2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2021 Jeep Cherokee


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting MSRP

2.4L I-4 Tigershark
with 180 to 271 hp

Base Engine

3.6L Pentastar V6
with 295 to 708 hp
2,000 lbs

Towing Capacity

3,500 to 7,200 lbs
128 cu-ft

Passenger Volume

105 cu-ft
54.7 cu-ft

Max Cargo Volume


Jeep SUVs are a favorite in Castroville because of their off-road prowess, but they’re also beloved family vehicles for many good reasons! The 2021 Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee are adaptable and well-equipped SUVs with state-of-the-art technology and powerful engines, but which model is best for you? Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville brings you this helpful comparison of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee. Learn more about these SUVs here, and then contact us for a test drive.



Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Pricing

One of the key differences between Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee is the price. If affordability is your priority, go with the Jeep Cherokee. A comparison of the Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee price by trim shows a lower MSRP across the entire Jeep Cherokee lineup. That makes it the best choice for the most budget-conscious San Antonio drivers. However, off-road fans looking for a more heavy-duty capability on the Alamo Heights trail usually prefer the Grand Cherokee.

2021 Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engines and Capability

When comparing the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee off-road capabilities, Balcones Heights drivers are thrilled with the 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk® that can tow up to 2,000 pounds and handle any conditions. That’s enough to pull ATVs or dirt bikes up rugged dirt roads. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee also has a substantial advantage in fuel economy, with an impressive 22 MPG in the city and 31 miles on the highway.

For those people needing even more towing power, the 2021 Grand Cherokee is perfect! The entry-level Laredo E trim can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds, and you can tow an extraordinary 7,200 pounds with the Grand Cherokee SRT® and Trackhawk configurations. Compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee engine specifications below:

2021 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options

  • 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine
  • 270-hp 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder with ESS
  • 271-hp 3.2L Pentastar V6 with ESS

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options

  • 295-hp 3.6L Pentastar V6 with Variable-Valve Timing (VVT)
  • 360-hp 5.7L V8 with Fuel Saver and VVT
  • 475-hp 6.4L V8 SRT® with Fuel Saver
  • 707-hp 6.2L Supercharged V8

Compare the Jeep Cherokee trims and Jeep Grand Cherokee trims at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville in more detail to decide which vehicle is the right choice for you. See whether the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity or the Jeep Grand Cherokee towing power is the better fit for your outdoor drives.

Test Drive a New Jeep at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville

Now that you know the main differences between the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee, you probably have a good idea of which is right for your budget and lifestyle. Our friendly and experienced team is happy to answer your questions and demonstrate all the features. Review our new vehicle specials, fill out a finance application online, and then contact us today.

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