Used Car of the Day: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

Today we bring you a hot-rod 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 with under 60K miles on the clock.


In addition to the low mileage, this Jeep has short-tube headers with cats, a Magnaflow X-pipe, Magnaflow exhaust, and an Airaid intake.

Other features include Rockford speakers and 300-watt Rockford subwoofer.

The seller also has uninstalled swaybar links and Eibach lowering springs as part of the deal.

Click here to see this Portland, Oregon-based Jeep. The ask is $26,500.

[Images: Seller]

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Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at Web2Carz.com. He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for About.com, CarFax, Vehix.com, High Gear Media, Torque News, FutureCar.com, Cars.com, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as AutoGuide.com, Off-Road.com, and HybridCars.com. He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

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  • Sobhuza Trooper Sobhuza Trooper on Apr 04, 2024

    I dunno. Were I trying to sell this thing, I think I’d go for the ‘not-posed-in-front-of-a-mud-puddle’ look.


    But that’s me.

    • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Apr 05, 2024

      Property is worth more when it is near water. 😉


  • Redapple2 Redapple2 on Apr 05, 2024

    Strong price. Weak mods. HARD NO garbage.

  • Redapple2 H-K Styling. May not be my cup of tea but they re trying. Gripe. This would be a deal breaker. Door cut out - seat postion - 'B' pillar. I m over 6'. So the driver's seat is towards full back position. Rental Equinox last week. 1100 miles. The seat bottom to seat back point was 8 inches behind and around the 'B' pillar. I had to be contortionist to get in and out of the car. Brutal POS. Wife's Forester? Nearly equal/flush. I ve never seen 1 car review where they complain about this.
  • Lou_BC In my town the dealers are bad for marking up products, even pickups. There were multiple "mega-projects" on the go in my region so money was flowing fast and loose both by corporations and employees. All of that is coming to an end plus we've seen a pulpmill close, one pulpmill line close and a few sawmill closures. Cash is getting tight.
  • Lou_BC Branding is very powerful and effective. I always get a kick out of hardcore Harley Davidson fans. The "Jap scrap" mentality exists even in Canada. I used to get derided for riding Japanese bikes. I confused a bunch of Harley guys once when I pointed out that in Canada, Harley is just as much as a foreign import as Yamaha. They tried to argue that a Harley made in USA was not a foreign made bike. The cognitive dissonance made me laugh.
  • Ajla It's weird how surveys come to conclusions like this when about 100% of the responses then mock the results as ridiculous.
  • Jkross22 It very much depends on the dealer. Just bought a replacement for the CX9. A local dealer gave a $500 discount on a CPO car while another one gave a few thousand dollar discount but was out of the area and we had to drive 5 hours to get. The local dealer still seems to think it's 2022 and cars appreciate when sitting on the lot. I wish them luck.
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