2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The new generation Jeep Grand Cherokee->ke936 was introduced at the 2010 New York Auto Show, and for the 2014 model year it got even better thanks to the addition of a new diesel engine and a new eight-speed automatic transmission. There is also a new version of the Grand Cherokee Summit to the range, plus a new set of advanced user-friendly technology features.


Thanks to the new diesel engine Grand Cherokee will deliver best-in-class fuel economy and driving range. In addition to the new diesel engine, the 2014 Grand Cherokee will continue to be offered with the standard V-6 and V-8 engines that turned the SUV into a market leader.

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Jeep->ke40 also decided to make some improvements to the exterior appearance, adding new bi-xenon headlights with signature LED daytime running lights, while the model’s interior was updated with premium amenities including Natura leather, exotic open-pore wood trim and new color offerings.

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Specifications

  • Model: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Engine/engine: V6
  • Horsepower: 290
  • Torque: 260
  • Transfer: 8-speed auto

Exterior

The 2014 Grand Cherokee continues the tradition started by the 2011 model and brings an even higher level of opulence and power. The upper grille is now shorter in height and the headlights are narrower, while the fog lights have been raised and are more pronounced in the front design.

For the rear, the 2014 Grand Cherokee will get new, larger taillights with signature LED lighting, a larger, more aerodynamic rear spoiler and a resculpted tailgate. The exhaust system ends with twin pipes on the Limited, Overland and Summit models.

Measure

Self-weight of the base 4,545 pounds
Ground clearance – at service weight 8.6 inches
Total body width 76.5 inches
Total height – with roof rail 69.3 inches
Total height – with roof rail 69.3 inches
Overall height – Without roof rail 68.1 inches
Total length 189.8 inches
Overhang – Front 33.6 inches
Overhang – Rear 43.5 inches
Wheelbase 114.8 inches

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

– Automatic headlights

– Door handle in body color

-Body-Color Fascias

– Body colored grille with bright inserts

– Bright Day Light Opening strips

– Exterior mirrors with heating element

-Halogen headlights

-LED taillights

Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

-Body-Color Fascias with Bright Insert

– Body colored grille with bright inserts

– Light exhaust tip

-Light side roof rails

-Side casting in chrome

– Exterior mirrors with heating element

– Halogen Quad headlights

-LED taillights

– Rear window defroster

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

-Cashmere Pearl Coat Exterior paint

– Automatic headlights

-Bi-Xenon HID headlights

-Body-Color Fascias with Bright Insert

– Body colored grille with bright inserts

– Body Color Shark Fin Antenna

– Bright Day Light Opening strips

– Bright door handles

-Integrated rear spoiler for Liftgate

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

-Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat Exterior Paint

-Side casting in chrome

– Automatic headlights

-Light side roof rails

– Exterior mirrors with indicators

– Adaptive Bi-Xenon HID headlights

-Body-Color Fascias with Bright Insert

– Body colored grille with chrome inserts

-Light side roof rails

– Exterior mirrors with heating elements

Interior

For the 2014 model year, the interior of the Grand Cherokee was revised with a new Uconnect 5-inch or 8.4-inch touchscreen, plus a new leather-wrapped E-shifter for the eight-speed transmission. The model also received a new three-spoke steering wheel wrapped in high-quality leather and combined with wooden sections on the Overland and Summit models.

Measure:

Cargo capacity – Behind 2nd row of seats 36.3 feet
Cargo capacity – behind the first row of seats 67.5 feet
Head Room – Front 39.9 inches
Main room – rear 39.2 inches
Legroom – Front 40.3 inches
Legroom – rear 38.6 inches
Passenger interior volume 105.4 feet

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

-Dark wood on the dashboard and doors

– LED lights front and back

– Seat belt warning for front passengers

-Front-Passenger Fold-Flat-Front Seat

-Illuminated cup holders

– Leather-wrapped gear lever

– Leather-covered steering wheel

– Rear view mirror with microphone

-Seats in premium fabric

Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

-Bright door sill trim plates and bright metal details

– Seats in Capri leather

-Driver/passenger power 4-way lumbar adjustment

– LED lights front and back

– Heated steering wheel

-Keyless Enter-N-Go™

– Leather-wrapped gear lever

– Leather-covered steering wheel

-Rear 60 / 40 Folding seat

-Steering wheel paddle shift control

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

– Leather covered instrument panel and center armrest

– Leather-wrapped gear lever

-Luxury floor mats front/rear with logo

-Memory for radio, driver’s seat and mirrors

– Non-adjustable pedals

-Ventilated front seats

– Instrument panel in stapled leather

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

– Full length floor console

– Leather covered instrument panel and center armrest

– Leather-wrapped gear lever

-Rear 60 / 40 Folding seat

-Ventilated front seats

-Wood/leather wrapped steering wheel

-Heated, ventilated and memory front seats

– Wooden moldings with open pores and copper details

-Premium suede-like material covering the A-pillars and headliner

– Nineteen speaker, 825-watt high-performance Harman Kardon surround sound system

Driveline

For the 2014 model year, the Grand Cherokee received a new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine with 24 valves with dual overhead cams that delivers a total of 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. With the new engine, the Grand Cherokee will deliver fuel economy of 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway in 4×2 models.

Alongside the new diesel engine, Grand Cherokee models will continue to offer the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and an updated 5.7-liter V-8. The V-6 engine delivers a total of 290 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, while the V-8 engine delivers a total of 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque.

All engines can be paired with a new eight-speed transmission that ensures fuel economy of 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

For the 2014 model year, the Grand Cherokee will also offer a new Eco Mode that optimizes the transmission’s shift schedule and helps improve fuel economy.

Prices

Model Award
Laredo 4×2 $28,795
Laredo 4×4 $30,795
Laredo E 4×2 $30,495
Laredo E 4×4 $32,495
Limited 4×2 $35,795
Limited 4×4 $37,795
Overland 4×2 $42,995
Overland 4×4 $45,995
Summit 4×2 $47,995
Summit 4×4 $50,995

Competition

Toyota 4Runner

The fifth-generation 4Runner was introduced in 2009 and received its first revision for the 2014 model year. The model received an updated exterior look and a refined interior.

Under the hood, the model has the standard 4.0-liter V-6 engine that delivers a total of 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. With the V-6 engine, the 4Runner will deliver fuel economy of 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.

Ford Explorer Sport

The Ford Explorer Sport was unveiled at the 2012 New York Auto Show and went on sale at a starting price of $40,720.

The model is powered by a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine that delivers a total of 350 horsepower and a peak torque of 350 pound-feet. The model provides a fuel economy of 16 mpg in city driving and 22 mpg on the highway.

Conclusion

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the best-selling SUVs on the American market, and we’re pretty sure that thanks to the new diesel engine, it will be even more successful.

The model is offered in both 4×2 and 4×4 configuration systems, so the customer has plenty of options to choose from.

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