Jeep Grand Cherokee Earns Third Consecutive Win in AutoPacific 2019 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards
In the category of midsize SUV, the Jeep Grand Cherokee can’t be beat. It just earned its third consecutive win in the AutoPacific 2019 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. A repeat winner, the rugged, popular model has nine awards to show for the past 10 years.
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“FCA has done an outstanding job understanding and delivering vehicles and features that delight consumers,” said George Peterson, president of AutoPacific. “They’ve done this in the face of strong competition and a challenging retail environment.”
More than 50,000 owners of 2019 model year cars and light duty trucks shared their opinion of 32 attributes of their rides. They weighed in on topics such as the design of their vehicle’s interior, how comfortable the cabin was, and how well their vehicles performed.
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission rated at 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT trim is powered by a SRT 6.4-liter HEMI V8 paired to an eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission that generates a road-shaking 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Intense power is granted with the 6.2-liter Supercharged V8 and eight-speed automatic transmission pairing that delivers 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque in the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk trim.
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The advanced driver assist technologies of Blind-Spot and Cross-Path Detection and ParkSense Rear Park-Assist with Stop are standard on the well-equipped Jeep Grand Cherokee. Smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also standard as is the user-friendly, intuitive Uconnect 4 infotainment system with 7-inch touch-screen display.