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LOW MILES, This 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo will sell fast -Aux. Audio Input ABS Brakes Based on the excellent condition of this vehicle, along with the options and color, this Jeep Grand Cherokee is sure to sell fast. -Multi-Zone Air Conditioning and many other amenities that are sure to please.
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4WD. Does a great balancing act. Stability and traction control command the road show. Be the talk of the town when you roll down the street in this fuel-efficient 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Flex-fuel capability is environmentally friendly. AutoWeek magazine calls the Grand Cherokee comfortable, luxurious and a pleasure to drive. Plaza Ford... Where YOU make the deal.
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.7L V8 Multi Displacement VVT Red Odometer is 8395 miles below market average! 4WD. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! New Price! CARFAX One-Owner. Certified. 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 SummaryAwards: * Green Car Journal Green SUV of the YearBased on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.You can purchase a car anywhere, why not purchase it from a dealer where good manners and great customer service is expected and demanded. Come by today! We'll leave the front porch light on for you.
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Sunroof, Factory 20 Inch Wheel Package, 4 Wheel Drive, All Power Accessories and Much More! Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD 5-Speed Automatic 5.7L V8 Multi Displacement VVT Our Inventory Is Unlike Any Other In The Country - At PM Standley's You Get All The Extras Already Included At No Additional Cost. PM Standley Motorcars - An American Tradition Since 1944 Visit Us Online Today At PMStandley.com AT PM STANDLEY'S LET US SHOW YOU WHAT MORE THAN 70 YEARS OF AUTOMOTIVE EXCELLENCE CAN DO FOR YOU!!! OUR 100,000 SQUARE FOOT ALL INDOOR SHOWROOM HOUSES HUNDREDS OF THE FINEST USED CARS, TRUCKS AND SUVs IN THE COUNTRY!!! WE HAVE THE VERY BEST FINANCING RATES IN THE COUNTRY!!! SHIPPING IS HASSLE FREE - FROM OUR SHOWROOM TO YOUR DOORSTEP...NATIONWIDE!!! Call PM Standley Motorcars at 972-820-6568. Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick Reviews: * Strong V6 or V8 power, high tow rating, upscale interior, capable off-road prowess. Source: Edmunds
*KEY FACTORY FEATURES: GRAND CHEROKEE LIMITED 4 WHEEL DRIVE WITH TOUCH SCREEN NAVIGATION, POWER REAR LIFTGATE, HEATED LEATHER FRONT SEATS, REMOTE START, POWER SUNROOF, UCONNECT 8.4AN RADIO, DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL, REAR VIEW CAMERA, HEATED LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL WITH AUDIO AND CRUISE CONTROLS, 8 SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH WHEEL MOUNTED PADDLE SHIFTERS, UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER, SECOND ROW HEATED SEATS, 9 SPEAKER AUDIO SYSTEM WITH SUBWOOFER, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS PHONE CONNECTIVITY WITH VOICE RECOGNITION, KEYLESS ENTRY, PUSH BUTTON START, 3.6 LITER V6 ENGINE, 20 INCH WHEELS NICELY EQUIPPED AND READY TO TAKE HOME TODAY!* * *OUR PRICING STRATEGY:* We shop EVERY vehicle we take in out OVER 100 square miles against vehicles with comparable equipment and miles to ensure you the most value for your hard earned money! This one is priced to sell fast for $6832 BELOW the Kelley Blue Book Retail Value of $63,752! * *AFFORDABLE TO OWN: COMES WITH BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY THROUGH MAY 2019 OR 100,000 MILES! *Every vehicle goes through a 120 point inspection to ensure you are purchasing a safe vehicle! We will even show you our report as well as what we did to the vehicle to make it right for you! How many other dealers will show you that?! We enroll you in our owner's advantage program that gives you a free oil change plus a flexible spending account for your vehicles! We put money into your account every time you service with us! 5% of your service bill gets put into this account for your use on ANY car in your household! * *WHY SHOULD YOU HURRY:* We aggressively price and market all our vehicles on 20 different websites to sell FAST and we sell 90% of our inventory EVERY month. We do NOT hold cars so if something interests you that we have, then the sooner you can make it in the better chance you have of getting it! Please note that any subscriptions in ad refer to what the vehicle came with when it was brand new! If there is a reference to Kelley Blue Book Price in this ad it is based on Kelley Blue Book Value at time of listing. The value of used vehicles varies with mileage, usage, and condition. Book values should be considered estimates only.
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**** FRESH IN FOLKS! THIS 2006 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LIMITED HAS JUST ARRIVED TO US AND IS READY FOR YOUR TEST DRIVE! IN GREAT CONDITION INSIDE AND OUT WITH A CLEAN ACCIDENT FREE CARFAX RECORD AND IS THROUGH OUR SERVICE/DETAIL CENTER! READY FOR COLORADO WITH A POWERFUL 4.7L V8 ENGINE GOOD CLEARANCE AND USEFUL FOUR WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM! COME ON IN TODAY TO TAKE THIS BEAUTY FOR A SPIN AT YOUR LOCAL AND ALWAYS FRIENDLY TSG AUTO!**** Pre-Owned Car Disclosure:Subject to prior sale. Quoted price subject to change without notice to correct errors or omissions. Tax Tag Registration fees NOT included. Advertised price includes Delivery and Handling fee of $399.00. Visit TSG Auto.com for details. Standard features are based upon trim level. Accessories options and color may vary. All prices specifications and availability subject to change without notice. Contact TSGauto.com for the most current information. Special APR with Approved Credit or on Approved Credit.
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This 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo comes loaded with features like 4-wheel drive, MP3 Player, Auxiliary Audio Input, Steering Wheel Audio Controls, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Power Door Locks, Power Windows, Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, Multi-Zone A/C, and much more! This is a One Owner Clean Carfax vehicle. The Sonic Automotive difference: Each vehicle completed a safety reconditioning process by one of our Mercedes-Benz Certified technicians including a full inspection, road test and updating of recommended services. Our Sonic pricing makes buying a Pre-Owned Vehicle easy and convenient by giving you the markets best price right up-front, eliminating the hassles of negotiations. Our professional team will be delighted to answer any questions you may have. Please chat, e-mail or call us today to schedule your test drive and experience the difference for yourself at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Myers.
20 Inch Plus Wheels,4WD/AWD,ABS Brakes,Air Conditioning,Alloy Wheels,AM/FM Stereo,Anniversary Edition,Automatic Transmission,Auxiliary Audio Input,Bluetooth,CD Audio,Cruise Control,Flex Fuel Vehicle,Front Seat Heaters,Leather Seats,Overhead Airbags,Parking Sensors,Power Locks,Power Mirrors,Power Seat(s),Power Windows,Rear Defroster,Rear View Camera,Remote Start,Satellite Radio Ready,Side Airbags,SiriusXM Trial Avail,Smart Key,Sunroof(s),Traction Control Price excludes tax, title, tags and $99 dealer service fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Prior Use: Business Use, Personal Use
4WD. Wet-Weather Traction control inherits the road with a sure-footed ease. Stability and traction control keep you grounded. At SouthWest Volkswagen we don't want to just sell you a car. We want to develop a long term relationship with you and your family. We understand that you vehicle is an important part of your life and we want to help you maintain it. That is why we offer our SouthWest Promise complimentary with your vehicle purchase. Which includes 2 years of No Charge Maintenance. 2 years of oil changes (Max 1 per year) and tire rotations (Max 3 per year), Multipoint Inspections and Exterior Drive Thru Car Washes on every service visit, No Charge Check Engine Light readings (Code Reading Only), and No Charge Certified Body Shop Estimates. (Some vehicles are excluded, see dealer for details.)Set down the mouse because this 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the SUV you've been searching for. Don't get stuck in the mudholes of life. 4WD power delivery means you get traction whenever you need it.SouthWest Volkswagen has an extensive inventory of hundreds of vehicles for your next New, Used or Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle! We have been serving our customers automotive needs for 30 years. We offer a different car dealership experience. We believe in delivering exceptional customer service, incredible deals on our vehicles and an easy, relaxed environment. Our goal is to build a long-term relationship with our customers. That's why we have a state of the art Certified Volkswagen Service facility where our advisors work hard to assist you with maintaining your vehicle after purchase with competitive prices and a consultative approach to your vehicle needs that keeps your cost of ownership LOW!! We are also your Audi Specialist Service Center. Our team of Service Professionals can assist you with your Audi's maintenance and repair needs. At SouthWest VW we also have a large inventory of Genuine Volkswagen Parts and Aftermarket parts to fit your budget. We have an extensive selection for your next VW Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, Golf Sportwagen, Sportwagen Alltrack, and Touareg. We are the North Texas Passat Headquarters with a HUGE selection of Passats...and CRAZY DEALS on each one!!! We also are your Pre-Owned Audi Sales center with an incredible selection of low mile, quality and gently used Audis. We are the North Texas Used Truck and SUV Pre-Owned Supercenter as well! We have MONSTER DEALS and MONSTER COLLECTION to go with it!!! With Hundreds of Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles available. All Makes and Models, including Volkswagen, Audi, Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep, and many more. We serve Weatherford, Willow Park, Aledo, Hudson Oaks, Brock, Mineral Wells, Millsap, Springtown, Azle, Peaster, Granbury, Cresson, Godley, Annetta North, Annetta, Annetta South, Dennis, Lipan, Stephenville, Joshua, Burleson, Mansfield, Kennedale, Cleburne, Arlington.
FUEL EFFICIENT 24 MPG Hwy/17 MPG City! CARFAX 1-Owner. Heated Seats, iPod/MP3 Input, 4x4, Dual Zone A/C, Bluetooth, Aluminum Wheels SEE MORE! KEY FEATURES INCLUDE 4x4, iPod/MP3 Input, Bluetooth, Aluminum Wheels, Dual Zone A/C Rear Spoiler, MP3 Player, Privacy Glass, Keyless Entry, Child Safety Locks. OPTION PACKAGES ALL WEATHER CAPABILITY GROUP Quadra-Trac II 4WD System, Engine Block Heater, Heated Front Seats, MOPAR Slush Mats, Hill Descent Control, MOPAR Cargo Area Liner, Remote Start System, Tow Hooks, Heated Steering Wheel, Selec-Terrain System, QUICK ORDER PACKAGE 23E Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT Flex Fuel, Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (845RE), Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar Adjust, Bright Side Roof Rails, Power 8-Way Driver/Manual Passenger Seat, SIRIUSXM Satellite Radio, 1 year SiriusXM Radio Service, For more information, call 800-643-2112, Not available w/AK, HI, Puerto Rico, St, Thomas/Virgin Islands, Barbados, Dominican Republic and Guam, ENGINE: 3.6L V6 24V VVT FLEX FUEL (STD), TRANSMISSION: 8-SPEED AUTOMATIC (845RE) (STD). 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. Plus license and title, and $115 title and registration processing fee, plus $35 electronic filing fee. Not all sales at MSRP. Price contains all applicable dealer incentives and non-limited factory rebates. You may qualify for additional rebates; see de Some of our Pre-Owned vehicles may be subject to unrepaired safety recalls. Check for a vehicle's unrepaired recalls by VIN at
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Hendrick Certified Warranty, 2 Wheel Drive, Heated Leather Seats, Rear Back-Up Camera, Heated Rear Seat, Alloy Wheels, Power Rear Liftgate, 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., Fully Detailed and Inspected.HENDRICK CERTIFIED WARRANTY10-year/100,000 mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, 12-month/12,000 mile High-Tech Coverage, 24-hour Roadside Assistance, Trip Interruption Services, Vehicle Rental Coverage, 168-Point Vehicle Inspection, CARFAX Vehicle History ReportEXPERTS RAVEEdmunds.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: 25 MPG Hwy.Pricing analysis performed on 10/20/2017. 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.This Dealership checks the vehicle recall status prior to making any pre-owned vehicle available for sale. Manufacturers and/or NHTSA may announce additional recalls at any time. To inquire about the recall status of this vehicle, visit: https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo White, **JEEP CERTIFIED**, **BLUETOOTH**, 1 Owner!, Hot Color!, **PRICED TO SELL!!!!**, 4WD, ABS brakes, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Front dual zone A/C, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. Among the benefits of shopping for an used car, used truck, or used SUV with Executive Auto Group, customers can enjoy competitive prices, attentive service, and a sales staff that truly exudes integrity. In addition, if youre unable to find the right used car for your needs, well certainly help you find it! This is more than a sales pitch, we simply want to provide all of our customers with the same incredible service. Our Difference is the Key!
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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.
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.
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