September 16, 2009 , Frankfurt, Germany -

Since its introduction in 1992, Jeep® Grand Cherokee has revolutionized the premium sport-utility vehicle (SUV) market. With unsurpassed traction capability and power in its segment, Jeep Grand Cherokee is designed, engineered and built to master every imaginable day-to-day driving condition, whether on- or off-road.

In major European markets, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in Laredo, Limited and Overland models. To satisfy the most demanding customers, the Overland Executive Appearance Group includes Dark Slate full nappa leather seats, Mopar® bright (brushed stainless steel) door sill moldings,18-inch BBS wheels and 245/60R18 tires and full-size spare tire with matching wheel.

Jeep Grand Cherokee features a 3.7-liter V-6 petrol engine that delivers 148 kW (201 hp DIN) @ 5,100 rpm and 315 N•m (232 lb.-ft.) of torque @ 3,900 rpm. An exhaust-gas recirculation valve improves fuel economy.

Other available engines include the 3.0-liter V-6 turbo diesel and 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 petrol engine.

The 3.0-liter V-6 turbo-diesel engine generates 160 kW (218 hp DIN) @ 4,000 rpm and 510 N•m (376 lb.-ft.) of torque @ 1,600-2.400 rpm.

The 5.7-liter HEMI features Variable-valve Timing (VVT) and generates 259 kW (347 hp DIN) @ 5,400 rpm and 520 N•m (384 lb.-ft.) of torque @ 4,200 rpm. The HEMI’s fuel-saving Multi-displacement System (MDS) seamlessly shifts to smooth, high-fuel-economy four-cylinder mode when less power is needed and to V-8 mode when more power is in demand. The MDS system optimizes fuel economy without sacrificing vehicle performance or capability.

Jeep Grand Cherokee customers who want the assurance of full-time four-wheel drive without any switches or levers will find Quadra-Trac I® ideal. The NV140 single-speed transfer case splits torque 48/52 percent (front/rear) and is available on Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with the 3.7-liter V-6 engine.

Jeep Grand Cherokee’s Quadra-Trac II® 4x4 system gives customers the benefit of the NV245 two-speed active transfer case and the Brake-traction Control System (BTCS).

The Quadra-Drive II® Jeep 4x4 system offers customers the ultimate in off-road capability. It combines the NV245 full-time transfer case with an Electronic Limited-Slip Differential (ELSD) for unsurpassed tractive performance.

Jeep Grand Cherokee’s four-wheel-drive systems are Trail Rated®.

Jeep® Grand Cherokee
AT A GLANCE

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee continues a tradition of Jeep innovation with new technologies, sophisticated Jeep design, on-road refinement and off-road capability
  • Exterior design features authentic Jeep character with signature seven-slot grille and trapezoidal wheel openings
  • Interior features rich details and craftsmanship, giving customers more comfort and premium features
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee defined the premium sport-utility vehicles market when it debuted in 1992

Class-leading four-wheel-drive capabilities

  • Choice of three 4x4 systems – Quadra-Trac I®, Quadra-Trac II® and Quadra-Drive II®
  • The Quadra-Drive II Jeep 4x4 system gives customers the ultimate in off-road capability by combining the NV245 full-time transfer case with Electronic Limited-slip Differential (front/rear/center) for unsurpassed tractive performance

Command and control of the road

  • Independent front and five-link rear suspension systems and rack-and-pinion steering offer superior on-road ride, handling and performance
  • Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Electronic-roll Mitigation (ERM) maintain vehicle stability in a variety of road surface and weather conditions
  • Hill-descent Control (HDC), Hill-start Assist (HSA) and Trailer-sway Control (TSC) deliver off-road and towing capability

Three leading engine options deliver performance and fuel economy

  • Proven 3.7-liter SOHC V-6 engine delivers efficiency, durability and smooth operation delivers 148 kW (201 hp DIN) @ 5,100 rpm and 315 N•m (232 lb.-ft.) of torque @ 3,900 rpm. An exhaust-gas recirculation valve improves fuel economy
  • 3.0-liter V-6 turbo-diesel engine generates 160 kW (218 hp DIN) and 510 N•m (376 lb.-ft.) of torque
  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine features Variable-valve Timing, generates 259 kW (347 hp DIN) @ 5,400 rpm and 520 N•m (384 lb.-ft.) of torque @ 4,200 rpm

Legendary Grand Cherokee size, styling and comfort

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee preserves the right-size package that is critical for off-road use while also providing nimble handling on road
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers premium amenities including Uconnect™ Navigation, heated first- and second-row seats, ParkView™ rear back-up camera, ParkSense® rear-park assist system, Uconnect Phone, tilt- and telescoping-steering wheel column, SmartBeam® headlamps, HID headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, memory seats and mirrors, 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels, leather-trimmed seats with accent piping, real wood interior accents, chromed exterior accents and a roof rack.