2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Consumer Review: Had it for about 4 months now.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Consumer Review

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Overland 4dr SUV (3.6L V6 FFV 8-speed Automatic)

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Had it for about 4 months now...
By jeff778 on


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)


I got the Overland with light interior and the V6.

-The felt stuff they used for the "misc" holder on the top of the console cannot be cleaned.
I have no idea what they were thinking.
It's just pure stupidity.
-The silver plastic on the center console looks and feels really cheap to me.
It also scratches easily.
-I don't like the dry/broken-earth background on the stereo.

-The carpet isn't that great.
-The plastic isn't that great.
-The grill on the Overland, where it's just the outline of the "teeth" in chrome doesn't look very good.

-I didn't like the flat/matte dark wood at first.
I like it now.
I think that was forward design.
-V6 is peppy

Best Features

Pros: -The V8 must be a blast. -When I heard "blue leather" I was disappointed that they discontinued the saddle leather. I'm still disappointed, but the navy blue leather looks classy. -I love the way they did the LED's. -I love that the lights go up and down when you start it. (The little things. :) -The technology and comfort features are great. (The radio wasn't responding very quickly when I first got it, but it seems to be over whatever issue it had and doesn't get hung up any longer). These are my first rain-sensing wipers, and I can't believe how well they match the rain volume. Love the SD card. -Drives great, fun to drive.

Worst Features

I think they should go higher end on the stereo speakers. I know they want to stratify the features to get you to upgrade models, but I'm disappointed on the quality of the nine speakers in my model. I gather that the speakers switch to Harmon's if you go with the Summit version. I think the Overland has an Alpine system. Don't get me wrong, it doesn't sound bad, so this is more of an open letter item to manufacturers in general: Take all of your speakers up two levels in quality. It's a big part of the experience of driving and you'll win customer loyalty. Your top model should have Dynaudio or equiv, your second top Polk or MB Quart or equiv.
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