Compare 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,803
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.2
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6
Length, Overall (in)
189.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.4
Liftover Height (in)
32.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.67
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TY8
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20
Spare Tire Size
Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TY8
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4470
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
Engine
Displacement
3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
ERB
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
Trans Type
5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
Trans Order Code
DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6
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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