2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee  RealSafeCars91Safety Rating

#7 of 2017 SUVs

#8 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Grand Cherokee, a mainstay of Jeep's lineup since 1993, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Grand Cherokee has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a score of 91, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.024%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.1%.

We estimate that the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0278% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.1801%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0278% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.1801% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9767Nissan MuranoNissan PathfinderGMC AcadiaToyota 4RunnerKia SedonaKia SorentoJeep Grand CherokeeMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoToyota HighlanderHonda PilotToyota SiennaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 97. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is safer than the 2017 Nissan Murano, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2017 GMC Acadia, the 2017 Toyota 4Runner, the 2017 Kia Sedona, the 2017 Kia Sorento, and the 2017 Toyota Sienna. It is about as safe as the 2017 Dodge Durango and the 2017 Mazda CX-9.

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