2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep has been assembling the grand Cherokee SUV for two decades and it has been three years since the American automaker dramatically updated the grand Cherokee. Jeep has managed to deliver a state of the art off-road vehicle that has both substance and style.

Some of the significant changes in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee received include an upgraded interior with enhanced electronics, a bold new exterior and a new transmission that has transformed the way it drives. The new Grand Cherokee offers consumers a combination of driving range and fuel economy.2014-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-woodsy-A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: SUV Base Price: $ 28,995*
Fuel Tank Capacity: 24.6 gals (93 L) Miles Per Gallon: 17 city / 25 hwy
Dimensions*
Length: 189.8 in. (482.1 cm) Wheel Base: 114.8 in. (291.6 cm)
Height: 68.1 in. (172.9 cm) Width: 76.5 in. (194.3 cm)
Curb Weight: 4545 lbs (2062 kg) Ground Clearance: 8.6 in.** (21.8 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 35.1 cu ft Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance*
Engine: V6 VVT DOHC Displacement: 3.6 Liter
Horsepower: 290 HP Max RPM: 6400 RPM
Torque: 260 lb-ft @4800 rpm Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic

* Laredo
** at curb weight

Engine & Performance

The 2014 Grand Cherokee features a 24-valve 3.0 liter Eco-Diesel V6 engine that is capable of delivering a maximum of 240 hp and 420 pound feet of torque. The Eco-Diesel will only be available for the Limited, Overland, and Summit trims.

The other engine available include an updated 5.7 liter V8, the base 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine and the 6.4 liter HEMI V8.2014-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee--roughing-it C

Select-Terrain traction control system continues to be part of this legendary off road system. Traction is enhanced by either the Quadra-Tac II or Quadra-Drive II four wheel drive systems. With the proper towing attachments, the Grand Cherokee is capable of towing up to 7400 lbs.

All trims come with an eight speed transmission.In order to improve fuel economy, the 2014 models have an Eco Mode that optimizes the transmission’s shift schedule.

Exterior

The exterior is attractive and maintains Jeep’s simple and aggressive appearance .The upper grille is slightly shorter with its slimmer headlamps. The added fog lamps are raised making them more pronounced within the Grand Cherokee’s fascia design.

The rear receives new, larger LED tail lights. The rear is enhanced by a larger and more aerodynamic spoiler, complimented by re-designed tailgate.2014-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-high-up B

Interior

The interior has been revised with new Uconnect 8.4-inch or five inch touchscreen coupled with a leather wrapped E-shifter for the 8-speed transmission. The 2014 model also has a 3-spoke steering wheel wrapped in quality leather.

In order to ease connectivity, the front passenger and the driver have access to a 12-volt DC power outlet, SD, AUX and USB ports located at the bottom the vehicle’s center stack. The rear passengers will have sufficient leg room and enough juice to share when charging their electronic devices.
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