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For The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a formidable off-roader, comes with loads of equipment and is a relaxed on-road cruiser when fitted with air-springs.

Against More affordable models ride on less composed steel springs, there's no seven-seat option, and the interior isn't what you'd expect of the price tag.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4
33 5stars

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is well equipped, good to look at and relaxing to drive, but it falls short of the on-road composure, practicality and high-end finish that some of its key rivals offer.

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There are 6 Jeep Grand Cherokee versions available

4x4 3.0 V6 190 CRD Laredo 5dr £37,705 TBA
4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Limited 5dr £39,705
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Limited Plus 5dr £42,705
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Overland 5dr £46,405
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Summit 5dr £50,205
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
4x4 6.4 V8 SRT8 5dr £60,720 TBA

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Most Jeep Grand Cherokees come with a 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine mated to an eight-speed auto gearbox. That's definitely the one we'd recommend.

Entry-level Laredo trim is only available with a 188bhp version of the 3.0 V6 turbodiesel, whilst the rest of the range gets 247bhp.

Laredo, Limited and Limited Plus get steel springs and a four-wheel drive system that can divert all of the torque to either the front or rear wheels.

Overland and Summit get air springs, and a different, more sophisticated four-wheel drive system.

Limited Plus is predicted to be the biggest seller. It includes front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, leather upholstery, powered tailgate, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, stereo upgrade, 20-inch alloys and sat-nav. However, if you can stretch to Overland it's worth the extra, thanks to the more comfortable air springs, panoramic sunroof, blind-sport monitor and adaptive cruise control.

Reader test team says:

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Overland 5dr

So I don't know which car WhatCar? drove for their reviews, but it wasn't this one. I have just bought a 2013 Pre-reg of this vehicle, and I have to…

Dave Smith

4 out of 5 stars

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 3.6 V6 CRD 5dr

I previously owned a BMW X5. It was a nice car to drive but terrible in terms of running and servicing costs. The equipment level for the price was…

Don Harrold

4 out of 5 stars

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Overland 5dr

Traded a Jeep Patriot for the Grand Cherokee, what a fantastic car and the Dealer Horsham Car Centre were fantastic as always with a great deal, its…

Ian Winterflood

5 out of 5 stars

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 3.0 V6 CRD Limited 5dr

The company that I work for here in Australia bought 2 of these in December 2011. They are the same spec as British models. Both have been completly…

Anthony Wilson

1 out of 5 stars
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