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Jeep Grand Cherokee:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Jeep Grand Cherokee side view
Jeep Grand Cherokee angular front perspective
Jeep Grand Cherokee angular rear perspective

Overview of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Learn about the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summary

A regular in the mid-size SUV crowd, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a popular choice for over two decades. It measures up to the brand’s reputation for hardy off-road capability, while also offering a smooth on-road ride. A lineup of powerful engines to choose from lets you feel like a road warrior on and off the pavement.

With 11 different trim levels available in 2019, the modern Grand Cherokee comes in a style for every buyer. You’re driving a larger 4x4 model, so be prepared to experience higher fuel consumption than with other, car-based crossover vehicles.

Pros and cons of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Many standard high-tech features
  • Off-road capability
  • Luxurious interior
  • Limited in-cabin storage
  • High fuel consumption
  • Touchscreen can can be difficult to use
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas or Diesel
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption9.8 - 20.9 L/100km
  • Highway consumption7 - 13.8 L/100km
  • Width1938 - 1943 mm
  • Length4821 - 4822 mm
  • Trunk space993 - 1030 L
  • Cargo space1930 - 1944 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Jeep Grand Cherokee

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 - present is available in 14 trims:

70th Anniversary Edition trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Dimensions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20201761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20191761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20181761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20171761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20161761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20151761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20141761 mm1943 mm4822 mm
20131762 mm1938 mm4821 mm
20121762 mm1938 mm4821 mm
20111762 mm1938 mm4821 mm

Towing capacity of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
YearUnbrakedBraked
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021907 kg1588 − 3266 kg
20201588 − 3266 kg
20191588 − 3266 kg
20182818 − 3266 kg
20172818 − 3265 kg
20162818 − 3265 kg
20152818 − 3265 kg
20142818 − 3300 kg
20132268 kg
20122268 kg
20112268 kg