2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 SUV Review
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 SUV Review - Before the complete overhaul last year, the Grand Cherokee offers off-road capability are solid but cabin below the standard, narrow passenger space and less powerful V6 engine. But, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, comes with improved total and give greater interior space, powerful monster V8 engine and the performance is more subtle, is intended to combat the major competitors in the mid-size SUV segment.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 powered by big engine V8 6.4-liter overhead valves (OHV) that produces 465 ft-lbs of torque @ 4300 rpm and 470 horsepower @ 6000 rpm. This engine mated to a five-speed shiftable automatic transmission with rear limited slip differential. Four wheel drive as standard with 4WD full time mode and mechanical center differential. In performance test, 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 with automatic transmission accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 5.1 seconds, very fast time for a mid-sized SUV. Such performance in a heavy SUV does not come without considerable cost at the pump, as indicated by EPA-estimated fuel economy on 12 mpg city/18 mpg highway and 14 mpg combined.
Standard safety features on 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 SUV includes 4-wheel ABS, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, child seat anchors, remote anti-theft alarm system, emergency braking assist, ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes, rear door child safety locks, daytime running lights, engine immobilizer, front fog/driving lights, auto delay off headlamps, dusk sensing headlamps, xenon high intensity discharge headlamp, 2 front headrests, 3 rear headrests, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, rear center 3-point belt, front seatbelt pretensioners, turn signal mirrors, stability control, traction control, electronic brakeforce distribution, front height adjustable headrests, rear fixed headrests, post-collision safety system, passenger head restraint whiplash protection system, emergency braking preparation, driver head restraint whiplash protection system, self-leveling headlights, tire pressure monitoring and brake drying. In carspecsreview.com brake testing, 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 SUV came to a stop from 60 mph in an impressive distance, 112 feet.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Interior
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is high-performances five-passenger midsize SUV that sold into the market at prices ranging MSRP from $54,670 and comes with standard equipment that includes 20-inch forged aluminum wheels, special exterior, Quadra-Lift air suspension, interior trim that includes a mesh grille, leather upholstery with accent piping and unique stitching, perforated leather seating, a wood/leather steering wheel, exclusive black olive wood cabin trim, chrome accents, leather/suede sport seats, premium floor mats, a heated steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot/rear cross-path detection systems, forward collision warning, color-keyed grille/side sills/rear spoiler, a rear-seat entertainment system, LED running lights, performance-tuned steering, an adaptive suspension, Brembo brakes, paddle shifters, a limited-slip rear differential, carbon-fiber cabin accents, a Garmin navigation system, rear parking sensors, automatic wipers, a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, auto-dimming exterior mirrors, a power passenger seat, driver memory functions, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front and rear seats, a power driver seat, keyless entry/ignition, Bluetooth, remote engine start, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a cargo cover, a USB/iPod interface, a power passenger seat, a back-up camera, heated front seats, digital music storage, HD radio, satellite radio, a nine-speaker premium sound system and a touchscreen interface.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 has a handsome cabin-style and finished neatly. Tight seams, high quality materials and textures that are consistently ordered from the door into the dashboard. The overall quality not exceeded any major competitors, but now the equivalent of the best.
In front, more aggressive sport seats and very supportive provide comfort when long trip. Rear seat passengers also benefit from an ideal cushioning, and unlike in previous models, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, you will also find knee room and legroom are pretty. The navigation system is almost same as in other Chrysler products, all works fine, but a little disappointing when measured by more user-friendly, much cleaner than Ford and GM system. There are 35 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, fold flat seats provide about 69 cubic feet of maximum capacity, same as the Ford Edge but less than the Pilot or Explorer.
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