In-car audio is a major priority for many drivers. Most drivers listen to music, podcasts, audiobooks, etc. while they are behind the wheel. In fact, the car is the number-one most popular place where people listen to music. Since your eyes and hands are occupied while you’re driving, there aren’t many other ways to entertain yourself and your passengers outside of listening to music or other audio content. When they created the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, they certainly had this in mind.

Some drivers listen to the radio, some listen to songs from their personal music library from their own mobile device, others listen to podcasts, etc. Drivers have plenty of different options when it comes to audio-focused entertainment while on the road. Those options become much less entertaining, however, when they are utilized in a vehicle with a low-quality in-car audio system. 

Many drivers underestimate the major difference that a high-quality audio system can make in your audio sensory experience on the road. A premium audio system makes the biggest difference in the way music sounds when it plays in your car, but a high-quality audio system also enhances the sound of podcasts, audiobooks, and other forms of audio entertainment. 

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is an all-new, three-row SUV. It is renowned for its versatility in that it is available with three different 4×4 systems, a host of features designed for safe and smooth off-roading, and is equipped to handle anything from everyday driving on city streets to adventuring over harsher terrains.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Sounds Great, Literally

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Sounds Great, Literally

One of the many excellent features of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is its sound system. This 2021 Jeep is available with an incredible 19-speaker McIntosh sound system that promises both drivers and passengers a fully immersive sensory experience when listening to music on the road. 

Keep reading to learn more about the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L’s McIntosh Entertainment System and the features that make it stand out in the world of in-car audio systems. 

What is a McIntosh Audio System? 

McIntosh is a well-known and well-respected brand that primarily designs and produces home audio equipment for both home stereo and home theater systems. McIntosh audio products are renowned for the legendary and immersive sensory experience they provide and are considered some of the highest-quality audio products on the market. McIntosh has plenty of experience in the world of designing and producing home audio equipment—they have been in operation since their original founding in 1949 and have produced and sold audio products in the United States for more than 70 years. 

There are many different products that McIntosh designs and distributes, including a variety of different types of amplifiers, preamplifiers, speakers, A/V processors, and even an integrated audio system. 

McIntosh has also experimented with automotive audio products since the 1990s, but it has been almost two decades since the debut of their last luxury automotive audio system. The first McIntosh automotive audio system to hit the market in almost 20 years will be the McIntosh Entertainment System that will be available exclusively for certain trim levels of the 2021 Grand Jeep Cherokee L model. 

How Does the McIntosh Entertainment System Work for In-Car Audio in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L? 

The McIntosh audio system that is available in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the MX950 McIntosh Entertainment System. This surround-sound audio system is designed with 19 speakers that are placed strategically in 12 different locations inside the cabin of the 2021 Jeep in order to maximize audio quality. 

A 17-channel, 950W amplifier powers the MX950 audio system. This in-car McIntosh Entertainment System utilizes LD/HP speaker design and McIntosh Power Guard in order to minimize distortion and improve the clarity of even the loudest blasting audio. 

In addition to offering an incredible, fully immersive audio experience for drivers and passengers of the higher trim levels of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, the MX950 McIntosh Entertainment System adds some stylish design features to the interior of the 2021 Jeep as well. This luxury in-car audio system comes with special metal ridged control knobs, blue backlit door speaker grilles, and the signature McIntosh logo in a variety of places throughout the Jeep’s cabin.

Which Jeep Grand Cherokee L Models Feature the McIntosh Entertainment System? 

The MX950 McIntosh Entertainment System will become available in select Jeep Grand Cherokee L models in the second quarter of 2021. 

It will be available in the Overland and Summit trim levels of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L and will also come as a standard feature for drivers who opt to add the Summit Reserve Package to their Jeep.