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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

As-tested price: $47,605
Drivetrain: 6.1-liter V8; 4wd, five-speed automatic
Output: 420 hp @ 6200 rpm, 420 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Curb weight: 4819 lb
Fuel economy (EPA/AW): 12/14.4 mpg
Options: SRT option group II including auto headlight-leveling system, heated second-row seats, HID headlights, rear DVD-based entertainment system, rear overhead console, rear-seat video system ($2,075); SRT option group I including 115-volt auxiliary power outlet, auto-dimming exterior passenger mirror, exterior mirror with heating element/memory, power front seats with driver seat memory, UConnect hands-free communication, rearview auto-dimming mirror with microphone, remote start system, deluxe door-trim panel, driver's auto-dimming exterior mirror, heated power fold-away mirrors with memory, air conditioning with dual-zone auto temp control, rain-sensing windshield wipers, power adjustable pedals with memory, heated front seats, Smartbeam Headlamps, ParkSense Rear Park Assist System ($1,995); Navigation/Backup Group including MyGIG Multimedia Infotainment System with navigation, satellite radio, touch-screen display, Parkview back up camera ($1,090); power sunroof ($800); Red Rock Crystal paint ($225)

OUR TAKE: Compared to our long-gone and much-loved 2006 Grand Cherokee SRT8, it appears the new Chrysler has done little to mess with its 2008 formula. Yes, there's some new electronic gadgetry (MyGIG, navigation, backup camera), but it's good to see Chrysler still sells the same wicked Hemi-powered SUV that makes the earth shake every time you whomp on the throttle.

Of course, the way fuel prices are rising and with sport/utility sales auguring in, is its time past?

Pooh-pooh. All that extra stuff appears to have punched pricing up by about $3,000 in two years. For those who want maximum sport in their sport/utility--without paying Porsche or AMG prices--the Grand Cherokee's $47k sticker remains a relative bargain.


You'll feel more of the road in this SRT8 than a standard issue Grand Cherokee and you'll hear more of the engine and exhaust roar. But you'll be rewarded with a huge payback in power, performance and pure driving pleasure. It's a very short list of SUVs about which you can say that.

Saw one this week in town and it was low to the ground and duals in center of the rear and was red too, like this picture. I was checking it out and he was checking out my NITRO!

LINK:2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 - AutoWeek Magazine

Rick

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