Quick Facts to Know: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

November 13, 2018 by Chris Teague

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is updated with new technology, interior features and an all-new hot rod Trackhawk model with 707 horsepower, capable of hustling its 5,300 pounds from zero to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.

The Grand Cherokee also sees a couple of special editions to round out the already-robust model lineup.

Here’s a rundown of the Grand Cherokee’s specifications:


  • The 2018 Grand Cherokee begins at $32,340 with $1,445 in destination charges.
  • Range-topping Trackhawk models start at $87,645 after $1,445 destination fee.
  • The 2017 Grand Cherokee had a starting price of $31,840 after destination.


  • The 2018 Grand Cherokee is available in seven variants: Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT and Trackhawk.
  • No hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric version is available


  • All Grand Cherokees measure 189.8 inches long and 84.8 inches wide, with a wheelbase of 114.7 inches.


  • A 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 is standard on Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland and Summit models. It produces 295 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.
  • Limited, Trailhawk, Overland and Summit models can be equipped with an optional 5.7-liter V8 that is rated at 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque or a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 that makes 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.
  • SRT models come with a 6.4-liter V8 under the hood making 475 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk’s 6.2-liter supercharged V8 is capable of 707 horsepower and 645 pound-feet of torque.
  • All models include some variation of an 8-speed automatic transmission. Trackhawk models add paddle shifters and selectable drive modes like snow, eco and track.


  • Max trailer weight for 3.6-liter V6-equipped Grand Cherokees is 6,200 pounds. All other models are rated at 7,200 pounds, with the exception of the 2×2 EcoDiesel model, which can pull 7,400 pounds.


  • Pentastar-equipped Grand Cherokees are estimated at 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway/21 mpg combined with 2WD and 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway/21 mpg combined with 4WD.
  • The 5.7-liter V8 pulls an EPA-estimated 14 mpg city/22 mpg highway/17 mpg combined with its 4WD-only configuration.
  • EcoDiesel models’ fuel economy is estimated at 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway/24 mpg combined with 4WD and 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway/25 mpg combined with 2WD.
  • 6.4-liter V8-equipped models achieve up to 13 mpg city/19 mpg highway/15 mpg combined.
  • The Trackhawk, with its 6.2-liter supercharged V8, is good for up to 11 mpg city/17 mpg highway/13 mpg combined.


  • Summit, SRT and Trackhawk models get standard advanced safety features like adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts and forward-collision warning. These features are optional on Limited, Trailhawk and Overland models.
  • Hill-start assist, rearview camera with proximity sensor and electronic stability control are standard on all models.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Photo: Jeep)


  • Laredo and Limited models get a 7-inch display. All others come with an 8.4-inch screen standard.
  • SiriusXM is standard on all but Laredo models, which can add it with options packages.
  • All models now get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
  • All Grand Cherokees come with two USB ports and an auxiliary jack.
  • Alpine premium 9-speaker audio or Harman Kardon 19-speaker 825-watt audio are optional on most models.

Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Jeep.

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