Compare 2009 Dodge Sprinter vs 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2009 Dodge Sprinter
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2WD Reg Cab 144" WB
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
3500 144" N/A N/A $38,352 $42,145
2500 170" N/A N/A $39,558 $43,470
2500 170" EXT N/A N/A $40,318 $44,305
3500 170" N/A N/A $40,632 $44,650
3500 170" EXT N/A N/A $41,400 $45,495
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RWD 4-Door Rocky Mountain
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Laredo 16 21 $28,090 $30,450
RWD 4-Door Rocky Mountain 16 21 $28,090 $30,450
4WD 4-Door Laredo 15 20 $29,898 $32,420
4WD 4-Door Rocky Mountain 15 20 $29,898 $32,420
RWD 4-Door Limited 16 21 $34,183 $37,220
4WD 4-Door Limited 15 20 $36,099 $39,310
RWD 4-Door Overland 14 19 $37,954 $41,410
4WD 4-Door SRT-8 11 14 $39,389 $42,965
4WD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $41,081 $44,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,933
$28,090
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,190
$30,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$508 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.4
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.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 16 mpg
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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