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3.5 out of 5 3.5
Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 (06-10) - rated 3.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £43,495 - £43,495
Used price £5,205 - £15,730
Used monthly cost £130 - £393
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £570
Insurance group 46 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Stormingly fast, great V8 engine, understated looks

CONS

No off-road ability, incredibly thirsty, expensive running costs, interior lacks sophistication

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 rivals

Written by David Ross on

Jeep's high performance version of the Grand Cherokee, badged SRT-8, is produced in very limited numbers, making it a rare 4x4. With a hugely powerful V8 engine along with heavily modified suspension and steering, it's thunderously quick with 0-62mph coming up in just five seconds. However, it loses all of the regular Grand Cherokee's impressive off-road capability.

That may make it seem rather pointless to most potential buyers, but the fact that it can out accelerate a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S - for half the price - ought to tempt some. But considering the sky-high running costs, it seems a pointless extravagance.

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 rivals

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