The Grand Cherokee's available 4. This adds more bottom-end power and reduces emissions. The simplistic interior styling is classic jeep all the way! Since the last fixed was just done on or approximately around February 1st , I will be waiting to see if the issue continues. The ride is harder then I like, but not bad. Engines on the Grand Cherokee range from a base 210-horsepower, 3.
Instead this is where the Limited trim shows its value. Driving It The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee retains the off-road capability of its forefathers, and rates high in the areas of ride comfort, steering and handling. We even gave the tailpipe a sniff while the Grand Cherokee idled in the parking lot of our office, and there was no soot or the awful eau de diesel that one might smell if you tried the same stunt with an older diesel vehicle. In 2009, the ignition switch began to fail and the key fob was replaced. Both were carryovers from past Grand Cherokees.
Vehicles regularly get tested for roadworthiness. The Grand Cherokee is projected to retain average resale values over five years, with the V6 model losing more of its value than the V8. Air Intake Duct Hose, sometimes referred to as the Elephant Hose owing to its resemblance to the pachyderm's trunk. Consumers do, however, have options to detect mileage fraud. Though it helps make the big Jeep more affordable, the V6 engine has a tough time moving the Grand Cherokee's weight, especially when loaded and trying to pass at highway speeds. What these numbers don't tell you is that while racking up such impressive performance figures, the diesel produces approximately 30-percent fewer C02 emissions than its gasoline-burning counterparts.
Large flared wheel arches and aggressively styled wheels project the kind of rugged, off-road look Jeep loyalists demand. Engine power did not allow me to drive over 35 mph. Overland also gained Saddle perforated leather seats. Full 50-state certification for this engine is coming in 2009 with the introduction of Bluetech exhaust gas treatment technology. Styling for the base Laredo is simple and clean, while models such as the Limited and Overland have more ornate treatments, including body-colored cladding, fancier wheels and more bright-work. Swirl Valve Motor after removal from our 3.
Dealer says that my extended warranty does not cover hoses therefore the cost of replacing the diesel engine is my responsibility. And one of the most common forms of automotive fraud in the second hand car market relates to odometer manipulation. Quality materials abound and the layout, execution and attention to detail are all first-rate. All four engines are mated to five-speed automatic transmissions that feature electronic range select shift control for more control when off-roading or trailer-towing, or on curvy roads; the Grand Cherokee has a tow rating of up to 7,400 pounds. Nhtsa campaign id number : 08v006000. The gear changes from the 5-speed automatic are smooth, and once on the highway, the transmission rarely needs to downshift because the engine produces so much torque.
Numerous changes have also been made to standard equipment. Gas mileage leaves alot to be desired for it is not achieving what was put on the sticker. It was a very scary day, I could have been injured or lost my life or my childs life or another family. Being very prepared before making a purchase on a used vehicle makes all the difference. An in depth visual inspection found that the air intake hose was coming apart, as they all do, and was allowing oil to leak onto the swirl valve motor below. Research the latest Jeep Grand Cherokee body styles, read detailed model specifications and features, compare with other models, and locate Jeep dealerships near you where you can purchase your next vehicle.
The Limited steps up to a standard 4. I feel safe when driving it and I feel safe for my family. Based on multiple service issues with vehicles with this diesel engine, my local Jeep dealership does not stock or sell the Grand Cherokee with this engine anymore. I hope to do the same with the 08. It's having an issue sensing that the vehicle is creating enough heat to burn off by product. The dealer told us the engine would go 300,000 miles, no problem. At idle, the engine is smooth.
Here in the foothills I; getting 22 mpg avg. Laredo X became, for Canada, Laredo North Edition, with 17-inch wheels, power sunroof, upgraded stereo, backup camera, and rear parking assist. Did you know 30% of all used cars contain some type of negative history? The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee pairs a comfortable, luxurious interior with impressive off-road ability, and in top trims gets enough high-tech conveniences to compete with the most luxurious sport utility vehicles. I have been notifying Jeep about all of these problems. Chrysler would not acknowledge this problem. The motor opens the valves to allow improved air flow at higher engine speeds where turbulence is naturally generated.
During diagnosis we found codes for operation of the swirl valve motor and found it inoperative. Very often these cars are rebuilt and sold by deceptive sellers who fail to disclose or even try to hide the salvage information. Inspecting the air intake hose on a regular basis for oil leakage is an important part of a good maintenance plan on all Mercedes 3 liter diesel engine vehicles and especially on Jeep Grand Cherokees. American Grand Cherokees gained a new option, the Mercedes 3-liter V6 diesel. Jordan Adamses was the sales person I worked he.
A leather group became optional on Limited and Overland. Vehicle was covered by a full warranty and an extended warranty but these problems were never repaired. Interior is a little cheap, but nice. Our Grand Cherokee makes 215 hp and 376 lb-ft. If the history of a car contains multiple mileage readings, our vehicle mileage check helps ensure buyers that no odometer rollbacks have occurred. It has simple sleek lines and is easy to care for. The base Laredo model gets the V6 and Quadra-Trac I if so equipped, though the 4.