2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Road Test Specs

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 SUV

(3.6L V6 FFV 5-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 4dr SUV 4WD (6.4L 8cyl 5A)
Vehicle TypeSUV
Estimated MSRP$54,470
Assembly locationDetroit, Michigan


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated V8, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)6,399/392
Block/head materialIron/aluminum
ValvetrainPushrod, two valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)10.9
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)470 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)465 @ 4,300
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeFive-speed automatic with console shifter
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 3.59, II = 2.19, III = 1.41, IV = 1.00, V = 0.83
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.70


Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbones, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeHydraulic-assist, rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17.5
Tire make and modelPirelli Scorpion Verde
Tire typeAll-season, performance
Tire sizeP295/45ZR20
Wheel size20 inches
Wheel materialForged alloy
Brakes, front15-inch vented discs with six-piston Brembo calipers
Brakes, rear13.7-inch discs with four-piston Brembo calipers

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)12 city/18 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)24.6

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,150
Length (in.)189.8
Width (in.)76.3
Height (in.)69.1
Wheelbase (in.)114.8
Turning circle (ft.)37.1
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,000

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