2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee


2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
305-hp 3.6L V6


285-hp 4.3L V6

Trim Levels

3 Engines

Powertrain Options

5 Engines
4,500 pounds

Max Towing

7,200 pounds

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2019 Jeep Cherokee are two popular SUVs for Dunlap families, and with good reason! Both will seat up to five passengers comfortably, and they more than deliver on performance and features. That said, at the end of the day, you’ll have to pick one or the other, and Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria can help! Just check out our comparison of the new Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee, below.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Trims & Price

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is the more affordable of the two SUVs, coming in at $24,195 MSRP. It can be had in seven trim levels: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk®, Trailhawk® Elite (4WD only), and Overland.

The starting MSRP for the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is $31,695, and it’s available in 12 configurations: Laredo, Laredo E, Upland, Altitude, Limited, Limited X, Trailhawk®, Overland, High Altitude, Summit, SRT®, and Trackhawk®.

You’ll receive front-wheel drive as the standard drivetrain on both the Cherokee and new Grand Cherokee. Planning on doing plenty of off-roading in your SUV? Consider upgrading to Jeep Active Drive I, or one of Jeep’s many other 4×4 systems.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Interior Space & Features

Where features are concerned, both Jeep SUVs offer a well-appointed interior that leaves nothing to be desired. To name a few standard feature highlights, Bartonville drivers will see their commute in a whole new light with Uconnect® on a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ connectivity, and a 6-speaker sound system.

We’re sure you expected to hear that the Grand Cherokee, with its larger body, offers more interior and cargo space. It offers 68.3 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down, while the Cherokee offers up to 54.9 cubic feet. Both models allow you to maximize your space with 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks.

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Performance & Towing

  • Jeep Cherokee
    • All-new for the 2019 model year, the Cherokee now offers an available 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that produces 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.
    • Additional engine options include the base 180-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder and a 3.2L V6 that gets 271 hp.
    • Each engine pairs with a 9-speed automatic transmission, and your towing capacity will range from 2,000 to 4,500 pounds.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee
    • The base engine on the Grand Cherokee is a 3.6L V6 that produces up to 295 hp.
    • You can also opt for the 360-hp 5.7L V8, 475-hp 6.4L V8, and a Trackhawk®-exclusive 6.2L V8 that delivers as much as 707 hp.
    • Your maximum towing capacity in the Grand Cherokee is 7,200 pounds.

Compare the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria Today!

While vehicle comparisons are always helpful when you’re trying to make this important decision, nothing beats a test drive! Contact Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria near Galesburg to schedule a test drive in the Cherokee or Grand Cherokee, so you can get an accurate idea of which SUV best suits you. Before you stop in, be sure to browse our SUV lease specials.

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