What Changed

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is all new for 2011. The new model is longer and wider. Its platform has a longer wheelbase and wider track. Although the interior is more spacious, the Grand Cherokee retains its two-row seating for five passengers. A new 3.6l V6 engine is appearing in most Chrysler vehicles for 2011. In the Jeep, it is rated at 290-bhp. A 5.7l V8 is optional. The diesel six-cylinder model and 6.1l V8 performance model have been dropped.

Comparison to Prior Model

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Price Range ($) $30,215 - $42,615 $30,710 - $43,325
Length (in) 189.8 188.0
Wheelbase (in) 114.8 109.5
Width (in) 76.3 73.3
Height (in) 69.4 68.9
Track (in) 63.9 62.0
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 487.1 464.8
Curb Weight (lbs.) 4470-5210 4261-4819
Legroom Total (in.) 78.9 77.2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.6 103.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 36.3 34.5
Driven Wheels
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD
  • 4WD
Engines
  • 3.6l V6 (290-bhp)
  • 5.7l V8 (360-bhp)
  • 3.7l V6 (210-bhp)
  • 5.7l V8 (357-bhp)
  • 6.1l V8 (420-bhp)
Transmissions A5 A5
City MPG 13-16 12-16
Highway MPG 19-23 16-21
Combined MPG 16-19 14-18
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