2009 Jeep Commander  -  $30,160


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $30,160
Base Invoice: $27,892
Destination Charge: $780
Options: $0
Trim: RWD 4dr Sport
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 16 | City: 15 | Hwy: 20
Body Style: RWD 4dr Sport
Transmission: 5-speed automatic transmission (REQ: EKG Engine)
Engine: 3.7L V6 engine

Pros

Rugged Jeep styling; seating for seven passengers; off-road & towing capability


Model Highlights

Three different trim levels and three engines are offered on the 2009 Jeep Commander, along with rear-wheel drive or one of three different four-wheel-drive systems, each of which can equip the Commander for a wide range of performance requirements and budgets. A 210-horsepower, 3.7L V6 is standard on the base Sport model. The mid-range Limited model gets a 305-horsepower, flex-fuel-capable 4.7L V8, which delivers 334 ft-lb of torque. The top-of-the-line Overland includes a new, second-generation 5.7L Hemi V8, which now puts out 357 horsepower and 375 ft-lb of torque. The engine features Jeep's Multi-Displacement System (MDS), which regulates power and improves fuel efficiency by deactivating four cylinders when cruising. All Commander models come with a 5-speed automatic transmission standard.

Each of the three models is available either in rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive configuration. The Sport model gets the Quadra-Trac I system, which has a single-speed transfer case and normally splits power 52% to the back wheels but can use the brakes to redistribute power where it's needed. The Limited gets the more sophisticated Quadra-Trac II system; it has a transfer case with low range and can send up to 100% of the torque to the axle with the most traction. It also uses a Throttle Anticipate feature to sense quick movement of the throttle and anticipate a loss in traction. The Overland features the Quadra-Drive II system, the system for hard-core off-roading; it also has a low range but uses electronic limited-slip differentials to smoothly route torque to the tires with the best traction. The center differential can go from completely locked to completely open to maximize traction. Quadra-Drive II is available on the Sport and Limited as an option.

The Commander comes with seating for seven, arranged theater-style with the second and third rows higher than the front seats. The 40/20/40-split second-row seat folds flat and allows easy entry and exit to the third row, which also folds flat and is split 50/50.

Top options on the Commander include Sirius Backseat TV, a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and the MyGig system, which includes navigation, audio and communication functions. The system supports real-time traffic information, while it also includes a hard-drive system that can hold more than 100 hours of music in MP3 format. The Sport can be optioned with the 4.7L V8, and the Limited can be ordered with the 5.7L Hemi.


Model News

The Jeep Commander's available 5.7L Hemi V8 gets a power boost for 2009, to 357 hp. Also new to that powerplant is variable valve timing. Jeep's Multi-Displacement System (MDS), which regulates power and fuel efficiency by deactivating cylinders when not necessary, is still available.

Standard on Limited and Overland models is a new Leather Appearance Group, which features leather trim on the doors and center console. Chrome accents on the instruments and vents round out the package.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Jeep Commander, which is mechanically similar to the Grand Cherokee, has a boxier appearance and is the first Jeep to offer three rows of seating and a versatile interior for combinations of people and cargo. With rear-wheel drive, the Commander can tow up to 7,400 pounds, and with four-wheel drive, it's an extremely capable off-road climber.


Pros

Rugged Jeep styling; seating for seven passengers; off-road & towing capability


Model Highlights

Three different trim levels and three engines are offered on the 2009 Jeep Commander, along with rear-wheel drive or one of three different four-wheel-drive systems, each of which can equip the Commander for a wide range of performance requirements and budgets. A 210-horsepower, 3.7L V6 is standard on the base Sport model. The mid-range Limited model gets a 305-horsepower, flex-fuel-capable 4.7L V8, which delivers 334 ft-lb of torque. The top-of-the-line Overland includes a new, second-generation 5.7L Hemi V8, which now puts out 357 horsepower and 375 ft-lb of torque. The engine features Jeep's Multi-Displacement System (MDS), which regulates power and improves fuel efficiency by deactivating four cylinders when cruising. All Commander models come with a 5-speed automatic transmission standard.

Each of the three models is available either in rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive configuration. The Sport model gets the Quadra-Trac I system, which has a single-speed transfer case and normally splits power 52% to the back wheels but can use the brakes to redistribute power where it's needed. The Limited gets the more sophisticated Quadra-Trac II system; it has a transfer case with low range and can send up to 100% of the torque to the axle with the most traction. It also uses a Throttle Anticipate feature to sense quick movement of the throttle and anticipate a loss in traction. The Overland features the Quadra-Drive II system, the system for hard-core off-roading; it also has a low range but uses electronic limited-slip differentials to smoothly route torque to the tires with the best traction. The center differential can go from completely locked to completely open to maximize traction. Quadra-Drive II is available on the Sport and Limited as an option.

The Commander comes with seating for seven, arranged theater-style with the second and third rows higher than the front seats. The 40/20/40-split second-row seat folds flat and allows easy entry and exit to the third row, which also folds flat and is split 50/50.

Top options on the Commander include Sirius Backseat TV, a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and the MyGig system, which includes navigation, audio and communication functions. The system supports real-time traffic information, while it also includes a hard-drive system that can hold more than 100 hours of music in MP3 format. The Sport can be optioned with the 4.7L V8, and the Limited can be ordered with the 5.7L Hemi.


Model News

The Jeep Commander's available 5.7L Hemi V8 gets a power boost for 2009, to 357 hp. Also new to that powerplant is variable valve timing. Jeep's Multi-Displacement System (MDS), which regulates power and fuel efficiency by deactivating cylinders when not necessary, is still available.

Standard on Limited and Overland models is a new Leather Appearance Group, which features leather trim on the doors and center console. Chrome accents on the instruments and vents round out the package.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Jeep Commander, which is mechanically similar to the Grand Cherokee, has a boxier appearance and is the first Jeep to offer three rows of seating and a versatile interior for combinations of people and cargo. With rear-wheel drive, the Commander can tow up to 7,400 pounds, and with four-wheel drive, it's an extremely capable off-road climber.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG

Cruising Range - City
316.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
422.00 mi

Engine Order Code
EKG

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.7L/225

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000

Trans Order Code
DGJ

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
625

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160

Total Cooling System Capacity
14.0 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
104.8 ft³

Front Head Room
42.1 in

Front Leg Room
41.7 in

Front Shoulder Room
59.0 in

Front Hip Room
55.6 in

Second Head Room
40.3 in

Second Leg Room
36.1 in

Second Shoulder Room
58.5 in

Second Hip Room
54.0 in

Wheelbase
109.5 in

Length, Overall
188.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in

Height, Overall
72.1 in

Track Width, Front
62.6 in

Track Width, Rear
62.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.6 in

Liftover Height
34.1 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.5 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36.3 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4504 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
SLA Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Live axle

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar

Front Tire Order Code
TCH

Rear Tire Order Code
TCH

Spare Tire Order Code
TBB

Front Tire Size
P245/65R17

Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17

Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.14

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft

Brake Type
Power

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.9 x 1.2 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x 0.6 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
Unlimited

Drivetrain Miles/km
Unlimited

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Emissions Years
2

Emissions Miles/km
24,000

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09E039000

Mfg's Report Date
JUN 15, 2009

Component
SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected
44

Summary
ROCK KRAWLER IS RECALLING 44 PERFORMANCE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS SOLD AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLE LISTED ABOVE. THESE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS WERE PRODUCED WITH GRADE 2 CARRIAGE BOLTS INSTEAD OF THE PROPER GRADE 5 CARRIAGE BOLTS. THE IMPROPER GRADE 2 CARRIAGE BOLTS COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF CLAMPING FORCE FOR THE BOTTOM STRUT FORK.

Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF EFFECTIVE LIFT AND LOWERING OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLE, POSSIBLY CREATING THE DRIVER TO PANIC WHICH COULD POSSIBLY LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.

ROCK KRAWLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE A FREE REMEDY. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE/JULY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROCK KRAWLER AT 1-518-270-9822.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V118000

Mfg's Report Date
APR 07, 2009

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING; AIR BAGS; AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected
4336

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 4,336 MY 2009 DODGE JOURNEY, JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, COMMANDER AND WRANGLER VEHICLES. WIRING MAY BE REVERSED ON THE STEERING COLUMN CONTROL MODULE DRIVER AIRBAG SQUIB CONNECTOR. THE DRIVER'S AIRBAG MAY NOT DEPLOY AS INTENDED.

Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIRBAG MAY NOT PROPERLY INFLATE AND MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY PROTECT AN OCCUPANT, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S AIRBAG SQUIB WIRES AND REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

CHRYSLER RECALL NO. J13. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V175000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 07, 2013

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected
295,345

Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.

Consequence
If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver
Not Rated

Side Rear Passenger
Not Rated

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

3.7L V6 engine

5-speed automatic transmission (REQ: EKG Engine)

Rear wheel drive

Tip start system

625-CCA maintenance-free battery

160-amp alternator

3.07 axle ratio

213MM rear axle

SLA independent front suspension -inc: gas-charged twin-tube shocks, stabilizer bar

Live axle rear suspension -inc: gas-charged twin-tube shocks, track bar, stabilizer bar

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr steering cooler

17" x 7.5" aluminum wheels

P245/65R17 all-terrain BSW tires

Full size spare tire

Roof side rails

Bright grille

Bodyside molding

Belt molding

Black windshield molding

Body color front fascia

Body color rear fascia

Body color fender flares

Halogen headlamps

Fold away heated pwr mirrors

Deep-tint sunscreen glass

"Flipper" liftgate glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Rear window wiper w/washer

Front license plate bracket

Accent color license plate brow

Body color door handles

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3 playback, (6) speakers

Sirius satellite radio w/1-year subscription

Fixed long mast antenna

Cloth low-back front bucket seats

8-way pwr driver seat

2nd row 40/20/40 fold & tumble seat

Full-length floor console

Floor carpeting

Luxury front & rear floor mats w/logo

Tilt/telescoping steering column

Steering wheel-mounted audio controls

Sentry Key theft deterrent system

Vehicle information center

Traveler/mini trip computer

Pwr front windows w/(1) touch up/down feature

Pwr door locks

Pwr accessory delay

Enhanced accident response system *Unlocks car doors and activates interior lighting in the event of an accident*

Speed control

Remote keyless entry

Tachometer

Air conditioning

Rear window defroster

Auxiliary 12-volt pwr outlet

Locking glove box

Base door trim panel

Passenger assist handles

Cloth covered headliner

Overhead console

Dual visor vanity mirrors

Cargo compartment lamp

Glove box lamp

Rear reading lamps

Illuminated entry

Cargo area storage net

Cargo area tie down loops

12V cargo area auxiliary pwr outlet

Pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes w/brake assist

Electronic stability program

Driver/front passenger advanced multistage airbags w/occupant sensors

Side airbags

Front & rear side curtain airbags

3-point rear center seat belt

Child seat upper tether anchorages

LATCH-ready child seat anchor system

Child safety rear door locks

Dual note horn

ParkSense rear park assist system

Tire pressure monitoring warning

 
NATIONAL REGION
$0

 
NORTHEAST REGION
$0

 
OKLAHOMA/NEW MEXICO REGION
$0

 
SOUTHEAST/SOUTHWEST REGION
$0

 
CALIFORNIA REGION
$0

 
FLORIDA REGION
$0

 
NATIONAL DELIVERY
$0

 
HAWAII DELIVERY
$50

 
FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
BORDER STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
EMISSION CONTROL WAIVER
$0

 
3.7L V6 ENGINE
$0

 
4.7L V8 ENGINE
$930

 
FLEX-FUEL SYSTEM
$0

 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$0

 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$0

 
26R CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$0

 
26S CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$2,085

 
26U CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$6,415

 
28U CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$6,415

 
17" X 7.5" ALUMINUM WHEELS
$0

 
P245/65R17 ALL-TERRAIN BSW TIRES
$0

 
P245/65R17 ALL-TERRAIN OWL TIRES
$190

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
EXTRA COST PAINT
$0

 
BRIGHT SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BRILLIANT BLACK PEARL
$0

 
JEEP GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT GRAYSTONE PEARL
$0

 
MODERN BLUE PEARL
$225

 
OLIVE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
RED ROCK CRYSTAL PEARL
$225

 
INFERNO RED CRYSTAL PEARL
$225

 
STONE WHITE
$0

 
DARK SLATE GRAY, CLOTH LOW-BACK FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
KHAKI, CLOTH LOW-BACK FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
DARK SLATE GRAY, LEATHER FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
KHAKI, LEATHER FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT GROUP
$1,095

 
TRAILER TOW GROUP
$205

 
TRAILER TOW GROUP IV
$280

 
REAR BACK-UP CAMERA GROUP
$500

 
NAVIGATION/REAR BACK-UP CAMERA GROUP
$1,125

 
MOPAR CHROME EDITION GROUP
$800

 
SUN/SOUND GROUP
$1,195

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$40

 
PWR SUNROOF W/COMMANDVIEW
$1,000

 
MOPAR UCONNECT WEB
$0

 
PWR LIFTGATE
$400

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