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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $18,995

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Laredo trim. JUST REPRICED FROM $24,999, FUEL EFFICIENT 24 MPG Hwy/17 MPG City! iPod/MP3 Input, Bluetooth, Keyless Start, 4x4, TRANSMISSION: 8-SPEED AUTOMATIC (845R... ENGINE: 3.6L V6 24V VVT FLEX FUEL, Aluminum Wheels AND MORE! KEY FEATURES INCLUDE 4x4, iPod/MP3 Input, Bluetooth, Aluminum Wheels, Keyless Start. Rear Spoiler, MP3 Player, Privacy Glass, Keyless Entry, Child Safety Locks. OPTION PACKAGES ENGINE: 3.6L V6 24V VVT FLEX FUEL (STD), TRANSMISSION: 8-SPEED AUTOMATIC (845RE) (STD). Jeep Laredo with Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat exterior and Black/Lt Frost Beige interior features a V6 Cylinder Engine with 290 HP at 6400 RPM*. EXPERTS ARE SAYING Edmunds.com's review says 'Off-road, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is at the top of the mountain for its class. Trail obstacles and steep hills are easily dealt with regardless of which engine you choose. thanks to the advanced four-wheel-drive systems and the Jeep's generous ground clearance.'. Great Gas Mileage: 24 MPG Hwy. A GREAT TIME TO BUY Was $24,999. Approx. Original Base Sticker Price: $31,500*. MORE ABOUT US Baxter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram West Dodge, a full-service car dealership in Omaha, is your source for new cars, trucks and SUVs both online and in our showroom. We also sell used vehicles and certified pre-owned vehicles. At our 17950 Burt Street location, we also provide Mopar parts and auto repair service. We're part of Baxter Auto, the largest dealer group in Nebraska. Pricing analysis performed on 12/8/2017. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Fuel economy calculations based on original manufacturer data for trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.


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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $27,998

CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with free vehicle history and safety recall reports (certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls-check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall), plus a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, and a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in MA, NJ, and NY). Price excludes tax, title and tags, and $150 documentary fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store.



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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $19,999

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Overland. 5.7L V8 motor with 5 speed automatic transmission and four wheel drive. Sunroof and rear seat DVD entertainment. Heated leather and heated steering wheel. Overland with tons of extra options. Call today (763)428-4500. There is a reason Miller Chevrolet in Rogers is a Top Chevrolet Dealer in the State of Minnesota. No Games, No Gimmicks, Just great prices. Come see us today for some of the best offers in the twin cities! Online prices do not include state tax, title, license, or dealer documentation fee. Please refer to dealer for all details.


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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Limited. True blue pearlcoat with black leather seating. 3.6L V6 motor with 8 speed automatic transmission and four wheel drive. 1 previous owner according to the Carfax vehicle history report. Call now for more details (763)428-4500. There is a reason Miller Chevrolet in Rogers is a Top Chevrolet Dealer in the State of Minnesota. No Games, No Gimmicks, Just great prices. Come see us today for some of the best offers in the twin cities! Online prices do not include state tax, title, license, or dealer documentation fee. Please refer to dealer for all details.


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $22,000

Recent Arrival! New Price! 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat **FULLY DETAILED, **MAX FORD OF HARRISONVILLE, THE EASIEST PLACE TO BUY A VEHICLE!**, **CLEAN CARFAX**, **BLUETOOTH**, 4WD. Reviews: * Strong and fuel-efficient engine lineup, including diesel V6; upscale interior; plenty of luxury and technology-oriented features; irrefutable off-road ability; outlandish SRT model. Source: Edmunds * The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is making praises and setting standards for performance, Best-in-Class Highway Fuel Economy, and precision. A confident and elegant exterior design exudes strength from every angle. Every Grand Cherokee from Laredo to Summit features premium styling treatments including new, modern front grille and fascia treatments, daytime running headlamps, projector fog lamps and capless fuel fillers. The rear of the Grand Cherokee offers large taillamps with signature LED lighting, a large rear aerodynamic spoiler with a sculpted tailgate. Available premium-quality Natura Plus leather is soft and supple with outstanding breathability. Adding to the luxury and comfort are heated/ventilated front seats and heated rear seats. The rear cargo area in the 2015 Grand Cherokee lets you configure up to 68.3 cubic feet of storage when the rear seat is folded down. Choose from 3 different engines including the new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 which can attain up to 30hwy mpg, drive up to 730 miles on one tank and tow up to 7,400lbs. The 3.6L V6 engine features new eight-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift steering wheel controls and the new Eco Mode improves fuel efficiency by 9% and tows up to 6,200lbs. Finally, the 5.7L V8 engine with Fuel Saving Technology boasts 360hp and 390lb-ft of torque and provides a Best-in-Class 7,400lbs towing capacity. Inside the newly updated Uconnect System features a massive 8.4-inch touchscreen, Full-Feature Navigation, SiriusXM Travel Link/SiriusXM Traffic and HD Radio. Enjoy music on 1 of the 3 available speaker systems including the top of the line Harman Kardon 19 speaker system. Source: The Manufacturer Summary



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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $32,899

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-VEHICLE DETAILED- Backup Camera, Bluetooth, Leather Seats, Heated Front Seats, Heated Rear Seats, Sunroof / Moonroof, Satellite Radio, Parking Assist, Blind Spot Assist, 4-Wheel Drive, Parking Sensors, Keyless Start, Power Lift Gate, Multi-Zone Air Conditioning, Automatic Headlights, Keyless Entry, Rear Spoiler, and Tire Pressure Monitors -Carfax One Owner- -Low Mileage- This Maroon 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 75th Anniversary Edition is priced to sell fast! Christopher's Dodge World prides itself on value pricing its vehicles and exceeding all customer expectations! The next step? Give us a call to confirm availability and schedule a hassle free test drive! We are located at: 16655 West Colfax Ave., Golden, CO 80401.


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $29,987

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $36,991

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** LIFETIME POWERTRAIN WARRANTY **, **CERTIFIED BY CARFAX- NO ACCIDENTS AND ONE OWNER!**, **LEATHER SEATING**, **NAVIGATION SYSTEM**, **PANORAMIC MOONROOF!**, Lifetime Powertrain Warranty ! Look at this car..., Motor Trend Certified Benefits- $500 Trade-In Value- 72 HR Exchange Policy- Best Value Guarantee.. Recent Arrival! 26/19 Highway/City MPGWesley Chapel Nissan is family owned and operated and we take great pride in every vehicle we sell. OUR DEALER RATER IS 4.8 OUT OF A POSSIBLE 5 SHOWING OUR COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION. We have a large selection of New Nissan's and a very large Used Car inventory, we are centrally located and we can help with any financing needs with our knowledgeable caring staff. Wesley Chapel Nissan provides a complete CARFAX report with every used vehicle sold so you know the history of the vehicle you purchase.Reviews:* Appealing engines to choose from, including a thrifty diesel V6 and a brawny V8; plush interior with plentiful luxury and technology; enough off-road ability to conquer practically any trail. Source: Edmunds


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $30,877

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Green Car Journal Green SUV of the Year. Boasts 24 Highway MPG and 17 City MPG! This Jeep Grand Cherokee delivers a Regular Unleaded V-6 3.6 L/220 engine powering this Automatic transmission. Wheels: 18 x 8.0 Aluminum Polished, Valet Function, Trip Computer.*This Jeep Grand Cherokee Comes Equipped with These Options *Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (845RE), Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls, Tracker System, Towing w/Trailer Sway Control, Tires: P265/60R18 BSW AS On/Off Road LR, Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning, Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks, Systems Monitor, Steel Spare Wheel, Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers.* The Experts' Verdict...*As reported by The Manufacturer Summary: The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is making praises and setting standards for performance, Best-in-Class Highway Fuel Economy, and precision. A confident and elegant exterior design exudes strength from every angle. Every Grand Cherokee from Laredo to Summit features premium styling treatments including new, modern front grille and fascia treatments, daytime running headlamps, projector fog lamps and capless fuel fillers. The rear of the Grand Cherokee offers large taillamps with signature LED lighting, a large rear aerodynamic spoiler with a sculpted tailgate. Available premium-quality Natura Plus leather is soft and supple with outstanding breathability. Adding to the luxury and comfort are heated/ventilated front seats and heated rear seats. The rear cargo area in the 2015 Grand Cherokee lets you configure up to 68.3 cubic feet of storage when the rear seat is folded down. Choose from 3 different engines including the new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 which can attain up to 30hwy mpg, drive up to 730 miles on one tank and tow up to 7,400lbs. The 3.6L V6 engine features new eight-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift steering wheel controls and the new Eco Mode improves fuel efficiency by 9% and tows up to 6,200lbs. Finally, the 5.7L V8 engine with Fuel Saving Technology boasts 360hp and 390lb-ft of torque and provides a Best-in-Class 7,400lbs towing capacity. Inside the newly updated Uconnect System features a massive 8.4-inch touchscreen, Full-Feature Navigation, SiriusXM Travel Link/SiriusXM Traffic and HD Radio. Enjoy music on 1 of the 3 available speaker systems including the top of the line Harman Kardon 19 speaker system.* Stop By Today *Stop by Larry H Miller Dodge Peoria located at 8665 West Bell Rd, Peoria, AZ 85382 for a quick visit and a great vehicle!


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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $39,998

Beautiful High Altitude Edition 4wd with ventilated and heated Leather Trim Seats w/Edge Welting, heated second row, heated steering wheel, Adaptive cruise control, Blindspot/Crosspath Detection, Forward collision warning, dual pane panoramic sunroof, GPS Navigation, trailer tow package, quadra-lift air suspension, 19 SPKRS High Performance Audio, 20X8.0 Alum Wheels w/Black Finish, Heavy Duty Engine Cooling, and more.This vehicle is covered by our exclusive lifetime powertrain warranty at no additional cost. Major parts of the Engine, drivetrain, and transmission will be covered as long as you own the vehicle with no year or mileage restrictions. See dealer for details.This vehicle is equipped with a backup camera.*19 Speaker High Performance Audio* (originally: $995.00)825 watt amplifier- Consumer Generic Feature 0: Upgraded Stereo*8-Speed Automatic 8HP70 Transmission* (originally: $0.00)*High Altitude Quick Order Package 23S* (originally: $0.00)Vehicle with standard equipment; 20 x 80 aluminum wheels with black finish; Adaptive cruise control with stop; Advanced brake assist; Advanced Technology Group; Black accent stitching; Black headlamp bezels; Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection; Body color door handles; Body color exterior mirrors; Body color fascia with trivalent rings; Body color sill extension; Bright pedals; Dual dark chrome exhaust tip; Full speed foward collision warning plus; Jeep gloss black badging; Leather trim seats with edge welting; Leather wrapped steering wheel; Rear fascia gloss black step pad; Taillamp bezels with Trivalent finish; Trivalent fascia applique; Trivalent finish fog lamp bezelsThis vehicle came with a free satellite radio subscription when it was new. This option does not transfer to a used vehicle and must be purchased separately at the customer s choice.


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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $22,995

1-Owner New Vehicle Trade! Limited 3.6 V6 4x4. Navigation System, Power Sunroof, Power Rear Liftgate, Backup Camera, Backup Sensors, 20 Wheels, Leather Seats, Heated Seats, Memory Seat, Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Steering Wheel Radio Controls, Automatic Dual Zone Air Conditioning, Rear Heated Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, Remote Keyless Entry, Rear Window Defroster, Power Windows, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Tinted Windows. This vehicle has good tires, and is in great condition! This Grand Cherokee has a clean vehicle history report and does not have any accidents! Call us today, this vehicle won't last long at this price! 618-344-0121 Laura Buick GMC, Serving our community for over 35 years!! We are a family owned dealership committed to providing our customers the best deals backed by outstanding service! Power Rear Liftgate CD Player Navigation Portable Audio Connection Security System Backup Sensors Backup Camera Cruise Control Keyless Entry Multi-Zone Climate Control Power Locks Power Windows Side Curtain Airbags Steering Wheel Controls Traction Control Heated Steering Wheel Heated Seats Leather Seats 20 Wheels 20 Inch Wheels Premium Wheels Sunroof Rear Window Defroster Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel Power Mirrors Rear Window Defroster Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel Side Airbags



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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $37,988

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****CHRYSLER CERTIFIED***** Glenbrook Dodge is the ONLY Chrysler Certified dealer in Fort Wayne! 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited JEEP CERTIFIED!, FACTORY POWERTRAIN WARRANTY!, NAVIGATION!, SUNROOF!, REAR DVD, LEATHER!, HEATED SEATS!, 4X4!, MY GIG TOUCH SCREEN!, 4WD, 1-Year SiriusXM Radio Service, 506 Watt Amplifier, 8.4 Touchscreen Display, 9 Amplified Speakers w/Subwoofer, Auto High Beam Headlamp Control, Automatic Headlamp Leveling System, Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge Headlamps, Cargo Compartment Cover, Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, For Details Visit DriveUconnect.com, For More Info, Call 800-643-2112, GPS Antenna Input, GPS Navigation, Instrument Cluster w/Off-Road Disp. Pages, Integrated Voice Command w/Bluetooth, Leather Trimmed Seats w/Perforated Inserts, LED Daytime Running Headlamps, LED Fog Lamps, Luxury Group II, Nav-Capable! See Dealer for Details, Power Tilt/Telescope Steering Column, Radio: Uconnect 3C w/8.4 Display, Rain Sensitive Windshield Wipers, Roadside Assistance & 9-1-1 Call, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Uconnect Access, Ventilated Front Seats. 5.7L V8 HEMI 4WD 8-Speed Automatic Glenbrook Dodge Chrysler Jeep, Value Priced vehicles for over 30 years! Serving the Fort Wayne, Auburn, Huntington, Defiance, Warsaw, Columbia City, Decatur, Marion, Angola, Bryan, Coldwater, Anderson, Indianapolis, and South Bend area for more than 3 decades, allow us to provide this same great service to you today! Check out www.glenbrookdodge.com for all our amazing inventory!


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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $26,991

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A real head turner!! 4 Wheel Drive!!!4X4!!!4WD. Gas miser!!! 24 MPG Hwy!! Are you searching for a great value in a vehicle? Well, with this rip-roaring Vehicle, you are going to get it*** Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Front fog/driving lights...Other features include: Leather seats, Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Heated seats...


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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $7,500

This vehicle is being exclusively offered by the General Manager as wholesale to the public. This vehicle is being offered as-is with no warranty. Before sending this vehicle to the auction, we are offering it to the general public. Buyer must have the full understanding that we have NOT mechanically evaluated the vehicle. If you are interested in purchasing the vehicle please email: jay@lahtisjeep.com to setup an appointment to view the vehicle.


List price: $22,988

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New Price! 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited White 4WD, ** 4X4 **, ** LEATHER INTERIOR **, ** BLUETOOTH READY **, ** BACK-UP CAMERA **. After 160 point inspection we changed the oil and filter. All parts used are genuine parts. We provide records of all services completed for each vehicle. Everything else is in good working order. All maintenances are now up to date. Buy with confidence. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! This vehicle comes with a 3 month or 3,000 mile (which ever comes first) Bumper to Bumper comprehensive warranty at No Charge. The dealer will pay 100% of the parts and 100% of the labor, for the covered systems that fail during the warranty period. This is the Confidence and Integrity of our dealership. All repairs must be brought back to our facility No Exceptions. See sales associate for details. Awards: * 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pick


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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $22,700

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**CERTIFIED BY CARFAX - NO ACCIDENTS!**, **REMAINDER OF FACTORY WARRANTY STILL APPLIES!**, **PASSED 125 MULTI POINT INSPECTION**, **BLUETOOTH HANDS-FREE CALLING!**, **VEHICLE'S MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS HAVE ALL BEEN BROUGHT UP TO CURRENT!**, **V6 - UNBELIEVABLE PICK-UP! -- DON'T SETTLE FOR THE 4CYL!!**, **PUSH BUTTON START!**, Grand Cherokee Laredo, 4D Sport Utility, 3.6L V6 Flex Fuel 24V VVT, 8-Speed Automatic, Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat. Recent Arrival! Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4D Sport Utility Laredo RWD 8-Speed Automatic 3.6L V6 Flex Fuel 24V VVT Myrtle Beach Chrysler Jeep will take the time to get to know what you want and work with you to ensure thats exactly what you have when you leave. That holds just as true for used car customers as it does for new Chrysler or Jeep customers. We will do everything in our power to provide the best loan or lease that works for you and your wallet. In addition to helping drivers find the perfect vehicle, Myrtle Beach Chrysler Jeep also has a state-of-the-art auto repair shop where our highly skilled team of technicians perform routine maintenance as well as other services, such as auto-glass repairs, transmission repairs, and wheel repairs. To learn more about Myrtle Beach Chrysler Jeep, our impressive lineup of new Wrangler, Patriot, Compass, 300, and used models, or rave-worthy service, contact us today. Were conveniently located at 785 Jason Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577. PLEASE CALL (843) 448-1191 OR VISIT US ONLINE AT MYRTLEBEACHCHRYSLERJEEP.NET. Awards: * 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pick Reviews: * Strong and fuel-efficient engine lineup, including a new diesel V6; upscale interior; plenty of luxury and technology-oriented features; irrefutable off-road ability; outlandish SRT model. Source: Edmunds * Redesigned for 2014 the Jeep Grand Cherokee is already making praises and setting standards for performance, luxury, Best-in-Class Highway Fuel Economy, and attention to detail. A confident and elegant exterior design exudes strength from every angle. For 2014, every Grand Cherokee from Laredo to Summit features premium styling treatments including new, modern front grille and fascia treatments, daytime running headlamps, projector fog lamps and capless fuel fillers. The rear of the Grand Cherokee offers new, larger taillamps with signature LED lighting, a larger rear aerodynamic spoiler and a re-sculpted tailgate for greater rear visibility, and a new capless fuel fill and power liftgate for more simplicity and convenience. Grand Cherokee comes standard with seating for up to five passengers. The new, available premium-quality Natura Plus leather is soft and supple and has outstanding breathability that makes the leather more comfortable in both hot and cold weather. Adding to the luxury and comfort are heated/ventilated front seats and heated rear seats. The rear cargo area in the 2014 Grand Cherokee lets you configure up to 68.3 cubic feet of storage when the rear seat is folded down. Choose from 3 different engines including the new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 which can attain up to 30hwy mpg, drive up to 730 miles on one tank and tow up to 7,400 pounds. The 3.6L V6 engine features new eight-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift steering wheel controls and the new Eco Mode improves fuel efficiency by 9% and allows you to tow up to 6,200 pounds. Finally, the 5.7L V8 engine with Fuel Saving Technology boasts 360hp and 390lb-ft of torque and provides a Best-in-Class 7,400-pound towing capacity. Inside the newly updated Uconnect System features a massive 8.4-inch touchscreen, Full-Feature Navigation, SiriusXM Travel Link/SiriusXM Traffic and HD Radio. Enjoy music on 1 of the 3 available speaker systems including the top of the line Harman Kardon 19 speaker system. Source: The Manufacturer Summary



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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $36,977

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Safety equipment includes: ABS, Xenon headlights, Traction control, Passenger Airbag, Curtain airbags...Other features include: Leather seats, Navigation, Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows...


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Jeep Grand Cherokee History

1993-1998

With their Cherokee model in its 10th year, and with consumers now enamored with Ford's Explorer, Jeep decided it was time to bring another player into the SUV game. Although the Cherokee was still selling well, it really couldn't compete directly against the bigger and more luxurious Explorer, which Ford brought out as a 1991 model. In 1993, Jeep responded with their handsome Grand Cherokee, which coupled legendary Jeep off-road capability with a smoother highway ride and more spacious interior than its smaller brother.

Three trim levels were initially offered; base, Laredo and Limited. All models boasted two features not seen on other vehicles in the Grand Cherokee's class: a driver's side airbag and four-wheel antilock brakes. Base models had a few notable features such as full instruments, cloth interior and a five-speed manual gearbox. The Laredo added body cladding, fancier seats, power mirrors and cruise control. And the top-of-the-line Limited came with leather seating, A/C, four-speed automatic transmission, upgraded sound system and power everything. Later in the 1993 model year, the Grand Wagoneer debuted -- essentially a G.C. Limited with simulated woodgrain tacked onto the body sides, just like dad's old Ford LTD Country Squire Wagon.

Built on a stiff unibody chassis, which was lighter than a truck-like body-on-frame arrangement, the Grand Cherokee's 105.9-inch wheelbase was 4.5-inches longer than the Cherokee's, resulting in more legroom for those riding in the back. Unlike the Explorer or Cherokee, the Grand Cherokee was not available as a two-door model, a smart move on Jeep's part as four-door SUVs were much more popular with consumers than the two-door variants.

Jeep's strong and trusty 4.0-liter, 190-horsepower inline six was chosen as the Grand Cherokee's motive source. And later in the 1993 model year, a 5.2-liter V8 sporting 220 horses debuted, giving the Grand Cherokee an advantage over its six-cylinder only competitors, such as the Explorer, Toyota 4Runner and Chevrolet S-10 Blazer. Other than giving Grand Cherokee owners bragging rights on the golf course, the V8 allowed the G.C. to tow up to 6,500 pounds ? ideal for the likes of 4H families or Airstream trailer owners.

Three four-wheel-drive systems were offered. Base and Laredo came with Command-Trac, a part-time system where the four-wheel mode could be used only on slippery pavement or off-road. Optional on the Laredo was Selec-Trac, which allowed the use of four-wheel drive on dry roads as well, meaning the vehicle could be left in 4WD all the time.

And optional on the Laredo and standard on the Limited and Grand Wagoneer was Quadra-Trac, a strictly full-time system. Later in the year, a two-wheel-drive Laredo became available, though only with the six-cylinder engine.

Jeep's Quadra-Coil suspension, which used live (solid) axles (preferred over independent suspensions because of their toughness) coupled with four links and coil springs, contri-buted to the Grand Cherokee's fine balance of four-wheeling prowess and long-distance touring comfort.

1994 brought refinements to the Grand Cherokee. Four-wheel disc brakes debuted on the Limited, sound systems were upgraded, the rear seat received headrests and, later in the year, a power sunroof became available. Other changes included the marketing ploy of naming the base model "SE," adding side-impact beams in the doors for added crash protection, and dropping the fake-wood bedecked Grand Wagoneer.

Not to be outdone by Ford's Eddie Bauer Explorer (a fancy edition named after an upscale outdoor gear and clothing company) Jeep introduced the Grand Cherokee "Orvis" edition for 1995. As with the rival Explorer Eddie Bauer, the Orvis was named after a purveyor of outdoor equipment. The Orvis edition was a Cherokee Limited that featured a questionable color scheme of green paint with red and gold accents and a two-tone green and champagne interior with red accents.

More worthwhile improvements for '95 included increased torque output (from 285 to 300 foot-pounds) for the V8 engine (which slightly improved acceleration and hill climbing performance), the standard fitment of four-wheel disc brakes to SE and Laredo models, and deeper tinting on side and rear windows. Two new options debuted: an integrated child safety seat and a flip-up liftgate window. And for those who liked the luxurious Limited but didn't need four-wheel drive, a two-wheel-drive Limited (six-cylinder engine only) was newly available.

The addition of a passenger's side airbag was just one of a number of significant changes that occurred for the 1996 Grand Cherokee. The workhorse 4.0-liter inline six received more torque and was refined for quieter operation. Both the SE model and Command-Trac were dropped, leaving an improved Selec-Trac as the standard four-wheel-drive system for the Laredo. Quadra-Trac continued as standard on the Limited. The power steering on Limited models featured variable assist, meaning more power assist at slow speeds, such as when parking, and less assist at higher speeds for improved road feel. And later in the year, service points underhood were highlighted with bright yellow, making it easier for one to find that dang dipstick.

Exterior changes were discreet and involved a larger grille, new bumpers and restyled body cladding. Nameplates were relocated onto the front doors, fog lights were integrated into the front bumper for a cleaner look, and new wheels graced Laredo and Limited models.

Inside the cabin, a new instrument panel and steering wheel housed the dual airbags. Adjustable shoulder belts improved comfort, as did newly optional heated front seats (on Limited models). Limited models also received a few more luxury items: remote stereo controls mounted on the steering wheel, a memory system for two drivers (that retained the settings for the driver's seat, outside mirrors and radio station presets), and auto-dimming side and rearview mirrors. New seat fabrics and improved stereo systems with CD decks further updated the interior.

After all that happened in 1996, 1997 saw but a handful of changes. Chief among them was the availability of the V8 engine for two-wheel-drive Grand Cherokees and the six-cylinder engine's qualification as a transitional low-emission vehicle (TLEV) in California. The antilock braking system was refined for smoother operation, the base stereo was upgraded, carpet quality was improved and some new colors, such as Deep Amethyst Pearl and Bright Platinum, debuted.

Later in the year, a sporty TSi model debuted, featuring 16-inch alloy wheels, 225/70R16 tires, leather seating and a premium stereo. The TSi brought the number of Grand Chero-kee models offered back to three: Laredo, TSi and Limited.

1998 would see the first generation Grand Cherokee go out with a bang. A big bang, as a new 5.9 Limited debuted. The number referred to the engine size in liters, meaning this model housed a powerful 5.9-liter V8 underhood. The big V8 thumped out 245 horse-power and 345 foot-pounds of torque, enough to catapult this SUV from zero to 60 mph in only 7.3 seconds, making it the quickest SUV available that year. Helping out in the performance department was a low restriction exhaust (with a chrome tip) and a 3.73 rear axle ratio. A few other features separated the 5.9 from the standard Limited model: hood louvers, a mesh grille insert and unique five-spoke alloy wheels. The occupants of a 5.9 Limited were treated to even more luxury than the already plush Limited, with softer leather trim and a more powerful (180-watt) stereo.

The funky Orvis model was discontinued and other Grand Cherokees received a few small refinements, such as improved steering feel, an underhood light, and a revised ignition key lock for increased security.

Current Generation

Careful evolution marked the revamped 1999 Grand Cherokee. The latest body style is a slightly softened but still handsome version of the previous model. Although the wheelbase remains the same, overall length is up by 4 inches and height increases a few inches, as well, resulting in more cargo and passenger room. And Jeep wisely relocated the spare from the cargo area to under the rear floor, freeing up luggage space.

A new overhead-cam 4.7-liter V8 with 230 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque (later models got up to 265 ponies and 325 lb-ft from a High Output version of this engine) replaces the old pushrod 5.2-liter V8, and the sturdy 4.0-liter inline six was refined for more power (10 additional horses) and smoother operation. Automatic transmissions are paired with both engines, but the V8's tranny has another gear "between" second and third that improves passing performance at higher speeds. Joining Selec-Trac and Quadra-Trac is Quadra-Drive, which has the ability to send all the power to a single wheel if the other three have no grip.

The nicely equipped Laredo and luxurious Limited trim levels are still offered, Sport and Special Edition models appeared briefly and currently the top o' the heap is the Overland. The Overland has the 4.7 H.O. V8 as well as a wealth of standard features such as front and side-curtain airbags, an Infinity sound system with 10-disc changer, heated/power front seats, Quadra-Drive, side step rails, power sunroof, wood/ leather steering wheel and 17-inch alloys wheels.

As before, trim levels consist of the nicely equipped Laredo and luxurious Limited.

Hi there! This archived History article is a snapshot from a previous era. If you enjoyed reading it, please see our full model overview, which has up-to-date information and links to the latest model years.