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Here's how the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country measure up.
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$27,195
Starting MSRP
$29,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 7 -
Engine

360.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

290.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

283.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
19 20 -
Size
189.8" length, 69.4" height 202.5" length, 68.9" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Dark Graystone / Medium Graystone Interior

Black Interior

Black / Light Graystone Interior

Dark Frost Beige / Medium Frost Beige Interior

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Minivan -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 160 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 600 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas/Ethanol V6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 283 @ 6350 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 260 @ 4300 -
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.6L/-TBD- -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
565.80 mi 500.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
418.20 mi 340.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 17 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 20 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.9 x 1.2 in 11.9 x 1.10 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x 0.6 in 12.0 x 0.47 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
24.6 gal 20.0 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.67 3.14 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft 39.1 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 16.9 -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/60R16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/60R16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
750 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs N/A -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4470 lbs 4507 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A - -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A - -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A - -
Curb Weight
N/A - -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
- N/A -
Third Hip Room
- 48.7 in -
Second Hip Room
56.2 in 64.8 in -
Height, Overall
69.4 in 68.9 in -
Passenger Volume
105.4 ft³ 156.1 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
57.0 in 57.6 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 49.0 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
114.8 in 121.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
58.7 in 63.0 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A 46.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
8.6 in 6.1 in -
Front Head Room
39.9 in 39.8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 7 -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.3 in 76.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A 32.3 ft³ -
Third Leg Room
- 31.8 in -
Third Shoulder Room
- 62.0 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
64.1 in 64.8 in -
Second Head Room
39.2 in 39.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
58.0 in 64.7 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.1 ft³ 83.7 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
63.9 in 65.5 in -
Front Leg Room
40.3 in 40.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.7 ft³ 140.1 ft³ -
Liftover Height
32.4 in 24.4 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
189.8 in 202.5 in -
Second Leg Room
38.6 in 36.3 in -
Third Head Room
- 37.9 in -

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