2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Specs

August 14th, 2018 by

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine specs are part of what makes it a standout among other mid-size SUVs, such as the Chevy Traverse. Depending on the trim you select, you’ll experience the power and capability of a V6 or V8 engine, complete with an 8-speed automatic and your choice of two- or four-wheel drive. Explore the new Jeep Grand Cherokee engine options below to find one that suits your Conway commute.

Jeep Grand Cherokee V6 Engine Specs

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes standard with a V6 engine that balances power and fuel economy. On Limited and higher, you can opt for a turbo diesel-powered engine for more torque and low-end engine power. Here’s a quick look at their specs:

  • 3.6L V6 Engine: This engine comes standard on the Laredo, and generates 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the Grand Cherokee can tow up to 3,500 pounds and earn a 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway rating.
  • 3.0L Turbo Diesel-Powered V6 Engine: This optional engine is capable of up to 240 hp and a whopping 420 lb-ft of torque.

Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Engine Specs

For extra power, North Myrtle Beach drivers can upgrade to one of three V8 engines—from the energetic 5.7L to the thunderous 6.2L. Learn more about their specs below:

  • 5.7L V8 Engine: Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD and above can also be had with a 5.7L V8 engine, which produces 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque.
  • 6.4L V8 Engine: Upgrading to the SRT gets you this powerful engine, which generates 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. With 4WD and launch control, this engine can tow up to 7,200 pounds.
  • 6.2L Supercharged V8 Engine: Finally, there’s the 6.2L V8 that powers the Trackhawk. It summons 707 ho and 645 lb-ft of torque, making it stronger than many sports cars’ engines. In addition, the Trackhawk gets adaptive suspension, Brembo brakes, and an upgraded 8-speed transmission.

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Explore Your Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options at Myrtle Beach Chrysler Jeep!

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine specs are even more impressive when you’re behind the wheel! If you’d like to know more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV, such as its interior or safety features, schedule a test drive near Surfside Beach. Don’t forget to check out our current offers and incentives for savings opportunities! While you’re here, be sure to check out our comparison between the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango.

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