Compare 1997 GMC Jimmy vs 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1997 GMC Jimmy
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2-Door SL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SL 17 22 $18,678 $20,639
2-Door SLS 17 22 $18,678 $20,639
4-Door SL 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door SLE 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door SLS 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
4-Door SLT 17 22 $20,058 $22,164
2-Door 4WD SL 16 21 $20,350 $22,487
2-Door 4WD SLS 16 21 $20,350 $22,487
4-Door 4WD SL 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
4-Door 4WD SLS 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
4-Door 4WD SLT 16 21 $22,160 $24,487
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,678
$23,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,639
$25,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Tailgate -
EPA Classification
- Special Purpose Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
NA 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
NA 35.7
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
NA 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
NA 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.75
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.58
Length, Overall (in)
- 177.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 23
Fuel Tank Location
Behind rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
13.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.5
Steering Type
Power Power Recirculation-Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 12.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
768 -
Spare Tire Size
T155/90D16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
QCE TMD
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2200 -
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3582
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
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,
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.20
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Jimmy Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code
E55 -
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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 -
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Stabilizer Bars
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Stabilizer Bars
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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