Theis nearly here. Well, hopefully, as long as parent automaker Stellantis doesn’t run into semiconductor chip issues plaguing auto production currently. Anyway, Jeep launched the three-row Grand Cherokee L’s configurator this week for prospective buyers to toy with, and it shows how pricey the new model can get.
While the new SUV starts, and comes with quite a bit of standard equipment at that, the Summit trim takes you to $61,280 after a $1,695 destination charge and a couple hundred dollars worth of mandatory equipment to start. If you want any color other than white with a black roof, it will cost at least another $345. A set of 20-inch wheels are standard, but on the exterior, there’s also the option to select running boards in either black or chrome for just under $1,000 more.
Moving inside, you have the choice of black, steel or a brown leather that pairs with black accents and woodgrain no matter the choice. The fancy 19-speaker audio system adds $1,500 to the price, should you choose. I did, just to see how expensive we can make this SUV. An advanced tech package adds a head-up display, a digital rearview camera display, night vision capability and more for $1,995 and some Mopar finishing accessories, such as splash guards, tack on another $425.
Finally, I grabbed the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 as a $3,295 option and opted for the 4×4 model. After just shy of $7,000 worth of options, my 2021 Grand Cherokee L Summit rings in at $67,395. I can finance this machine for the low, low price of $1,099 a month or take a 48-month lease for $754. Yowza.
Play with the configurator yourself here, and maybe prepare to drop some serious coin on the most luxurious of Grand Cherokee L trims.