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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee shown
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee shown

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M
Small overlap front:
Models built after January 2013
Driver-side

Overall evaluation
M
Structure and safety cage
M
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
M
Restraints and dummy kinematics
A

G
Moderate overlap front

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

G
Side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 4,655 lbs
Peak force 21,545 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.63
Tested vehicle
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4-door 4wd

G
Head restraints & seats
Power cloth seats (AHR)

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Basic Front crash prevention

  • Optional Full Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • Optional Jeep Active Safety Group
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
autobrake
not tested
with optional
equipment
1 point total
This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point
Autobrake not tested.
0 points
Autobrake not tested.
0 points

A
Headlights

Ratings are given for 2 different headlight variations available for this vehicle.
  • Overland trim
  • Summit trim
  • SRT trim
  • Trailhawk trim equipped with Luxury Group package
  • Limited trim equipped with Luxury II Group package
  • 75th Anniversary trim equipped with Luxury Group package
  • Limited 75th Anniversary trim equipped with Luxury Group package
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Yes
Overall rating
A
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination High-beam assist credit Some glare

On the straightaway, visibility was good on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was good on both right curves and fair on both left curves.

The low beams created some glare.

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was fair on the gradual left and both right curves and inadequate on the sharp left curve.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway, on both left curves and on both right curves.


  • Laredo trim
  • Laredo E trim
  • 75th Anniversary Edition trim
  • Altitude trim
  • Limited trim
  • SRT trim
  • Limited 75th Anniversary Edition trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
P
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.


M
Child seat anchors (LATCH)
ease of use

Laredo E — cloth seats

1 2 3
Good
No hardware available
Acceptable
Tether anchor
Marginal
Lower anchors
Poor
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Overall evaluation
M
1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Electronic stability control, includes roll stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights (optional beginning with 2014 models)