You can buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee almost any way you’d like, from a 2-wheel-drive soft-roader to a 707-horsepower track star. But with prices that range from close to $30,000 to over $100,000, which version of the Grand Cherokee provides the best value?

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Jeep has built a reputation for off-road-capable vehicles, and the 2019 Grand Cherokee is no exception. While trims like the SRT and Trackhawk are decidedly focused on on-road performance, other trims, from the base Laredo to the off-road specialist Trailhawk are designed to deliver the goods on and off the tarmac. Most Grand Cherokees employ a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 295 horsepower, although a V8 is optional (and another pair of V8s come exclusively in the high-performance variants).

Despite its impressive exterior styling, the Grand Cherokee is a little light on cargo space, with 36.3 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 68.3 cubes with that seat folded. It’s well-shaped but less than what you’ll find in other 2-row SUVs.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto joins a feast of other capabilities on the optional upgraded Uconnect infotainment system. The voice-recognition system works well and you’ll be able to pair your iPhone via Bluetooth with little difficulty.

Unfortunately, the Grand Cherokee is hardly a fuel-efficient vehicle, with an EPA rating of 21 miles per gallon in combined driving for the most fuel-efficient engine (the V6). Nor is it particularly safe, when compared with other competitors. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave it a Marginal rating for small overlap frontal-impact protection for the driver, and an even worse Poor rating for small overlap frontal-impact protection for the front passenger.

For more information on the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, read Chris’s full review on CarGurus:

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    • better call Saul
      better call Saul

      Thanks you just make me think of my kids and skip this model, imoove reviews instead of a lie from a dealer

      about 10 days ago
    • Sachin R
      Sachin R

      Poor reliability.. Don't buy this crap

      about 15 days ago
    • maureencora1

      I Want a 2020 One.

      about 17 days ago
    • Rumple Stiltskin
      Rumple Stiltskin

      This is the second Review of that automobile I have watched this morning and neither of you mentioned the only other real issue with this car and that is the idiotic "Start/Stop" feature which is a royal pain in the ass. There is no way to turn that feature off permanently, so we are left with having to push that button within moments of starting your car every god damn time you start it. That feature was the stupidest idea they could have come up with as they fell prey to environmentalist BS. It is so annoying that the Jeep Grand Cherokee I just bought three months ago, I am seriously thinking of getting rid of it.

      about 20 days ago
    • taterporkchop

      I'll call bull shit on your reason not to buy the GC. I was rear ended at 60 mph by a 17 year old girl driving a Tahoe. My car was standing still, waiting to turn into my driveway. The accident totaled the car, but I only suffered bad bone bruises on my calves, and that's it. If I was in a smaller car, or another car, I think I would have suffered greater injuries. While I appreciate the Crash Tests, physics and my personal experience don't lie.

      about 25 days ago
    • Harry Sidhu
      Harry Sidhu

      Can you do a comparison b/w srt grand cherokee and limited x 2019

      about 1 month ago
    • Matthew Borden
      Matthew Borden

      go with the overland vehicle lowers its self at speed , might be safer

      about 1 month ago
    • wrsawy

      Don't fall for the jeep're talking about a Chrysler/fiat vehicle with a "jeep" name. Chrysler is junk, fiat? More junk. You're paying for the jeep name. Even the grand Cherokee is outdated. Do your research people, I've owned two of them.

      about 1 month ago
    • Joel Martinez
      Joel Martinez

      Just don’t get into an accident. It’s up to you

      about 3 months ago
    • Kevin Willis
      Kevin Willis In reply to Joel Martinez

      Agree, I've driven for 40 years, never had an accident, avoided a few but never wrecked a car.

      about 3 months ago
    • Kamikaze Krunch
      Kamikaze Krunch

      My daughter has a 2004 grand cherokee with 183000 miles on it and that sucker is still going strong.

      about 3 months ago
    • dmaffeo1

      I see a Trailhawk in my future!

      about 3 months ago
    • Tom Balestrieri
      Tom Balestrieri In reply to dmaffeo1

      I just bought the altitude but damn I wish I got the trailhawk

      about 3 months ago
    • Lunamaria

      Great review!

      about 3 months ago
    • K. Theodos
      K. Theodos

      I have mine for almost four years. Mine has run flawlessly. So far, no issues. And there is no glare in the driver’s eyes from any shiny surfaces in the cabin. That’s silly nonsense. I would buy it again without hesitation. But, true about the gas mileage. I get about 19 combined. But this is a really nice vehicle.

      about 3 months ago
    • Ghost SRT
      Ghost SRT

      the best looking grand cherokee apart of srt

      about 4 months ago
    • Jake Rheault
      Jake Rheault

      One of the best 4x4 systems on the market in price comparison to other brands.

      about 4 months ago
    • Edysin Simon
      Edysin Simon

      It's sad that FCA has taken this platform down the road to ruin after a few years of use.

      about 4 months ago
    • Kamikaze Krunch
      Kamikaze Krunch In reply to Edysin Simon

      How did they ruin the grand cherokee?

      about 3 months ago
    • Ryan Brewer
      Ryan Brewer

      What is interesting is I was worried about the safety rating and found out that they upgraded the 2019 model. On the IIHS site the 2019 Grand Cherokee has been rated a good rating in small offset on both driver and passenger sides. A pillar changes and door hinge changes apparently resolved the issue in past models. So just to be fair, while this was an issue in the past, it looks like 2019s have been updated.

      about 4 months ago
    • venictos

      Terrible fuel economy, terrible safety ratings, and most of all... terrible relibaility! FCA should go bankrupt, but of course every one wants to buy the name since they'll be taking it offroad maybe once or twice a year 😂 suckers.

      about 4 months ago
    • Jason Falk
      Jason Falk

      I currently drive a 2015 GC. I consistently get 21.5 to 23 mpg in daily driving. Top mileage ever was 26.2 mpg all freeway from Green Bay to south of Milwaukee WI. I do wish I would have upgraded to a Limited however.

      about 4 months ago
    • maureencora1

      A Real Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 4X4... Overland.

      about 5 months ago
    • maureencora1
      maureencora1 In reply to maureencora1


      about 4 months ago
    • Bhrionne Shaw
      Bhrionne Shaw In reply to maureencora1

      maureencora1 I just got one 2 months ago I love it, has everything u need and u save thousands

      about 4 months ago
    • The Gentlemanly Way
      The Gentlemanly Way

      Spot on review, crash tests are where this really shows how old this design is, another place is interior storage which is minuscule. Other than those two issues it's a very cool vehicle.

      about 5 months ago
    • george loveless
      george loveless

      IIHS says they rate in the "g" category all the way across. Wheres this marginal come from?

      about 5 months ago
    • Kailua Hawaii
      Kailua Hawaii

      Looks good reliability sucks problems with theft system

      about 5 months ago
    • Supraman1987

      I own a 2014 ecodiesel jeep. I disagree with almost every negative thing you said. My ecodiesel (tuned) gets 31mpg all the time going up and down Oregon's section of i5. It's supremely comfortable with the air suspension. I tow various trailers nearly every week ranging from 1500lbs to 6000lbs. I can tow up to 7200lbs and the Jeep feels like it's capable of my more no matter how much weight I put back there. Also, it's got 140,000mi and has received nothing but regular fluid changes.
      The only negative thing I'll say is the programming for the 8 speed trans is horrible. It lunges during stop and go traffic due to starting in first. Basically, the diesel has so much torque, it needs to start in second when not towing, otherwise the creeping in stop and go is just aweful. Also, from the factory, they have the 8 speed downshift to 7th when you go up a 0.2% incline (not really, but it feels like it) which is completely unnecessary. The engine tune from gde has the programming attempting to have the engine lug using the power of the diesel, and it does help. I'm planning on getting their trans tune soon because after the ecodiesel emissions tune, FCA had all but ruined my drivability (trans shifting) and mpg. With that said, this is still my favorite, most capable towing and off roading, most comfortable utility vehicle I've ever owned. I've owned 2 durangos, one cherokee, one subaru wagon, another grand cherokee, and ultimately my 2014 ecodiesel.

      Don't let this guy fool you with his boring review. This is a fantastic vehicle.

      about 5 months ago
    • TG R.
      TG R.

      10 trim levels?
      I love the jeep grand Cherokee but it is soooooo freaking expensive

      about 5 months ago
    • Archer
      Archer In reply to TG R.

      Get a low mile one 2-3 years used. I recently bought a Summit for about $20k less than this one and it’s fabulous.

      about 4 months ago
    • wiibaron
      wiibaron In reply to TG R.

      32-100K like he said.

      about 5 months ago
    • White Ranger Tiger Power
      White Ranger Tiger Power

      The best part is I’m not the one who’s pissed you are so ya give me fake walks lol

      about 5 months ago
    • Bryan Rosado
      Bryan Rosado

      I’ll take an older Lexus RX 2014 🤷🏾‍♂️

      about 5 months ago
    • Bryan Rosado
      Bryan Rosado

      50k 👎🏾

      about 5 months ago
    • Ba ba
      Ba ba

      I was gonna get myself a Cherokee, I guess not anymore.

      about 5 months ago
    • Imran Abbasi
      Imran Abbasi


      about 5 months ago