A new version of Jeep Wagoneer is poised to compete with Chevrolet, GENERAL Motors and Cadillac

2022-05-05 0 By

A camo stretched version of a Jeep Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer prototype was spotted road-testing in downtown Detroit.According to foreign media reports, the big Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are getting bigger.Jeep is preparing to launch large luxury SUVs with a longer wheelbase to compete head-on with rivals such as the Chevrolet Suburban, GENERAL Motors Co. ‘s Yukon XL, Cadillac’s Escalade ESV and Lincoln Navigator L.A camo extended Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer prototype has been road-tested in downtown Detroit.The latest version is much longer than the current model, which is nearly 18 feet long.Jeep officials declined to comment.For decades, GM dominated the lucrative market for large stretch SUVs.Dave Kelleher, chairman of Stellantis’ National Dealer Council, said he was “hopeful” that the extended Jeep model would be available this year.”As a dealer, I’m excited because it covers almost all of our competitors,” said Kelleher, who owns David Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram in Glen Mills, Pa.”We will provide answers to all of our customers’ needs.”Kelleher estimates jeep is pricing the extended model 10% to 15% above the standard Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer.A fully loaded Grand Wagoneer Series III can cost as much as $112,000.”It’s an acceptable price,” Kelleher said of the likely price point for the extended version.”We will definitely raise the price of a standard car.”In 2021, Wagoneer will sell 5,307 vehicles in the U.S., while the Grand Wagoneer sold 2,585 vehicles after its debut this fall.”Our customers are high-end,” Kelleher says.(Translated by Joy)