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JEEP Grand Cherokee Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 12
First production year: 1993
Engines: Hybrid gasoline, Gasoline, , Diesel
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2021 - Present

Jeep introduced the fifth generation of the Grand Cherokee lineup in 2021, and it proved worthy of its nameplate but added more luxurious and advanced technological solutions. After seven million units sold, the Grand Cherokee was already a respected and worldwide known product. Ever since its first generation, in 1992, it offered great off-road performance and a comfortable interior. Over th...

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hybrid gasoline engines:

  JEEP Grand Cherokee 2.0L Turbo PHEV 1AT (270 HP)

gasoline engines:

  JEEP Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 8AT (293 HP)

  JEEP Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 8AT 4WD (293 HP)

  JEEP Grand Cherokee 5.7L V8 4x4 8AT (357 HP)

2020 - Present

Jeep introduced the Grand Cherokee L at the beginning of 2021, just in time to be deployed at full scale when the world pandemic was done. Chrysler promised a certain level of autonomous driving experience and a hybrid version for the Grand Cherokee's fifth generation. It was a big gamble, and they knew it. The customers started to demand more eco-friendly vehicles than hard-core off-roa...

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  JEEP Grand Cherokee L 3.6L V6 4x4 (290 HP)

  JEEP Grand Cherokee L 5.7L V8 4x4 8AT (357 HP)

2018 - Present

When launched in 2018, the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was the most powerful SUV in the world, and, unlike its siblings, it was made to tear-up asphalt, not trails. With an increased demand for high-performance SUVs, Jeep didn't want to stay aside and watch Porsche, BMW, or Mercedes-Benz dominating the segment and mixed some of its best assets and parts to create an incredible machine: the ...

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2013 - 2020

As the new Jeep Grand Cherokee was introduced in 2013, Chrysler’s Street & Racing Technology brand didn’t take too long to introduce the high-performance version the popular SUV. Fitted with the company’s new LED lamps, a redesigned grille and a new rear spoiler, the 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT is the most aggressive iteration yet. As expected, the beefed-up SUV was launched with the powerful 6....

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2013 - 2020

The fourth generation of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was introduced in 2009 at the New York Auto Show and it was facelifted in 2013. For the 2014 model year, the Grand Cherokee received more updates in terms of on and off-road performance. Since Chrysler is into an alliance with the Fiat, the Italians couldn't let a facelifted model go out without several exterior improvements. On the out...

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2012 - 2014

On April 20, 2011, Jeep announced that the SRT8 version will be debuted at the 2011 New York Auto Show. According to Chrysler, it's the most powerful Jeep ever built. The new Cherokee SRT-8, started production on July-16-2011, being equipped with a 465 hp (344 kW; 461 PS) 6.4 liter Hemi V8 engine. To keep the gas mileage respectable, Jeep has employed a new active exhaust system that let...

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2010 - 2013

A popular choice in the SUV market, the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s history started back in the early ‘90s. Designed for customers looking for both off-road capabilities and good urban skills, the Grand Cherokee was fitted with an advanced four-wheel-drive system, however, driving it around town was fun also. Not fitted with the most spacious cabin, the SUV could have fell off the list for large...

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2006 - 2010

The SRT-8 stands for Street Racing technology V8 and the car that bears the SRT-8 logo is usually one a more powerful version than the original, tuned for more speed. In the Grand Cherokee's case it's the 420 hp 6.1 Hemi engine that makes the difference, together with Brembo brakes, dual performance exhaust tips, Bilstein performance shocks, Mercedes 5-speed transmission and an electro...

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2005 - 2010

The third generation of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was born under the DaimlerChrysler alliance and benefited from the know-how of both of its parents. But the main ingredients were from the U.S. side. When it comes to luxury SUVs, bigger was always better. A bigger wheelbase and a longer body made the Grand Cherokee more appealing for its customers. Due to the new proportions, it looked sleeker ...

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2003 - 2005

DaimlerChrysler unveiled a facelifted version for the WJ Grand Cherokee in 2003 for the last two years in production before the 2005 WK generation replaced it. While the Grand Cherokee was already well known in the U.S., its presence on the European market was slim, mostly due to its size and low fuel efficiency. It was not a car for tight corners and narrow streets as those from Europe. More...

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1999 - 2003

Developed in just 28 months and sharing only 127 parts with its predecessor, the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee – WJ represented a leap forward for the Jeep's flagship model. Made during the DaimlerChrysler alliance, the Grand Cherokee WJ was produced on four continents and featured significant technological upgrades. Some of them were carried over from Mercedes-Benz, while the two carmakers j...

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1993 - 1999

The Grand Cherokee's story begins some time in 1983 when AMC was designing a successor for the smaller Cherokee XJ. he buyout of AMc by Chrysler pushed back the release date of the production car that had the prototype ready by 1989. The car came out eventually in 1993 as a direct competitor of the Ford Explorer at the North american International Auto Show in Detroit. The first version was...

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