When it comes to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), there's no brand more important than Jeep. The sport-utility vehicle and truck maker really is carrying a heavy amount of the load for FCA.

In other words: It cannot fail.

Wisely, the brass have decided to expand the brand's lineup. Given how buyers are moving forward with SUVs and trucks, this is an obvious and wise move. With much speculation surrounding the Wagoneer and a potential three-row Grand Cherokee, Manley cleared up what's coming down the 'pike.

A seven-seater Jeep will join the Grand Cherokee in that respective class.

Sitting above that will be the all-new Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer.

That said, we've got to ask: Is this AWESOME or AWFUL? Would you rather have a seven-seater Grand Cherokee? Should it be a standalone model?

A new seven-seat Jeep SUV will sit above the Grand Cherokee and below the new Wagoneer

Jeep’s growth is set to continue at pace with FCA boss (and still Jeep head) Mike Manley confirming that a new seven-seat model will be launched as well as the often-rumoured, bigger, Wagoneer model.

“We’ve made some announcements for investments in our US plants, which are really important for us because that brings two additional products to our Jeep portfolio, segments that frankly I've wanted to be in for a long time,” said Manley. “One is the large SUV segment. There are relatively few competitors in there, but it could be a great segment for Jeep and we'll bring back the Grand Wagoneer at that time...

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