2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Cherokee
2021 Jeep Cherokee


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
$27,210 MSRP

Starting Price

$36,090 MSRP

EPA-Estimated MPG (Combined)

180 @ 6,400 rpm


293 @ 6,400 rpm
171 @ 4,600 rpm


260 @ 4,000 rpm
15.8 gallons

Fuel Tank Capacity

24.6 gallons
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 7,200 pounds

Did you come across both the 2021 Jeep Cherokee and the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and you are trying to decide which one suits your needs more while driving in Seminole? Our team at Tate Branch Hobbs is excited to highlight the main differences in Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee despite the similar model names saying otherwise. Afterwards, you can shop through our Cherokee and our Grand Cherokee inventory online and pick up your new car in Hobbs.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Price

For Andrews drivers who are searching for more affordable options, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee SUVs are more valuable even across its variety of trim levels compared to the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs. Take a look at the prices for the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee and their respective trim levels:

2021 Jeep Cherokee 

  • Cherokee Latitude FWD — $27,005 MSRP
  • Cherokee Freedom FWD — $27,955 MSRP
  • Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD — $29,075 MSRP
  • Cherokee Altitude FWD — $30,515 MSRP
  • Cherokee Latitude Lux FWD — $30,595 MSRP
  • Cherokee 80th Anniversary FWD — $32,775 MSRP
  • Cherokee Limited FWD — $34,745 MSRP
  • Cherokee Trailhawk® 4×4 — $36,045 MSRP
  • Cherokee High Altitude FWD — $37,435 MSRP

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4×2 — $36,645 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Freedom 4×2 — $37,085 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4×2 — $43,160 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Limited X 4×2 — $45,720 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Trailhawk® 4×4 — $46,070 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Overland 4×2 — $47,410 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4×2 — $50,355 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Summit 4×2 — $53,760 MSRP

Bottom Line: The Cherokee is cheaper when strictly considering the price points for a new SUV.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Performance 

When it comes to performance, the Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee are optimal for different occasions. For many of the Midland drivers who typically drive their SUVs to commute on an everyday basis, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee is perfect for them as it offers a great fuel economy of 22 mpg for the city and 31 mpg for the highway. The Cherokee can also be used even for the occasional short road trips since all of the trim levels can tow up to 2,000 pounds. 

On the other hand, while the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a slight decrease in fuel economy with a 19 mpg for the city and a 26 mpg for the highway, it makes up for the difference in the fuel economy with its power. The Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4×2 can tow up to 3,500 pounds while both the Grand Cherokee SRT 4×4 and Cherokee Laredo E 4×2 can tow up to 7,200 pounds. On top of the higher maximum towing capacity, the Grand Cherokee is also more powerful in terms of their engines. See how the engine options compare when it comes to Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: 

Grand Cherokee Engine Options

  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine Upg I w/ESS
  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 SRT Engine
  • 6.4L V8 SRT® HEIM® MDS Engine

Cherokee Engine Options

  • 2.4L I-4 Zero Evap MultiAir® Engine w/ Start/Stop
  • 3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS
  • 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS

Bottom Line: If you plan to take long road trips with your friends and family, then the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV will be the more durable option for you as the car has higher towing capability along with higher horsepower, torque, and fuel tank capacity. Learn more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee dimensions with our team today! Drivers who want an SUV mainly for daily commutes will prefer the Jeep Cherokee.

Take a Jeep Cherokee or a Jeep Grand Cherokee for a Test Drive Today!

Whichever side you are leaning towards in the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee comparison, come to Tate Branch Hobbs for a test drive today to see the models for yourself. If you have decided on a SUV, feel free to look at our financing options as a next step. You can contact our team about any questions and we will be happy to assist you. 

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