2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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73 reviews
Available Price Range $4,274-$11,838 Trims4 Combined MPG 17-19 Seats 5

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 r... 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

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Consumer Reviews

3.6 out of 5

Based on 73 reviews

JGC Limited: Glad I got it

by Trux from Florida on February 13, 2010

I have put close to 100,000 miles on my V8 Grand Cherokee Limited over the last 5 years. It has only been to the shop for scheduled maintenance and a couple of minor repairs (tire pressure sensor on o... 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 6 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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