Donate |

Cars

Jeep Grand Cherokee
Tested version:
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Find out how much the dealer paid with Cars Best Deals Plus Access.
    You'll get:
  • Consumer Reports Bottom Line Price
  • Unlimited New and Used Car Price Reports
Base MSRP price range:
$29,495 - $64,380
Dividing line
Car Type: Midsized sport-utility vehicles
CR overall score
What's this?
?
Chart key
Highest
85
This model
??
Lowest
20
Bottom key
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

The midsized Grand Cherokee SUV has a solid, upscale interior, comfortable seats, and a supple, controlled ride. Handling is fairly agile for the class, fit and finish is impressive, and the eight-speed automatic is smooth. The standard 3.6-liter V6 returned so-so fuel economy. Two V8s, a 5.7 liter and the SRT's 6.4 liter, are optional. The good-performing diesel returned 24 mpg. The Uconnect infotainment system, with its large, well-labeled touch screen, is one of the easiest-to-use systems we've tested. Appropriately optioned, the Grand Cherokee makes a good tow vehicle or a capable off-roader. Reliability for the V6 version is well below average; V8 and diesel reliability are unknown.

A subscription to ConsumerReports.org includes Consumer Reports road test reports (based on over 50 different tests).

Jeep Blog Content
Why it’s still not that easy to find diesel fuel
The age of diesel seems to be coming back. Lately, we’ve driven a lot of great diesel cars, SUVs, and trucks, from the top-scoring Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec to the ½-ton Ram 1500 pickup. Likewis...
Practicality rules on latest Talking Cars podcast
Talking Cars: Episode 45It's a decidedly practical episode of the “Talking Cars with Consumer Reports” video podcast, talking all about boxes on wheels. First up, a viewer question asks about the Ford Transit Connect. F...
Best deals on American-made cars for Labor Day 2014
Celebrating the workers who built this great nation, the Consumer Reports’ price analysts have combed through the hundreds of current incentives to identify the largest discounts on American-made...
Plugged in to our new quick-and-quirky BMW i3 electric car
2014 BMW i3 ReviewAfter a nine-month wait, we’ve just taken delivery of the futuristic-looking BMW i3, a tall, rear-drive, electric-powered hatchback. This is a quick-and-quirky little car with a driving experienc...
2015 Ram Diesel tops full-sized pickup ratings
RAM 1500 EcoDiesel: Top Mileage PickupOur staff loves a good pickup, especially if it gets great mileage and can tow our assortment of travel trailers, boats, and race cars. So, when Chrysler introduced a new 3.0-liter diesel in its ...