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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2023 Laredo 4dr 4x2
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Price:   -  From $38,290
2023 L Laredo 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $43,830
2023 Laredo 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $43,830
2023 L Laredo 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $45,830
2023 Limited 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $49,700
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2023 Limited 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $51,700
2023 L Limited 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $53,700
2023 4xe Base 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $61,285
2023 Overland 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $64,790
2023 Summit 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $66,355
2023 L Overland 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $66,790
2023 Overland 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $66,790
2023 4xe Trailhawk 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $66,980
2023 L Summit 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $68,355
2023 Summit 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $68,355
2023 L Overland 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $68,790
2023 L Summit 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $70,355
2023 4xe Overland 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $74,275
2023 4xe Summit 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $75,465


What's New

There are no mechanical changes to Jeep’s iconic off-roader for the 2023 model year, though the Trailhawk trim is now only available in the plug-in hybrid 4xe. There are improved audio systems on certain models, but otherwise, it’s business as usual for the hugely diverse 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee WL range.

Choosing Your Jeep Grand Cherokee

This is a complex process, with a variety of engine and drivetrain choices, seating configurations and trims. The 4xe range is a five-model collection of AWD-only hybrids, with one standalone trim and four others dovetailing with the six-model standard range.

The cheapest Grand Cherokee is the 2WD five-seater Laredo Grand Cherokee, costing $40,795 (all prices include destination). At the other end of the scale, an AWD seven-seater Summit Reserve will set you back $73,945 when combined with the 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine exclusively available on this model.

In between are four trims powered by the smaller 3.6-liter V6 gas engine; AWD is a $2,000 option on all bar the flagship Summit Reserve, where it’s standard. Adding three-row seating costs a further $2,000 on all normally aspirated Grand Cherokee trims, but you can’t have a 4xe with seven seats.

Speaking of the plug-in hybrid 4xe range, it launched last year with five trims and is sold solely with all-wheel drive. The Trailhawk model is now exclusive to the hybrid, having been dropped from the standard range. Other trims are comparable to gas-powered Grands, typically bringing superior electronics and seating. Grand Cherokee 4xe Prices weren’t confirmed at the time of writing.

Engine Choices

The Grand Cherokee's base 3.6-liter V6 gas engine produces 290 horsepower and 257 lb-ft of torque, using the eight-speed automatic transmission fitted as standard to every Grand Cherokee model. RWD is standard on all gas models bar Summit Reserve, with AWD a $2,000 option. Fuel economy stands at an EPA-estimated 19 miles per gallon city, 26 mpg highway, and 22 combined in five-seater RWD models, dropping to 18/25/21 mpg in seven-seat L AWD guise.

Unsurprisingly, the larger 5.7-liter V8 returns a paltry 14/22/17 mpg, though it does generate 357 hp and 390 lb-ft. If fuel economy is your bag, the 4xe’s two-liter turbo gas engine raises 375 hp and 470 lb-ft in tandem with plug-in hybrid technology and a 17 kWh battery.

It uses a dedicated version of the Grand’s eight-speed automatic transmission, and all 4xe models are 4x4s, capable of traveling 25 miles on electric power alone. They can be recharged in two hours with an available upgraded charging system, which requires a 240V power outlet to be professionally installed.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined)
3.6 V6290 hp257 lb-ft19/26/22mpg
5.7 V8357 hp390 lb-ft14/22/17mpg
2.0 PHEV375 hp470 lb-ft56 MPGe combined

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

Cargo capacity for the Grand Cherokee in a five-seater guise stands at 46.9 cu ft with the rear seats in place, and 84.6 cu ft once they’re dropped. In seven-seat models, load space dwindles to 17.2 cu ft.

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Safety Features

Even the base Laredo trim comes with a suite of safety aids including forward-collision warning with active braking and lane management, blind-spot monitoring plus rear cross-path detection, eight airbags, and adaptive cruise with stop-and-go capabilities. Trailhawk models further benefit from a five-setting traction management system, but only Summit and above receive traffic sign recognition or a drowsy driver monitoring system.


The stock six-speaker stereo in Laredo models feels rather basic, especially as it doesn’t even include satellite radio. At least wireless smartphone mirroring is delivered through the 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen. Every other model has satellite radio and TomTom navigation, while Trailhawk buyers enjoy a nine-speaker Alpine sound system with a 506-watt amp and subwoofer.

The latter is an option on Limited but standard on Overland alongside HD radio, while Summit models (and some lesser 4xe trims) receive a larger 10.1-inch navigation screen. Summit Reserve is the first to sport a 17-channel amplifier, delivering 950 watts of power through 19 custom-designed speakers.

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2023 Grand Cherokee Laredo – MSRP From $40,795

There are clear signs of cost-cutting in Laredo models, with eight-way power on the cloth driver’s seat but only manual passenger seat adjustment. The cabin has three-zone air conditioning, push-button start, voice control and a suite of LED lighting, plus smartphone mirroring through the 8.4-inch touchscreen.

The main package on the Laredo is the Luxury Tech Group I. It costs $1,400 and includes heated front seats and steering wheel, rain-sensitive wipers, a power liftgate, remote start, and a wireless charging pad. Given the basic specs on Laredo, we’d strongly recommend adding this package.

2023 Grand Cherokee Altitude – MSRP From $45,900

From its leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats to third-row USB ports, Altitude models are significantly more comfortable than Laredo. Other upgrades include a leather-wrapped steering wheel and wireless charging pad, a remote start system and selectable tire-fill alerts.

There are no packages on this model.

2023 Grand Cherokee Limited – MSRP From $47,615

Modest upgrades on Limited models include memory for the driver’s seat, eight-way power adjustment for the front passenger, and heating elements for second-row occupants. Satellite radio and six premium speakers are included, while satin chrome accents improve the interior ambience. This is also the first Grand with tire pressure monitoring as standard. ** As the first trim available in 4xe guise, hybrids additionally receive memory mirrors and a power liftgate, Capri leather seating plus a panoramic two-pane glass roof. **

The Luxury Tech Group II might cost $2,295, but it includes 15 upgrades. Among these are ventilated front seats and Capri leather, a surround-view camera system and auto-dimming digital display mirror, intersection collision assist, and a dedicated off-road camera.

2023 Grand Cherokee 4xe Trailhawk – MSRP TBA

Available exclusively in 4xe guise, Trailhawk models offer 10.9 inches of ground clearance, blue tow hooks and wheel accents, a rear electronic limited-slip differential, and a dedicated off-road camera. A trailer-hitch zoom also comes as standard, as does an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Audiophiles will welcome the nine-speaker Alpine audio system, and technophiles will appreciate the 10.1-inch touchscreen.

The Luxury Tech Group III adds eight upgrades including wireless device charging and a hands-free power liftgate, rain-sensitive wipers, and a digital display mirror. The Advanced ProTech Group II’s features range from night vision and a surround-view camera system to intersection collision assistance and park assist at both ends of the car. **

2023 Grand Cherokee Overland – MSRP From $57,705

Costing almost $10,000 more than Limited models, the Overland’s cabin is bathed in light from a standard-fit dual-pane panoramic sunroof, while automatic temperature control keeps things suitably cool. Liquid chrome interior accents also brighten the cabin, while other notable upgrades from Trailhawk include front and rear park assist, LED daytime running lights and passive keyless entry. ** 4xe models further receive Nappa leather and a larger 10.1-inch touchscreen. **

The $2,155 Luxury Tech Group IV bundles in over a dozen features, including four-zone A/C and 12-way power adjustment and back massaging for both front seats, Nappa leather and second-row window shades. For $2,235, you could add the Advanced ProTech Group III’s safety aids – a head-up display and night vision, surround view and off-road cameras, intersection collision assist, and a back-up camera washer.

2023 Grand Cherokee Summit – MSRP From $61,470

Summit is the first gas-powered Grand to incorporate a larger 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with a dedicated off-road camera also fitted. Nappa leather seats offer 12-way adjustment for the driver and back massaging for both front seat occupants, plus memory for the front passenger. Safety is improved with an intersection collision-assist system and surround-view cameras, alongside Level 2 highway automated driving and traffic sign recognition.

The Advanced ProTech Group IV includes a head-up display, night vision, and an auto-dimming digital display mirror. The Luxury Tech Group V is reduced to manual window shades and wireless device charging, though it does cost just $275.

2023 Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve – MSrom $67,950

As you settle into Palermo leather-trimmed bucket seats, it’s obvious that you’re in a flagship model. The rear seats are ventilated, while the front passenger enjoys their own touchscreen interactive display. A 19-speaker sound system is standard, and this is the only Grand to have hill descent control as standard.

Options remain as on Summit.

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Buying a Grand Cherokee and then skimping on specs seems rather self-defeating, so we’d recommend the good-value Limited trim, before bundling in the Luxury Tech Group II for extra comfort and refinement.

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Expert Review

  • Wide range of powertrains
  • Highly capable off-road
  • Upscale higher trims
  • Available high-tech features
  • Below average cargo capacity
  • Unintuitive button layout
  • Why isn’t 4WD standard?
Expert Rating
3.4 (Good)

Our expert ratings are based on seven comprehensive criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value.

You can interpret our ratings in the following way:

: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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A Grand Cherokee For Everyone. While the Jeep Wrangler is the quintessential Jeep, the Grand Cherokee has been equally as important to the automaker’s success. The 2023 Grand Cherokee blends off-road capability with on-road comfort to be the do-it-all SUV for the masses. With 17 different Grand Cherokee models to explore, Jeep offers an SUV for everyone.

Jeep’s lineup for the Grand Cherokee ranges from the simple Laredo to the upscale Summit Reserve. Of course, there’s the off-road-oriented Trailhawk 4xe, which is now only available with the plug-in hybrid engine. For consumers that need a three-row SUV for the entire family, there’s the Grand Cherokee L. Regardless of your needs, there’s a great chance that Jeep offers a Grand Cherokee that fits your needs.

Multiple Engine Choices. While most automakers only offer their midsize SUV with one engine, the 2023 Grand Cherokee is available with three powertrains. While two will be familiar from the previous generation, the available plug-in hybrid (two-row Grand Cherokee only) really sets the Grand Cherokee apart from rivals.

The standard 3.6-liter V6 engine is the vanilla ice cream of the lineup – there’s nothing wrong or extraordinary about it. Power is rated at 293 horsepower, which is a respectable amount for a midsize SUV. For something more memorable and enjoyable, Jeep continues to offer the Grand Cherokee with a 5.7-liter V8 engine. This is the only V8-powered midsize SUV in the mainstream segment. It has 357 hp and brings far better performance.

The most interesting powertrain available is the plug-in hybrid 4xe. It combines a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with two electric motors for 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. The PHEV offers 25 miles of all-electric range and can even tow 6,000 pounds – 1,200 pounds less than the V8. For 2023, the 4xe powertrain is available on five trims and the rugged, off-road-ready Trailhawk is only available as a PHEV.

Entering Wagoneer Territory.The Grand Cherokee always had a compelling mix of ruggedness and luxury, but last year’s full redesign doubled down on luxury. Move up to one of the SUV’s higher trims levels, and you’ll find that the rugged SUV is packed with high-tech equipment and has upscale materials that feel like they belong in a luxury vehicle.

Opt for a fully loaded Grand Cherokee, and the SUV’s list of features includes a 19-speaker McIntosh audio system, a 10.25-inch touchscreen for the passenger, open-pore wood trim, heated and ventilated second-row seats, a 10.1-inch touchscreen, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a rear-seat entertainment system, a digital rearview mirror, and massaging front seats.

The Grand Cherokee doesn’t just come with high-end features, it also feels luxurious. The front seats are comfortable and two-row models offer plenty of space in the rear seats for adults. The elongated Grand Cherokee L brings a third row that’s actually usable. Adults can fit into the third row on short drives and not hate the ride.

With the Grand Cherokee’s features and upscale feel, it comes off as a budget-friendly Wagoneer. That’s not a bad thing for an SUV that starts at $40,795 (with destination) and goes up to $69,960 for a range-topping Grand Cherokee L.

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Comfortable On-Road, Capable Off-Road. The Grand Cherokee may have a luxurious design, but the SUV can still go off-roading with the best on the market. We are disappointed to see that Jeep doesn’t offer all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive as standard equipment, but most consumers will probably get a system.

The base Quadra-Trac 1 system acts mostly as an AWD system that can shuffle power around without any driver inputs. The available Quadra-Trac 2 adds low-range gearing for slow-speed off-roading or inclement weather situations. Then, there’s the Quadra-Drive 2 system that adds in an electronic limited-slip differential to give the driver maximum grip over all types of terrain. The Trailhawk ups the ante with a sway-bar disconnect, air suspension, and a Selec-Terrain system.

Everyone knows that a Jeep can off-road, but the way the Grand Cherokee handles everyday tasks is more impressive. Ride quality is great for an SUV that’s this capable, as the Grand Cherokee tackles dog-sized potholes without causing the driver to wince. With a longer body and softer suspension, the Grand Cherokee L feels even plusher.

Final Thoughts. The Jeep Grand Cherokee showcases the brand’s ability to do more than just make off-roading SUVs. The Grand Cherokee is comfortable, high-tech, luxurious, and surprisingly efficient with the plug-in hybrid powertrain. It also allows the entire family to go on an adventure thanks to the seven-passenger Grand Cherokee L. The Wrangler may get all of the attention, but for drivers that want something that’s comfortable on-road and still incredibly capable off-road, the Grand Cherokee is the SUV to get in the lineup.

The Kia Telluride doesn’t have the same off-roading capability as the Grand Cherokee, but it looks great, comes with a long list of standard features, has a roomy interior, and offers near-luxury features and quality.

The Toyota 4Runner is ancient compared to the Grand Cherokee, but it can hang with the Jeep when off-roading. It also comes with an extensive list of standard safety features, has a roomy cabin, and has a punchy V6 engine.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.6L V-6 / 293 HP / 257 ft.lbs.
Standard: 8-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Available: 8-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
19 / 26 / 22 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.6L V-6 / 293 HP / 257 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
19 / 26 / 22 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Aluminum / Full-size / Full-size Steel
Fuel Tank
23.0 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
70.8 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
145 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
193.5 "
Exterior Width
77.5 "
Exterior Height
70.8 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
39.4 "
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
38.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.0 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,238 Lbs.
Wheel Base
117 "
Turning Radius
19.0 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
17.0 " Silver Aluminum / 20.0 " Black Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Body-colored With Chrome Insert / Body-colored With Black Insert
Grille Moldings
Chrome / Black
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Cloth / Leather / Simulated Suede/leatherette
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
(8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Siriusxm Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Clock
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Detection Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Active Lane Management Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Pedestrian/cyclist Emergency Braking Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Parksense With Stop Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Sentry Key
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
36 Months / Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months