Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee Comparison

Jeep Cherokee Limited FWD Velvet Red PearlJeep is known far and wide for creating vehicles that are not only capable, but adaptably so. Take the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee for instance: Both models are equipped to take on both your daily commute through Dallas, Garland, and Arlington as well as any weekend adventure you embark on.

However, the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee do differ in more ways than one, which is why we at Dallas Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (DCJR) have put together this comparison. Read ahead to see which of these incredibly versatile SUVs is the best fit for your needs!

Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Performance Specs

Leading the way under the hood of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee is one of three available engine options: Choose between the standard 180-horsepower 2.4L 4-cylinder MultiAir® engine, the available 2.0L DOHC Direct-Injection Turbo engine, and the 3.2L Pentastar® V6 engine. Depending on the equipment you choose, you’ll have the ability to achieve up to an EPA-estimated 23 city/31 highway MPG.

Jeep® Grand Cherokee TrackhawkThe 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, on the other hand, pumps up the power with four high-performance engines to choose from. Stick with the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, or step it up with one of the three other options: a 360-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, a 475-horsepower 6.4L V8 engine, or a Supercharger 6.2L engine, with which you’ll be capable of an astounding 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque! Plus, with this kind of power, you’ll be able to tow up to 7,200 pounds of weight.

Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Interior Space

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee both offer five seats. While the way that both models are laid out differs a bit, as you’ll see below, both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee still offer plenty of room for both passengers and cargo:

Cherokee

Grand Cherokee

Front/Rear Headroom

39.4/38.5 inches

39.9/39.2 inches

Front/Rear Hip Room

53.8/49.9 inches

57/56.2 inches

Front/Rear Legroom

41.1/40.3 inches

40.3/38.6 inches

Front/Rear Shoulder Room

57.6/55.1 inches

58.7/58 inches

Maximum Cargo Space

24.6/54.9 cubic feet

36.3/68.3 cubic feet

As you can see, the Cherokee prioritizes passenger space while the Grand Cherokee really brings it when it comes to cargo. Which vehicle you choose will largely depend on who or what you’ll be transporting!

Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Advanced Technology

While the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee differ quite a bit when it comes to interior space, both models offer a number of similar features to enjoy. Both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee offer intuitive Uconnect® 4 infotainment systems that boast an array of handy features. Use this system to follow turn-by-turn directions to all your destinations, make hands-free phone calls via Bluetooth®, and access all your favorite smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Which One?

As you can see, both the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee offer a remarkable combination of power, capability, and functionality; no matter which one you choose, you’ll be behind the wheel of one great SUV.

To know for sure which one is the best fit for you, you’ll need to go for a test drive or two. Shoppers in the areas of Dallas, Garland, and Arlington can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call at Dallas DCJR!

 

1 Based on EPA estimated 23 city/31 hwy MPG with 2.0L engine and 9-speed automatic transmission, 4×2. Actual mileage may vary.

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