Jeep Grand Cherokee (2005–2011)
New Grand Cherokee was launched in the UK
4,750mm (15' 7") long x 1,870mm (6' 2") wide it's very capable off road helped by a 4WD system and low range that's simple to use.
The 3.0 CRD (Mercedes) diesel offfers 218bhp and 376 lb ft torque at 1,600rpm. Top speed 124, 0-60 8.7. 4.7 SOHC V8 puts out 231bhp and 302 lb ft torque at 3,600rpm. Top speed 124mph, 0-60 8.5 seconds. 5.7 Hemi V8 has 326bhp and 369 lb ft torque at 4,000rpm. All have 5-speed sequential automatics and Quadra Drive II four wheel drive systems.
Limited numbers of monster 6.1 litre 420bhp SRT-8 models arrived in 2006. 0-60 in 5 seconds and top speed limited to 152mph.
New top of the standard range Overland model was introduced in 2006. It has leather and wood steering wheel, wood centre stack, leather-wrapped instrument cluster, unique gear shift, leather handbrake and centre armrest, leather-wrapped upper and lower door panels. Available colours include: Medium Slate Grey and Dark Khaki with contrasting Light Greystone. 18-inch, seven-spoke alloy standard wheels. 3.0-litre V-6 diesel and 5.7-litre HEMI engines.