Buying a Used Jeep Grand Cherokee – The 2014 Model Year
The legendary Jeep brand has been manufacturing the Grand Cherokee since 1993. This is good news for consumers who are looking to purchase a used Jeep Grand Cherokee. While there are plenty of model years to choose from, we’ve chosen to highlight the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee because of the number of impressive enhancements it was given that year.
Read on for a quick look at the revised 2014 model year, an outstanding target for your used Jeep Grand Cherokee search.
The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Sporting a considerable refresh for the 2014 model year, the Jeep Grand Cherokee boasts a new diesel engine, new transmission, and a refreshed interior rife with technology upgrades. Still a rugged five-passenger SUV, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee retains its off-roading prowess.
The new turbodiesel V6 engine is arguably the biggest news for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, partly because the diesel option disappeared from the lineup after the 2009 model year.
With the 3.6-liter turbo V6 engine, expect 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque with impressive fuel economy rated at 21 city, 28 highway, and 24 mpg combined from the four-wheel drive setup; while the rear-wheel drive returns 22 city, 30 highway, and 25 mpg combined.
But if you don’t need the turbocharged capability, check out the other drivetrains, like the standard 3.6-liter V6, rated at 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. Or the 5.7-liter V8, generating 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque.
Engine availability depends on the trim levels, with the exception of the SRT, which is exclusively operated by a 6.4-liter V8 engine, which is backed by 470 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel economy sees a slight improvement this year, with the SRT estimated at 13 city, 19 highway, and 15 mpg combined.
The standard four-wheel drive V6 returns fuel efficiency measured at 17 city, 24 highway, and 19 mpg combined while the two-wheel drive gets 17 city, 25 highway, and 20 mpg combined.
If you opt for the 5.7-liter V8 engine, expect fuel economy rated at 14 city, 20 highway, and 16 mpg combined from the four-wheel drive, while the two-wheel drive returns 14 city, 22 highway, and 17 mpg combined.
No matter which engine option you choose, the entire 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee lineup is operated by an eight-speed automatic transmission, with the SRT operated by a more robust version to match its extra muscle.
Interior upgrades are found in the new seven-inch screen, now standard on all Grand Cherokees, and easily customized to broadcast all kinds of information.
Also standard in all 2014 Grand Cherokees, with the exception of the Laredo model, is the 8.4-inch touchscreen, which allows drivers quick and convenient access to infotainment options and WiFi connectivity, not to mention the available navigation technology.
Visit The Faricy Boys to take a used Jeep Grand Cherokee from the 2014 model year for a spin and learn more about the SUV that, new or used, makes it possible for you to “Go Anywhere, Do Anything.”