Compare the New Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Jeep Cherokee for Sale at Our Dealership

Are you looking for a new SUV to provide you with more freedom around Peotone and Bourbonnais? At Pearl Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we offer a large selection of new Jeep vehicles for local drivers, including a vast selection of new Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Cherokee models. Both the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee are renowned for their tremendous capability and versatility, but they also have many differences. We want to help you make the right decision about which vehicle is the best fit for you. That's why we're going to compare the new Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee to one another, outlining the similarities and differences between the two to help you find out which model is the best fit for you.

Similarities

  • Both the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee offer similar styling with an iconic upright build and front grille. 
  • In terms of performance, both vehicles are designed to take you anywhere you need to go, both on and off the road. 
  • Both vehicles offer numerous 4x4 options, as well as the Selec-Terrain traction management system, allowing you to choose from numerous terrain settings, including sport, snow, sand/mud, rock and an auto setting. 
  • Both vehicles offer terrific connectivity and control of your mobile device using the Uconnect infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing you to enjoy hands-free control of calls, messages, apps, and more on the go. 
  • With numerous safety options offered throughout the lineup of both vehicles, you can drive with confidence everywhere you go.

Differences

  • The new Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at around $32,000 while the Jeep Cherokee is more affordable, starting at just under $26,000, giving everyone an option to choose from.
  • Both vehicles offer 4x4 options, but they're different. The Grand Cherokee offers Quadra-Drive and Quadra-Trac 4x4 systems, while the Cherokee offers Active Drive and Active Drive Lock.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee is larger than the new Cherokee is, offering up to 68.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded flat, while the Cherokee offers a slightly smaller 54.7 cubic feet of cargo space.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers greater sophistication throughout the cabin, including available leather and suede seating, wood trim and other premium features.
  • The new Jeep Grand Cherokee offers more powerful engine options than the Cherokee does. The Cherokee comes equipped with a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 180-horsepower. The Grand Cherokee comes with a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 295-horsepower. Both vehicles offer other available engine options, with the Cherokee offering 3.2-liter V6 that produces 271-horsepower and the Grand Cherokee offers up to 707-horsepower on its largest engine option.
  • Because the Grand Cherokee offers larger engines throughout the lineup, it has slightly lower fuel economy than the Cherokee does, making the Cherokee a more ideal option for anyone around Lenox and Frankfort that commutes frequently around town or on the highway.
  • Both the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee offer great towing power, but the Grand Cherokee offers the most with up to 7,200 pounds of towing power, while the Cherokee still impresses with 4,500 pounds of towing ability.

Test Drive Each of These Top Jeep SUVs at Pearl Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Today!

If you want to learn more about the new Jeep lineup, including the Grand Cherokee or Cherokee models, we invite you to come join us at our Jeep dealership in Peotone, Illinois. With so many different models to choose from, we're confident that we can help you drive home in no time, with your perfect new Jeep.