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Our tested Grand Cherokee with the 4.7-liter V8 engine was powerful, but its fuel economy is nothing to brag about. Available engines for this model year were a 357-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V8 and a 210-hp 3.7-liter V6. Over the years, the Grand Cherokee got a better driving position and a more settled ride.
There are 5 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

“Diesel engine very performant handling for a SUV is great”

PIERRE G., QC (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“acceleration & Handling is excellent!”

DON H., NV (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

“For a short driver(4'10") the seat adjusts extremely well. It is comfortable, foot pedals are easily reachable, and the end of the hood is visible. Side visibility is pretty good, and driver's side mirror does not impede a short driver's side view.”

Anonymous, NM (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“just did a 5000Km trip to B.C. very cosy and quiet great milage 9.5Litter/100Km (Diesel) it is a ideal all around vehicule except for the High cost of repair A/C and Hub Bearing”

PIERRE G., QC (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“heated leather seats power controlled movement solid ride”

JAMES G., MI (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“Climate control could be more user friendly”

RICHARD A., MA (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“Original seats were very hard. An extra $1000 was reduced from the price if we financed through Chrysler for 3 years at 0% interest. We spent that $1000 on a local aircraft seat re-upholstery and got the most comfortable automobile seats ever.”

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“Handles very well !”

DON H., NV (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?


What Owners Say

“Good valve for this type of SUV”

JAMES G., MI (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“Been a very good vehicle... All scheduled maintenance was performed...”

ROY W., MD (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“drive train warranty best feature. tends to be a weakness off grande cherokee”

DICK M., CO (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)


How it looks inside and out

What Owners Say

“The road ready appearance that the Jeep name has been known for.”

JAMES G., MI (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)

“It is an oddly shaped little car. That's OK because it stands out a little bit and people notice it is an electric vehicle”

Anonymous, CA (2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee)
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