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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 144" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB N/A N/A $32,933 $36,190
2WD Reg Cab 170" WB N/A N/A $33,560 $36,880
2500 144" N/A N/A $34,967 $38,425
2500 170" N/A N/A $39,558 $43,470
2500 170" EXT N/A N/A $40,318 $44,305
3500 144" N/A N/A $38,352 $42,145
3500 170" N/A N/A $40,632 $44,650
3500 170" EXT N/A N/A $41,400 $45,495
RWD 4-Door Rocky Mountain
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Laredo 16 21 $28,090 $30,450
RWD 4-Door Limited 16 21 $34,183 $37,220
RWD 4-Door Overland 14 19 $37,954 $41,410
4WD 4-Door Laredo 15 20 $29,898 $32,420
4WD 4-Door Limited 15 20 $36,099 $39,310
4WD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $41,081 $44,845
4WD 4-Door SRT-8 11 14 $39,389 $42,965
RWD 4-Door Rocky Mountain 16 21 $28,090 $30,450
4WD 4-Door Rocky Mountain 15 20 $29,898 $32,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,933
$28,090
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,190
$30,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$508 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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7.4
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee works well on road and trail, but a cramped interior and low fuel economy indicate that there are better choices for suburban families.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.2
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 59.1
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.7
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 55.3
Second Head Room (in) - 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 108.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 39.5 -
Frame Width, Rear (in) 30.3 -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 239.6 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8 -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 95.5 68.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 27.6 -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.2 -
Wheelbase (in) 144.3 109.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.5 -
Cab to Axle (in) 85.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 85.5
Liftover Height (in) - 33.4
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.9
Length, Overall (in) - 188.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.6
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x - TBD - 12.9 x 1.2
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 21.1
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.6 37.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.85
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.8
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TXB TCH
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBG
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size LT215/85R16E P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code TXB TCH
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size LT215/85R16E P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size LT215/85R16E Compact
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 50 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 18530 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2604 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11030 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 7720 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1736 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4080 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4261
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 160
Engine
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 1200-2400 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EXM EKG
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.7L/225
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 3400 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Diesel V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.59
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.19
Trans Order Code DGZ DGJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.07
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Sprinter Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code 144" WB -
Body Style 3500 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.92 -
Axle Type - Front - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front Rail SLA independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Stabilizer bar
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 29.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 66.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 4
 
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