Olive green 2020 Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee

Gray 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude


2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo



22/31 mpg

Fuel Economy (City/Hwy)

19/26 mpg
2.4L I-4


3.6L V-6
180 @ 6,400RPM


293 @ 6,400RPM
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds
54.7 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

68.3 cubic feet

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Maybe, like a lot of Lee's Summit drivers, you plan on buying a new Jeep Cherokee, but at the same time, you’re wondering if it would be worth it to upgrade to the Jeep Grand Cherokee. A lot of our customers at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram come in with the same Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee conundrum. The good news is you can’t go wrong, regardless of which of these quality Jeep SUVs you choose. So, what’s the difference between them? Read our side-by-side comparison of the base models of the 2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee below. Then decide for yourself which one is right for you!

Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Price

Comparing the base models, the Jeep Cherokee Latitude and Grand Cherokee Laredo, respectively, the Cherokee Latitude comes in with a lower MSRP of $25,935, compared to $32,240 for the Grand Cherokee Laredo. But the sticker price is not the only factor to consider if your budget is your main concern like it is for a lot of Kansas City drivers. Fuel economy is also important. The Cherokee Latitude also comes out ahead in this area as well. The estimated combined city and highway gas mileage for the Cherokee Latitude is 26 mpg, compared to 22 mpg for the Grand Cherokee Laredo. Of course, you’ll get our best deals when you take advantage of our new vehicle specials. But when it comes to price, the Cherokee Latitude wins the Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee match-up.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Horsepower & Towing

If power is important to you, then you’ll probably declare the Grand Cherokee the winner in this Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee contest. The 2020 Cherokee Latitude comes with a 2.4L I-4 engine that produces 180 horsepower, while the 2020 Grand Cherokee Laredo has a 3.6L V-6 engine that produces 293 horsepower. You’ll also prefer the new Grand Cherokee if you’ve got lots of towing to do around Blue Springs. The towing capacity for the Grand Cherokee Laredo is 3,500 pounds, compared to 2,000 pounds for the Cherokee Latitude.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Seating & Cargo Space

If you’ve got lots of soccer equipment, band instruments, or any other cargo to carry around, you’ll likely prefer the Grand Cherokee. The 2020 Grand Cherokee Laredo boasts 68.3 cubic feet of cargo space, compared to 54.7 cubic feet in the Cherokee Latitude. On the other hand, while both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee seat five passengers, vehicle occupants will actually have more room in the Cherokee Latitude. The Cherokee Latitude has 128 cubic feet of passenger space, compared to 105 cubic feet in the Grand Cherokee Laredo. So, when it comes to having lots of room, we’re going to call the Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee contest a toss-up!

Test Drive the New Cherokee and Grand Cherokee at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

The bottom line is that both the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee are great choices! If you want something smaller, even the Jeep Compass is a great choice vs. the Cherokee.  You can make the final call for yourself when you check out these great Jeep vehicles at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Don’t forget to check out our current offers and incentives for savings on the Jeep SUV of your choosing. Our dealership is conveniently located just a short drive from both Independence and Gladstone, so stop in and see us or contact us today!

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