2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: Engine Makes Everything More Fun
August 22, 2012
The big lump you see pictured here is by far my favorite attribute for our JGC SRT8. Taking the kids to soccer practice? Give the SRT8 a downshift and extra throttle to get their adrenaline going. Slow-going Mercury Sable slowing you down on the freeway? That's nothing 470 horsepower can't fix. Shopping run at Target? It'd be a drag with our Wrangler, but here it's all grins.
I'm finding myself utilizing and enjoying the V8's brawn quite a bit. And I figure you might as well. Otherwise the SRT8 is just a JGC with a barely tolerable ride quality and miserable fuel mileage.
Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor