New Jeep Compare 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Jeep Cherokee for Sale in San Antonio, TX
Compare 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Jeep Cherokee
For decades now, the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee from Jeep have helped to define modern sports utility vehicles in San Antonio Texas and throughout the United States. In fact, during its existence, the Grand Cherokee has earned more industry awards than any other SUV on the market. The Cherokee has been a tremendous success in its own right. It started as a variant of the Wagoneer but continued to get smaller in size as consumer tastes trended in that direction. It is now one of the most popular and important crossovers on American roads. Join us at Ancira Jeep as we compare the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Jeep Cherokee and help you determine which is the best choice for you.
Exterior – Jeep Dealer serving San Antonio TX
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize vehicle whereas the 2021 Jeep Cherokee is a compact vehicle. The Grand Cherokee has a 114.8-inch wheelbase and a minimum ground clearance that ranges between 8.0 and 10.1 inches depending on the trim and options. The overall length is 189.8 inches—which is about 15.8 feet—and the width and height are 76.5 and 69.3 inches, respectively. The Cherokee is built on a 106.5-inch wheelbase and has an 8.7-inch minimum ground clearance. The overall length is 182.8 inches, which is almost 15.2 feet. The width is 73.2 inches, and the height is 65.7 inches.
Both of these vehicles are five-passenger SUVs, and what surprises many prospective customers in San Antonio Texas is just how close they are when it comes to passenger roominess. The real differences lie in the available cargo space and the standard and optional amenities. Front headroom is more than 39 inches in both cases. The Grand Cherokee affords about 40 inches of front legroom whereas the Cherokee actually gives you a bit more at 41 inches. Second-row legroom is similar at about 39 inches. The Cherokee affords about 26 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space whereas the Grand Cherokee provides you with more than 36 cubic feet, and the overall total difference is about 15 cubic feet.
Powertrain – Jeep Dealership in San Antonio TX
The 2021 Jeep Cherokee can be had with either front-wheel or four-wheel drive, and certain trims, such as the Trailhawk are exclusively 4×4. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee can be had with either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive, and again, some trims are exclusively 4×4 vehicles. The base Cherokee has a nine-speed automatic transmission paired with a 2.4-liter inline-four-cylinder engine. Starting with the Latitude Lux, a 3.2-liter V6 becomes standard, and you have the option of a 2.0-liter turbo I4. The base Grand Cherokee pairs an eight-speed automatic with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. Starting with the Trailhawk, you have the option of a 5.7-liter Hemi V8. A 6.4-liter SRT Hemi V8 becomes standard with the SRT model, and the Trackhawk boasts an even more powerful supercharged 6.2-liter SRT Hemi V8.
Trim Levels – Jeep Grand Cherokee
In comparing the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Jeep Cherokee, you may notice some overlap in how the trims are named but some differences as well. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee is available at Ancira Jeep in five core trim levels: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Latitude Lux, Trailhawk and Limited. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee, on the other hand, is offered in seven core trim levels: Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT and Trackhawk. In both cases, you will find sub-trims that build out from the base trims in some interesting ways in addition to special 80th Anniversary editions that available this year only.
Technologies – 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee dealer
The base Cherokee has a Uconnect 4 7.0-inch touchscreen and boasts a collection of standard driver-assistance technologies that include forward collision detection and avoidance, lane keeping assist and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-path detection. The Latitude Plus adds rear automatic braking. The Trailhawk adds an 8.4-inch touchscreen. The Limited adds adaptive cruise control, and integrated navigation. The base Grand Cherokee is similarly equipped to the base Cherokee. The up-level Limited adds the 8.4-inch touchscreen. The Summit adds adaptive cruise control and parallel parking assist.
There are many great reasons why the 2021 Jeep Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee are among the most popular SUVs in San Antonio Texas, and you can test-drive them today at Ancira Jeep. Visit our location at your convenience, or schedule a personalized test-drive online. Custom quotes and other details are available via text and email. You can also shop with us online. Our site provides a wide range of resources, including live chat, financing preapproval, budgeting tools and much more!