Compare the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Grand Cherokee

When you're picking out a new SUV, it can be tricky finding the perfect one for you and your family. Many Albany, OR drivers find themselves choosing between the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee - for good reasons. Both Jeep SUVs offer spacious interiors and plenty of power. Not to mention, both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are comfortable on and off the pavement. We have the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee in our new inventory at Wilson Motors near Corvallis, OR. We'll break down the major differences you'll find between the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee to help Salem drivers choose the best one to fit their needs.

Which Jeep Has Better Fuel Economy: Cherokee or Grand Cherokee?

Although the Grand Cherokee might be larger than the Cherokee, they offer similar fuel economies. The new Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 offers up to 18/24 mpg in the city and highway, respectively.* The new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD offers up to 18/35 mpg in the city/highway.* However, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has a significantly larger fuel tank. The Jeep Cherokee has a 15.8-gallon fuel tank, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee has a 24.6-gallon fuel tank. Since the Grand Cherokee's fuel tank is almost double the size of the Cherokee's fuel tank, you'll visit the gas station fewer times in the Grand Cherokee.

Which SUV is Bigger: The Jeep Cherokee or Jeep Grand Cherokee?

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is slightly bigger than the Jeep Cherokee. The Grand Cherokee is 189.8-inches long and 69.3-inches tall, while the Cherokee is 182-inches long and 67.8-inches tall. Both the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee have similar width dimensions. The Grand Cherokee is 76.5-inches wide at its widest point, while the Cherokee has a max-width of 74.9-inches. While both Jeep SUVs provide plenty of room and storage space, the Grand Cherokee offers slightly more than the Cherokee. If you have a bigger family, this midsize SUV would be a great choice.

How Much Can the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee Tow?

The maximum towing capacity for each model depends on a few factors, including trim level and engine size. However, when comparing the Trailhawk 4x4 trim level for both models, the Jeep Cherokee can tow up to 2,000 pounds while the Jeep Grand Cherokee handles up to 6,200 pounds. If you and your family frequently road trip around Lebanon, OR, and beyond, the Jeep Grand Cherokee will easily handle the load. The Jeep Cherokee is also a great option for lighter loads like camping gear, plant nursery stops, and more!

What's the Difference between the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Sizes?

The Jeep Cherokee features a 3.2-liter V6 gas engine, which generates up to 271 horsepower and 239 pound-feet of torque. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD has a 3.6-liter V6 gas engine, producing 295 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

Where Can I Learn More about the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Browse our online inventory of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and the new Jeep Cherokee to learn more about which models and trim levels we have in stock. Find the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Cherokee for sale right here at our Jeep dealership near Newport. Once you visit Wilson Motors, meet with our excellent finance consultants to discuss leasing and buying options. They can work to find the best option for your unique budget. Then, we'll set you up with a sales consultant to test drive the new Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Cherokee, and any other model you might be interested in.

*Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, habits, and vehicle condition.

* The advertised price does not include sales tax, vehicle registration fees, other fees required by law, finance charges and any documentation charges. A negotiable administration fee, up to $115, may be added to the price of the vehicle.

* Images, prices, and options shown, including vehicle color, trim, options, pricing and other specifications are subject to availability, incentive offerings, current pricing and credit worthiness.