In all Grand Cherokees, the two-tone, dark-over-light theme set by the instrument panel flows into the door trim. Unique blue-accented gauges include a 180-mph speedometer plus oil pressure and oil temperature readouts in the center stack. The Laredo comes standard with Chrysler's 210-hp 3. It has a broad torque band, a lovely sound, and electronic throttle control drive-by-wire that's easy to use and precise in tricky downhill off-road situations. This modern, overhead-cam engine is a paragon of power and smoothness for around-town and highway driving. And for 2007, in 45 states, it's flex-fuel capable, meaning it can run on gasoline or up to 85 percent ethanol i. In its physical dimensions and towing capacity, Grand Cherokee is a mid-size, like the Ford Explorer or Chevrolet TrailBlazer.
Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-334-9200 -. Yet it is instantly recognizable as a Jeep. I have a 2005 3. Model value: The 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, especially in its Limited or Overland trims, brings a surprising level of interior luxury in a vehicle that doesn't sacrifice any of Jeep's legendary off-road ability. All switches and controls are clearly are labeled and easy to find and use.
The compression ratio was also increased to 10. Unless you have a really heavy foot those numbers aren't even close to normal. Exhaust is routed through a large-diameter 70 mm 2. That's as much torque as the Hemi, at half the engine speed. Obviously, you need to specify the year of production in the first place as Jeep Grand Cherokee fuel economy gets better almost every year. A car was needed to replace my college-aged daughter's car which was totaled in an accident, and she couldn't be happier. If it has more than 60K on it, I'd do the whole works.
I will do that before a cold air intake but I'd definately do both. Granted, I maximize my mpg's by trying to keep the transmission in the highest gear possible have to give up some performance for better mileage. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. All of these trims can be ordered with two- or four-wheel drive. In its physical dimensions and towing capacity, Grand Cherokee is a mid-size, like the Ford Explorer or Chevrolet TrailBlazer. It's powerful and quiet at the same time.
The Grand Cherokee offers a nicer ride and better cornering than any other Jeep in history. Remote start is standard on Limited and Overland. First built in 1903, the Overland automobile was the earliest ancestor of the Willys. Summit 4dr 4x4 — 24. Side-curtain air bags with a rollover detection system are now standard on the Grand Cherokee. It has a broad torque band, a lovely sound, and electronic throttle control drive-by-wire that's easy to use and precise in tricky downhill off-road situations. The shape of the body is designed to protect the sides of the vehicle from potential road debris.
An all-new front fascia embodies aerodynamic improvements to reduce lift and drag, while providing sufficient air flow to cool the 6. The sport seats offer lots of support, with deep side bolsters, but drivers with larger frames may find them too narrow. In back is nearly 70 cubic feet of cargo space. The handbrake lever has a spindly, low-quality feel to it, however. On the Laredo there are also two new option groups: Popular Equipment, and Sun and Sound.
In fact, the base-level Laredo has been significantly upgraded, with more standard trim and many more available options. Wheels are chromed, and the front sill guards are now brushed stainless. Actual loan amounts and payments will vary based on additional items such as taxes and fees as well as the actual interest rate available to you from a financial institution. Revised taillights distinguish the '07; otherwise Grand Cherokee's outside appearance hasn't changed significantly since '05. Both V8 engines get a heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission with a direct fourth gear for towing.
It has a nice display, generates crisp maps, and does a good job of directing you to your destination, both visually and audibly. Then you'll know what you have and what has been done. The cargo area in all Grand Cherokees features a reversible load floor panel that flips over on itself to create a shallow container, for more versatility in the rear storage compartment. The steering is reasonably quick and accurate, and nicely weighted. A tow package is available for the 4. In all Grand Cherokees, the two-tone, dark-over-light theme set by the instrument panel flows into the door trim. The Quadra-Trac I system is a full-time four-wheel drive system that's designed mainly for on-road use.
Also new for '07 is 3. The Grand Cherokee has earned a five-star safety rating in both front and side impact tests from the federal government. Anyone familiar with Grand Cherokees of just a few years ago will find that the chassis is now far more sophisticated, giving the current model much better handling than that of pre-2005 models. Three exterior colors are available for this model: Bright Silver, Brilliant Black and Steel Blue Metallic. It sends 52 percent of torque to the rear wheels normally and with an open differential can send more torque toward the wheels that need it for traction. The system can automatically and instantly go from slip to lock independently in front or back, making it good for both on-road situations and serious off-roading. The daytime setting is so bright at night as to be distracting.
Although the Jeep brand has passed through several owners since then, its lineage remains unbroken. Inside all four wheels there are four-piston performance brake calipers developed by Brembo finished in gloss black , which clamp down on 360 mm x 32 mm ventilated discs up front, and 350 mm x 28 mm ventilated discs at the rear. The base Laredo comes with a 210-horsepower, 3. The handbrake lever has a spindly, low-quality feel to it, however. Auto did not seem to automatically switch it to the nighttime setting at night, so we had to manually program this. Grand Cherokee had its last total redesign for 2005. Even the standard overhead-cam V6 is quite competent.