2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 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

Base Engine

3.6L Pentastar V6
180 to 271 hp


295 to 707 hp
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

3,500 to 7,200 pounds
128 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

105 cubic feet
54.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

68.3 cubic feet
23 city / 31 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

19 city / 26 hwy

A Jeep SUV is capable of handling both off-road adventures and family outings. If that’s what you need, compare the 2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee with Gunter CDJR Martinsville to see which of the two will best suit your lifestyle in Martinsville. 

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Starting Price

Because of their difference in power, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is significantly more expensive than the Jeep Cherokee. If you want the most power possible for your adventures near Danville, then you’ll want the Grand Cherokee. If you’re more budget oriented, then the Cherokee is for you. Compare the two starting prices below:

  • 2021 Jeep Cherokee Starting Price: $27,455 MSRP
  • 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Starting Price: $33,275 MSRP

No matter which you choose, our finance team can help you design a payment plan that works for you. 

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Towing Capacity and Engine Options

Between the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee battle, there’s a tradeoff of fuel economy vs. towing capacity. If you plan to often take the trailer out of Reidsville, NC for camping trips, the Grand Cherokee is for you. Otherwise, you’ll save money on fuel with the Cherokee:

Jeep Cherokee:

  • Max Towing Capacity: 2,000 pounds
  • Fuel Economy: 23 mpg city / 31 mpg highway

Jeep Grand Cherokee:

  • Max Towing Capacity: 7200 pounds
  • Fuel Economy: 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

There are also various engine options for either of these SUVs:

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

Come to Gunter CDJR Martinsville to Compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee Yourself 

At our dealership in Ridgeway, you can compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee for yourself. See what it’s like behind the wheel of each by contacting us to arrange a test drive.


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