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Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 review: An affordable SUV

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 review: An affordable SUV

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 review: An affordable SUV
August 11
16:13 2013

The latest Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 comes with a versatile touch screen interface suited for its luxurious cabin fit with navigation software powered by Garmin. It is connected with applications store too. The air suspension is makes the vehicle comfortable to drive and ride. The four wheel drive system is steadfast for off road driving.

2014 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Summit shown in Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl.

2014 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Summit shown in Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 has been jam packed with impressive features. Not to forget its touch screen interface can fail to respond at times. It is slow to say the least. The manual gear shifting is sluggish from the 8 speed automatic transmission. The latest Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 shines with new tech and makes it a road friendly vehicle. It is a shiny SUV with some minor shortcomings. It is fully ready for off road trips.

This luxurious tough SUV gets 4 stars out of five. The price of this extraordinary SUV is 29,000 dollars. It’s a steal away deal for most SUV fanatics.

When the 2011 version of the Grand Cherokee jeep was released, the jeep fans were startled by the electronic gizmos installed in this SUV. It was ready with independent electronic road settings and had its suspension system in place. The latest Grand Cherokee 2014 takes the SUV to a next level with integrated applications and digital speedometer.

The end result is the birth of a SUV optimized and customized with tech and luxury ready for a spin. It has an already built on road and off road capability.

Amazing interior inside: Fully functional

The available Quadra-Lift® air suspension system has a Rock mode that raises Grand Cherokee for improved off-road capability.

The available Quadra-Lift® air suspension system has a Rock mode that raises Grand Cherokee for improved off-road capability.

The manual differential locks aren’t used in this SUV. For that matter, Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 makes use of Select and Quadra Trac terrain systems. It takes the sensor information as well as the torque information from four wheels. Air suspension comes into action itself. It helps balance and maintains its weight. Riding in the Grand Cherokee is comfortable and smooth.

The interior of the Grand Cherokee 2014 is filled with comforts and luxuries of a modern SUV. The dashboard is covered in leather in brown color. The wooden trim is also matte finished and feels natural. The heating and venting controls were supported for the rear seats. Front seats are power adjustable too.

The shifting from console is not used here. Instead the Grand Cherokee 2014 uses the ultra-modern and ergonomically made hand grip. It is proper and well suited for 8 speed automatic transmission. The electronic system is easy to comprehend and operate. It’s ready for a test drive.

Interior of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Interior of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Amazing engine: Built to last

The base engine is a solid SUV engine with 3.6 liter V6 configuration. It’s not exactly powerful but it does pack 260 lb-ft of torque and 290 horse powers. The fuel economy can vary around 20 MPG. The weight of this heavy duty sedan is 5000 lbs.

The V6 engine may sound good and suitable for the Grand Cherokee. There are some engine options to choose. With 3 liter engine V6 diesel engine, this Cherokee can have a range of 700 miles. Another option is 5.7 liter V8 gas engine. Last but not the least the 6.4 liter V8 Hemi engine delivers right on cue.

The SUV is so easy to maneuver on the roads, it’s almost unbelievable. The handling was precise and accurate. Electrohydraulic boost system is used in the steering. It moves involving least human effort. The turning radius seems excellent compared to German vehicles. The turning assists on the highway, crowded busy streets and parking lots as well.

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The SUV is a five seater with unlimited cargo space at the back. The SUV measures 16 feet in length. The V6 engine gives proper acceleration response which is fairly satisfactory. It comes in the Eco mode by default. The transmission programming is altered in that case. It can be disabled by pressing a button.

When the sports mode is activated, an alert is updated on the LCD speedometer. The throttle becomes sharper whereas the transmission becomes fast and furious.

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