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Jeep Grand Cherokee Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2006)

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr SUV
Wheelbase 109.5 in
Length 186.6 in
Width 73.3 in
Height 67.7 in
Curb Weight 4254 lb.
Fuel Capacity 20.8 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.7 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 59.1 in
Hip Room, Row 1 57.6 in
Legroom, Row 1 41.7 in
Headroom, Row 2 39.3 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 58.5 in
Hip Room, Row 2 60.6 in
Legroom, Row 2 35.5 in
Total Legroom 77.2 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 34.5 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 67.4 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Very comfortable driving. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
That and MPG are the only real faults so far after 15000 miles and 15 mons. I think our 2001 GC has more seat comfort although the 07s seats do fold over easier than the 01s. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Very little leg room for an adult. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door SUV Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Laredo Limited Overland SRT8
Standard Engine 3.7L V6
OHC-2v
210 hp@5200
235 lb-ft@4000
4.7L V8
OHC-2v
235 hp@4500
305 lb-ft@3600
5.7L V8
OHV-2v
330 hp@5000
375 lb-ft@4000
6.1L V8
OHV-2v
420 hp@6200
420 lb-ft@4800
Optional Engine(s) 4.7L V8
OHC-2v
235 hp@4500
305 lb-ft@3600
5.7L V8
OHV-2v
330 hp@5000
375 lb-ft@4000
  
Standard Transmission5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWDAWD w/low rangeAWD w/low range 
 AWD w/low range   
Standard Tires235/65R17 tires245/65R17 tires245/65R17 tires255/45ZR20 tires (front)
285/40ZR20 tires (rear)
Optional Tires245/65R17 tires235/65R17 tires235/65R17 tires 

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The 4.7L V-8 with 545RFE electronically controlled 5 speed automatic is an adequate performer. It will happily tow a 5,000 pound trailer if properly equipped with the electronic trailer brake controller (not available from the factory). It will acquit itself well in freeway and two-lane road passing situations. It is not a stoplight warrior, though. With the average V-6 automobile now sporting 300HP, the 4.7L Grand Cherokee will be left in the dust on dry pavement. Add a little rain or snow and the situation is reversed. For all normal driving, the high-eight-second 0-60 performance is perfectly adequate, and would have been considered "fast" in the 1980s. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Simply put, the 5.7L Hemi shines brightly in this package. Offering 20 more horsepower than 5.7L engines in the passenger cars, the truck ismuch lighter on its feet than the 300HP 4.7L version offered the same year. Acceleration is crisp when the truck is lightly loaded. It's not sports car fast, but it will run with virtually any average sedan without embarrassing itself. With a load in the bed or hitched to the back, the Hemi's grunt reallyshines. I have hauled trailers in excess of 8,000 pounds with my vehicle, which is properly equipped to handle up to 10,000 pounds. I frequently use the truck for scrap metal runs, as well as trailering medium sized enclosed trailers, and there is never a problem getting the job done, even if the job calls for hauling over unpaved surfaces or through 12" of snow. The truck barely knows that my 2500 pound boat and trailer package is attached until it is time to haul it back up a steep launch ramp at the end of the day, and even then it does well. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
V8 power and sound. Tough powertrain. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Tons of power in ever gear. Hemi pulls hard up even the steepest grades. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Pulls hard from idle to redline. AWD provides solid control even when road and weather conditions are poor. There is always abundance of power to pass or power through or out of a turn. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The Quadra Trac II full time 4 wheel drive system is incredible. The 4.7L V8 motor is lots of fun, has plenty of power, and gets very decent gas mileage. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Powertrain: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
See above, pinion seal, pinion bearing, and u-joint/driveshaft had to be replaced at 52,000 miles. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Tires of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tires: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The factory Goodyear Forterra tires are in a word: excellent. This is the first vehicle I've owned where I've replaced the tires with the factory OE-spec model. They are all-season radials with a fairly aggressive tread, yet they are quiet. They will carry the Grand Cherokee through a foot of snow or drag your boat on the trailerup the launch ramp without a complaint, and they're not bad at soaking up bumps. If you happen to purchase a Grand Cherokee that someone has put different tires on, consider going back to the factory spec tires at your earliest opportunity. They are wonderful. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr SUV Laredo 27,415 25,179 695
4dr SUV Limited 33,615 30,697 695
4dr SUV Overland 39,440 35,882 695
4dr SUV SRT8 39,300 36,222 695

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