Details released by Stellantis in Auburn Hills about the 2024 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer show how the two vehicles were engineered and designed to compete in the luxury SUV segments.
The 2024 Wagoneer comes equipped with Jeep’s all-terrain group technology. Features four steel skid plates that protect the front axle, transfer case, fuel tank, and rear sway bar stabilizer bushing.
Three available 4×4 systems include Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II, and Quadra-Drive II. With standard Selec-Terrain traction management system, which adjusts shift patterns, engine performance, and torque distribution for maximum traction on tough roads, Quadra-Drive II features a rear electronic limited-slip differential (eLSD) that delivers industry-leading tractive capability.
Designed for the large SUV market, Wagoneer offers an advanced twin-turbo powertrain with first-rate driving dynamics and composed capability.
The Wagoneer’s interior was designed to offer refinement, a spacious third row as standard with seating for up to eight and best-in-class overall passenger volume and best-in-class second- and third-row legroom with the most cargo volume behind the third row.
Technologies, including the Uconnect 5 system, head-up display, 360-degree surround view camera, up to 50 inches of total screen surface, available Amazon Fire TV built-in and McIntosh audio system.
The Hurricane Twin Turbo I-6 engine is new for 2024. It delivers 420 horsepower and 468 lb.-ft. of torque, is standard across Wagoneer lineup, including on base 2024 Wagoneer.
The Wagoneer offers three models:
- Wagoneer Series II
- Wagoneer Series III
The 2024 Grand Wagoneer was engineered and designed to compete in the premium large SUV segment and offers an advanced powertrain lineup with premium driving dynamics and composed capability.
The 2024 Grand Wagoneer’s interior offers best-in-class overall passenger volume and second- and third-row legroom with the most cargo volume behind the third row. Technologies include the Uconnect 5 system, head-up display, 360-degree surround view, and night vision cameras, up to 75 inches of total screen surface, available Amazon Fire TV built-in and industry-first McIntosh Reference Entertainment system, offers a selection of premium interior features.
New for 2024 is the Hurricane twin turbo I-6 engine, which delivers 510 horsepower and 500 lb.-ft. of torque. This feature is standard across the entire Grand Wagoneer lineup, including the base Grand Wagoneer.
The Grand Wagoneer is built on a steel frame that uses advanced materials and engineering to be lightweight, yet stiff and durable. It has body-on-frame architecture features premium on-road ride-and-handling characteristics with enhanced body torsional stiffness.
The vehicle’s electronically controlled suspension system was engineered to deliver greater on-road handling and comfort. It also has an industry-first McIntosh 1,375-watt premium reference entertainment system, featuring 23 speakers, including a 12-inch subwoofer with 3D surround system, provides an immersive audio experience.
The 2024 Grand Wagoneer offers three models:
- Grand Wagoneer
- Grand Wagoneer Obsidian
- Grand Wagoneer Series III
In other Jeep news, the Hispanic Motor Press named the Jeep Wrangler 4xe its “Adventure Vehicle of the Year.”
“As the 2024 Hispanic Motor Press Adventure Vehicle of the Year, the new 2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe overwhelmingly meets the needs of the adventurous Hispanic community,” says Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, founder and president of the Hispanic Motor Press. “A majority of Hispanic Motor Press judges agreed that this SUV sets the adventure standard, able to get you to any destination, whether that’s the beach in Santa Monica or alpine lakes in the Sierras. The 2024 Wrangler 4xe’s new 12.3-inch screen and standard side curtain air bags, as well as its signature removable doors and top and efficient 49 MPGe, make it an easy choice as the best adventure vehicle.”
The jury panel evaluates vehicles based on their features, including overall design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, infotainment integration, interior design, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction, and price.