2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Guide

By Jeep Experts

By 2007, the Jeep Grand Cherokee had entered its junior yr of third-generation (WK) manufacturing, a lot to the delight of a extremely loyal fan base. However, this additionally served as a interval of change for the Jeep model itself. At the time, Jeep’s majority proprietor, Daimler, was within the technique of promoting the Chrysler model as a complete to Cerberus Capital Management. This is a deal that will in the end fall flat, by the hands of the looming monetary disaster to return.

Nonetheless, manufacturing of all Jeep fashions, together with the Grand Cherokee, continued uninterrupted. In reality, Chrysler, beneath its new possession, would go on to sell a total of 120,937 Grand Cherokees in the course of the 2007 mannequin yr. For the time being, it appeared as if the Grand Cherokee was holding its personal, on the eve of a extreme downturn throughout the US auto market.

The 2007 Grand Cherokee: Polishing the Edges

For these at Chrysler, the 2007 mannequin yr served as a chance to shine any of the WK Grand Cherokee’s tough edges. Minor tweaks have been made to the Grand Cherokee’s choices listing, together with numerous out there inside upgrades. Additional enhancements have been additionally made to the base-level Laredo’s trim, whereas a handful of beforehand elective tools was made commonplace throughout all fashions.

Consumers have been additionally introduced with a variety of accessible packages and powertrain choices in the course of the 2007 mannequin yr. One might choose from their alternative of 5 particular person engines, in addition to a bunch of accessible trims, which spanned the gamut from fairly primary, to extraordinarily luxurious in nature.

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A Grand Cherokee for the Masses

During the 2007 mannequin yr, Chrysler went to nice lengths in an try to make sure that the Grand Cherokee met the wants of each shopper. Doing so concerned providing a complete of 5 completely different engines for choice at time of buy. The first of which was a 215 horsepower 3.7 liter V6, which served as a direct substitute for the long-standing 4.0 liter inline-six earlier than it.

Two “commonplace” V8 engines have been additionally out there. The first of those two elective powerplants was a 4.7 liter V8, which now produced a complete of 305 horsepower, following modest improve. The latter of those two V8s was a 5.7 liter 325 horsepower V8, able to producing 325 horsepower, in addition to 369 lb-ft of torque.

Also returning for a second yr was Chrysler’s specialty 6.1 liter Hemi V8, which produced 420 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. This engine got here because the defining function of the Grand Cherokee SRT8 package deal, which made its debut a yr earlier in 2006. 

Additionally, a brand new V6 3.0 liter common-rail diesel engine was additionally provided, in a bid to boost the Grand Cherokee’s gasoline effectivity. This new powerplant supplied shoppers with an EPA-estimated 17/22 MPG (4WD).

The 2007 Grand Cherokee additionally featured numerous mechanical refinements, akin to rack and pinion energy steering, unbiased entrance suspension, and three out there 4WD techniques (Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II, and Quadra-Drive II). Additionally, the 2007 mannequin yr noticed the ParkView reverse digicam, aspect curtain airbags (with roll-over detection), and lively flip indicators turn out to be commonplace tools.

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The 2007 Grand Cherokee: A Fan Favorite

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Though the third-generation Grand Cherokee initially obtained its fair-share criticism, the supply of those complaints had been largely remedied by the tip of the 2007 mannequin yr. Many of the identical critics who regarded the Grand Cherokee as “low-cost” in look, have been now greater than impressed with the WK’s styling. 

Likewise, the majority of Jeep purists had lastly begun to just accept the Daimler-inspired WK. By most all accounts, the WK Jeep Grand Cherokee had lastly hit its stride.

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Specifications

Engine 3.7L V6

4.7L V8

5.7L V8

6.1L V8

3.0L V6

Horsepower 215/305/325/420/215 horsepower
Torque 235/305/369/420/376 lb-ft torque
0-60 MPH 4.6 sec   SRT8
Quarter Mile Time 13.2 sec   SRT8
Weight 4,194-4,697 Lbs
Price  $28,115/$30,085 Laredo/4WD

$35,180/$37,770 Limited/4WD

$39,705/$43,140 Overland/4WD

$40,230 SRT-8 4WD

 

Production Numbers 120,937

Available Exterior Colors

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The 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee was out there in Light Graystone Pearl, Black, Red Rock Crystal, Jeep Green Metallic, Jasper Blue, Stone White, Mineral Gray, and Bright Silver.

Available Interior Colors

The 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee inside was out there in Quartz, Khaki, and Gray.

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