According to Edmunds Review, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a competitive midsize SUV because of its on-road refinement, well trimmed cabin and traditional off-road ability. In addition, it has a V8 power; high tow rating, upscale interior etc. However, it has a limited cargo space and fussy optional navigation system. Still, it has slightly improves its fuel economy and add couple of trim levels, including posh Overland Summit and SRT8 variant.
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee offered rugged off-road ability but a substandard cabin, standard passenger space and V6 engine which is a lot better compared to previous years’ model. Just like what Edmund reviews stated, it has a more refined performance and ride which make it in fighting shape and top contender among midsize SUVs. It shares some components with Mercedes Benz ML Class, Daimler Chrysler on it early development that is why it has a premium look. Drive a pre-’11 Grand Cherokee and new one back to back, and the upgrades in cabin quality, performance and overall refinement are dramatic. This years’ model has slightly better fuel economy (up to 1 highway mpg per engine) through improved power steering in V6 and revised six-speed transmission for V8.
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