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5.9 Limited Grand Cherokee


 

SPECIFICATIONS

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price $ 38,175

Price As Tested $ 39,355

Engine Type 5.9 Liter V8 w/SMFI*

Engine Size 360 cid/5899 cc

Horsepower 255 @ 4000 RPM

Torque (lb-ft) 350 @ 3200 RPM

Wheelbase/Width/Length 105.9"/70.7"/177.2"

Transmission Four-speed automatic

Curb Weight 4232 pounds

Fuel Capacity 23 gallons

Tires (F/R) P225/70R16

Brakes (F/R) Disc (ABS)/disc (ABS)

Drive Train Front-engine/all-wheel-drive

Vehicle Type Five-passenger/four-door

Domestic Content 84 percent

Coefficient of Drag (Cd.) 0.45

 

PERFORMANCE

EPA Economy, miles per gallon
city/highway/average 13/17/14

0-60 MPH 7.0 seconds

Payload 1150 pounds

Towing capacity 5000 pounds

Sequential multi-point fuel injection

 

Specifications II

In inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted.

General Information

Body Style
 Four-Door Sport-Utility
 
Assembly Plant
 Jefferson North (Detroit, Michigan)
 
EPA Vehicle Class
 Multi-Purpose Vehicle
 

Model/Powertrain Availability

Model
 Engine
 Transmission
 Drive/Transfer Case
 
5.9 Limited
 5.9L V-8
 4-Speed Automatic
 Quadra-Trac
On-demand 4WD
 

Engine: 5.9-Liter, OHV, SMPI V-8

Type & Description
 V-8, liquid cooled
 
Displacement
 360 cu. in. (5,899 cc)
 
Bore x Stroke
 4.00 x 3.58 (102 x 91 mm)
 
Valve System
 OHV, 16 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
 
Induction System
 stock paper filter
 
Fuel Injection
 Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
 
Construction
 Cast iron block & heads
 
Compression Ratio
 8.7:1
 
Power (SAE net) est.
 255 bhp (190 kW) @ 4,000 rpm
 
Torque (SAE net) est.
 350 lb-ft (482 N*m) @ 2,800 rpm
 
BHP/Liter
 43.2
 
Max. Engine Speed
 5,250 rpm
 
Fuel Requirement
 Unleaded premium, 91 octane (R+M)/2
 
Oil Capacity
 5 qt. (4.7L)
 
Coolant Capacity
 14.9 qt (14.1L)
 
Emission Controls
 3-way catalyst, heated oxygen sensors (2), engine modifications
 
Max. Gross Trailer Weight
 5,000 lbs
 
EPA Fuel Economy (MPG City/Hwy) est.
 13/16
 

Transmission: Automatic, 4-Speed Overdrive (46RE)

Description
 Electronic governor, electronically controlled converter clutch
 
Gear Ratio
 
 
 1st
 2.45
 
 
 2nd
 1.45
 
 
 3rd
 1.00
 
 
 4th
 0.69
 
Axle
 3.73:1
front axle Dana 30, rear axle Spicer 44
 
Overall Top-Gear
 2.57
 

Transfer Case -- Quadra-Trac®

Model
 NV249
 
Type
 On demand
 
Operating Ranges
 4WD High; Neutral, 4WD Low, Locked
 
Low Range ratio
 2.72:1
 
Center Differential Type
 Viscous coupling w/ low lock
 
Torque Split, F/R
 Variable (0-100%)
 

Electrical System

Alternator
 150 A
 
Battery
 600 CCA, maintenance-free
 

Dimensions/Capacities

Wheelbase
 105.9 (2,690)
 
Track
 
 
 Front
 58.5 (1,486)
 
 
 Rear
 58.8 (1,494)
 
Overall Length
 177.1 (4,498)
 
Overall Width
 70.7 (1,796)
 
Overall Height (w/o roof rack)
 64.9 (1,633)
 
Ground Clearance (a)
 
 
 Front Axle
 8.7 (221)
 
 
 Rear Axle
 7.7 (196)
 
 
 Running
 7.7 (196)
 
 
 Approach Angle
 36.5°
 
 
 Ramp Breakover Angle
 22.3°
 
 
 Departure Angle
 29.3°
 
Cargo Volume
 
 
 Rear Seat Up
 40.9 (1,039)
 
 
 Rear Seat Folded
 79.3 (2,014)
 
Curb Weight -- est.
 4,261 (1,933)
 
Weight Distribution, F/R
 57/43
 
Payload
 1,150 (522)
 
Frontal Area
 25.9 sq. ft. (2.4 sq. m)
 
Drag Coefficient
 0.45
 
Fuel Tank Capacity
 23 gal. (87.1)
 

Accommodations

Front
 
 
 Head Room
 39.1 (993)
 
 
 Leg Room
 40.9 (1038)
 
 
 Shoulder Room
 59.2 (1504)
 
 
 Hip Room
 56.7 (1440)
 
 
 Seat Travel
 7.4 (188)
 
 
 Recliner Range
 40°
 
Rear
 
 
 Head Room
 39.5 (1003)
 
 
 Leg Room - min.
 35.3 (897)
 
 
 Knee Room
 1.8 (46)
 
 
 Shoulder Room
 57.6 (1463)
 
 
 Hip Room
 49.3 (1251)
 

Seat Adjustments

Driver & Passenger
 Power : 10-way including recliner & lumbar;
Manual : head restraint; Heated front bucket seats
w/high/low setting; Driver memory feature
 

Restraints

Front
 Driver & Passenger; Air bag*, knee bolster,
3-point belt w/adjustable turning loop & traveling buckle
 
Rear
 3-point belt w/adjustable turning loop, outboard: lap belt, center
 

* Always wear seat belts. Remember, the back seat is the best place for children.
 

Instrumentation

Instruments
 Tachometer, 125 mph (230 kph) speedometer, odometer,
trip odometer, oil pressure, voltage, engine temperature, fuel
 
Warning Lamps
 Turn signal, high-beam, seat belt, brake,
check engine, low fuel, air bag, check gages
 

Body/Chassis

Layout
 Longitudinal front engine, 4WD
 
Construction
 Uni-frame
 

Suspension

Front
 Live axle, leading arms, track bar, coil springs,
stabilizer bar, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers - std.;
Monotube high-pressure gas charged shock absorbers - opt.
 
Rear
 Live axle, trailing arms, track bar, coil springs,
stabilizer bar, low-pressure gas charged shock absorbers - std.
 

Steering

Type
 Power recirculating ball w/damper
 
Overall Ratio
 12.7:1
 
Turning Diameter (curb to curb)
 37.2 ft. (11.34m)
 
Steering Turns (lock to lock)
 3.2
 

Brakes

Front
 
 
 Size & Type
 11.0 x 0.91 (280 x 24)
vented disc w/single-piston sliding calipers w/ABS
 
 
 Swept Area
 198.5 sq. in. (1281 sq. cm.)
 
Rear
 
 
 Size & Type
 11.2 x 0.44 (285 x 11)
vented disc w/single-piston sliding calipers w/ABS
 
 
 Swept Area
 151 sq. in. (974 sq. cm.)
 
 
 Power Assist Type
 7.88 (200) tandem diaphragm vacuum
 

Wheels

Type & Material
 Cast aluminum
 
Size
 16 x 7
 

Tires

Size & Type
 P225/70 R16, Goodyear Wrangler HP,
vertically serrated black sidewall, all-terrain
 
 


 

 

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