While once a well-known model by Jeep, the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are back under their own brand name and better than you could possibly imagine. These two vehicles have taken on an identity of the ultimate family luxury and comfort while still providing you with plenty of excitement and capability. If you’re near a Wagoneer dealer, these vehicles are a must-see. Let’s explore the top three reasons why the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are the perfect family SUV.
Reason # 1 Expansive and Configurable Space
Active families need room to stretch out and enjoy the comfort of the ride. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are absolutely ideal for your crew when it needs roomy, cavernous seating paired with versatile and ample cargo storage space. First, the Wagoneer has the most overall passenger volume in its class. The Grand Wagoneer takes it to the next level with 2nd and 3rd-row legroom that is best in class. With seating for up to eight passengers, you’re family and friends will never feel cramped or crowded but instead, they’ll feel surrounded in spa-like comfort.
The cabin comfort begins with the Wagoneer’s heated and ventilated front seats, including a 12-way power configuration to adjust the seats. The Grand Wagoneer tops this with heated and ventilated second-row seats and a 24-way power configuration to adjust the front seats, including a totally relaxing massage feature. Family and friends will not want to leave the vehicle when they arrive at their destination, given the comfort and space in these vehicles.
Speaking of more space, the Wagoneer gets super creative when it comes to space configuration. Wagoneer really understands their customers because there are multiple options to change the 2nd and 3rd-row seating configurations to optimize storage with passenger seating no matter the functional need.
In fact, the Wagoneer has the most cargo storage space in its class behind its 3rd row of seats. That 3rd row has an optional power-folding feature to really amp up the cargo space, so you create more storage room at the literal press of a button. The Wagoneer offers the 60/40 configurable 3rd-row seating, meaning you can out down a partial amount of seating, so you have more cargo space but still enough room for a passenger or two to sit.
The Wagoneer thoughtfully accounts for really large storage needs too. Not only can the 3rd-row seats fold down, but the 2nd row also completely folds down, and you’re left with something similar to the bed of a pickup truck with just a few quick configurations. This spacious inner area gives you and your family serious options for large or wide items like camping gear, sports equipment, luggage, and more.
Finally, if you want more space, you can tow it! The Wagoneer has a tremendous towing capacity of 10,000 pounds with modern technology features to help you back up with the trailer or connect the vehicle to the trailer itself. The 5.7L HEMI V8 engine with 404 lb-ft of torque will continue to give the Wagoneer serious power and performance even with thousands of pounds in tow. So bring your boats and campers along for the ride; the Wagoneer can handle it just fine.
Reason # 2 Safety is a Top Priority
Families consistently rate safety near the very top of their vehicle purchase needs. With the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, safety is embedded into the vehicle’s technology to act as an extra pair of eyes on the road. These features will mitigate collisions and protect your family, giving you comfort and confidence that you can stay out of harm’s way.
The Wagoneer has three types of 4×4 systems for safety and traction so that in rough terrain or inclement weather, the Wagoneer will stay gripped to the road keeping everyone safe inside. As a driver, you can glean confidence in knowing you can fully control your driving experience by adjusting modes from rock to sand/mud to snow or sport. Plus, there is an auto feature to let the car adjust where it sees fit. So, you’re always driving with stability and handling with these features in place.
The 10.25-inch digital cluster in Wagoneer and the 12.3-inch cluster in Grand Wagoneer are not just pretty on the eyes with their modern, crisp display. They perform vital safety functions because they allow you to see information at the proper view to keep your eyes on the road and share alerts where necessary. The family can always stay prepared before the weekend trip by adding the app to their mobile device. This feature keeps safety in mind, too, by monitoring vehicle health.
The Grand Wagoneer takes safety up a notch. It offers a digital rearview mirror with an unobstructed view of what’s going on behind the vehicle to prevent any unintended rear accidents. The Grand Wagoneer also has the interior rear monitoring camera so the driver can monitor the 2nd and 3rd-row passengers from their cockpit without turning around and being distracted.
Of course, the Wagoneers come equipped with all the modern safety features you definitely need to have. These include front, side, and overhead impact airbags, brake assist, traction control, electronic stability, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path Detection, and available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist. The Grand Wagoneer also adds the available Active Drive Assist, which combines Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go with lane centering tech to keep you on your designated path. Your family is your most precious blessing, and in the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, you can gain peace of mind knowing that there blanketed in a safe, secure driving environment.
Reason # 3 Abundant Entertainment Options
Traveling on a long road trip or doing a quick errand to the grocery store can be a challenge with the whole gang in tow. Everyone is happier on a trip when they have something to entertain them and keep their interest. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer do not disappoint when it comes to the array of entertainment choices.
If you want to vibe to some tunes, the Wagoneer features a 506W Alpine audio system with nine speakers. For those families with more refined audio senses, opt for the Grand Wagoneer’s premium McIntosh audio system with 23 speakers. Your family will feel like they’re at a concert with this setup.
If you want to stay connected with friends while on the road, the Wagoneer’s Apple Car Play and Android Auto connectivity can help. The wireless charging pad ensures nobody runs low on battery either. The Wagoneer will easily excite you with the 10.1-inch infotainment touch screen that is intuitive and loaded with the latest entertainment options. The Grand Wagoneer offers a massive 12-inch infotainment touchscreen for the discerning driver that desires the soft glow of entertainment options at their fingertips.
The front passenger can get engaged with the road trip by accessing an interactive display of their own. They’ll be able to monitor and update the GPS just as easily as the driver. The 2nd-row passengers will stay fully engaged with the 10.1-inch monitors featuring Amazon Fire TV. Each passenger in the row can watch the same shows simultaneously or view completely separate programming. As a result, everyone is happy, connected, and entertained.
Finally, if you want a more relaxed vibe, try the Grand Wagoneer’s ambient lighting and relaxation mode. This feature sets the tone with soft lights and peaceful audio, so when the family has exhausted themselves of the onboard entertainment, and they’re ready to rest, this feature perfectly sets the mood.
The Family Friendly Wagoneer
Viewing and driving a Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer is more impressive than the words on these pages. Your Wagoneer dealer has the expertise and the service level to give you a unique experience to explore more about the Wagoneer. Space, safety, and entertainment make Wagoneer a family-friendly vehicle option. These are the three features that demonstrate how the Wagoneer & Grand Wagoneer are the perfect family SUV.