Top Safety Pick

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

midsize SUV / 4-door SUV

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door SUV

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Optional daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2011-18 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4-door 4wd

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was redesigned for the 2011 model year. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Chrysler Corporation as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2011-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4-door 4wd with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was redesigned for the 2011 model year.

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

View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test.

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side curtain airbag.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the rear passenger dummy’s head was protected by the side airbag.

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2011-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,655 lbs
Peak force 21,545 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.63

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2011-19 models

Seat type: Power cloth seats (AHR)

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry