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

Standard Engine

3.6L V6
180-271 hp


295-707 hp
2,000 lbs

Towing Capacity

3,500 to 7,200 lbs
5 passengers

Seating Capacity

5 passengers
54.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

68.3 cubic feet
22 city / 31 highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

19 city / 26 highway

Often times, Jeep vehicles are known to be rugged but also spacious enough to keep your family and friends comfortable on McAllen adventures. Both the new Jeep Cherokee and new Jeep Grand Cherokee are extremely popular options for Mission drivers and stand out against their competitors in their respective segments. Used models, as well. Take a look at the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee comparison with Burns Motors today, then browse our available offers and incentives for added savings!

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Price

The 2021 Jeep Cherokee is a compact SUV that offers technology and utility at a great price. While the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is larger being a Midsize SUV, it has a starting MSRP that is a little higher than the Cherokee. We feel both options offer plenty of trim levels and fair prices depending on your needs and budget. Let’s take a closer look at the lowest and highest priced Cherokee and Grand Cherokee trim:

2021 Jeep Cherokee

  • Cherokee Latitude Trim: Starting MSRP $26,555
  • Cherokee High Altitude Trim: Starting MSRP $36,985

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Grand Cherokee Laredo E Trim: Starting MSRP $34,220
  • Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® Trim: Starting MSRP $87,915

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engine Options

The 2021 Cherokee has three engine options with a max EPA estimated mpg of 22 city and 31 highway. The 2021 Grand Cherokee offers four engine options with the most powerful being the 6.2L supercharged V8 producing a mind-numbing 707 hp. The Grand Cherokee is a bit larger, and the fuel economy decreases a bit with a max EPA estimated mpg of 19 city and 26 highway.

If fuel economy is your concern for trips around Edinburg, we recommend the 2021 Jeep Cherokee. If you’re looking for power, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is your answer. Let’s explore the engine options available on the 2021 Cherokee and 2021Grand Cherokee:

2021 Jeep Cherokee

  • 2.4L I-4 Tigershark® engine producing 180 hp
  • 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine producing 270 hp
  • 3.2L Pentastar® V6 engine producing 271 hp

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 producing 295 hp
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine producing 360 hp
  • 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine producing 475 hp
  • 6.2L supercharged V8 engine producing 707 hp

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Interior Dimensions

While both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee can seat five passengers, the Grand Cherokee offers a bit more room, however, it does have a higher starting price and lower fuel economy. We recommend the Cherokee if you’re looking to save while securing the keys to a more agile SUV. The Grand Cherokee is great if you’re looking for more room on weekend getaways around Pharr. Learn more about some interior dimensions of each vehicle below:

2021 Jeep Cherokee

  • Maximum interior cargo volume: 54.7 cubic feet
  • Front/Rear legroom: 41.1 inches/40.3 inches
  • Front/Rear headroom: 39.4 inches/38.5 inches

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Maximum interior cargo volume: 68.3 cubic feet
  • Front/Rear legroom: 40.3 inches/38.6 inches
  • Front/Rear headroom: 39.9 inches/39.2 inches

Test Drive a Jeep at Burns Motors Today!

We feel you will be happy with either the 2021 Jeep Cherokee or the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both are extremely capable and cater to different needs depending on your usage and budget. Visit our finance experts to test drive a new Jeep SUV today. If you have any questions, please contact us and we look forward to working with you.

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