Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee


When you are looking for a 5 seater SUV that is as powerful on the road as off, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee are both bound to come to mind. Whether you are running errands in Salina or hitting the trails of Hutchinson, both Jeep SUVs provide a lot for drivers to love. See how the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee stack up in price, interior features, and towing power at Midway Motors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Price and Configurations

The redesigned 2019 Jeep Cherokee comes in with an affordable MSRP of $24,195, and seven trim levels to choose from: the Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk, Trailhawk Elite (4WD only) and Overland. Meanwhile,the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee begins with a $33,195 MSRP and delivers 12 trims options:

  • Laredo
  • Laredo E
  • Upland (4WD only)
  • Altitude
  • Limited
  • Trailhawk
  • Sterling Edition
  • Overland
  • High Altitude
  • Summit
  • SRT (4WD only)
  • Trackhawk (4WD only)

Enjoy a front wheel drivetrain on both the all-new Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee, or switch to a more capable Jeep 4×4 system like the Jeep Active Drive I.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Interior Features & Cargo Space

Drivers get access to similar interior features with both the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Look for these highlights on both SUVs:

  • Uconnect® with a 7-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • 6-speaker sound system
  • 60/40-split-folding rear seat

While the interiors are similar, the Grand Cherokee does live up to its name and offers more interior space. At its maximum, it offers 68.3 cubic feet, while the Jeep Cherokee offers 54.9 cubic feet of cargo room.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Performance & Towing

  • Jeep Cherokee: With the newest adaptation of the Jeep Cherokee, drivers can haul up to 4,500 pounds thanks to a 9-speed automatic transmission and three powerful engine options. Pick the all-new available 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, rated at 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, or go for the standard 180-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder or 271-hp 3.2L V6. You'll enjoy satisfying performance no matter which of these you settle on.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee: Experience the power of the standard 295-hp 3.6L V6 engine or opt for the available 240-hp 3.0L turbo-diesel V6, a 360-hp 5.7L V8, a 475-hp 6.4L V8, or 707-hp 6.2L V8. Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the Grand Cherokee offers same towing capabilities as the Cherokee.

Compare the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee in Person

Need help choosing between the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee? The team at Midway Motors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is here to help you find your perfect vehicle. Give us a call so we can answer your questions, or to schedule a time to test drive both models at our McPherson dealership.

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