The controls for low-range, the Quadra-Lift, Selec-Terrain and Hill Descent systems are conveniently bunched together within easy reach of the driver. With the airbag system deployed and in "Rock" mode, the Grand attains a maximum 10.7 inches of ground clearance.The controls for low-range, the Quadra-Lift, Selec-Terrain and Hill Descent systems are co What's Hot: Selec-Terrain, adjustable suspension, Hill Descent is the best we've ever tested, Overland models get standard Quadra-Lift What's Not: Needs real all-terrains and some lower gears, Overland models get 20-inch wheels Our Take: More refined and car-like than ever on pavement, the new Grand still worthy of the Jeep name in the dirt Business trips can be hellish and grueling ordeals, but when you're the boss, you gotta take one for the franchise every now and then.Business trips can be hellish and grueling ordeals, but when you're the boss, you gotta ta Quick Specs Vehicle/model: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Base price: N/A Engine (tested): 3.6L DOHC V-6 Max hp & torque (lb-ft): 290/260 Transmission (tested): 5W5A580 5-spd automatic Transfer case (tested): MP 3022 full-time 2-spd Low-range ratio: 2.72:1 Frame type: Steel unitbody Suspension, f/r: Independent short/long-arm, coilover shocks, airbag assist/independent multilink, coil springs, airbag assist Ring and pinion: 3.06:1 Max crawl ratio: 29.29:1 Steering: Power rack and pinion Brakes, f/r: 12.9-in vented disc/12.6-in solid disc Wheels (tested): 18x8 cast aluminum Tires (tested): 265/60R18 Michelin Latitude OWL Wheelbase (in.): 114.8 Length (in): 189.8 Height (in): 69.4 Base curb weight (lb): 4,600 Max approach/departure angles (deg.): 35 (air dam removed/28) Max ground clearance (in): 10.7 GVWR (lb): 6,500 Max cargo volume (cu ft): 54.7 Max towing capacity (lb): 5,000 (7,000 w/Hemi) EPA mileage figures, city/hwy (mpg): 16/22 Fuel capacity (gal): 24.6 « | 1 | 2 | 3 | View Full Article By Douglas McColloch Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!