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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    M
  • Head restraints & seats
    G
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags (standard in 2007-10 models, optional in 2005-06 models)
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags, if equipped, in the event of an impending rollover (2006-10 models)
3
Electronic stability control (standard on 2006-10 models, optional on 2005 4wd models); includes roll stability control on 2006-10 models to minimize the possibility of rollover
4
Antilock brakes
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2014
M
G
G
G
G
2013
M
G
G
G
G
2012
G
G
G
G
2011
G
G
G
G
2010
G
M
G
2009
G
M
G
2008
G
M
G
2007
G
M
G
2006
G
M
G
2005
G
M
G
2004
M
2003
M
2002
M
2001
M
2000
M
1999
M
1998
M
1997
M
1996
M

Applies to 2005-10 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was redesigned for the 2005 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail and B-pillar.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd
Weight 4,539 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags
Wheelbase110 in.
Length187 in.
Width73 in.
Engine3.7 L V6
EPA ratings17 mpg city / 21 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEF0720
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)4
Left (cm)4
Center (cm)5
Right (cm)5
Brake pedal (cm)7
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)0
Right (cm)0
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)5
Rearward (cm)3
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEF0720
Head
HIC-15277
Peak gs at hard contact40
Neck
Tension (kN)1.6
Extension bending moment (Nm)22
Maximum Nij 0.46
Chest maximum compression (mm)36
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)2.3
Femur force - right (kN)2.1
Knee displacement - left (mm)5
Knee displacement - right (mm)1
Maximum tibia index - left0.37
Maximum tibia index - right0.21
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.7
Tibia axial force - right (kN)3.6
Foot acceleration (g)
Left58
Right68

Applies to 2007-10 models

Overall evaluation
M
Structure and safety cage
M
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
P
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was redesigned for the 2005 model year. Beginning with 2007 models, side airbags were made standard (they were optional in 2005-06 models).

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that rib fractures and/or internal organ injuries would be likely in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd
Weight 4,572 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags
Wheelbase110 in.
Length187 in.
Width73 in.
Engine3.7 L V6
EPA ratings17 mpg city / 21 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0722
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-2.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDCES0722
Head HIC-15207
Neck
Tension (kN)1.8
Compression (kN)0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)60
Lateral force (kN)2.7
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)56
Average deflection (mm)43
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)7.93
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)2.00
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)1.7
Acetabulum force (kN)2.9
Combined force (kN)4.4
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.5
L-M moment (Nm)120
A-P moment (Nm) 26

Passenger injury measures

Test IDCES0722
Head HIC-15136
Neck
Tension (kN)0.2
Compression (kN)0.5
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)35
Lateral force (kN)1.4
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)25
Average deflection (mm)18
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.83
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.30
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.7
Acetabulum force (kN)3.4
Combined force (kN)3.7
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.3
L-M moment (Nm)85
A-P moment (Nm) -42

Applies to 2005-10 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

All seats

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)32
Distance below top of head (mm)52
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)10.8
Head contact time (ms)59
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)88
Max neck tension (N)649

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