2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Gets Mixed Results in Federal Crash Tests


  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Picture

    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Picture

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted two different safety ratings for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, depending on whether it is a two-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive model. | February 05, 2014

Just the Facts:
  • The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee two-wheel-drive model earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA, while the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee four-wheel-drive model earned a five-star overall safety rating.
  • The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT models have not yet been rated.
  • The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee received "good" ratings in all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, thus far.

WASHINGTON The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee two-wheel-drive model earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, while the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee four-wheel-drive model earned a five-star overall safety rating.

Five stars are the highest rating.

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT models have not yet been rated.

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee received "good" ratings in all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, thus far. The Grand Cherokee was an IIHS Top Safety Pick in 2013.

The Grand Cherokee two-wheel-drive model received five stars in NHTSA's front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and three stars in the rollover crash test. The Grand Cherokee four-wheel-drive model received five stars in NHTSA's front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

Standard safety features on the Grand Cherokee include electronic stability control and six airbags, including side curtain airbags. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path detection are optional safety features. These features aid drivers when changing lanes or in parking lot situations.

Car shoppers visiting Jeep showrooms should be aware that the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee has not yet been rated by NHTSA.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee competes with the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota 4Runner.

Edmunds says: Some important information for safety-minded car shoppers to consider if the Jeep Grand Cherokee is at the top of their list.

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