When it comes to car shopping, larger families are pretty much limited to two types of vehicles: minivans and three-row SUVs. Those who thumb their noses at things with sliding doors are left with just one type, but the choices are expanding. More and more automakers are adding new three-row SUVs to their lineups and popping an extra row into existing nameplates. Jeep’s doing both with the new Grand Wagoneer and Grand Cherokee L.
My family of five put the Grand Cherokee L to the test and found a lot to like — especially in the decked-out top Summit trim we sampled, but Jeep could go a bit further to make the SUV stand out for making family travel easier.
Here are three ways the Grand Cherokee L could up its family game: