More utility comes standard in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

By Admin | Posted in 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee in San Antonio TX on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 10:20 pm

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

Drivers choose SUVs for a lot of reasons — passenger space, drivability, style, and power, among many others. But one of the most advantageous things about owning a midsize SUV like the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is its utility features. From its massive cargo space to its capable towing abilities, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is able to do many of the things pickup trucks can do while also offering the creature comforts and space of large sedans and minivans.

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is powered by a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that generates 290 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Although that is the only engine available on the Laredo, the Limited, Overland, and Summit models can be with a 5.7-liter V-8 that yields 360 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. For supreme utility and towing capabilities, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is equipped with a massively powerful 6.4-liter V-8 that makes 470 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Cargo Space

The Grand Cherokee opens up to nearly 70 cubic ft. of cargo space.

So what does all that mean for the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s towing capacity? First off, it means you can configure the SUV to best fit your utility needs. It also means the Jeep Grand Cherokee can do a lot of what you’d expect from a pickup truck

With the right equipment the V-6 version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee caps out a 6,200 pounds with either a two-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration. With a bump up to the 5.7-liter V-8 available on the Limited, Overland, and Summit trims, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity reaches as high as 7,200 pounds with all-wheel drive and 7,400 pound with rear-wheel drive.

In terms of cargo space, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers more than 36 cubic feet of space with all the seats in place.  Remove those seats, and the SUV opens up to nearly 70 cubic feet of space.

When you are looking for utility in an SUV, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an outstanding choice. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s towing capacity paired with its upscale interior and off-road capabilities, it is one of the most complete midsize SUVs on the road.

 

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