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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Pros

  • Impressive towing ratings for a midsize SUV
  • Incredible range of choice, from trail to track

Cons

  • Cabin is beginning to feel and look its age
  • Trunk isn't especially large for the class

Mileage (EPA estimate)

13 city, 19 highway, 15 combined

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee brims with wide-ranging, go-anywhere appeal

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is among the top choices for a five-passenger midsize SUV, even though this model was introduced way back in 2011. Continual updates help—2019 Jeeps get Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity via a 7-inch standard touchscreen—but the Grand Cherokee's enduring appeal has a lot to do with its breadth of ability. Whether you need a daily-driving vehicle that can handle a weekend camping trip or you regularly seek out new trail adventures, the Grand Cherokee can do it all. And if you prefer your thrills at high, as opposed to slow off-road speeds, there's a pair of SRT models. One uses a mighty 475-hp V8 and the other a slightly unhinged 707-hp Hellcat V8, making for an SUV with supercar sensibilities.

The engines for the most popular models are a base 3.6-liter V6 with 295 hp, a 3.0-liter turbodiesel with 240 hp, and a 360-hp 5.7-liter gasoline V8. All drive via a standard eight-speed automatic. Trim levels and options are extensive. The Laredo kicks things off with decent standard equipment but only comes with the base engine. We suggest the Limited as the real starting point since it ups the convenience and comfort significantly for not much more money. The Trailhawk focuses on off-road ability, and it's the only Grand Cherokee, SRT models aside, with standard four-wheel drive. Heading up the range brings the Overland and Summit models, but both become generally harder to justify price-wise against rivals. You're sure to find a Grand Cherokee to suit your needs, however diverse they are.

All Jeep Grand Cherokee years

What is new for the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

  • The Grand Cherokee is available in a new trim called the Limited X.
  • The Sterling Edition trim has been discontinued for 2019.
  • Grand Cherokee trims have been upgraded with Alpine Sound System as standard equipment this year.
  • The Overland trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.
  • The Limited trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor, Navigation System, and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.
  • The Trailhawk trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.
  • The High Altitude trim now comes with Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.
  • The SRT trim now comes with Automated Parking as standard equipment.
  • The Upland trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor as standard equipment.
  • The Altitude trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor and Cloth Seats as standard equipment.
  • The Laredo trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The Laredo E trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor as standard equipment.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee trims

Curious how Jeep Grand Cherokee trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

Laredo

  • The base trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Laredo trim features a 290 hp 3.6L V6 engine, a seven-inch color display, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility, dual-zone automatic temperature control, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee Laredos in stock

Limited

  • The Limited trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features everything found on the Laredo trim as well as an available 360 hp 5.7L V8 engine, leather seats, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, remote start, heated first and second row seats, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee Limiteds in stock

Trailhawk (2017-2019 only)

  • The Trailhawk trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features everything found on the Limited trim as well as an Alpine® nine-speaker premium audio system, auto-dimming outside mirrors, an 8.4-inch touchscreen display, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee Trailhawks in stock

Overland

  • The Overland trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features everything found on the Limited trim as well as ventilated front seats, a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, an 8.4-inch touchscreen display, genuine wood accents, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee Overlands in stock

Summit

  • The Summit trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features everything found on the Overland trim as well as a Harman/Kardon® 19-speaker premium audio system, premium LED fog lamps, adaptive cruise control, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee Summits in stock

SRT

  • The SRT trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee includes features such as a 470 hp 6.4L V8 engine, an Alpine® nine-speaker premium audio system, heated and ventilated front seats, an 8.4-inch touchscreen display, and more.

  • View all Jeep Grand-Cherokee SRTs in stock

Trackhawk

  • The Trackhawk trim of the 2018-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features everything found on the SRT trim as well as a 707 hp 6.2L supercharged V8 engine, black chrome quad exhaust tips, Brembo® high-performance brakes, a competition suspension, and more.

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1. An impressive engine lineup

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Engine | CarMax

If you are a fan of heart-pounding power, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee's lineup of available engines is sure to delight you. This engine lineup starts out on the right foot with a 290 hp 3.6L V6 engine. From there you have the option to upgrade to a 360 hp 5.7L V8 engine, a 470 hp 6.4L V8 engine, or a 707 hp 6.2L supercharged V8 engine.

2. An upscale and luxurious interior

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Front Seats | CarMax

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee has plenty of luxury features. This is especially true on upper trims of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee that feature premium cabin materials such as Nappa leather seats and chrome interior accents. Even the base model 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, though, features an upscale and comfortable interior that is sure to turn heads.

3. A generous list of standard features

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Tech Dash | CarMax

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't skimp when it comes to standard features. On the base trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, for example, you can look forward to standard features such as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a seven-inch color display, and more.

4. Exceptional interior space

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Backseats | CarMax

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize SUV that offers an abundance of interior space. Behind the rear seat of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll have 36.3 cubic ft. of cargo space. With the rear seat folded down, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee provides 68.3 cubic ft. of cargo space.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

5. Outstanding off-roading chops

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee may have the style and creature comforts of a luxury SUV, but it's still an off-road vehicle at-heart. Thanks to the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee's powerful engine lineup as well as its available off-road specific features such as a Quadra-Drive® 4x4 system, Quadra-Lift® air suspension system, and more, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an SUV that is capable of tackling even the toughest trails.

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With the five-seat Jeep Compass, you get a lifestyle-led SUV that can take you from weekday errands around town to adventurous trips on weekends. The 2016 Compass is available with either a 2.0L or 2.4L four-cylinder engine and plenty of standard and optional features to enhance your ride experience, such as the available Freedom Drive II off-road package. The second-generation Jeep Compass was introduced in 2017, dropping the 2.0L engine and adding more passenger-friendly technology, including the Uconnect® infotainment system.

The 2016-2019 Jeep Compass Sport base trim includes these standard features:

  • Bluetooth connectivity

  • 16-inch alloy wheels

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility (from 2017)

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a car that customers love. They like the smooth, luxurious ride, the great handling on road and off-road, and the many options and convenience packages available.
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RepairPal gave the Jeep Grand Cherokee an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Jeep Grand Cherokee 32nd out of 32 among Midsize SUVs.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee features and specs

Limited X 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Parking
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automated Parking
  • Automatic Transmission
  • CD Audio
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Running Boards
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.6L

Horsepower

293

Torque (ft-lbs)

260

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

24.6

Wheelbase

114.8"

Overall length

189.8"

Width

76.5"

Height

69.3"

Leg room

F 40.3"/R 38.6"

Head room

F 39.9"/R 39.2"

Front tires

P265/50TR20

Rear tires

P265/50TR20

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

350/3500 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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Color options

Exterior colors

  • Bright White

  • Velvet Red Pearl

  • Redline Pearl

  • Slate Blue Pearl

  • Granite Crystal Metallic

  • Ultraviolet Metallic

  • Sting-Grey

  • Ivory Tri-Coat Pearl

  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearl

  • Green Metallic

  • Billet Metallic

  • Walnut Brown Metallic

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