Have the midlevel SE trim. The SE features a sport-tuned suspension for better handling. Don’t bother about a stiff ride, although the SE continues to be relatively comfortable on the road. The SE is also an excellent bargain considering all the safety and tech equipment you obtain for the money. Finally, the SE can be obtained with a wide selection of options, to help you pick and choose which ones are right for your budget.
Crossover SUVs may be all of the rage, but there’s still something to be said for the tried-and-true midsize sedan. Exhibit A: the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel. Coming off a redesign just last year, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel is a spacious, fuel-efficient sedan with lots of standard safety equipment and a lot of options to decide on from.
As has been the case for a time, you can get the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel with a four-cylinder engine or a more powerful V6, or you can get the miserly 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Hybrid. On the highway, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel is comfortable and compliant. 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel also offers two sporty versions that infuse the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel with a bit of extra personality. Inside, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel offers a simple yet feature-packed cabin, particularly if you go with one of the upper trim levels. There are many of options to pick from along the way.
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel is as competent as they come. It’s well-priced generally, and modern feature content helps it be supremely an easy task to drive. If you’re searching for something with a bit more class and space than a small sedan, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel might you should be the sedan for you.
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel is the beds base trim. It includes a relatively light load of features that features 16-inch steel wheels, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, navigation (GPS Scout Link), Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa connectivity, one USB port, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker sound system.
Standard on every 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Safety Sense, which is a suite of driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure alert with steering assistance, and automatic high beams.
On the next rung up the ladder is the LE.It adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 60/40-split folding back seat and a vehicle alarm. For a sporty dynamic, look at the SE.It adds a sport-tuned suspension, revised steering calibration, 18-inch wheels, simulated-leather upholstery (SofTex) seats and paddle shifters.
You can think of the XLE and the XSE trim levels as versions of the LE and the SE, respectively, with many different additional comfort and convenience items. Highlights include larger wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, keyless ignition, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, extra USB ports, a bigger 8-inch touchscreen, and wireless smartphone charging.
Lots of the features found on the upper trim levels can be included with the reduced trim levels as options. Other notable options include a sunroof, a JBL sound system along with an integrated navigation system, a head-up display, and a top-down parking camera system.
As sedans go, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel stuff-hauling credentials are pretty solid. The cargo area is large and opens wide, plus the back seat is easy to fold down to suit longer items. There are enough cabin storage options to make many people happy. Loading a car seat is straightforward, too.
Cabin storage is good although not stellar. The forward center console bin is ideal for concealing items but has a hard, slippery floor, so they slide around noisily. The console bin at your elbow is really a decent size, and there are modest door pockets in the front and rear that are great for small water bottles only.
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel includes a large trunk, and the 60/40-split folding back seat with trunk-mounted release handles allow it to be an easy task to expand the space. Loading groceries or luggage is helped out by the wide opening and a low liftover height.
Child safety seat accommodation
It’s super easy to mount a car seat, with obvious and easy to get at lower anchors and package tray-mounted tether point, both under plastic covers. There’s room enough so that the front seat need not be scooted all the way forward.