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BMW X3 vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee MPG

Chart is based on 79 fuel economy reports for the BMW X3 and 207 fuel economy reports for the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

BMW X3 MPG

BMW X3 BMW X3 2014 25.5 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2014 31.8 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2013 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2012 26.8 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2011 22.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2011 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2009 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2008 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2008 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2007 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2007 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2006 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 34 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2005 17.3 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2005 22.5 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2005 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 59 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2004 20.6 MPG Highway Percentage 62 percent BMW X3 BMW X3 2004 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 49 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 10 0 85 70 25.5  
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 180hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt light 17 50 8 25 90 31.8  
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 17 39 20 24 58 19.7  
2012 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L I6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 20 3 75 70 26.8  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 30 10 20 40 70 22.8  
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L I6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 30 10 60 74 24.6  
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 50 30 75 21.0  
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 13 13 24 51 74 20.8  
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
hills med light 0 10 20 70 65 21.0  
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 11 23 11 55 69 20.0  
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
hills light light 20 50 0 30 60 20.1  
2006 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 21 14 31 34 75 19.3  
2005 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 47 12 36 70 17.3  
2005 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I6
6-speed manual AWD
hills light light 44 0 0 56 60 22.5  
2005 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 16 13 13 59 115 20.2  
2004 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 2 9 27 62 73 20.6  
2004 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 4 9 39 49 71 23.1  

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Jeep Grand Cherokee MPG

Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015 15.4 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 29.6 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 16.3 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 14.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 20.5 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 19.1 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 13.5 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008.5 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 14.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 58 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 19.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 12.2 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 13.2 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 18.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 14.3 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 15.9 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 16.9 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 14.4 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2001 14.5 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2001 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 16.3 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 293-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 0 23 40 37 72 18.9  
2016 4dr SUV 293-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 25 75 70 23.0  
2015 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 4 6 52 39 70 15.4  
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 65 29.6  
2014 4dr SUV 470-horsepower 6.4L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 20 17 18 45 75 16.3  
2014 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 0 0 15 85 75 17.5  
2014 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 38 13 0 50 70 18.0  
2012 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills light light 0 15 60 25 67 14.0  
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 0 0 15 85 100 23.5  
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 3 14 32 51 62 22.0  
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med hvy 10 35 18 38 75 15.0  
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 11 23 22 45 71 16.6  
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med light 0 0 60 40 75 20.5  
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 10 29 17 44 65 19.1  
2010 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 4 4 55 37 75 13.5  
2010 4dr SUV 357-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med hvy 5 5 45 45 110 18.0  
2010 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
hills light hvy 29 25 33 13 60 17.0  
2010 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 7 17 7 70 72 21.4  
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 14 24 19 43 65 19.2  
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light hvy 10 0 20 70 70 23.5  
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 10 20 20 50 100 23.8  
2008 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat lead light 23 13 35 30 63 14.0  
2008 4dr SUV 305-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 9 10 24 58 60 17.0  
2008 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 3 5 38 55 63 18.4  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light light 20 20 20 40 60 22.0  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 13 13 13 63 78 19.9  
2007 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 13 30 3 55 60 12.2  
2007 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 12 22 24 42 69 16.4  
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 1 8 21 70 65 19.3  
2007 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 8 4 18 70 68 20.1  
2006 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med hvy 3 43 30 25 75 13.2  
2006 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med none 0 0 60 40 70 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills light none 2 17 11 70 69 18.3  
2006 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light hvy 45 30 10 15 75 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 13 30 0 57 70 17.0  
2005 4dr SUV 325-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat lead hvy 10 38 3 50 68 14.3  
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 15 26 12 47 66 15.9  
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med light 11 11 24 55 60 18.9  
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 13 20 22 45 68 16.8  
2004 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 15 5 75 58 16.9  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 75 10 15 80 17.1  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 43 9 43 71 14.4  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 45 45 9 70 16.0  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 13 3 63 20 60 17.8  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 2 10 25 63 68 17.8  
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat v.lt none 0 0 75 25 60 15.0  
2003 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 92 4 4 0 N/A 18.1  
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 10 40 10 40 75 17.8  
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 11 17 30 43 58 18.6  
2002 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 35 25 0 40 70 22.2  
2002 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 10 10 15 65 60 16.6  
2001 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 10 15 53 23 68 14.5  
2001 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light none 14 48 14 24 60 17.0  
2000 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 13 19 19 50 70 19.0  
2000 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 0 70 20 10 70 15.5  
2000 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 0 5 85 10 70 16.3  

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BMW X3 vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee MPG

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the BMW X3 and Jeep Grand Cherokee's where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of their real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the BMW X3

BMW X3 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2013 While the boosted four has a clear performance advantage, the swap was motivated primarily by the push for better fuel economy. EPA ratings are 21 mpg city, 28 highway, vs. the 2012 six's 19/25. An Audi Q5 comes close, 20/28, but with 211 horsepower isn't as strong. Despite weighing about 400 pounds less than the X3's 4,112, a Ford Escape with a similarly spec'd engine does no better. A Mercedes GLK350? 19/24. The Volvo is even worse. Compared to cars, the X3 doesn't fare as well. The roomier, nearly as heavy 528i rates 22/33. The crossover's larger frontal area and higher ground clearance take their toll as speed climbs. In our real-world sub-freezing suburban driving, the trip computer usually reported about 21 once the engine was warmed up, matching the EPA rating and quite good for a powerful, two-ton, all-wheel-drive vehicle. Engage an aggressive Eco Pro mode for a Prius-like throttle response and ultra-low rpm shifts, and mid-20s are easily achievable while high 20s are possible. I even observed 32 over one short trip where the lights were in my favor. But the cars behind you won't be happy. Conversely, enjoy the turbo at every opportunity and fuel economy will fall into the teens. A defeatable standard auto start/stop system operates a little more smoothly than in last year's 3-Series, but not as smoothly as it ought to. see full BMW X3 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the BMW X3

BMW X3 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
We get 22.5 mpg consistently in overall averaging and 26 to 27 on open road trips. see full BMW X3 review
BMW X3 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Have noticed as low as 10 mpg in start and stop city driving. Average for daily driving is 14 mpg. It uses premium fuel so driving this car is already very expensive. see full BMW X3 review
2006 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
City driving fuel economy is not bad for an SUV. I average around 16MPG battling heavy traffic and my need for “enjoying using the accelerator”. Highway mileage is not so great. Cruising at 70-80MPH returns around 22MPG. see full BMW X3 review
 

TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2014 You won't often see fuel economy among the reasons to buy a Jeep, and I wouldn't have it here without caveats in tow. EPA ratings of 21 mpg city, 28 mpg highway aren't anything special for a five-passenger vehicle. But they are impressive for a true midsize SUV, especially one that weighs over 5,000 lbs. The gas V6 is rated 17/24 (four mpg lower on each), the similarly torquey V8 14/20. The Touareg TDI manages about the same, 20/29. The gas-powered LR4, even with a supercharged V6 taking the place of a V8: 14/19. In suburban driving the trip computer typically reported averages from 18 to 21, similar to the even larger and heavier Mercedes-Benz GL350. On one run home from my son's school I managed just over 29, but this involved a lot of luck with traffic lights and a very light foot on the throttle. During a small amount of highway driving the trip computer averages were inexplicably no better than in town. Maybe the weather conditions weren't favorable, as I've never fallen so short of an EPA rating before. Worth noting: diesel tends to cost at least as much as premium unleaded gas, and usually costs significantly more. So while mpg improves, fuel cost per mile doesn't improve as much, sometimes not nearly as much. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
2007 The #1 reason not to buy the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 could hardly be clearer: even with the engine cruising on only four cylinders, fuel economy is abysmal. The EPA ratings are 12 city, 18 highway (up from 12/16). The trip computer reported between 13 and 14 mpg in casual suburban driving. Go very easy on the gas, and it might crack 15. With a heavy foot, 10 (or worse) happens. (And one reader reports that the trip computer is highly optimistic, and that actual fuel economy is even lower.) see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The MDS Hemi is outstanding. I can cruise at 80mph and knock down 19mpg....at the same time, passing and entering a highway is an easy process with the power available. The towing capabilities are a wonderful plus since I do tow occasionally. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
20.6 mpg so far, which is excellent for a 4x4 tow vehicle. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
amazing on the highway. 9.5 l/100 km see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I am fortunate in that I work from home, and do not need my vehicle to commute to work. However, for a six month period I made a 40-mile round trip five days a week, and averaged 15MPG in mixed urban surface/Interstate driving. This is considerably better than the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4wd/4.7L V8 the truck replaced (13MPG), and I attribute the better performance to the MDS cylinder deactivation. I have observed 22MPG over a 400 mile trip of combined Interstate and rural 2-lane highway travel with speeds ranging from 60-75 MPH. The truck was unloaded at the time and acceleration runs were gentle to maximize fuel economy. The return trip resulted in19MPG performance over the same route. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Poor fuel economy was expected, so it's not a big complaint. Our V6 4x4 Grand Cherokee is rated at 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. We get about 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Ourair suspension package came with full-time four wheel drive, which probably doesn't help fuel economy. I would like to get at least 20 mpg in the city, but perhaps I will shell out the additional $4500 for the diesel engine next time, or maybe there will eventually be a hybrid option. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2014 4dr SUV 470-horsepower 6.4L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Obviously, the fuel economy is poor. You'll have to compare the Jeep SRT with the German equivalents to figure out just how poor, but suffice to say, you'll be getting less than 12 MPG everywhere you go and buying Super Premium Unleaded on every fill. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2010 4dr SUV 357-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Its a SUV with a V8. If you need gas mileage numbers look elsewhere. If you need to tow stuff and get to work no matter what the roads are like, your gonna burn some gas. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Fuel economy is abysmal. The 4.7L V-8 engine, only moderately powerful, is far thirstier than the much more powerful 5.7L Hemi option owing to the Hemi's cylinder deactivation. Real-world fuel economy in city driving is 11-13MPG. On longer trips it can occasionally see 20MPG if speeds are kept below 70MPH. The 4.7L drivetrain is a compromise between the V-6 and the Hemi versions in terms of cost, with the added capability of being able to operate on E-85 fuel when properly equipped. You will undoubtedly want to go with the Hemi version instead of the 4.7L if you can afford it, the benefits are more than just the extra power. If you are familiar with the performance of the 4.7L in the older WJ models, prepare to be disappointed by the performance in the 2005-2010 WK models: they weigh 600 pounds more, and you can definitely feel the difference. Do not buy ANY Jeep Grand Cherokee if you are a budget-conscious big city commuter; you have to accept the fuel economy as the trade off for uncompromised traction in poor weather conditions. This machine has a "real" 4 wheel drive system: it's always on, it's always ready to step in when the going gets slippery, and provided the tires are good enough it will plow snow with its front bumper. A V-6 version only gets marginally better fuel economy but with a significant decrease in power. In truth, if you're worried about fuel economy, you should be looking at the car-based Jeep Compass or Patriot models, not the Grand Cherokee. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
20mpg at 70 mph is adequate but not great. 14mpg average suburban city driving. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
13,8 MPG with 93 Octane sucks. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Never got above 18 MPG on highway driving. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only average for a 6 cyl. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
On par for V8 but still drinks fuel see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
Worse than competitors in same SUV class. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review