And so, on a sub-freezing morning it was with great interest that we first really noticed a couple of welcome controls on the central display splash screen of our Grand Cherokee Altitude.
Putting the heated seat and steering wheel controls on the startup screen speaks to Jeep's understanding of their customer base. They know that 4-5 months out of the year, a good percentage of Grand Cherokee Altitude drivers will climb into their vehicles, and before anything else, look to engage the heated elements. -20 Fahrenheit tends to motivate you in that way...
Gas mileage continues to impress and exceed manufacturer expectations. We're managing over 19 mpg with almost exclusively city driving.
We mentioned before that vehicle ergonomics are very favorable overall, but bouncing back and forth between the big Grand Cherokee Altitude and smaller sedans we've come to resent the a-pillar.
It's pretty darn massive, and obstructs forward-left visibility to a significant extent. Our noticing the obstruction is probably a function of majority time spent in our B7 Audi S4 (with unimpeachable forward visibility), but it's a noteworthy quibble nonetheless.
But what hasn't dulled even after sharing time between the Grand Cherokee Altitude and a much
Will the wheel + tire combination also be game for a northern Michigan winter? With the heated seats now engaged almost daily, we shall see soon enough.