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Jeep Grand CherokeeWeekdays and weekends, regardless of your destination, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is perfect for your adventures. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a powerful new SUV at an incredible price – that’s why it is ranked #1 in off-road SUVs by US News.

The luxury interior seats five adults comfortably in two rows and still has plenty of cargo space for all your gear. For added comfort, upgrade to luxurious leather or premium suede. With eight trim options, three engine options, and plenty of color choices, you can create the perfect vehicle for your unique adventure.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee New Features

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee has plenty of great features. After an absence of four years, the Trailhawk 4×4 trim returns – the perfect combination of off-road power and luxury interior. All trims have a slimmer, sharper appearance with a range of new color options. In addition, rear camera and parking sensors are now standard, so you don’t have to worry about backing out of driveways onto busy city roads.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Performance

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Even the base Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a tow capacity of 3,500 pounds. There are three separate engine options – choose what’s best for your adventure.

EngineHorepowerTorqueTow CapacityGas Mileage
3.0L V6 Ecodiesel240420740022/30 MPG
3.6 V6295260250019/26 MPG
5.7 V8360390720018/25 MPG

This off-road SUV offers a smooth ride on city pavement, gravel driveways, or uneven mountain terrain. Choose from one of four 4×4 drivetrain systems to meet your off-road needs. Enjoy your quiet ride whether you’re on a winter mountaintop or driving down to the beach.

Jeep Grand Cherokee’s EPA numbers are solid for the class and show the Grand Cherokee base model gets 19 mpg in town and 26 mpg on the highway. The 5.7-liter V8 delivers 14 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway while the diesel V6 gets 22/30 mpg city/highway. The SRT 6.4-liter V8 trim manages 13/19 mpg city/highway.

Innovative Technology

Jeep Grand Cherokee Technology

High performance combined with innovative technology makes long journeys in the Grand Cherokee an adventure. The Unconnect infotainment system comes equipped with a five-inch touch screen, which can be upgraded to 8.4 inches. It also includes Bluetooth control, a USB port, voice command activation, and a six-speaker audio system.

Two zone climate control ensures everyone is comfortable so you can relax and enjoy the ride. New technology also contributes to a number of advanced safety features like Park Assist and automatic emergency braking.


The four-wheel drive 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a perfect 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both four-wheel and rear-wheel models received 5-star front and side crash ratings and rollover ratings are 4-stars and 3-stars for four-wheel and rear-wheel models, respectively.

Standard for all Jeep Grand Cherokee models are rearview camera and parking sensors – something that no other midsize SUV competitors offer on the base model.

There are optional safety features too: forward collision warning, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, and automatic high-beam assist keep you safe on long I-64 journeys. For those parking in those tight city garages – add parking assist for stress-free mornings.


The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at just $30,395 MSRP.


Compare the Competition

Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Ford Explorer is a slightly larger SUV than the Jeep Grand Cherokee and offers a third row with two additional seats (7 instead of 5). While the Ford Explorer’s 82 cu ft of cargo space is larger than the Grand Cherokee’s 68.3, it also means a higher price and lower gas mileage than the Grand Cherokee.

Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Grand Cherokee are two SUVs close in size. But size and performance are two different things – though the 4Runner has excellent off-road performance, its road behavior has received negative reviews. Along with this, the 4Runner gets fewer miles per gallon and has a higher price point.

Nissan Murano vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Nissan Murano is also quite similar to the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Murano has high safety ratings and excellent fuel economy. However, the towing capacity is far below the Grand Cherokee.

Honda Pilot vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Honda Pilot has the most of seats of any competitor (8 compared to Jeep Grand Cherokee’s 5). This contributes to more cargo space (83.9 cubic feet compared to the 68.3 cubic feet of the Grand Cherokee). However, don’t expect similar capability for weekend adventures, as the Jeep Grand Cherokee ranks much higher for off-road performance.

Schedule a Jeep Grand Cherokee Test Drive in Ashland, Today!

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a powerful SUV with excellent off-roading and innovative technologies for your daily adventures. Schedule a test drive of a Jeep Grand Cherokee today by calling Whitten Brothers of Ashland at (804) 491-3012 or contact us online.

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