New or Significantly Altered Models

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee
All-new 2005 is 5 in longer with a 3 in wider track. Standard 210hp V6 replaces inline-6. Two V8s offered, the 230hp 4.7L V8 and the 325hp 5.7L HEMI (R) V8. Rack-and-pinion steering is added. Grand Cherokee is offered in Laredo and Limited trim levels, in 4x2 or 4x4. Three different 4WD systems are offered.

Updated Models

2005 Jeep Liberty
Liberty freshened with new fascias, bumpers, grilles, bodyside moldings and sill moldings. Diesel engine optional on Sport and Limited models featuring a 160hp 2.8L four-cylinder turbocharged Common Rail Diesel (CRD) engine. Six speed manual transmissions replace the five-speed manuals.

Mostly Unchanged

2005 Jeep Wrangler
Six-speed manual replaces five-speed manual.
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Six speed manual becomes standard transmission. Rubicon model with Tru-Lok(TM) diffferential and 4.11 axle added. Four-wheel disc brakes become standard.