Video: 5,200 pound 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 tested

The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is definitely a sleeper sport SUV. Armed with the V8 engine found in the Dodge Challenger SRT8 and Charger SRT8, the Grand Cherokee SRT8 is ready to take on its German performance SUVs like the Porsche Cayenne S and BMW X5 M.

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Not to mention it costs much less than those two.

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Refresher: Power for the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 comes from the same 6.4 liter HEMI V8 making 470-hp with a peak torque of 465 lb-ft of torque. That will push the Grand Cherokee SRT8 from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and will allow it to run a quarter mile in the mid-13 second range. Top speed comes in at 160 mph. Prices for the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 start at $55,295.

– By: Omar Rana