Is the Grand Cherokee 4xe Worth the High Price Tag?

By Autogos Team

Luxurious and confident on the road

Grand Cherokee 4xe

EPA-estimated 56 MPGe and 26 miles of electric-only range

Luxurious Confidence

Potent powertrain with 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque

Potent Powertrain

Rocky transitions and serious faults with hybrid system

Rocky Transitions

Quickest version of new Grand Cherokee, reaching 60 mph in 5.3 seconds

Quickest Version

Grand Cherokee 4xe starts at $61,660

High Price Tag

Available only in Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, and Summit Reserve grades

EPA-estimated Efficiency

Upcharge over V-6 variants with four-wheel drive ranges from $8,685 to $10,010

Electric-only Range

At least partially offset by PHEV's $7,500 federal tax credit

Subdued Performance

Overland test rig with $77,525 price tag

Serious Faults