For a brand name that removed with bare-bones military lorries, it’s pretty wild to think that Jeep is also now a real competitor to the similarity Cadillac, Lincoln and Audi amongst lots of others. Yes, Jeep is a purveyor of first-rate high-end SUVs, and the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit is proof of that. In other words, this jaded car customer simply kept saying the same word over and over after opening the front door:”Wow.”It’s due to the fact that your eyes, and quickly your hands, are dealt with to delicious products

over essentially every surface. The dash is upholstered and has swathes of warm, natural-finish wood trim. The seats are covered in soft, quilted leather with contrast stitching. In this case, it’s black leather with tan stitching, however gray and saddle-brown leather options are offered. The optional McIntosh speakers have actually polished metal grilles with lit up logo designs that match the other metal accents well, and the huge touchscreen is magnificently integrated, bridging the top of the dash with the center stack. Things improve when you get your hands on the controls and surface areas. The start button has an elegant textured rim that offers it a sense of place. The shift knob is a heavy, cool piece of metal with a machined checkered texture around the edge. It’s flanked by additional metal toggles that change flight height and modification drive modes,

and they’re similarly large and pleasing to use. While not quite as eventful in their action, the environment controls and stereo controls are, luckily, physical buttons and knobs, making modifications of these functions fast and easy. And speaking of the environment control, it’s a four-zone automatic system. The infotainment system is likewise outstanding. Graphics are crisp and highly clear. The 10.1-inch screen, requirement on the Summit, supplies big and easy-to-tap icons, and it’s generally responsive. It does take a couple of minutes for whatever to load upon start-up, though. Apple CarPlay and Android Car are consisted of together with navigation.

The standard audio system is no slouch with more than 500 watts of power, nine speakers and a subwoofer. But if you have the scratch, we advise the optional and incredible-sounding McIntosh audio system. It even has a cool function in its virtual VU meters with blue backlighting that can appear on the infotainment screen, just like you ‘d find on the company’s home hi-fi systems. The Summit also gets a 10.25-inch digital instrument display screen that’s chock loaded with info, must you want to see it, and has downplayed graphics like the infotainment screen. Optionally available is a head-up display screen, which works enough that you may not even look much at the big instrument panel. Then again, the head-up display screen comes with night-vision when added with our tester’s Advanced ProTech Group IV package, so you might still discover an use for it. Seating in the Top is rather feature-rich. In addition to the lovely leather, the front seats feature heating and ventilation, massage and 12-way power modification with memory. Nappa leather is standard, however our test design came with Palermo leather, which is most likely much better. The 2nd row gets heating units together with moving and reclining modifications, however that isn’t uncommon. The alternative of ventilation is, nevertheless, and is consisted of with the Top

Reserve Group bundle. The cushioning is a bit company in both rows, though, and they do not have much shape. As such, it could get a little tiring after a couple of hours on the roadway. Head, leg and shoulder space certainly isn’t lacking in either row. But of course, those aren’t the only rows to talk about. The Grand Cherokee L is the very first of the line to use a third row of seats. Access is quite easy thanks to the tilting and moving second-row seats. The lodgings are quite tight. Grownups can squeeze back there, but won’t wish to stick around due to the tight knee room and position close to the floor. Still, that’s better than some three-row choices such as the Infiniti QX60 and Mercedes GLE-Class.

Freight area is usable despite how many seats are raised. Behind the 3rd row, there’s 17.2 cubic feet, which is about average for the section. That expands to 46.9 with the third row folded and 84.6 with both rows down. For all its luxury, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L does command a luxury price. It starts at $62,095 consisting of destination. Our model, with four-wheel drive, McIntosh sound system


2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit cargo area

head-up display, ventilated rear seats, night vision and more pertained to$67,090. If you’re feeling particularly flashy, there’s one action above our test Top: the Top Reserve, which begins at$ 66,575. This rates puts it right on par with competitors from Audi, Lincoln, Land Rover and Mercedes. Aside from arguably less comfortable seats, the Jeep’s interior is just as great if not much better than all of them. Associated video: Source