Overall the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a good choice, reliable and will last you a long time. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch, free of charge. Interior Features If you haven't looked at a Grand Cherokee in several years, you'll be surprised at how nice the interior has become. This kind of efficiency also translates into a longer driving range. My recent experiences with a Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo illustrated this lesson. They replaced the Shift Control Module which wasn't covered regardless that I have a Lifetime extended Warranty.
All in all a very underrated car. I seem to recall the last model was a bit of a shocker inside. Cup holders are keyed to the interior hue. And for 2007, in 45 states, it's flex-fuel capable, meaning it can run on gasoline or up to 85 percent ethanol i. Today's Grand Cherokee leans less in corners while riding better on all surfaces.
Suspension, f: independent, double-wishbone, coil springs over gas-charged shocks, anti-roll bar Suspension, r: live axle, upper and lower trailing links, track rod, coil springs, gas-charged shocks, anti-roll bar Ground clearance: 8. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23. With that mentality, you better start riding a bike to work or you'll drive yourself crazy complaining about every detail. There seems to be a flatfooted, glued-down attitude with this Jeep. This newer higher model than we had before had far fewer front passenger seat adjustments and they map pocket behind the driver seat was removed.
I had the starter replaced about 9 months earlier. Jeep has reached deep into its heritage to revive the Overland name. All of these trims can be ordered with two- or four-wheel drive. Limited models still present a flashier appearance, with a chromed grille, bright inserts in the bumpers, and accent-color bodyside molding. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The most luxurious Overland upgrades to a standard 5.
In fact, the base-level Laredo has been significantly upgraded, with more standard trim and many more available options. In all Grand Cherokees, the two-tone, dark-over-light theme set by the instrument panel flows into the door trim. Steering is fairly crisp and precise, and braking is linear, stable and powerful, thanks to big four-piston Brembo brakes at all four corners. I haven't replaced it yet because I have been reading on various websites that it might be electrical. It has a passing signal, an always-on charging port so you can leave your phone plugged in and it will charge when the car is off , if you leave lights on they automatically turn off after 20 minutes, and the option to flip the back storage to have a plastic lining is great for muddy shoes or toting plants. Simply put, diesels are awesome.
If you can only have one vehicle, why not get one that can do anything. The rear bumper is cut out to accommodate dual four-inch exhaust tips, and the extended side sills are claimed to enhance downforce. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury. The recall began on August 15, 2013. As of this writing, the diesels are not available in New York, California, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts. It isn't as easy to program as similar systems are on Acura and Lexus vehicles, however. The jeep grand Cherokee does have a large cargo area and the backseat folds completely down for hauling things.
Why would I put on stock rotors that warp? Latest-generation diesel engines are quiet, clean and very fuel-efficient. No Review Date: 6th September, 2007 Isolated case obviously! Driven hard on a long run never drops below 34mpg. Special High-Torque Four-Wheel Drive System The front of a lightweight Jeep transfer case mated to the rear of a heavy-duty case with an upgraded output shaft provides the necessary torque-handling capability, but weighs 60 pounds less than a heavy-duty case. This modern, overhead-cam engine is a paragon of power and smoothness for around-town and highway driving. There's also a new FlexFuel-compatible version of the 4. I have been able to fit quite a lot in the back including furniture, extra groceries etc. We're such huge fans of diesels and their clattery goodness that we were beside ourselves with glee when Jeep announced last year that it planned to swipe the 3.
Bought originally to tow a 1. The Laredo comes standard with Chrysler's 210-hp 3. It's actually smaller than a Ford Explorer. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. I already have put in 10,000 miles on the vehicle since I bought in June 2007.
The recall began on October 9, 2015. Engine noise was minimal — even at idle there was barely a hint of the clatter one associates with the typical diesel engine. Repeatedly denying to us and to the dealer what the problem was for many months. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Its highway fuel economy is at least partly thanks to the automatic cylinder deactivation feature, which shuts down four of the engine's eight cylinders whenever it detects a steady-state cruise condition and then reactivates them on demand. Instrument dials speedometer, tachometer and engine temperature are blue-trimmed, and oil pressure and temperature are positioned in a central display. The only thing after 18 months of ownership would be an electrically heated front windscreen defroster as fitted to my previous Mondeo. Please check the owner's manual, visit a local dealership or look at the manufacturer's website to learn more about the specifics of the warranties that apply to a vehicle. This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system.