2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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Trims

Columbia
Avg. Price: $6,842
Freedom
Avg. Price: $6,408
Laredo
Avg. Price: $7,064
Limited
Avg. Price: $7,996
Overland
Avg. Price: $8,276
Special Edition
Avg. Price: $6,852

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4.45 stars

Based on 66 reviews

A Typical Jeep Now W/ Luxury by Mike
 — Performance is brisk with the V8, but since the car is so heavy is seems burdened at some points. Gas mileage is dismal, but you know what you are getting into when you buy a car like that. In my 16 ... Read More
Best Car I Have Ever Owned. by Jess_Henke712
 — Performance- Great brand new tires, new brakes, drives like a charm, if you like to feel it accelerate this is it. Build Quality- perfect, has an exhaust which is sounds awesome. Appearance- Outsid... Read More
Great Mid-size 4wd Executive Work Vehicle. by allenstine
 — The classic lines and of the 2004 Grand Cherokee were not as strong in future years. Cleans up easily and shows off great. Every time it is detailed, people think I have a much newer vehicle. Great po... Read More

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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Based on 66 reviews

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

For 2004, the Grand Cherokee received a facelift that included a restyled front fascia. Jeep expanded the Grand Cherokee line to five trims for 2004: Laredo, Limited, and Overland continue, and  new Special and Freedom Editions trims were added.

A 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine comes standard on the Laredo, Special Edition, Freedom Edition, and Laredo. This inline six with overhead valves is rated at 195 horsepower and 230 pound-feet of torque. The six-cylinder comes with a four-speed automatic. A 4.7-liter overhead-valve V8 that develops 235 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque and comes with a five-speed automatic transmission is also available.

A high-output version of the 4.7-liter V8, with 265 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, is standard on Overland and optional on Limited, Special Edition, and Freedom Edition trims. The V8 comes with the five-speed automatic transmission plus Goodyear Wrangler Eagle ES P235/65R17 tires.

The Laredo, the base trim, comes with a good deal of standard equipment, including a six-speaker Infinity sound system with CD player, cloth upholstery, a six-way power driver's seat, tilt steering, cruise control, and power windows, mirrors, and locks.

The new two special-edition models are essentially packages added to the Laredo. The Special Edition features the monochromatic exterior design cues of the Limited model, plus fog lamps and an AM/FM/ cassette/10-disc CD audio system with Infinity speakers. Special Edition 4WD models are upgraded with the Quadra Trac II transfer case. The Freedom Edition adds high-back cloth seats with Jeep logo embroidery on driver's and passenger seat backs and chrome tow hooks.

More luxurious is the Limited model, which adds leather upholstery, automatic dual-zone climate control, fog lights, a universal garage door opener, low-back bucket seats, and other features. A 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, a memory function for the driver's seat and mirrors, and other features are available in option packages.

The Overland adds satin-silver aluminum wheels, metallic-painted side rock rails, an exclusive Dark Slate suede interior with redwood burl accents and embroidered floor mats, a 10-disc CD changer, and an express-open power sunroof. Ceiling-mounted side-curtain airbags are standard.

Drivers applaud the 2004 Jeep Cherokee's safety and performance, pulling power and towing capacity, off-road ability, technology, comfort, and handling.

The paint appears to chip, however, and that certainly displeases owners. Gas mileage is also lower than drivers would like.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

alwaysfaithful
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Jeep Front End Shaking, Checked All Rods, Etc Seem Tight, Think The Steerin...

When I hit rough roads or have to stop quick at high speeds the front tires vibrate bad until I reach a slower speed. checked tie rods and all seem tight. think the steering box is gone bad. some fl...

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jlmart41
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Tail Lights And Brake Lights Not Working

Brake lights and tail lights not coming on. Is each side independent of each other. All the other lights are working ok. what do I do to correct ?

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Michael Mayra Rivera
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The Jeep We Have Smokes Black Every Time It Starts. And If You Step On It A...

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SaraB
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After How Many Miles Does A Jeep Grand Cherokee Need It's Transmission Repl...

I'm looking at buying a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 103,000 miles on it. And I was wondering if I would need to replace the transmission any time soon.

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Reverse Went Out Without Any Warning, All Other Gears Work Perfectly Fine. ...

2004 grand cherokee, automatice, all forward gears work fine, no reverse.

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