2017 Jeep Commander Review

The newest 2017 Jeep Commander is combining and wrapping the entire 65-year long tradition that Jeep has given to us and is going to present it through this vehicle. The combination of a fresh design with the already family elements of the past models is embodied with the 2017 model bringing together the familiar design and the legendary engineering into one. After its release date, this model is going to continue the tradition these legendary models had and is going to offer something new to the fans at the same time.

The Jeep brand has been with us for over 60 years and if you look at it roster during that period you will see some valuable models that truly represented some culture icons and not just plain cars. With the Commander version, the Jeep gained a seven passenger model for the first time. People were already demanding this kind of a seating setup from Jeep but never got to see it. Jeep states that they were waiting along for a perfect platform which could make this possible and once they got it the rest is history.

2017 Jeep Commander rear view

Looking at the 2017 Jeep Commander model we see some features which unmistakenably state that this is a Jeep model. Some of the features that the model has been given truly state the model as a recognizable brand. They manage to build up on this and give it a spectacular look which seems much more modern than some of the rivaling vehicles that have been stated in the market now. Continue reading about the latest 2017 Commander and use this review as you advantage in getting to know all about this car.

Exterior

The classic Jeep design elements are the prime characteristic of the 2017 Jeep Commander model. These of course include the seven-slot grille, round headlamps, trapezoidal wheel openings, a steep windshield and  flat surfaces. All of this is something that makes the Commander model a likeable one and a car which you will cherish.

2017 Jeep Commander exterior

There are some utility elements that this car does have to come with or else it is not a Commander. This means the inclusion of a  new roof rack rail which comes with three integrated tie-downs. The assist handles go far beyond the  roof rail down the back of the D-pillars, which makes the car seem much more rugged and manly. The assist handles come in black and have chrome accents and give off the utility purpose of this model. A diamond plate texture step pad is featured on the rear bumper part which has a utility purpose put also helps the reinforce the look of the car. The traditional trapezoidal wheel flares come with decorative bolts attached to them.

The design of the heritage look for the 2017 Jeep Commander is only complemented with the utility elements and features which results in a fabulous look for the car and brings this model in high regards compared to the competition.

Engine specs

Some great news for the 2017 Jeep Commander is that it is going to include some improvements under the hood and offer us thee engine choices. The standard choice is the 3.7-Liter SOHC V-6 offer which makes 210 horsepower at  5,200 rpm and 235 lb.-ft at 4,000 rpm. There are many structural improvements made to this engine and it helps it function more smoothly as it provides a  thick-wall composite manifold.

The secondary engine option is a 4.7-Liter SOHC V-8 one. it is a powerful option which churns out 235 horsepower  at  at 4,500 rpm and 305 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,600 rpm. The calibration of the engine has been largely improved with the addition of dual  knock sensors which also makes the fuel-economy of the car a lot better.

2017 Jeep Commander engine

Finally, the third and most powerful option is the 5.7-Liter HEMI V-8 engine. This one makes 330 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 375 lb.-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. It is updated with a  Multi-Displacement System and in that way enables the best performance in the class for this model. The fuel economy is increased by 20% and we get a much better vehicle by using this engine.

Interior

The interior of the 2017 Jeep Commander has received an expected treatment. The model still comes with the necessary three rows of seats which are positioned in theater-style. The second row is actually placed higher than the first and the third row is higher than the second. As the roof has been raised, there is added headroom and this model has a roofline placed 3.15 inches higher. The second row has a 40-20-40 split, while the third row incorporates a 50-50 split.

2017 Jeep Commander interior

The interior of the Commander seems pretty great and it owes some of its advancements to the soothing cabin no utilized. The  two-tone color scheme is one of the newest and prime features and the instrument panel has been updated with a lot of new details and a changed layout as well. The upper instrument panel has a completely new kind of a design and the car receives more character with the added 16 Allen head bolts. The newly appointed Jeep logo is placed in the middle of the steering wheel and there is one placed on the shifter as well. And finally, the instrument cluster has four gauges added resulting in a great overall new kind of a design for the Jeep Commander 2017.

Release date and price

The latest 2017 Jeep Commander is going to be released on the market for the upcoming season. This means that the more is going to be available for sale in the middle of the year when the release date has been set. The price is still not officially confirmed but it is going to range from a starting 30.000 USD for now.

 

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