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2014-2016 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. Power for the SRT increased after its 2014 launch.

US MPGDiesel
5.7 V8SRT8
RWD mpg21/3022/3017/2519/2615/2113/19
4WD mpg20/2821/2817/2518/2514/21None
Torque (lb-ft)420420260260390465-470

More detail:

MPGPentastar V6HemiSRT8 HemiDiesel
Redline6,400 rpm5,800 rpm6,4004,800 rpm
Fuel87 octane89 octane91 octaneUltra-low sulfur diesel
Extra cost, 2014$0$3,195SRT Only$4,500
Recommended fuel typeRegularMid-GradePremiumDiesel
Fuel $/gallon, 7/14/2014$3.614$3.796$3.968$3.880
Fuel cost, 48,000 miles (combined)$8,674$10,718$12,698$7,450
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Specifications for all but SRT8:

ConstructionSteel uniframe
3.6 liter engineStandard except on SRT. 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 V6VM Motori engine 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 version of ZF eight-speed, 845RE, on V6. ZF 8HP70 on others (including SRT8). See eight-speed automatics page. Paddle shifters for manual override are standard.
Axles3.45:1 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 caseSingle-speed, full time AWD 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 CaseOptional on all engines (except SRT), carryover, two-speed electronically shifted with 4x4 low (lock), neutral, full-time active 4x4. Low gear: 2.72:1. Variable front/rear torque split.
Optional rear differentialElectronic limited-slip, optional on V8 and diesel
Alternator160-amp on Laredo; 180 or 220 amp on others depending on options (220 on SRT).
BatteryGroup 65 maintenance-free 750 CCA (up from 700 CCA).

2014 Grand Cherokee*
2014 Grand Cherokee w/ Quadra-Lift*2011 with Quadra-Lift*Wrangler Rubicon
Approach Angle26.335.835.944.3
Departure Angle29.229.629.240.4
Breakover Angle18.823.525.125.5
Ground Clearance8.611.3 (max)8.1 - 10.710

* With air dam removed.

Jeep V6Jeep V8Jeep Diesel Pilot4RunnerMercedes ML350Explorer V6
Horsepower 290360240 250270302290
Torque 260390420 253278273255
2WD mpg 17/2515/2121/30 18/2517/2218/2317/24
AWD/4x4 mpg 17/2514/2120/28 17/2417/2118/2316/22
(Competitors: 2013 figures.)

Wheelbase114.8 (2915) Front Seat
Track, Front63.9 (1623) Head Room39.9
Track, Rear64.1 (1627) Leg Room40.3 (1024.5)
Overall Length189.8 (4821.8) Shoulder Room58.7
Overall Width (at Mirrors)84.8 (2154) Hip Room57.0 (1450)
Body Width76.3 (1937.6) Seat Travel11.0
Overall height 69.3 / 70.0 SAE Volume54.6 cu. ft.
Load floor height32.4 standard
31.8 Quadra-Lift
Rear Seat
SAE Total Pass+Cargo Volume140.5 cubic feet Head Room39.2
Frontal Area31.0 sq. ft. (2.88 sq. m) Leg Room38.6 (980)
Drag Coefficient (2014-17)0.371 (SRT8: 0.39) Shoulder Room58.0 (1474.3)
Aero11.5 (cd x cross-sectional area) Hip Room56.2
Cargo behind rear seat36.3 cubic feet Knee Clearance4.3 (110.0)
Max cargo volume68.3 cubic feet EPA rear seat vol.50.8 cubic feet
Fuel Tank Capacity24.6 gal. (93.1L)

(with P245/70R17 Tire and 3.6L Engine)
(Std Susp. / Air Susp Pos#2)

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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.

DriveModelV6 Curb WeightV8 Curb WeightDiesel Curb WeightPayload
2WDLaredo4545 1180
4WDLaredo4677 1320
SRT8 5,150 1,350

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

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The SRT8 has a weight distribution of 54/46.

Chassis specifications
LayoutLongitudinal front engine, rear drive; 4x4 has transfer case with full time four wheel drive
Front suspensionShort- 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 suspensionMulti-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 TypePower rack-and-pinion on V8; otherwise, electro-hydraulic
Steering Ratio18.9:1 on center, 15.7:1 at full lock
Turn Circle37.1 ft. (11.3 m) (lock-to-lock steering wheel rotations: 3.67)
Front brakes12.9 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 brakes12.6 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 AssistSingle-rate, tandem diaphragm vacuum
NotesTurning 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 TiresP265/50R20 Goodyear Fortera HL Black Sidewall All-Season - 690 revs/mile
Other TiresP265/60R18 Michelin Latitude Tour Black Sidewall All-Season - 691 revs/mile

Also see the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee competitive comparisons page.

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