2018 Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee

Specs at a Glance

2018 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Jeep Cherokee

  • Standard Engine2.4L I4
  • Horsepower184hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *21 / 30
  • Transmission9-Speed Shiftable Automatic

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Standard Engine3.6L V6
  • Horsepower295hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *19 / 26
  • Transmission8-Speed Shifatble Automatic

2018 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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In the mid-size SUV market, both the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee provide drivers with a great overall value in in terms of performance, comfort, convenience, safety features, and off-road ability. While the 2018 Jeep Cherokee has a bold and rugged look, it does not compromise when it comes to comfort and drive quality. It rides smoothly on paved roads with its praised suspension system, quality interior parts, and powertrain system. This 5-passenger SUV is comfortable, features convenient split 60/40 folding seats, and boasts a cargo capacity of 54.9 cubic feet with the rear seats down.


When it comes to engine options, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee provides 5 engine options compared to two in the Cherokee. First, drivers can choose the standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that boasts an impressive 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine provides an EPA estimated 19 city and 26 highway miles per gallon in front-wheel drive models. For more power, drivers can pick the 5.7-liter V8 engine that boasts 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque while still providing a fuel efficient EPA estimated 14 city and 22 highway miles per gallon with the 4x4 system. Those that enjoy diesel-powered engines will be happy with the fact that Jeep offers a 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine that puts out 240 horsepower and an enormous 420 lb-ft of torque. For even more power, the Grand Cherokee SRT is equipped with a 6.4-liter V8 engine that puts out 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Last but not least, drivers can opt for the most powerful and quickest production SUV that boasts a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that puts out an incredible 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Cherokee, on the other hand, is only available with two engine choices. The standard 2.4-liter inline-4 engine boasts 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque while providing an EPA estimated 21 city and 30 highway miles per gallon in front-wheel drive models and 21 city and 28 highway miles per gallon in models that use the 4x4 system. Drivers can also choose the 3.2-liter V6 engine that puts out 271 horsepower and 239 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain gets an EPA estimated 21 city and 29 highway miles per gallon in front-wheel drive models and 20 city and 27 highway miles per gallon in 4x4 models.


When it comes to safety, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee boasts over 80 standard and available safety features, which include ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist, keyless entry, and blind spot monitoring. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with over 70 safety and security features which include adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, automatic emergency braking and blind spot monitoring.

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* EPA estimated mpg with 2.4L engine and nine-speed automatic transmission, 4x2. Actual mileage may vary.
* EPA estimated 19 city/26 hwy mpg with 3.6L engine and eight-speed automatic transmission, 4x2. Actual mileage may vary.

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