• (3.7) 98 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,447$11,139
  • 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

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

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

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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 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Safety Ratings

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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