Should you’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8’s ride and driving experience begin to fall consistent with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt8 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.