Vehicle Identification Number/VIN Decoder for 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2


The Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is attached to the top left side of the instrument panel. Each VIN consists of a unique 17-character code that accurately describes your Jeep Grand Cherokee's series, body style, and other important information. Below is a table to help you decode your Jeep WK2's VIN and and the meaning behind each number, leading from left to right. Because the VIN's meaning and content differs from year to year, make sure to match your Jeep's year to the right table! This should give you a better understanding of your Jeep Grand Cherokee.

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 VIN Decoder Chart
Position Interpretation Code = Description
1 Country of origin 1 = United States
2 Make J = Jeep
3 Vehicle type 4 = MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle)
4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1 = 8001-9000 lbs. GVWR
2 = 9001-10,000 lbs. GVWR
3 = 10,001-14,000 lbs. GVWR
A = 4001-5000 lbs. GVWR
B = 5001-6000 lbs. GVWR
C = 6001-7000 lbs. GVWR
D = 7001-8000 lbs. GVWR
E = 8001-9000 lbs. GVWR
F = 9001-10,000 lbs. GVWR
G = 4001-5000 lbs. GVWR
H = 5001-6000 lbs. GVWR
J = 6001-7000 lbs. GVWR
K = 7001-8000 lbs. GVWR
L = 8001-9000 lbs. GVWR
N = 4001-5000 lbs. GVWR
P = 5001-6000 lbs. GVWR
R = 6001-7000 lbs. GVWR
S = 7001-8000 lbs. GVWR
T = 8001-9000 lbs. GVWR
U = 9001-10,000 lbs. GVWR
V = 4001-5000 lbs. GVWR
X = 5001-6000 lbs. GVWR
Y = 6001-7000 lbs. GVWR
Z = 7001-8000 lbs. GVWR
5 Vehicle Line (North America)
S = Grand Cherokee 2WD
R = Grand Cherokee 4WD
2 = Grand Cherokee (RHD)
6 Series 4 = Grand Cherokee Laredo
5 = Grand Cherokee Limited
6 = Grand Cherokee Overland
7 = Grand Cherokee SRT-8
7 Body Style G = Sport Utility 4 Door
8 Engine G = 3.6L 6 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ERB)
J = 6.4L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ESG)
K = 3.7L 6 Cyl. Gasoline Non-Turbo (EKG)
W = 6.1L 8 Cyl. Gasoline Non-Turbo (ESF)
T = 5.7L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (EZH)
9 Check Digit 0 thru 9 or X
10 Model Year B = 2011
11 Assembly Plant C = Jefferson North Assembly
12 - 17 Vehicle Serial Number 000000 (6 digits)


2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 VIN Decoder Chart
Position Interpretation Code = Description
1 Country of origin 1 = United States
2 Make C = Chrysler Group LLC
3 Vehicle type 4 = MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle)
4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating R = 5001-6000 lbs.
S = 6001-7000 lbs.
2 = 9001-10000 lbs.
5 Brand
J = Jeep
6 Drive E = 2WD
F = 4WD
7 Series A = Laredo LHD
B = Limited LHD
C = Overland LHD
D = SRT8 LHD
E = Laredo RHD
F = Limited RHD
G = Overland RHD
H = SRT8 RHD
8 Engine

G = 3.6L 6 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ERB)
M = 3.0 Liter 6 CYL Turbo Diesel (EXF)
T = 5.7L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (EZH)
J = 6.4L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ESG)

9 Check Digit 0 thru 9 or X
10 Model Year C= 2012
11 Assembly Plant C = Jefferson Assembly
12 - 17 Vehicle Serial Number 000000 (6 digits)


2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 VIN Decoder Chart
Position Interpretation Code = Description
1 Country of origin 1 = United States
2 Make C = Chrysler Group LLC
3 Vehicle type 4 = MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle)
4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating R = 6001-7000 lbs.
5 Brand J = Jeep
6 Drive E = 2WD
F = 4WD
7 Series A = Laredo LHD
B = Limited LHD
C = Overland LHD
D = SRT8 LHD
E = Laredo RHD
F = Limited RHD
G = Overland RHD
H = SRT8 RHD
8 Engine G = 3.6L 6 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ERB)
F = Limited RHD
T = 5.7L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (EZH)
J = 6.4L 8 CYL Gasoline Non-Turbo (ESG)
9 Check Digit 0 thru 9 or X
10 Model Year D = 2013
11 Assembly Plant C = Jefferson Assembly
12 - 17 Vehicle Serial Number 000000 (6 digits)


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 VIN Decoder Chart
Position Interpretation Code = Description
1 Country of origin 1 = United States
2 Make C = Chrysler Group LLC
3 Vehicle type 4 = MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle)
4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating R = 6001-7000 lbs.
5 Brand J = Jeep
6 Drive E = 2WD
F = 4WD
7 Series A = Laredo LHD
B = Limited LHD
C = Overland LHD
D = SRT8 LHD
J = Summit LHD
E = Laredo RHD
F = Limited RHD
G = Overland RHD
H = SRT-8 RHD
K = Summit RHD
8 Engine K = 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gas
M = 3.0L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel
P = 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gas
2 = 5.7L 8 cyl. HEMI MDS Gas
3 = 6.1L 8 cyl.
9 Check Digit 0 thru 9 or X
10 Model Year E = 2014
11 Assembly Plant C = Jefferson Assembly
12 - 17 Vehicle Serial Number 000000 (6 digits)

2Left Hand Drive = Drivers side
Right Hand Drive = Passengers side

This Jeep Grand Cherokee VIN decoder table covers these Grand Cherokee model years:

  • 2011 Grand Cherokee WK2
  • 2012 Grand Cherokee WK2
  • 2013 Grand Cherokee WK2
  • 2014 Grand Cherokee WK2

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 sales figures (US)

  • 2011 Grand Cherokee: 127,744 units
  • 2012 Grand Cherokee: 154,734 units


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