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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $24,899

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Hertz Car Sales, Buying a Car Made Better ! Our Hertz Certified vehicles come with a 12mo/12k mile ltd warranty. We offer a full range of financing solutions, and Trade-ins are welcome. This SUV is a superb example of what a tough, work focused vehicle should be. Exceptional towing, acceleration and torque will help you get the job done. The look is unmistakably Jeep, the smooth contours and cutting-edge technology of this Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited will definitely turn heads. There is no reason why you shouldn't buy this Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. It is incomparable for the price and quality. More information about the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: The Jeep Grand Cherokee has proven itself the premiere luxury SUV for 20 years. The latest Grand Cherokee builds on that tradition by offering civilized highway driving as well as the equipment to make a credible show off-road. The base Laredo 4x2 starts at just under $30,000 and comes very well equipped. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line SRT's all-wheel-drive on-road performance rivals that of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, but for half the price. Strengths of this model include powerful engine lineup with diesel availability, high-performance SRT variant, Proven off-road prowess, and luxurious interior Visit us at HertzCarSalesDenver.com or call us at (866) 798-1564.


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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $27,599

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, tags and $113 Document Preparation Charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Prior Use: Leased Vehicle


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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $21,749

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IIHS Top Safety Pick. Only 57,575 Miles! Scores 20 Highway MPG and 13 City MPG! This Jeep Grand Cherokee delivers a Gas V8 5.7L/345 engine powering this Automatic transmission. Vehicle information center, Universal garage door opener, UConnect voice command w/Bluetooth.*This Jeep Grand Cherokee Comes Equipped with These Options *Trailer sway damping, Tire pressure monitoring system w/display, Tip start, Tinted windshield, Tinted front door glass, Tilt/telescoping steering column, Steering wheel audio controls, Standard duty engine cooling, Speed control, SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 1-year radio service.* See What the Experts Say!*As reported by Edmunds: Available V8 power; high tow rating; upscale interior with many available luxury features; capable off-road prowess; outlandish SRT8 model.


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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $27,998

20 Inch Plus Wheels,ABS Brakes,Air Conditioning,Alloy Wheels,AM/FM Stereo,Automatic Transmission,Auxiliary Audio Input,Blind Spot Monitor,Bluetooth,CD Audio,Cruise Control,Front Seat Heaters,Leather Seats,Overhead Airbags,Parking Sensors,Power Liftgate/DeckLid,Power Locks,Power Mirrors,Power Seat(s),Power Windows,Rear Defroster,Rear Seat Heaters,Rear View Camera,Remote Start,Satellite Radio Ready,Side Airbags,SiriusXM Trial Avail,Smart Key,Sunroof(s),Tow Hitch,Traction Control 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. Prior Use: Fleet


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $28,998

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. Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store.



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4WD. Recent Arrival! 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L V6 Flex Fuel 24V VVT Silver 4WDAll of our NO-HAGGLE prices are clearly marked in the windshield. So come on by, it will be well worth the ride. Call us anytime at 1-240-427-1399 or visit us on the web at www.waldorfdodge.com.


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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $34,074

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Navigation!, Heated and Ventilated/Cooled Seats!, Remote Start!, Bluetooth!, Leather Seats!, Heated Steering Wheel!, Backup Camera!, Power Liftgate!, Panoramic Sunroof!, Clean Car Fax, Grand Cherokee Limited, 3.6L V6 24V VVT, 8-Speed Automatic, 4WD. http://www.kbbreport.com/cju7w Clean CARFAX. Our Pre-Owned Megastore located at 17514 Oak Park Avenue in downtown Tinley Park has been here since 1956. Times have changed, but our family values, honesty, and fair business practices helped make us what we are today. For over 20 years our non-commissioned sales managers have shown our customers what it is like to be a part of the Bettenhausen family. Our One Price philosophy and No Hassle sales approach have made the car buying experience more enjoyable for you. Let us change your mind about car buying.




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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $21,997

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CARFAX One-Owner. Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD 8-Speed Automatic 3.6L V6 Flex Fuel 24V VVT 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, USB Charging Ports, Diagnostic Alerts, WARRANTY AVAILABLE, CarFax One Owner, Bluetooth, Hands-Free, Cruise Control, Keyless Entry, Portable Audio Connection, Power Locks, Power Windows, Steering Wheel Controls, Automatic Transmission, Grand Cherokee Laredo, 4D Sport Utility, ABS brakes, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Heated door mirrors, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control. Here at Wholesale Inc we believe in transparent market based pricing, while providing a low pressure buying experience. Every purchase allows us to give back to our community by providing a FREE fitness facility to the public and multiple vehicles given away each year to families in need. We encourage you to shop our huge inventory online and check out our reviews. Please call, text or email us to confirm availability and schedule a test drive. Odometer is 2329 miles below market average! Awards: * 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pick Call or Text today to check availability! 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


List price: $28,179

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CARFAX One-Owner. Black 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD 8-Speed Automatic 3.6L V6 24V VVT 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Here at Wholesale Inc we believe in transparent market based pricing, while providing a low pressure buying experience. Every purchase allows us to give back to our community by providing a FREE fitness facility to the public and multiple vehicles given away each year to families in need. We encourage you to shop our huge inventory online and check out our reviews. Please call, text or email us to confirm availability and schedule a test drive. Recent Arrival! Awards: * Green Car Journal Green SUV of the Year Based 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. Call or Text today to check availability! 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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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $29,204

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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Bright White Clearcoat 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD 8-Speed Automatic 3.6L V6 24V VVT 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, USB Charging Ports, Diagnostic Alerts, WARRANTY AVAILABLE, CarFax One Owner, Backup Camera, Bluetooth, Hands-Free, Cruise Control, Heated Seats, Keyless Entry, Multi-zone Climate Control, Navigation!, Portable Audio Connection, Power Locks, Power Windows, Steering Wheel Controls, JeepGrand Cherokee, Automatic Transmission, Grand Cherokee Limited, Bright White Clearcoat, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control. Here at Wholesale Inc we believe in transparent market based pricing, while providing a low pressure buying experience. Every purchase allows us to give back to our community by providing a FREE fitness facility to the public and multiple vehicles given away each year to families in need. We encourage you to shop our huge inventory online and check out our reviews. Please call, text or email us to confirm availability and schedule a test drive. Recent Arrival! Odometer is 6669 miles below market average! Awards: * Green Car Journal Green SUV of the Year Based 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. Call or Text today to check availability! 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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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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**** JUST IN FOLKS! THIS 2014 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 3.6L V6 ENGINE, GOOD CLEARANCE, AND USEFUL FOUR WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM! WITH THE PURCHASE OF THIS BEAUTY AT SPECIAL INTERNET PRICE COMES A 3 YEAR/100,000 MILE LIMITED WARRANTY! COME ON IN TODAY TO TAKE THIS BEAUTY FOR A SPIN AT YOUR LOCAL AND ALWAYS FRIENDLY TSG AUTO!****


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $25,488

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**CARFAX ONE OWNER**, **SUPER CLEAN**, and **BACKUP CAMERA**. Grand Cherokee Laredo E, 3.6L V6 24V VVT, Black Forest Green Pearlcoat, 17' x 8.0' Aluminum Wheels, ABS brakes, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Front dual zone A/C, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, and Traction control. Are you still driving around that old thing? Come on down today and get into this great-looking 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee! This Grand Cherokee is nicely equipped with features such as **BACKUP CAMERA**, **CARFAX ONE OWNER**, **SUPER CLEAN**, 17' x 8.0' Aluminum Wheels, 3.6L V6 24V VVT, ABS brakes, Black Forest Green Pearlcoat, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Front dual zone A/C, Grand Cherokee Laredo E, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, and Traction control. This is one wonderful ride in fantastic condition. You just have to come see it to believe it.


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $32,000

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GPS Nav! 4WD! Are you interested in a truly fantastic SUV? Then take a look at this handsome-looking 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. This wonderful Jeep is one of the most sought after used vehicles on the market because it NEVER lets owners down.


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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $28,988

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If you want a midsize SUV that does a little of everything, the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the way to go. Its well-trimmed cabin is comfy for five, and it's one of the few remaining utility vehicles that can handle both off-road trails and daily commutes. Enjoy this 1 owner clean CARFAX with options like; *23E package adds roof rails, an eight-way power driver seat (with four-way power lumbar) and satellite radio. Springing for the available Security and Convenience Group gets you a power liftgate, remote engine start, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel, hill descent control, 20-inch wheels, a towing package, power-folding mirrors, automatic wipers, a wood-rimmed steering wheel, the touchscreen with the navigation system. The Limited trim level also includes all the features of the 23E and Security and Convenience Group options along with added chrome exterior trim, remote start, an anti-theft system, leather seating, an eight-way power passenger seat (with four-way power lumbar), driver memory settings, heated rear seats, a cargo cover, rear USB charging ports, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors and a nine-speaker premium audio system. *If you want a midsize SUV that does a little of everything, the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the way to go. Its well-trimmed cabin is comfy for five, and it's one of the few remaining utility vehicles that can handle both off-road trails and daily commutes. Enjoy this 1 owner clean CARFAX with options like; *23E package adds roof rails, an eight-way power driver seat (with four-way power lumbar) and satellite radio. Springing for the available Security and Convenience Group gets you a power liftgate, remote engine start, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel, hill descent control, 20-inch wheels, a towing package, power-folding mirrors, automatic wipers, a wood-rimmed steering wheel, the touchscreen with the navigation system. The Limited trim level also includes all the features of the 23E and Security and Convenience Group options along with added chrome exterior trim, remote start, an anti-theft system, leather seating, an eight-way power passenger seat (with four-way power lumbar), driver memory settings, heated rear seats, a cargo cover, rear USB charging ports, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors and a nine-speaker premium audio system. *Visit our New Dealership @ I-20 & Matlock near The Highlands Shops in Arlington -- 20 Mins South of DFW Airport to see this fantastic value of a vehicle. Schedule your hassle free and fun experience with a Sales Experience Manager today and see why Park Place Motorcars Arlington is not just Park Place, it's Your Place!__________________________________________* CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee is included* Advantageous Vehicle Protection Policies available for this model* No Pre-Payment Penalty Loans thru 75 months* Very competitive rates (with approved credit and special finance needs welcomed)* Quick Approvals for most credit situations (special finance situations welcomed)Visit our Arlington Mercedes-Benz Pre-Owned Showroom located at I-20 & Matlock -- across from the Highlands Shopping area. It would be our sincere pleasure to assist you in selecting your vehicle of a lifetime! Park Place Motorcars Arlington: 4201 Beltway Place, Arlington, TX 76018 - Your go-to Dealership for the ideal Pre-Owned Vehicle!



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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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List price: $18,900

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This outstanding example of a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit is offered by 5 Star Autoplex. This SUV is a great example of beauty and brawn with classic styling and a workhorse power plant. Just what you've been looking for. With quality in mind, this vehicle is the perfect addition to take home. The quintessential Jeep -- This Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit speaks volumes about its owner, about uncompromising individuality, a passion for driving and standards far above the ordinary. More information about the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee: The Grand Cherokee has proven itself the premiere luxury SUV for 20 years. The newest Grand Cherokee builds on that tradition by offering civilized highway driving as well as the equipment to make a credible show off-road. The base Laredo 2-wheel drive starts at just under $27,000 and comes very well-equipped. The top-of-the-line SRT8's all-wheel-drive on-road performance rivals that of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, but for half the price. Strengths of this model include True, proven off-road prowess, new high-performance SRT variant, luxurious interior, and powerful engine lineup


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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.