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Jeep SRT - eats German luxury SUVs for lunch!
By need_for_speed on
Vehicle2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 4dr SUV 4WD (6.4L 8cyl 8A)
ReviewI have had the Jeep SRT for almost 3 years now and love it. I usually swap vehicles every 3 or 4 years, but dont think i'll be doing any swapping anytime soon. Performance tires only last 17k miles! But that's performance tires for you. Swapping them out for far cheaper performance tires that last twice as long. Only had to do oil changes and tire rotations otherwise.
Still decently fast. Sounds awesome! Fastest time is still 4.3 seconds, althought computer shows 3.8 after last upgrade. Hmmm... overall very satisified with the Jeep.
Original review : I laugh when some claim a Porsche Cayenne or BMW X5 M are better or are in a different class. I originally was looking at an X3 M-Sport, but couldn't swallow spending almost 60K for an X3. I also considered the Audi SQ5, a used X5M. And I couldn't stand the snobby dealers with their nose in the air.
I eventually ran into the Jeep SRT. Not only is it the most appealing of the luxury SUVs, the new interior for 2014 was bar none the best. Perhaps Audi and BMW can take a lesson from this. And it is FAST! I love that it's only marginally 'slower' than a Cayenne Turbo S that costs more than 2X! I DID 0-60 in 4.3 SEC! You decide if that's slow!
Love the SRT and looking forward to many years!
- Road holding
- Rear seats
- Getting in out
- Front seats
- Ride comfort
- Quality of materials
- Cargo storage
- Logic of controls
- Interior design
- Outward visibility
- Active safety
- Parking aids
- Climate control
- Usb ports
- Resale value
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