2015 Jeep Grand CherokeeChange Vehicle
Key Specs of the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Grand Cherokee base trim shown
- Interior quality
- Off-road capability
- Summit styling
- 8.4-inch touch-screen usability
- T-handle electronic shifter
- Some interior materials
- Diesel price premium
- Five-seat midsize SUV
- Eight-speed automatic standard
- Diesel engine available
- Three 4x4 systems available
- 475-hp SRT version
Editor's note: This review was written in February 2013 about the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2015, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
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
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