Debut of the all-new JEEP Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer in the United States

The all-new 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer return as a premium extension of the Jeep brand and mark the rebirth of an American icon while continuing their legacy as the first modern SUVs. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer build on a rich heritage of premium American craftsmanship, heritage and refinement while offering a new level of comfort, legendary 4×4 capability and customer service.

As a premium extension of the Jeep brand, Wagoneer launches with a portfolio of vehicles that includes two models: the all-new 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. While the Jeep brand broadly covers the North American mainstream SUV market from the compact to full-size segments, Wagoneer will significantly expand into the large SUV segment while Grand Wagoneer competes in the premium segment. 

Wagoneer, designed and engineered to compete in the heart of the large SUV segment, appeals to the classic, ever-growing American family and the couple that has it all. Creating an adventure with the ability to seat up to eight passengers and carry everything that comes with them is what the Wagoneer experience is all about. A best-in-class towing capability of up to 10,000 lbs. allows for almost any toy to be towed while occupants sit comfortably inside enjoying gracefully integrated advanced technology and connectivity.  

Grand Wagoneer will compete in the premium, large SUV segment and take American premium to an entirely new level. Every seat in the Grand Wagoneer is a first-class experience. Creating a modern interpretation of the American dream, executed with an overtone of artisanal adventure, celebrates what Grand Wagoneer is all about. Grand Wagoneer is for those with a sense of adventure and for celebrating the American dream that is discovering idyllic parts of the country in comfort.

Inspired by the original SUV, the 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are a modern interpretation of American success that creates a new timeless, iconic design. The legendary seven-slot grille hints at family ties to the Jeep brand and, on Grand Wagoneer models, features paint-over-chrome laser-etched grille rings, similar to a knurled finish seen on fine watches. Grand Wagoneer Series III models feature raised aluminum badging with two-piece copperchino-accented letters that add to the refinement and highlight the attention to detail.

Distinct exterior features differentiate the two models. Wagoneer models feature LED headlamps, fog lamps, accent badging and a standard side step. Grand Wagoneer models feature a two-tone black accent roof, distinctive hood, front end, grille, unique premium LED lighting, fender flares and power retractable side steps as standard equipment. Front tow hooks are incorporated into both models’ front end when equipped with the Heavy Duty Trailer Tow Package.

Wagoneer models feature four steel skid plates that protect the front axle, transfer case, fuel tank and rear stabilizer bushing (with Advanced All-Terrain Group).

Premium LED lighting with signature daytime running lamps (DRLs) flank the grille and provide a premium appearance with a Gloss Black background to accent its jewel-like appearance. The LED DRLs form an elegant outline of the grille, help emphasize the width and overall front end of the vehicle. A full suite of exterior LED lights with Dynamic Turn Signal, including premium LED headlamps, fog lamps and taillamps, amplifies the new aesthetic. Upon remote start, Grand Wagoneer’s exterior LED lights subtly engage with an available full “welcome” sequence.

A quick glance at the side profile reveals a stately, distinguished silhouette. The clean roofline and an A-line that runs all the way around the vehicle pay homage to the original Wagoneer. This functional structure features pillars that begin to define the rest of the vehicle instead of being hidden under lacquer. An acoustic laminated windshield and front door glass are standard equipment to reduce ambient noise levels.

From the rear, LED taillamps stretch from the rear quarter panel to the standard hands-free power liftgate, achieving an upscale appearance. Unique “Series” badging on the liftgate showcases in a subtle way how a particular vehicle is configured.

Wagoneer comes standard on 20-inch wheels, while an optional 22-inch painted and polished wheel is also available. Grand Wagoneer models come standard on 20- or 22-inch aluminum wheels featuring four different finishes and textures. A three-dimensional wheel cap highlighting the Wagoneer logo is suspended in acrylic.

Grand Wagoneer Obsidian (summer 2021) includes 22-inch black wheels, Black Oynx grille and badging, Gloss Black exterior mirrors, body-color wheel and door flares, Dark Onyx chiseled metal instrument panel trim, Global Black instrument panel and doors, Piano Black appliques and a McIntosh 1,375-watt premium audio system.

Exterior color options include Diamond Black, Bright White, Luxury White, Silver Zynith, Baltic Gray, Velvet Red and River Rock Blue. Grand Wagoneer models are also available in Midnight Sky Blue, Rocky Mountain Green and Ember Red.

The 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer offer more than 120 safety and security features, including innovative applications of technologies that refine the connection between driver, vehicle and the road.

Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer offer more than 120 standard safety features across the lineup, including:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Active Lane Management
  • Blind-spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Path detection
  • Rear park assist sensors with stop
  • Switch-activated electric park brake

    Three available 4×4 systems (Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II), an available Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain traction management system, instill this premium SUV with legendary capability.

The 2022 Wagoneer carries the proven 5.7-liter V-8 engine fitted with the next-generation 48-volt eTorque hybrid as standard equipment. The 2022 Grand Wagoneer is powered by the potent and smooth 6.4-liter V-8 engine. Both engines deliver performance, drivability and, when equipped properly, best-in-class towing capabilities of up to 10,000 lbs.

5.7-liter V-8 engine with next-generation eTorque hybrid system
Standard on Wagoneer, the 5.7-liter V-8 combines the muscle of 392 horsepower and 404 lb.-ft. of torque in a smooth, broad power band, enhanced with fuel-saving technologies that include variable camshaft timing and cylinder deactivation.

The Wagoneer is the first vehicle with the next-generation eTorque hybrid system, which features enhancements to several fuel-saving features.

The eTorque hybrid system replaces the traditional engine-mounted alternator with a belt-driven motor generator unit. The motor generator unit works with a 48-volt battery pack to provide quick and seamless engine start/stop, torque addition to the engine crankshaft in certain driving situations and brake energy regeneration, which improves responsiveness and efficiency. The system enables up to 130 lb.-ft. of torque to be available on initial throttle tip-in.

The eTorque motor generator feeds energy to a 390 watt-hour lithium-ion 12-cell Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC)-Graphite battery. The small suitcase-size, air-cooled battery pack mounts to the floor inside the Wagoneer’s cabin.

Enhancements for the next-generation eTorque include:

  • E-motor Assist: The eTorque motor provides electric assist to the engine from launch until the battery pack reaches a minimal state of charge, with the duration determined by throttle input from the driver.
  • Deceleration fuel shutoff: The system completely shuts off fuel delivery to the engine while the Wagoneer coasts down from highway speeds and under braking, enhancing economy.
  • No-delay start/stop: The Wagoneer anticipates rolling stops, shutting down the engine as soon as vehicle speed reaches 0 mph, enhancing fuel savings. Engine restart with the eTorque motor is seamless and instant, even in aggressive driving conditions. Wagoneer accessories are powered by the battery pack while the engine is stopped.  

Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are the latest vehicles from Stellantis to offer auto start/stop functionality on the highest paved roads in the United States, including Mount Evans (14,100 feet), and extended auto-stop durations of up to 10 minutes in ideal conditions.

The system recaptures energy during deceleration and braking feeds it to the battery pack. eTorque has been further optimized for cabin, battery pack, transmission and engine warming in cold conditions.

With Fuel Saver Technology (cylinder deactivation), the engine control computer turns off fuel and spark, and closes the intake and exhaust valves on four of the engine’s eight cylinders during light load operation, such as highway cruising when full power is not needed.

Variable camshaft timing helps maximize fuel economy by reducing the engine’s pumping work via a delayed closing of the intake valve, which increases the expansion process of the combustion event.

The 5.7-liter V-8 engine with eTorque hybrid assist in the 2022 Wagoneer features an 850-watt electric cooling fan using Pulse Width Modulation to tailor the fan’s energy draw to the cooling demand. Eliminating the traditional fan blade mounted to the front of the engine reduces fan noise and helps improve fuel economy by reducing parasitic losses.

Wagoneer uses a 3.21 axle ratio with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine with eTorque hybrid assist.

6.4-liter V-8 engine
The 6.4-liter V-8 engine delivers 471 horsepower and 455 lb.-ft. of torque. It is engineered to provide a broad torque band to deliver the optimal blend of power and comfort regardless of the load and terrain.

Engineered to deliver class-leading V-8 performance and best-in-class towing capability, the 6.4-liter engine receives some unique adjustments to set new benchmarks for both power and performance. These include a unique exhaust manifold, intake manifold and moving the air box to the right side of the engine bay.

The 2022 Grand Wagoneer benefits from the V-8 engine’s plentiful low-end torque, which delivers in demanding conditions such as towing a boat, camper or horse trailer.

The 6.4-liter V-8 enhances fuel economy with Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation and variable camshaft timing.

Combined with a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, Grand Wagoneer delivers a new level of performance: 0-60 mph in six seconds.

Grand Wagoneer is standard with the 6.4-liter V-8 engine and 3.92 axle ratio allowing customers to optimize fuel economy and vehicle capability.

TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission
A standard robust TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission optimizes engine output with smooth gear changes while on the trails or provides efficient power delivery at highway speeds.

The 5.7-liter V-8 with eTorque hybrid uses computer controllers that process data faster to coordinate with transmission operation. Transmission clutch management is improved for brake regeneration and refinements in shift time, feel and torque responsiveness. Transmission lubricants are heated to reduce viscosity-related efficiency losses. There are more than 40 individual shift maps to optimize shift changes and points for fuel economy, performance and drivability.

The TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission offers a smooth driving experience. Whether commuting during the week or going to the lake house on the weekend, customers will enjoy a smooth, linear power delivery.

Wagoneer Client Services
Rooted in Jeep brand heritage, Wagoneer will become a portfolio of vehicles that defines “American premium” and delivers a unique customer experience.

Customers interested in purchasing a Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer can go to, select a dealer and place a $500 deposit. A Wagoneer concierge will reach out to initiate the order process, provide vehicle updates and assist with any dealer interactions.

After a customer receives their vehicle, support will continue through a VIP helpline via Wagoneer Client Services.

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