Jeep has long been known for cranking out capable and terrain-conquering vehicles here at Landmark Dodge of Morrow, with several all-time favorites geared toward the adventure crowd. The Jeep Wrangler is synonymous with the brand name and proudly exists as one of the most sought-after nameplates to ever roll off the line. There is so much to love about the canyon-crawling and river-fording Wrangler, but one model is currently outranking it in the sales category.
The Grand Cherokee can seat up to 7 passengers and is enjoying its well-deserved position as the top-selling Jeep model. Midsize SUVs are becoming more popular, as drivers focus their “Consumer-Reports”-honed efforts on finding vehicles that provide the most value. The Grand Cherokee boasts a brawny V6 that has segment-leading power output for its size, and great fuel economy considering its abilities. The Grand Cherokee has a 23-gallon tank and can crawl, climb, or cruise for a satisfying 517 miles on a full tank.
This presiding king of a very customizable and adventurous auto line has wowed drivers and review experts alike with its smooth ride quality, excellent off-road chops, and luxurious cabin. The Car and Driver crew praised it for its “Modern design with rugged vibe, and luxury-car trimmings on high-end versions.” Everyday drivers who are also beginning to succumb to the call of the wild will love the Grand Cherokee for its off-roading capabilities, along with refined on-road nature. It’s as content with suburban family life as it is forging through the forest and offers plenty of space for cargo and passengers inside the spacious cabin.
The off-road focused Trailhawk model is now offered exclusively with Jeep’s 4xe plug-in hybrid powertrain. Overland and Midrange Limited trims now come standard with a 10.1-inch infotainment display with navigation, and you’ll be able to rock out to your full potential on the Limited trim with the 9-speaker Alpine stereo as a stand-alone option. The Limited is also equipped with awesome features such as a power-operated rear liftgate, heated front and rear seats, power-adjustable front seats, and interior ambient lighting.
The Lux Tech Group II package adds upper-end convenience items such as rain-sensing wipers, a wireless phone charger, perforated leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, a digital rearview mirror, and a 360-degree exterior camera system. Rear-wheel drive comes standard with the base V6 engine, but all-wheel drive is standard on Grand Cherokees with the plug-in hybrid powertrain. Primed for properly navigating any hazard in your path, the Trailhawk model features a very modern adjustable air suspension that provides up to 11.3 inches of ground clearance.
In true wanderlust-inspired Jeep form, there’s also a disconnecting sway bar that allows greater wheel articulation for mastering challenging terrains. The 4xe proudly boasts the title of the quickest Grand Cherokee, leaping to 60 mph in just 5.3 seconds, and nailing things down nicely on the quarter mile in 13.9 seconds at 100 mph. Just above the surface of the Grand Cherokee’s dashboard is either an 8.4 or 10.1-inch touchscreen with standard Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Sirius XM satellite radio. Key safety features include standard lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.