2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee features, specifications, and dimensions
All dimensions are measured at curb weight with standard tires and wheels. Information shown is correct at time of publication, and is subject to change without notice. Also see the competitive comparisons page.
Unless otherwise noted, figures do not include the Grand Cherokee SRT8.
|MPG||Diesel||Pentastar V6||Hemi||SRT8 Hemi|
|Horsepower||240 @ 3,600||390||360 @ 5,150||470 @ 6,000|
|Torque (lb-ft)||420 @ 2,000||260||390 @ 4,250||465 @ 4,300|
|Redline||4,800 rpm||6,400 rpm||5,800 rpm||6,400|
|Fuel||Ultra-low sulfur diesel||87 octane||89 octane||91 octane|
Specifications for all but SRT8:
|3.6 liter engine||Standard on all models. 17 mpg city, 25 mpg highway. Regular 87 octane fuel. See the Pentastar engines site for specifications.|
|5.7 liter Hemi V8||Optional on Limited, Overland, Summit. |
|3.0 EcoDiesel V6||Sourced from VM Motori, built in Italy. Iron block, aluminum alloy heads, chain-driven DOHC design with 24 valves and common-rail 2000-bar solenoid injectors. Urea injection (needs periodic refills.) 5% biodiesel compatible.|
|Transmission (V8)||Chrysler-built adaptation of ZF eight-speed, 845RE, on V6. ZF 8HP70 on other models (including SRT8), eventually to be replaced by Chrysler-built version of the same transmission. See eight-speed automatics page. Paddle shifters for manual override are standard.|
|Axles||3.45:1 V6 and diesel, 3.09:1 V8 (both front and rear). 7.7 ring gear diameter in front. Rear ring gear diameter: 8.4 for V6, 8.9 for V8 and diesel.|
|MP 3010 transfer case||Single-speed full time AWD setup optional on V6, with 50/50 torque split (carryover). Used on SRT8 with variable torque split: 40/60 auto, 50/50 snow and two, 35/65 Sport, and 30/70 Track.|
|MP 3022 Transfer Case||Optional on all engines (except SRT8), carryover, two-speed electronically shifted with 4x4 low (lock), neutral, full-time active 4x4. Low range ratio, 2.72:1. Variable front/rear torque split.|
|Optional rear differential||Electronic limited-slip, optional on V8 and diesel|
|Alternator||160-amp on Laredo; 180 or 220 amp on other models depending on options (220 amp on SRT).|
|Battery||Group 65 maintenance-free 750 CCA (up from 700 CCA).|
2014 Grand Cherokee*
|2014 Grand Cherokee w/ Quadra-Lift*||2011 with Quadra-Lift*||Wrangler Rubicon|
|Ground Clearance||8.6||11.3 (max)||8.1 - 10.7||10|
* With air dam removed.
|Jeep V6||Jeep V8||Jeep Diesel||Pilot||4Runner||Mercedes ML350||Explorer V6|
|(Competitors: 2013 figures.)|
|DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES||ACCOMMODATIONS|
|Wheelbase||114.8 (2915)||Front Seat|
|Track, Front||63.9 (1623)||Head Room||39.9|
|Track, Rear||64.1 (1627)||Leg Room||40.3 (1024.5)|
|Overall Length||189.8 (4821.8)||Shoulder Room||58.7|
|Overall Width (at Mirrors)||84.8 (2154)||Hip Room||57.0 (1450)|
|Body Width||76.3 (1937.6)||Seat Travel||11.0|
|Overall height||69.3 / 70.0||SAE Volume||54.6 cu. ft.|
|Load floor height||32.4 standard|
|SAE Total Pass+Cargo Volume||140.5 cubic feet||Head Room||39.2|
|Frontal Area||31.0 sq. ft. (2.88 sq. m)||Leg Room||38.6 (980)|
|Drag Coefficient||0.371 (SRT8: 0.39)||Shoulder Room||58.0 (1474.3)|
|Aero||11.5 (cd x cross-sectional area)||Hip Room||56.2|
|Cargo behind rear seat||36.3 cubic feet||Knee Clearance||4.3 (110.0)|
|Max cargo volume||68.3 cubic feet||EPA rear seat vol.||50.8 cubic feet|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||24.6 gal. (93.1L)|
* (with P245/70R17 Tire and 3.6L Engine) (Std Susp. / Air Susp Pos#2)
Gross vehicle weight rating is 6,500 lb except on four wheel drive models, where it is 6,500 lb with the V6 and 6,800 lb with other engines.
|Drive||Model||V6 Curb Weight||V8 Curb Weight||Diesel Curb Weight||Payload|
Curb weight includes standard equipment and full quantities of fuel, lubricant and coolant. Payload is the maximum allowable weight of driver, passengers, cargo, and options, rounded to the nearest 10 lbs.
Maximum trailer towing: 6,200 lb with the V6. 7,400 pounds with other engines and rear wheel drive; 7,200 pounds with other engines and four wheel drive.
* V8 buyers: add ten pounds to this payload rating. ** Diesel buyers: 1290 lb
The SRT8 has a weight distribution of 54/46.
|Layout||Longitudinal front engine, rear drive; 4x4 has transfer case with full time four wheel drive|
|Front suspension||Short- and long-arm independent (SLA), coil springs, gas-charged, twin-tube coil-over shock absorbers, upper- and lower-control arms (“A” arms), stabilizer bar|
|Rear suspension||Multi-link rear suspension, coil spring, twin tube shocks (including load leveling for towing), aluminum lower control arm, independent upper links (tension and camber) plus a separate toe link.|
|Steering Type||Power rack-and-pinion on V8; otherwise, electro-hydraulic|
|Steering Ratio||18.9:1 on center, 15.7:1 at full lock|
|Turn Circle||37.1 ft. (11.3 m) (lock-to-lock steering wheel rotations: 3.67)|
|Front brakes||12.9 x 1.2 (328 x 30) vented disc with 1.89 (48) two-piston pin-slider caliper and ABS; 282 square inches swept area|
|Rear brakes||12.6 x 0.55 (320 x 14) disc with 1.89 (48) single-piston pin-slider caliper and single-channel ABS(b); 257 square inches swept area|
|Power Assist||Single-rate, tandem diaphragm vacuum|
|Notes||Turning diameter is measured at the outside of the tires at curb height. Turning diameters and steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock, may differ with optional tires and wheels. Three-channel ABS standard on 4x2. Four-channel ABS standard on 4x4.|
|Summit Tires||P265/50R20 Goodyear Fortera HL Black Sidewall All-Season — 690 revs/mile|
|Other Tires||P265/60R18 Michelin Latitude Tour Black Sidewall All-Season — 691 revs/mile|
Also see the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee competitive comparisons page.