2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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4.35 stars

Based on 45 reviews

A Great Jeep! by gemcar55
 — I have the 5.7L Hemi. Enough said! Makes a heavy vehicle a nimble mover. Only issues with Jeep since new, a few computer codes checked out ok. And had to replace hood gas shock prop the other day. The... Read More
Grand Chunky by Jacob
 — Well all in all its a good vehicle, frankly the interior is very dirty in the back and it should be shampooed! But its a good driving vehicle all in all very quiet and comfy inside it can to the most ... Read More
Best Vehicle I Have Ever Owned by Darryl
 — My Jeep is incredibly solid. The engine has a Ton of power but, with the shutdown of 4 cylinders I get very good gas mileage with it also. It is extremely enjoyable to drive. Living out in the mountai... Read More

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The crown jewel of the Jeep lineup entered its third generation with X trims to offer. Across-the-board improvements ranged from rack-and-pinion steering to nicer aesthetics inside and out.
The Jeep V6 got paired up with a 5-speed, automatic Mercedes transmission, while the V8s were mated with a Chrysler 5-speed automatic. This Chrysler transmission was chosen to make the V8s more capable in towing situations. An independent front suspension was added for this generation, but the rear suspension remained solid-axle for optimal towing and off-road performance.
This mid-size SUV weighed in at about 500 pounds more than the previous generation. It was available in 2WD or 4WD in several trim levels: Laredo, Rocky Mountain Edition, and Limited.
Drivers enjoy the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee's power, handling, reliability, and design. Gas mileage is a frequent complaint and cheap interior plastics an occasional one. J.D. Power & Associates gave it 4 out of 5 stars in both Mechanical Quality and Interior Quality, and it rated a full 5 stars in NHTSA crash tests.
The lack of a third-row seat is enough for a lot of families to scratch this SUV off their list. But Chrysler execs weren't concerned, as the vehicle's chief intended purpose is off-roading.


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My 2005 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 3.7 Has An Oil Issue When I Check Oil Be...

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Jeep Check Engine Light

So out of no where, I'm driving ( hwy) and my check engine light comes on and I get the msg check gauges and the temp gauge immediately dropped right to cold, but yet I am still getting heat.

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Betty Sistrunk

I Am Looking To Buy A 2005 Gr.cherokee With Hemi For $10991

Is this a good price and i am having a mechanic look it over first,but what should i be aware of for a great car buy

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