(3.7) 90 reviews
MSRP: $3,330$11,290
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-19
Engine: 210-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Our Take on the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Our Take

Once DaimlerChrysler's Hemi V-8 began appearing in more Chrysler Group vehicles, it seemed like only a matter of time before it might turn up in a Jeep product. That time has arrived, as the redesigned Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle can be equipped with Hemi power.The 2005 Grand Cherok... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • No stability system with RWD
  • Many Laredo options are packaged
  • Navigation system is not touchscreen

Notable Features

  • Three levels of 4WD
  • Choice of V-6 or two different V-8s
  • Optional navigation system
  • Optional DVD video system
  • Automatic high-/low-beam headlight option


Our Expert Reviews

A Jeep with a Hemi?Now that's a novel idea, particularly a 330-horsepower Hemi V-8 with cylinder displacement, which allows it to shut itself down to just four cylinders to save gasoline during highway cruising. The latest rendention of Chrysler's legendary Hemi-type engines is offered as the top upgrade for the redesigned Grand Cherokee, which made its debut this past fall as a 2005 ... Read full review for the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

by Car Guru from Coon Rapids, MN on January 12, 2009

I bought this car used with 32,000 miles on the clock. Laredo trim with 4.7L V8. Fog lights, heated leather, sunroof, dvd player, navigation, this jeep had it all. I was very pleased with the handling... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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