2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2013:

  • Trailhawk trim level has Kevlar-reinforced tires, rock rail body protection, Quadra-Lift air suspension, and a Selec-Terrain traction control system
  • Overland Summit trim level gains standard front park-assist sensors, power-folding exterior mirrors, and headlight washers

Exterior Features
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 5-passenger SUV with genuine off-road capability when equipped with optional 4-wheel drive (4WD). The model lineup includes the Laredo, Trailhawk, Limited, Overland, and the Overland Summit. Standard equipment for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo includes power heated side mirrors, automatic headlights, fog lights, dark-tinted privacy glass, flip-up rear window glass, and 17-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo is equipped with standard dual-zone manual air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, fold-flat front passenger seat, and a 6-speaker stereo with a CD/MP3 player.

Optional Features
Options for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo include keyless entry and ignition, remote engine starting, power driver seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and roof rails. The Laredo can also be equipped with an upgraded audio system with satellite radio, Uconnect Bluetooth connectivity, reversing camera, parking sensors, roof rails, and 18-inch aluminum wheels.

Off-roading and trailer towing equipment is also optional on this trim, and versions with 4WD can be upgraded with a Selec-Terrain traction control system, which modifies powertrain response depending on the type of surface the Grand Cherokee is traversing, according to Jeep.

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk is based on the Laredo with 4WD. Jeep calls it \"the most capable Grand Cherokee ever,\" and the Trailhawk features leather seats with suede inserts, slush floor mats, Kevlar-reinforced tires, rock rail body protection, Quadra-Lift air suspension, and a Selec-Terrain traction control system. Trailhawk models with a V-8 engine also include a Quadra-Drive II 4WD system and a rear locking differential.

The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited is equipped with leather seats, power front seats, heated front and rear seats, memory for the driver's settings, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a premium sound system. Uconnect Bluetooth connectivity is also included on the Limited trim, along with keyless entry and ignition, remote engine starting, rear parking sensors, and a reversing camera. Auto-dimming xenon headlights and rain-sensing wipers are standard on the Limited, along with a panoramic sunroof, navigation system, and polished 18-inch aluminum wheels. With 4WD, a 2-speed transfer case and Jeep's Selec-Terrain system are standard.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland includes premium leather upholstery, real wood interior trim, heated and ventilated front seats, heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel wrapped in leather and wood, navigation system, power liftgate, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. Quadra-Drive 4WD and a Quadra-Lift air suspension are standard on 4WD versions of the Overland.

A chrome mesh grille, chrome tow hooks, two-tone Saddle and Black leather interior, and a unique set of 20-inch aluminum wheels define the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit trim. Front and rear park-assist sensors, power-folding exterior mirror, headlight washers, rear-seat entertainment system, and a power sunroof are also standard on this trim. The Overland Summit also includes a blind-spot monitoring system and a rear cross-path detection system.

Under the Hood
A 3.6-liter V-6 engine generating 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque is standard for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with 90% of peak torque between 1,600 and 6,400 rpm, according to Jeep. A 5-speed automatic transmission powers the rear (2WD) or all four wheels, and maximum towing capacity is 5,000 pounds.

A 5.7-liter V-8 engine generating 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque is optional on Trailhawk, Limited, Overland, and Overland Summit trim levels. A cylinder-deactivation system, which allows the V-8 to operate on just 4 cylinders under certain conditions, is designed to conserve fuel. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, driving the rear or all four wheels, and with this engine the Grand Cherokee is rated to tow up to 7,400 pounds.

Jeep offers three different 4WD systems on the 2013 Grand Cherokee. Quadra-Trac I employs a single-speed transfer case to provide full-time 4WD capability. Quadra-Trac II features a 2-speed transfer case and constantly monitors wheel slip to send as much as 100% of the engine's power to either the front or rear axle. A third system, Quadra-Drive II, uses a rear electronic limited-slip differential to detect slip and redistribute power to the individual wheels with the best traction.

Another feature offered on Grand Cherokees with 4WD is Selec-Terrain technology, which adjusts drivetrain calibration and response based on the driver's selection of five different settings: Auto, Snow, Sport, Mud/Sand, and Rock. Grand Cherokee Overland and Overland Summit trim levels also have a Quadra-Lift air suspension system with Normal, Off-Road I, Off-Road II, Park, and Aero modes.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee are:
  • Grand Cherokee V-6 2WD: 17/23/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Grand Cherokee V-6 4WD: 16/23/19 mpg
  • Grand Cherokee V-8 2WD: 14/20/16 mpg
  • Grand Cherokee V-8 4WD: 13/20/15 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with 6 air bags, stability and roll stability control, brake traction control, trailer sway control, and hill-start assist. The Jeep's 4-wheel-disc anti-lock braking system includes rough-road detection, brake assist, rain brake support, and ready-alert braking. Optional safety equipment includes park-assist sensors, reversing camera, adaptive cruise control with a forward-collision warning system, blind-spot monitoring system, and a rear cross-path detection system.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee a 4- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating. For rollover resistance, the 2WD model gets 3 stars, while the 4WD model gets 4 stars. As this overview was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 Grand Cherokee. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

What's New for 2013:

  • Trailhawk trim level has Kevlar-reinforced tires, rock rail body protection, Quadra-Lift air suspension, and a Selec-Terrain traction control system
  • Overland Summit trim level gains standard front park-assist sensors, power-folding exterior mirrors, and headlight washers

Exterior Features
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 5-passenger SUV with genuine off-road capability when equipped with optional 4-wheel drive (4WD). The model lineup includes the Laredo, Trailhawk, Limited, Overland, and the Overland Summit. Standard equipment for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo includes power heated side mirrors, automatic headlights, fog lights, dark-tinted privacy glass, flip-up rear window glass, and 17-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo is equipped with standard dual-zone manual air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, fold-flat front passenger seat, and a 6-speaker stereo with a CD/MP3 player.

Optional Features
Options for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo include keyless entry and ignition, remote engine starting, power driver seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and roof rails. The Laredo can also be equipped with an upgraded audio system with satellite radio, Uconnect Bluetooth connectivity, reversing camera, parking sensors, roof rails, and 18-inch aluminum wheels.

Off-roading and trailer towing equipment is also optional on this trim, and versions with 4WD can be upgraded with a Selec-Terrain traction control system, which modifies powertrain response depending on the type of surface the Grand Cherokee is traversing, according to Jeep.

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk is based on the Laredo with 4WD. Jeep calls it \"the most capable Grand Cherokee ever,\" and the Trailhawk features leather seats with suede inserts, slush floor mats, Kevlar-reinforced tires, rock rail body protection, Quadra-Lift air suspension, and a Selec-Terrain traction control system. Trailhawk models with a V-8 engine also include a Quadra-Drive II 4WD system and a rear locking differential.

The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited is equipped with leather seats, power front seats, heated front and rear seats, memory for the driver's settings, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a premium sound system. Uconnect Bluetooth connectivity is also included on the Limited trim, along with keyless entry and ignition, remote engine starting, rear parking sensors, and a reversing camera. Auto-dimming xenon headlights and rain-sensing wipers are standard on the Limited, along with a panoramic sunroof, navigation system, and polished 18-inch aluminum wheels. With 4WD, a 2-speed transfer case and Jeep's Selec-Terrain system are standard.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland includes premium leather upholstery, real wood interior trim, heated and ventilated front seats, heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel wrapped in leather and wood, navigation system, power liftgate, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. Quadra-Drive 4WD and a Quadra-Lift air suspension are standard on 4WD versions of the Overland.

A chrome mesh grille, chrome tow hooks, two-tone Saddle and Black leather interior, and a unique set of 20-inch aluminum wheels define the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit trim. Front and rear park-assist sensors, power-folding exterior mirror, headlight washers, rear-seat entertainment system, and a power sunroof are also standard on this trim. The Overland Summit also includes a blind-spot monitoring system and a rear cross-path detection system.

Under the Hood
A 3.6-liter V-6 engine generating 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque is standard for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with 90% of peak torque between 1,600 and 6,400 rpm, according to Jeep. A 5-speed automatic transmission powers the rear (2WD) or all four wheels, and maximum towing capacity is 5,000 pounds.

A 5.7-liter V-8 engine generating 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque is optional on Trailhawk, Limited, Overland, and Overland Summit trim levels. A cylinder-deactivation system, which allows the V-8 to operate on just 4 cylinders under certain conditions, is designed to conserve fuel. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, driving the rear or all four wheels, and with this engine the Grand Cherokee is rated to tow up to 7,400 pounds.

Jeep offers three different 4WD systems on the 2013 Grand Cherokee. Quadra-Trac I employs a single-speed transfer case to provide full-time 4WD capability. Quadra-Trac II features a 2-speed transfer case and constantly monitors wheel slip to send as much as 100% of the engine's power to either the front or rear axle. A third system, Quadra-Drive II, uses a rear electronic limited-slip differential to detect slip and redistribute power to the individual wheels with the best traction.

Another feature offered on Grand Cherokees with 4WD is Selec-Terrain technology, which adjusts drivetrain calibration and response based on the driver's selection of five different settings: Auto, Snow, Sport, Mud/Sand, and Rock. Grand Cherokee Overland and Overland Summit trim levels also have a Quadra-Lift air suspension system with Normal, Off-Road I, Off-Road II, Park, and Aero modes.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee are:
  • Grand Cherokee V-6 2WD: 17/23/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Grand Cherokee V-6 4WD: 16/23/19 mpg
  • Grand Cherokee V-8 2WD: 14/20/16 mpg
  • Grand Cherokee V-8 4WD: 13/20/15 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with 6 air bags, stability and roll stability control, brake traction control, trailer sway control, and hill-start assist. The Jeep's 4-wheel-disc anti-lock braking system includes rough-road detection, brake assist, rain brake support, and ready-alert braking. Optional safety equipment includes park-assist sensors, reversing camera, adaptive cruise control with a forward-collision warning system, blind-spot monitoring system, and a rear cross-path detection system.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee a 4- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating. For rollover resistance, the 2WD model gets 3 stars, while the 4WD model gets 4 stars. As this overview was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 Grand Cherokee. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

Available Trims for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Laredo Altitude (4WD 4dr *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29695.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Laredo Altitude (RWD 4dr *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27695.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Laredo (RWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27695.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Limited (RWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37095.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Overland (RWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40495.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Overland Summit (RWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40495.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Laredo (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29695.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Limited (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39595.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Overland (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 43995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Overland Summit (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 43995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name SRT8 (4WD 4dr *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic MSRP 60295.00 Engine 6.4L/392 City/Hwy MPG 12/18
Name SRT8 Alpine (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 60295.00 Engine 6.4L/392 City/Hwy MPG 12/18
Name Laredo Trailhawk (4WD 4dr *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29695.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name SRT8 Vapor (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 60295.00 Engine 6.4L/392 City/Hwy MPG 12/18
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INTERIOR
  • Illuminated entry
  • Premium leather bucket seats
  • Pwr 8-way driver/passenger seats
  • Pwr 4-way driver/passenger lumbar adjust
  • Flat folding front passenger seat
  • Heated front seats
  • 60/40 folding rear seat
  • Active head restraints
  • Full length floor console
  • Luxury front/rear floor mats w/logo
  • Floor carpet
  • Sill molding
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Steering wheel audio controls
  • Tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Premium instrument cluster w/tachometer
  • 140-mph speedometer
  • Vehicle information center
  • Pwr door locks
  • Pwr front windows w/1-touch up & down
  • Pwr locking fuel filler door
  • Keyless entry -inc: (2) transmitters
  • Remote start system
  • Retained accessory pwr
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Security alarm
  • Sentry key theft deterrent system
  • Speed control
  • Automatic air cond w/dual-zone temp control
  • Air filtering
  • Rear window defroster
  • Glove box lamp
  • Illuminated cup holders
  • 115V pwr outlet
  • 12-volt pwr outlet
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror w/microphone
  • Overhead console
  • Dual visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Passenger assist handles
  • Removable rechargeable interior lamp
  • Front & rear LED lamps
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Cargo compartment cover
  • Cargo tie-down loops
  • Cargo trim panel w/storage net
  • 12-volt rear pwr outlet
  • Cloth low-back bucket seats
  • Instrument cluster w/tachometer
  • Air cond w/dual-zone temp control
  • Day/night rear view mirror
  • Urethane shift knob
  • Heated rear seats
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Keyless Enter-N-Go
  • Remote proximity keyless entry
  • Memory for radio, driver seat, & mirrors
  • Leather bucket seats w/edge welting
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Wood/leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Luxury door trim panel
  • Leather wrapped instrument panel & center armrest
  • Cargo net
  • Pwr tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Adaptive speed control
  • Black olive ash interior applique
  • Leather bucket seats w/preferred suede
  • Premium floor console armrest
  • Lower bodyside cladding
  • Steering wheel shift controls
  • 180-mph speedometer
  • Leather wrapped uppper door trim
  • Driver/front passenger lower LED lamps
  • Bright pedals
  • Carbon fiber interior accents
  • Black suede bucket seats w/Trailhawk logo
  • Mopar slush mats
  • Anodized silver interior accent
  • Black interior accents
  • Interior red stitching accents
EXTERIOR
  • 20" x 8" painted aluminum wheels
  • P265/50R20 all-season BSW tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Monotone paint
  • Chrome bodyside molding
  • Rear spoiler on liftgate
  • Black grille w/bright mesh
  • Body color fascia w/platinum chrome insert
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Tinted windshield
  • Deep tint sunscreen glass
  • Tinted front door glass
  • Laminated front door glass
  • Body color mirrors
  • Folding pwr mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • Glass liftgate
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear window wiper & washer
  • Front license plate bracket
  • Black license plate brow
  • Body color door handles
  • Hood insulation
  • Premium insulation group
  • 17" x 8" aluminum wheels
  • P245/70R17 on/off road BSW tires
  • Black roof molding
  • Bright grille
  • Body color fascia
  • Bright license plate brow
  • 18" x 8" aluminum polished wheels
  • P265/60R18 on/off road BSW tires
  • Bright side roof rails
  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof
  • Premium door trim panel
  • Body color fascia w/bright insert
  • Bi-xenon HID headlamps
  • Auto high beam headlamp control
  • Automatic headlamp leveling system
  • Pwr multi-function mirrors
  • Chrome mirrors
  • Mirror turn signals
  • Auto-dimming driver side mirror
  • Rain sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Bright door handles
  • 20" x 8" aluminum painted wheels
  • Auto-dimming passenger side mirror
  • Pwr liftgate
  • 20" x 8" bright polished aluminum wheels
  • Bright grille & fog lamp bezels
  • Headlamp washers
  • Pwr folding multi-function pwr mirrors
  • Full size spare tire w/steel wheel
  • 20" x 10" satin carbon split 5-spoke wheels
  • P295/45ZR20 BSW all-season run flat tires
  • Rear body color spoiler
  • Body color grille
  • Premium fog lamps
  • Dual exhaust w/bright tips
  • 20" x 10" black chrome split 5-spoke wheels
  • Black grille
  • Black gloss rear fascia step pad ring
  • 18" x 8" aluminum wheels
  • P265/60R18 all terrain BSW tires
  • Mineral gray grille w/lightbar
  • Body color fascia w/mineral gray insert
  • Mopar rock rails
  • Black hood decal w/red stripe
MECHANICAL
  • 3.6L VVT V6 flex fuel engine
  • 5-speed automatic transmission (REQ: ERB Engine)
  • 3.09 axle ratio (REQ: ERB Engine)
  • Tip start
  • Quadra-Trac I 4WD system
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Standard duty engine cooling
  • 700-amp maintenance-free battery
  • 180-amp alternator
  • 195mm front axle
  • 195mm rear axle
  • Conventional differential front axle
  • Conventional differential rear axle
  • Rear tow hook
  • Normal duty suspension
  • 6500lb GVWR
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr steering
  • Anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 220mm rear axle
  • 160-amp alternator
  • Bright exhaust tip
  • Quadra-Lift air suspension
  • Front chrome tow hooks
  • Quadra-Trac II 4WD system
  • Selec-Terrain system
  • 7 & 4 pin wiring harness
  • Class IV receiver hitch
  • 6.4L VVT V8 SRT HEMI MDS engine
  • 5-speed automatic transmission -inc: sport mode
  • 3.70 axle ratio
  • High speed engine controller
  • Quadra-Trac active on demand 4WD system
  • HD engine cooling
  • 220-amp alternator
  • Electronic limited slip differential rear axle
  • SRT track experience
  • High performance suspension
  • Active damping suspension
  • Performance tuned steering
  • Anti-lock 4-wheel performance disc brakes
  • Red tow hooks
  • Front suspension skid plate shield
  • Fuel tank skid plate shield
  • Transfer case skid plate shield
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Rain brake support
    • Ready alert braking
    • Electronic stability program (ESP)
    • Four-wheel traction control
    • Hill start assist (HSA)
    • Trailer sway damping
    • Multi-stage front air bags
    • Front & rear side curtain air bags
    • Front side air bags
    • Enhanced accident response system
    • ParkView rear back-up camera
    • ParkSense rear park assist
    • 3-point rear center seat belt
    • LATCH-ready child seat anchor system
    • Child seat upper tether anchors
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Dual note horns
    • Tire pressure monitoring system w/display
    • Traction control
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Daytime running lamps
    • ParkSense front/rear park assist
    • Forward collision warning
    • Blind spot & cross path detection
    • Hill descent control (HDC)
    • Selec-Trac system
    • LED daytime running lamps
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Uconnect 430 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 6.5" touch screen, 40GB hard drive w/28GB available
    • 506-watt amplifier
    • (8) speakers w/subwoofer
    • Audio input jack for mobile devices
    • Uconnect voice command w/Bluetooth -inc: SiriusXM satellite radio w/1-year service
    • Removable short mast antenna
    • Uconnect 130 -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player
    • (6) speakers
    • Uconnect 430N -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 40GB hard drive w/28GB available, 6.5" touch screen, Garmin GPS navigation, SiriusXM travel link w/1-year service
    • SiriusXM satellite radio -inc: 1-year radio service
    • Uconnect voice command w/Bluetooth
    • Uconnect 730N -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 40GB hard drive w/20GB available, 6.5" touch screen, GPS navigation, SiriusXM traffic w/1-year service, SiriusXM travel link w/1-year service

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