When it’s time to think about your next Jeep SUV, you’re probably contemplating the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee. When it comes to their differences, there’s more than just one word that separates these vehicles.

We, at Grava CDJR, are going to dive in and take a look to show drivers in Medford, Malden, and Everett, MA, what sets the Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee apart. Keep reading our comparison of these two Jeep SUVs to see which one is best suited for you and your adventures on the road!

Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Specs

Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee Engine Power & Performance

The 2020 Grand Cherokee and 2020 Cherokee each offer very different engines with varying capabilities. The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes standard with a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 which produces 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can opt for one of the other available engines, including the Supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, which boasts up to 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.

The Jeep Cherokee comes standard with a 2.4L Tigershark® MultiAir® 2 4-cylinder engine, which can produce 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. It also offers other engine options like the available 2.0L turbo engine, which generates up to 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. While the Grand Cherokee can produce more power, it’s the Cherokee that excels in efficiency with up to 31 highway MPG.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior

Cabin Space & Cargo Capacity

Both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee offer spacious cabins that are capable of accommodating five passengers, respectively. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee includes 39.4 inches of headroom and 41.1 inches of legroom in the front row, while the Grand Cherokee features 39.9 inches of headroom and 40.3 inches of legroom. Rear passengers get 38.5 inches of headroom and 40.3 inches of legroom in the Cherokee and 39.2 inches of headroom and 38.6 inches of legroom in the Grand Cherokee.

Each SUV offers considerable cargo space behind the rear seats. The 2020 Cherokee features 24.6 cubic feet which expands to 54.7 cubic feet when the second row is folded. The 2020 Grand Cherokee features 36.3 cubic feet or 68.3 cubic feet with the rear seats down.

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Entertainment & Technology

The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee each come equipped with respective 6-speaker sound systems and 7-inch dashboard-mounted Uconnect® touchscreen displays. They both include Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, which makes media selection easier.

The respective touchscreens also provide access to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™; these systems integrate your smartphone into the touchscreen, giving you direct access to your apps, contacts, and media library.

See the 2020 Grand Cherokee vs Cherokee for Yourself

At Grava CDJR, we hope that our comparison of the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee helped you get a stronger sense of these two popular SUVs and how they differ. While you’ve learned enough about both that highlight their respective advantages, why not see for yourself by heading to our Jeep dealership and get a closer look at each model.

You can certainly make up your mind from behind the wheel, so schedule your test drive with us! We’re here to help Medford, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts, drivers get a better sense of their options so they can decide on their next car confidently!

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