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Selected Style 2-Door SL
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SL 17 22 $18,678 $20,639
2-Door 4WD SL 16 21 $20,350 $22,487
4-Door SL 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door 4WD SL 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
4-Door SLT 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door 4WD SLT 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
2-Door SLS 17 22 $18,678 $20,639
2-Door 4WD SLS 16 21 $20,350 $22,487
4-Door SLS 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door 4WD SLS 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
4-Door SLE 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,678
$23,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,639
$25,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tailgate -
EPA Classification - Special Purpose Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) NA 35.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 38.9
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Second Hip Room (in) NA 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 59.2
Second Head Room (in) NA 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) NA 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 100.5 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 69.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.8 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 175.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 64.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 39.7 -
Track Width, Front (in) - 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.58
Length, Overall (in) - 177.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 58.75
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 15.8 40.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 38.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.9 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.5 x 2.0 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 1.03 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Behind rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 23
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.5
Steering Type Power Power Recirculation-Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 13.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 12.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 768 -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD- -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE TMD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1453 -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 768 -
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code QCE TMD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1866.5 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4450 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2600 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1664.9 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2200 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3582
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.72 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 117
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 220 @ 2400
Engine Order Code L35 ERH
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 185 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic 42RE
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.20
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.54
Trans Order Code M30 DGB
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Summary
Body Code E55 -
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name GMC Jimmy Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Link Coil w/F/R
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2600 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Quadra Coil w/F/R
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2200 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 -
Axle Type - Front NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Stabilizer Bars
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Stabilizer Bars
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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