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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,259
434 listings nationwide
12 GREAT deals
59 GOOD deals

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2017 Jeep Wrangler
Freedom
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,104
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

When the Grand Cherokee was redesigned back in 2011, I spoke to some members of Jeep management. The term that stood out in their description of the Grand Cherokee was “American Range ...

2017 Jeep Wrangler
Freedom
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Jeep Wrangler isn’t for everyone, but as the years have shown, it has a timeless appeal and presides over an enthusiast and aftermarket community that is equaled by very few automo...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
10
writes:
Amazing ride
20
writes:
I love the V6 engine, the spacious interior, the handling, the look, everything. Its my 3rd Jeep, love it!
Handling Ranked 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE worse.
"Just like the bigger engine. Love the way it handles and responds. "
writes:
Brought it. Like the luxury and the smooth ride.
2017 Jeep Wrangler
Freedom
5
writes:
Handling Ranked 2000 Honda Civic Coupe Si better.
"It has stiffer suspension and a lower center of gravity."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2000 Honda Civic Coupe Si worse.
"You can remove the backseats to allow a generous amount of space for cargo. there is more headroom aswell and even more if the top is off."

Specs

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
2017 Jeep Wrangler
Freedom
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24.6 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,400 RPM
285 hp @ 6,400 RPM
285 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
3,600 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.77 in x 3.26 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38.6 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.3 cu ft 31.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,320 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 164.3 in
Width 84.8 in 73.7 in
Height 69.3 in 72.5 in
Wheelbase 114.8 in 95.4 in

Available Options

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Rhino Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • 9 Amplified Speakers with Subwoofer
  • Quick-Order Package 23Z Altitude
  • Power Sunroof
  • Trailer Tow Group IV
2017 Jeep Wrangler
Freedom

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Chief Clearcoat
  • Firecracker Red Clearcoat
  • Gobi Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Rhino Clearcoat
  • Xtreme Purple Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: 430
  • 3.73 Axle Ratio
  • LED Lighting Group
  • Swing Gate Reinforcement
  • Radio: 430 Nav
  • Alpine 9-Speaker with All Weather Subwoofer
  • Black 3-Piece Hard Top
  • Dual Top Group
  • Mopar Rock Rails
  • Quick Order Package 23F Freedom
  • Quick Order Package 24F Freedom
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic (W5A580)

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