2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Series III

Loaded up with all the bells and whistles, the Grand Wagoneer L literally stretches the limits of what a luxury vehicle can be
Loaded up with all the bells and whistles, the Grand Wagoneer L literally stretches the limits of what a luxury vehicle can be

by Stuart Grodinsky and Nathan Leipsig | March 27, 2024


When Jeep stretched the Grand Wagoneer into this “L” version, they didn’t just add inches; they expanded the very definition of full-sized luxury. The 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Series III is a testament to this, offering an unparalleled blend of space, luxury, and capability. It’s the longest, and therefore largest full-sized SUV on the market, yet it doesn’t feel like an oversized behemoth when driving it.

Under the hood, the Grand Wagoneer L boasts Stellantis’ new 3.0-litre twin-turbo inline-six known as the “Hurricaine,” punching out a monstrous 510 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. Coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Grand Wagoneer is as at home on the highway as it is on that rugged access road up to the cottage. The turbos give the surprisingly low-displacement engine plenty of grunt, and the Wagoneer never felt short on power.

Running on premium-octane gas, its fuel economy ratings of 16.3 L/100 km city, 11.8 highway, and 14.3 combined give the Hurricane-powered Grand Wagoneer L a leg up over the Cadillac Escalade, and it’s hot on the heels of the Lincoln Navigator. I averaged a thirsty 20 L/100 km combined in my city-heavy, real-world winter commute.

I previously reviewed the Grand Wagoneer with the Hemi V8, which is unavailable on the L. The V8 has much more linear power delivery as they typically do, and I personally liked it better. That being said, the Hurricane inline-six is certainly no slouch, and it comes along with noticeable fuel savings, at least on paper. The biggest difference is in Jeep’s automatic start/stop system — the added lag from the turbochargers and the smaller overall engine displacement made the truck-based SUV feel like it was getting temporarily stuck when leaving an intersection or stop sign, but disabling it made all my complaints go away. Too bad it randomly turns itself back on after a few driving sessions.

With a base MSRP of $130,495, the Grand Wagoneer L Series III doesn’t shy away from luxury. The interior is decked out in quilted Palermo leather, with both front seats offering a massage feature that make traffic jams almost welcome. Tech-wise, it’s equipped with a 23-speaker McIntosh sound system, all the safety and parking assists you can think of, as well as the optional rear-seat entertainment system with Amazon Fire TVs built into the back of the front-seat headrests for an additional $2,695. Ember Pearl Paint ($695), 22-inch black wheels ($1,995), and embossed metal interior accents ($995) brought this tester’s price tag up to $139,570 as-tested before fees, levies, and taxes.

Now, let’s talk size. The Grand Wagoneer L competes with the Escalade ESV and the stretched-out Navigator L. It measures 226.7 inches long, some 0.3 inches shorter than the ESV, and five inches shorter than the Navigator L. Also of note, the Chevrolet Suburban is an inch shorter than the Caddy, which means that extra length is all bumper just to one-up the Jeep on paper. At 83.6 inches, however, the Wagoneer is wider than both the Escalade and Navigator, meaning it truly is the biggest of the big. These vehicles are known for their imposing stances and spacious interiors, catering to those who demand presence and room in equal measure, and the Grand Wagoneer L delivers.

Despite its extended size, the Grand Wagoneer L was pretty great to drive despite its body-on-frame underpinnings thanks to its four-wheel independent air suspension setup, and the cameras all around make parking the living room on wheels pretty easy. The Series III interior is gorgeous, with eye-catching metallic accents and seat details, and ample legroom all around for even the tallest passengers. The best part of the extended-wheelbase L is, of course, the ability to seat seven people and have room in the trunk for all their luggage as well, making it the ultimate road-tripper.

The 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Series III is for those who demand more: more space, more luxury, and more capability. It stands as a bold statement in the full-sized luxury SUV segment, promising to turn heads and literally stretches the limits of what a luxury vehicle can be. The Wagoneer is the perfect answer to the person who wants an Escalade, but doesn’t want the image that comes along with being an Escalade owner. It’s a Jeep thing.


Vehicle Specs
Full-size body-on-frame luxury SUV
Engine Size
3.0L twin-turbo inline-six
Horsepower (at RPM)
510 hp at 5,700 rpm
Torque (lb-ft.)
500 lb-ft at 3,500 RPM
Fuel Efficiency (L/100km, City/Highway/Combined)
Observed Fuel Efficiency (L/100km)
Cargo Capacity (in L)
1,252/2,515/3,707 (all seats up/third row down/all seats down)
Base Price (CAD)
As-Tested Price (CAD)
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About Stuart Grodinsky

Staff Writer

An engineer by trade, Stuart is a go-to for many technical questions within our team. Aside from writing and working on his 5.0L Ford Mustang, Stuart also loves home renovation projects and spending time with his wife and two kids.

Current Toys: '97 Corvette, '21 Grand Cherokee L Overland, ’17 Outback 3.6R Limited