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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Road Test Specs

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV

(4.7L V8 5-speed Automatic)

Vehicle

Model year2005
MakeJeep
ModelGrand Cherokee
StyleLimited
Base MSRP$34,690.00
As-tested MSRP$41,625.00

Drivetrain

Drive type4WD
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5.7
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)330 @ 5000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)375 @ 4000
Transmission type5-speed automatic

Chassis

Suspension, frontIndpendent coil spring w/ stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearFive-link w/ stabilizer bar
Steering typePower rack-and-pinion
Tire brandGoodyear
Tire modelWrangler SR-A
Tire size, frontP235/65R17
Tire size, rearP235/65R17
Brakes, front4-wheel disc w/ ABS

Track Test Results

Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)60.2
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)37.1
Sound level @ idle (dB)53
@ Full throttle (dB)74
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)69

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Handling ratingGood

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)14 City 19 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)13.4
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20.8

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4735
Length (in.)186.6
Width (in.)84.3
Height (in.)67.7
Wheelbase (in.)109.5
Legroom, front (in.)41.7
Legroom, rear (in.)35.5
Headroom, front (in.)39.7
Headroom, rear (in.)39.3
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)34.5
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)67

Warranty

Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain7 years / 70,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / 100,000 miles
Roadside assistance3 years / 36,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot Available

Safety

Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsNot Available
Head airbagsOptional
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsNot Available
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlOptional
Rollover protectionNot Available
Emergency assistance systemNot Available
NHTSA crash test, driverNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot Tested
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