2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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$14,860–$36,368 Inventory Prices

Key Specs of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Grand Cherokee base trim shown

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Interior quality
  • Increased mileage
  • Off-road capability
  • Summit styling
  • 8.4-inch touch-screen
  • Improved shift paddles

The bad

  • Black plastic under the headlights
  • T-handle electronic shifter
  • Some interior materials
  • Diesel will be most expensive engine (excl. SRT)
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • First exterior/interior update since 2011
  • Eight-speed automatic now standard
  • New diesel engine option
  • Choice of three 4x4 systems
  • New Summit top trim level
  • High-performance 470-hp SRT8 version

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Road Test

Aaron Bragman

Chrysler's 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee pretty much saved the company's bacon as it struggled to pull itself out of a demoralizing bankruptcy. Now Jeep is presenting a refreshed 2014 Grand Cherokee even as the old one is still propelling the brand to record sales numbers, and the problem is this: How do you improve on what is already a good thing?

The 2014 Grand Cherokee is a subtle refresh, with money spent simply on what needed improvement, and the result is now one of the best vehicles Jeep has ever made.

I tested multiple trim levels and all four available engines, including the high-performance SRT Grand Cherokee.

More Power, More Choices
The biggest changes to the 2014 Grand Cherokee over the previous model are mechanical (click here to compare 2013 to 2014 models). Two engines are carried over from 2013: a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 making 290 horsepower and 260 pounds-feet of torque and a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 pumping out 360 hp and 390 pounds-feet of torque. Now added to the mix is a new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6, making only 240 hp but churning out a huge 420 pounds-feet of torque. All engines are now teamed with Chrysler's increasingly common eight-speed automatic transmission, replacing the earlier six-speed. Both the EcoDiesel and the Hemi are tow-rated to 7,200 pounds in 4x4 versions or 7,400 pounds with rear-wheel drive, but the diesel's advantage will be fuel economy. Preliminary estimates put Hemi mileage at 14/22 mpg city/highway (4x2) and 14/20 mpg (4x4... Read more

2014 Grand Cherokee Video

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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.7)
Performance
(4.4)
Interior Design
(4.6)
Comfort
(4.6)
Reliability
(4.2)
Value For The Money
(4.2)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

A lot of bang for your buck

by JOHN$ON from Otto nc on February 13, 2018

The 2014 Grand Cherokee is a really good vehicle from the base model Laredo to the monster SRT we just bought our 1st an wow this car is truly amazing very fast an if you keep your football out of it ... Read full review

(3.0)

It's okay it had problems with the heating system

by Emc96 from New York on February 12, 2018

It's okay could be better how to replace the thermostat in the water pump within one year of buying the car and had an overheating problem how to replace a sensor that triggers the fan older than one ... Read full review

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