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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 20 $35,607 $38,915
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $36,380 $39,760
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $36,380 $39,760
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $36,380 $39,760
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 19 $38,205 $41,755
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 19 $38,974 $42,595
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 19 $38,974 $42,595
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 19 $38,974 $42,595
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SA N/A N/A $36,906 $40,335
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SB N/A N/A $37,643 $41,140
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SA N/A N/A $37,643 $41,140
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SB N/A N/A $37,643 $41,140
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SA N/A N/A $39,505 $43,175
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SB N/A N/A $40,246 $43,985
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SA N/A N/A $40,246 $43,985
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SB N/A N/A $40,246 $43,985
RWD 4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Laredo 15 20 $27,009 $29,420
RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,501 $36,715
RWD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $36,296 $39,855
4WD 4-Door Laredo 15 19 $28,797 $31,390
4WD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $35,841 $39,305
4WD 4-Door Overland 13 18 $39,388 $43,290
4WD 4-Door SRT-8 11 14 $38,292 $41,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,607
$27,009
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,915
$29,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$649 / month
$490 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a genuine dual-purpose SUV that can handle daily commutes almost as easily as sandstone trails.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 49.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.10 -
Front Hip Room (in) 64.4 57.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5 35.5
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 61.8 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.3 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9 -
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 109.0
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.8 67.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 109.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.1 84.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.0
Track Width, Front (in) - 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.3
Length, Overall (in) - 188.0
Liftover Height (in) - 33.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 35.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 101.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 68.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.6 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 0.79 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) 13.0 x 1.18 12.9 x 1.2
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 21.1
Fuel Tank Location NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.85
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code QAN TCH
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2105 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS TCH
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2105 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN TCH
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7100 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1065 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2769 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2683 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4149
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 17.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 17.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 160
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 340 @ 4200 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LY5 EKG
Displacement 5.3L/323 3.7L/225
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5200 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 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) 3.06 3.59
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.16
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code M30 DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.07
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Yukon XL Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code E52 -
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Stabilizer bar
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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