while the nameplate was updated to the Grand Commander. The midsize hauler was unveiled at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show.
The new SUV is heavily based on the Grand Cherokee design-wise, and it appears to be focused more on hauling people rather than off-roading. While the Grand Commander won’t make it to the United States, a three-row SUV will be offered here, but under the Wagoneer name. Jeep plans to build both Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models, which will be based on the body-on-frame platform of the latest Ram 1500 truck.
Does the Grand Commander provide hints as to what we will get from the Wagoneer? It’s difficult to say given that the latter is still a couple of years away, but let’s take a closer look at the China-spec SUV for now.
Continue reading to learn more about the Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
For nearly 65 years the Jeep brand has created sport-utility vehicles that have combined the fresh with the familiar, bringing together what is new in Jeep design and engineering with what is well-known about legendary Jeep capability. Taking that proud tradition to another level in the 2006 model year is the first-ever Jeep Commander.
Exclusive accessories for body, suspension and interior. Powerful diesel tuning with 262 hp instead of standard 218 hp and an increase in peak torque from 376 to 427 lbs-ft: STARTECH offers an extensive accessories program for all model versions of the American SUV.
The launch of the all-new JeepÂ® Commander signals the ongoing Jeep product offensive scheduled for the next two years in markets outside of North America. Classic in design, Jeep Commander is the first of the Jeep family to offer standard three-row seating, accommodating up to seven passengers. The nimble, rugged 4 x 4 is engineered to perform as only Jeep vehicles can, offering more capability, more flexibility and advanced safety and security technologies that are sure to appeal to international customers.