With the V-8, maximum towing capacity is 7,400 pounds. This engine is matched to a five-speed automatic transmission. With blistering acceleration and strong braking, it can surprise more than a few sports car drivers. Aggressive sportiness is the vibe of sculpted panels, air dams, and fancy 20-inch wheels. The Grand Cherokee is an eager off-road athlete, but accomplished at smooth urban duty too. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after having been remedied for a prior recall for the vanity lamp wiring.
The optional Luxury Group package adds premium leather to the door trim panels, instrument panel and center console along with a power liftgate, adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning and Blind-spot Monitoring. It's kind of an arrangement to keep the passenger safe at the time of the turn, but you don't have much to offer if you take your wallet in your back pocket, for example. This recall is also addressing certain vehicles that have not been remedied under that prior recall. The integrated lower front grille is painted in gloss black and a newly designed underbody belly pan features integrated brake ducting to improve cooling and fade performance. In a nod to the past, the wheel opening tops are flattened. The Grand Cherokee branches out from a single body style into three very different directions, offering reasonably frugal operation, luxurious power, or screaming thrust, all depending on which drivetrain you choose. The recall began on July 28, 2016.
Neither engine is yet offered with Chrysler's latest eight-speed automatics, coming for the 2013 model year to the Ram pickups and already available with six-cylinder Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger sedans. Skip to details on the: New for 2013 A new off-road-oriented Trailhawk model debuts for 2013. The best handling Jeep vehicle ever — capable of. Stopping distance performance of 116 feet from 60-0 mph is made possible by new red-painted, Brembo 6-piston front and 4-piston rear calipers, and vented rotors at all four corners measuring 15-inches front and 13. New for 2013 are the.
Low-rent no more: that must have been the motto of designers when they signed off on the look of the latest Jeep Grand Cherokee. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For 2013, Jeep introduces the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, which is specifically tuned for off-roading. The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. Standard Fuel Saver Technology and an active valve exhaust system allows four-cylinder operation to engage over a wide rpm range, to deliver both fuel efficiency and an extended range of 450 miles on one tank of gas.
Rear lift gate is high at the bottom, which implies there is a high cargo floor. For further protection from human error, add a backup camera, rear parking sensors, and collision alert. Drivers can manually choose between five dynamic modes: Auto, Sport, Towing, Track extra firm , and Snow. Our favorite storage detail: The removable dual bins hiding under the cargo floor, molded to fit around the spare tire. When tire slippage is detected, the Jeep 4x4 system can transfer up to 100 percent of available torque to one rear wheel.
If that is too modest, the 5. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly. The exterior gets special badging; gray, red and black accents; and five-spoke 18-inch aluminum wheels. Chrome jewelry and vents galore add to the distinctive feel. Specifically, 90-percent of peak torque is available between 2,800 and 6,000 rpm, allowing for inspired standing starts and improved straight-line performance.
Brake assist and hill-start assist are installed on every Grand Cherokee. The standard Jeep Quadra-Trac active on-demand four-wheel-drive transfer case uses input from a variety of sensors in order to determine tire slip at the earliest possible moment and take corrective action. The side view reveals high shoulders and a small greenhouse. We have total confidence on the bush tracks too. Develop a consistent power of 344kW and 624Nm, the engine is a remarkable herb, although struggling to survive in 17.
The grille is easily recognized as a Jeep feature. Chrysler's number for this recall is P60. Very fast, comfortable, mileage better than I expected, only down side is cargo space but, what the hell, holds golf clubs and a couple overnighters and a cooler so I guess it's good! No chance to try it in a damp place. Repairs will be made free of charge. The steering offers good road feel and the brakes are strong.
When we initially occupied, the Chrysler gear exchanger automatic transmission makes us a little worried here in motoring. Inside, there are Nappa leather and suede front seats that are heated and ventilated for comfort. The recall began February 12, 2018. It's a distinctive look, thoroughly Jeep in its combination of shapes and textures, and another successful effort from Chrysler that points out one of the real strengths of the company--the way it can finish a cockpit, given the right budget and time constraints. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-530.
Several permutations exist within each model as well. No more boundy ride or vague steering: the Grand Cherokee handles pavement about as well as a Honda Pilot, if not with the carlike ride motions of a Flex. I want, even at the entry price of 60,000 dollars. It is also present at low speeds, but rarely during road travel. At the rear, a new liftgate spoiler reduces drag and improves downforce. Lastly, with the rear-drive V-8 Grand Cherokee, Jeep claims a 7,400-pound towing capacity. If the booster inspection confirms an unacceptable loss of vacuum pressure, the booster will be replaced.