Start the engine and you will appreciate the refinement of this engine.

When it's idling, it's barely audible inside the car, and only a faint hum is audible outside

Moving, the petrol engine feels smooth. Throttle response is nice and linear, unlike some turbocharged petrol engines that are spiky and overly sensitive

With light steps, lightly cruising around the city at low to medium speeds. It has enough power to fill the traffic gap.

But since the Grand Cherokee is a 2,000kg SUV, the 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol feels overworked

struggles too much to keep up with the demanded power. It gets the job done, but not effortlessly.

The size and weight of this SUV is evident in a city like Mumbai.

The long bonnet that can be seen from the driver's seat creates a BIG atmosphere

In narrow lanes you have to watch your size and the parking sensors are frequently activated. As expected, tight U-turns are no easy task.

The steering isn't very smooth, and cruising around town is certainly an easy workout.

Freeway Cruising on the Grand Cherokee is Great In particular, most highways apply speed limits of 100 km/h and 120 km/h.

In eighth gear it can cruising well at 100 and 120 km/h while the engine revs slowly at 1,500 and 2,000 rpm respectively.