Compare 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2012 Land Rover LR4

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2012 Land Rover LR4
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RWD 4-Door Laredo Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 23 $26,803 $27,195
RWD 4-Door Laredo Altitude 17 23 $26,803 $27,195
4WD 4-Door Laredo 16 23 $28,743 $29,195
4WD 4-Door Laredo Altitude 16 23 $28,743 $29,195
RWD 4-Door Limited 17 23 $34,724 $36,795
4WD 4-Door Limited 16 23 $37,059 $39,295
RWD 4-Door Overland 17 23 $37,545 $39,895
RWD 4-Door Overland Summit 17 23 $37,545 $39,895
4WD 4-Door Overland 16 23 $40,790 $43,395
4WD 4-Door Overland Summit 16 23 $40,790 $43,395
4WD 4-Door SRT8 12 18 $52,150 $54,670
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4WD 4-Door LUX Limited Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 12 17 $44,499 $48,900
4WD 4-Door HSE 12 17 $44,499 $48,900
4WD 4-Door LUX 12 17 $44,499 $48,900
4WD 4-Door LUX Limited Edition 12 17 $44,499 $48,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,803
$44,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,195
$48,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$815 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee only gets better this year with the addition of the SRT8's thundering HEMI V-8. The 2012 Land Rover LR4 is a burly off-roader with a luxurious, high-class interior; just don't expect it to handle or perform like a car or crossover.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 59.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 59.0
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.4 76.3
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 113.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 79.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 190.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 43.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.1 44.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 48.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 72.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.7 90.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA 45.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 13.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 14.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 22.8
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.67 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 37.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
TY8 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
TY8 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1654
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1654
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 551
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 551
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4470 5833
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 375 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6L/220 5.0L/305
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 375 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 12
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.34
Trans Order Code
DGJ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.93
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.52
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.40
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Land Rover LR4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent, air
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent, air
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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