Structures in the dashboard represented a potential hazard to the knees and femurs of the driver and passenger. Protection of the driver's chest was weak.
Although the car was eligible, Daimler-Chrysler did not choose to sponsor a pole test.
The labels warning against using a rearward-facing child restraint in the front passenger's seat were not always visible and were not permanently attached to the vehicle. The presence of the ISOFIX anchorages in the rear outboard seats was not clearly indicated.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee scored no points for pedestrian protection and has been awarded zero stars in that category.