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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Fun Thrown In The Face Of Conventional Wisdom Let's talk asses for a moment. What do they have to do with the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, you ask? Well, we're here to tell you that this SRT can haul some. Lots of them, as a matter of fact: Jeep has increased the towing capacity of its most powerful SUV to 7,200 pounds. Assuming the average donkey weighs about 400 pounds, the Grand Cherokee SRT can haul ass to the tune of 18 burros, give or take a covered trailer or so, which is significantly more than it could in previous years. In 2013, the machine could manage 5,000 pounds, while... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.4L V8
Power:
470 HP / 465 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$62,995
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