By alanbala on
Vehicle2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
ReviewNegative consumer reviews here and elsewhere stopped me from looking at 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Six months later, I went to a Jeep dealer and checked out a 4wd GC Limited.
Chrysler jacked up the prices by about $300 (probably to cover all the warranty expenses on the earlier production models), so I guessed they had fixed all of the problems.
Bought one, and now have 1100+ miles on it & it runs fine. No transmission pbs., no touch screen/UConnect pbs. Quiet, comfortable, rides & handles well.
Fit & finish is so good, you'd never think you were in a Chrysler product. We're a two car family, & this is our 1st vehicle since 1995 to actually achieve the EPA mpg numbers.
Best FeaturesIt's hard to pick one favorite--it's the whole package. Handling is especially impressive for a SUV. Fit & finish is really nice.
Worst Features1. Chrysler always is cheap about something. Big disappointment on test drive was the $895 deluxe infotainment system has no CD player (it's optional at outrageous add'l cost). Bought the GC without CD player, and converted some CD's to mp3's, loaded them onto a USB flash drive and plugged into the system. It works, but converting CD's is a time-consuming pain. C'mon Chrysler--put back the CD player! Even our 2013 Kia Optima EX UVO system has a CD player, and the car listed for $14,000 less than the Jeep. 2. All cars with electronic gear selectors should have a manual override to get vehicle out of "Park" if there is a system failure(just an opinion--hasn't happened, hope it doesn't).
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