Jeep Grand Cherokee
- Base price: $27,495
- Gas mileage:
- City - 17 mpg
- Highway - 23 mpg
This near-luxury crossover offers a spacious interior, a standard 3.6-liter 24-valve V-6 engine and an optional all-wheel-drive system with five different settings including "snow," a great option for mountain cars.
Performance: You have three four-wheel-drive systems to choose from. Hill Descent Control with grade sensing allows a controlled hill descent on rough terrain, while Hill Start Assist helps when starting from a stop on a hill.
Safety: Dual radar sensors monitor blind spots. Driver- and passenger-seat-mounted pelvic and thoracic air bags are standard.
Cargo capacity: Standard towing capacity is 5,000 pounds. Cargo space behind the second row is 35.1 cubic feet. With rear seats folded down, it's 68.7 cubic feet.
Features: Grand Cherokee's Quadra-Lift Air Suspension adds up to 4.1 inches of lift supported by four-corner air springs for a smooth ride. Heated front and rear seats are optional.