2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Built for all types of weather and all sorts of adventures, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee offer a lifestyle experience ― with 4×4 systems, traction management, and sturdy suspensions to get you where you need or want to go. Learn about these two popular and capable Jeep SUVs to determine which one is right for you, then search our inventory and current lease deals. Give us a call or contact us online if you’d like to schedule a test drive.


Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeEngines

The smaller 2020 Cherokee and more luxury-minded 2020 Grand Cherokee each offer a variety of engines to deliver the level of power and towing capability you seek. If it’s V8 performance you’re looking for, you’ll find three potent options with the Grand Cherokee.

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Performance Specs

2020 Jeep Cherokee

 2.4L Tigershark® MultiAir® 2

  • 180 HP
  • 171 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 22 city/31 hwy MPG

 3.2L Pentastar® V6

  • 271 HP
  • 239 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 20 city/29 hwy MPG

 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder

  • 270 HP
  • 295 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 23 city/31 hwy MPG

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

 3.6L V6

  • 295 HP
  • 260 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 19 city/26 hwy MPG

 5.7L V8

  • 360 HP
  • 390 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 14 city/22 hwy MPG

 6.4L V8

  • 475 HP
  • 470 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 13 city/19 hwy MPG

 6.2L supercharged V8

  • 707 HP
  • 645 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 11 city/17 hwy MPG

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeTowing Capability

If you want the ability to tow a travel trailer or speedboat, the Grand Cherokee SUV equipped with a V8 engine offers a maximum towing capacity of up to 7,200 lbs. Maximum towing capacity on the 2020 Cherokee when equipped with the 3.2L V6 is 4,500 lbs. ― enough to haul a pop-up camper, ATV, or jet ski.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeExterior Features

Jeep SUVs are designed for adventure seekers, and the exteriors of both the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee pay homage to these pursuits in their stylish details and rugged, modern good looks.

  • The base-level Cherokee features LED headlamps, daytime running lamps, and tail lamps
  • The premium-level 2020 Grand Cherokee Summit offers 20-in. polished or platinum aluminum wheels, LED lamps, and an optional black roof
  • Both SUVs offer a power liftgate to make life easier and a dual-pane panoramic sunroof to make living more carefree.

2020 Jeep Cherokee exterior

Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee exterior

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeInterior Features

Both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee offer GPS navigation and an 8.4-in. touchscreen display and both can be equipped with heated and ventilated front seats. Only the Grand Cherokee offers heated seats in the second row.

You choose how much luxury you want on the inside of the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Depending on the trim level, you’ll find luxe finishes like wood trim details, quilted leather seats, and a Harman Kardon® premium audio system featuring 19 speakers. If the Jeep Cherokee is the SUV for you, you can equip it with premium leather trim, a heated steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, and an Alpine® premium audio system with nine speakers.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeAvailable Technology

You’ll be connected to your world and the entertainment you love as you head out for your daily commute, errand run, or weekend getaway in the 2020 Cherokee or 2020 Grand Cherokee. Each offers a Uconnect® 4C NAV system, 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot, Bluetooth® connectivity, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, and Jeep® Skill for Amazon Alexa.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand CherokeeSafety Features

Both the 2020 Cherokee and 2020 Grand Cherokee provide more than 70 standard and available safety and security features to help protect and support you when you’re on the road. Features include:

  • Reinforced high-strength steel frame
  • Advanced air bag system
  • Premium LED headlamps
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Blind spot monitoring with rear cross path detection
  • ParkSense® rear park assist with stop
  • LaneSense® lane departure warning with lane keep assist
  • Forward collision warning
  • Adaptive cruise control

2020 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee