While there are many vehicles on the road that are safe, reliable, and perfectly capable of transporting folks from one place to another, not every car even pretends to be suitable for a person with an active, outdoor and athletic lifestyle. That is why every year automotive journalists, athletes and outdoor enthusiasts gather to vote on the cars that suit their needs at the Active Lifestyle Vehicle (ALV) awards. And this year the Jeep Grand Cherokee took home two prestigious awards.
Read More: Dodge, Jeep, and Ram Award at the Texas Truck RodeoAfter tackling both an off-road and an on-road course and being evaluated by a panel of judges, the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee took home an award for Luxury Off-Road vehicle and the first ever PAPA Best of the Southwest award.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee named top Luxury Off-Road vehicle
For the Luxury Off-Road recognition, the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit with an Ecodiesel engine went up against other off-road capable vehicles with an MSRP of more than $35,000.
In a recent press release from FCA, Nina Russin, ALV co-founder, said, “The Grand Cherokee can keep up with the demanding lifestyles of elite and recreational athletes who need a daily commuter during the week, but a highly off-road capable vehicle for the weekend.”
PAPA Best of the Southwest Award to Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chosen from among Active Life Style vehicle finalists, the Phoenix Automotive Press Association (PAPA) Best of the Southwest award is an extra star in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s crown. It received that award as a versatile, strong, and spacious vehicle for athletes and their gear.
Read More: Best Features of the 2016 Jeep Grand CherokeeWe’re sure that other luxury features like Uconnect Access also has something to do with these 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee wins among Active Lifestyle Vehicles.