2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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4.35 stars

Based on 49 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
It's A Jeep...and That Says It All ! by bikster12
 — It has some driver blind spots. It's a JEEP...and that says it all ! Love my Jeep. Had some problems right away when we bought it. Had to rebuild the rear differential and fix the cruise control wiri... 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

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

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Based on 47 reviews

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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Are the seat belts on the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee centrifugal or electronic? Thanks in advance, George V73GT

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Tranny Not Shifting Right

2005 grand cherokee limited 5.7 hemi had car for 9000 miles car fine expect i started dying a few times so i changed spark plugs(16)no problems there..but when i changed tranny filters(2) i get cod...

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My Warning Light Says To Service Electrical Brake System. Are My Brakes Goi...

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On My 2005 Grand Cherokee Laredo Engine Light Comes On

the engine light keeps coming on and when it starts the engine runs but nothing works, no AC etc. radio runs...keep starting and then eveything works....It will do this about 5 or 6 drives, then nex...

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Just Changed The Spark Plugs In My 2005 3.7l Jeep Grand Charokee And Now It...

changes the spark plugs and attempted to start the vehicle. first acted like a dead battery but now will turn over and not start.. I have rechecked the connections nnd everything is tight and correc...

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