Jeep Cherokee vs. the Competition

2016 Jeep Cherokee

Should You Consider Driving the Jeep Cherokee?

The SUV game is fierce. Many brands are competing for the attention of families, space-seekers and hobbyist. If you happen to currently be on the lookout for an SUV, you likely have the Jeep Cherokee, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Explorer resting atop your shopping list.

As the undisputed leader in 4x4 technology, the Jeep brand essentially founded the SUV segment, and years preceding its WWII heat of battle birth, the Jeep brand continues to prove its worth in the SUV segment, especially with its Jeep Cherokee. The perfect mix of comfort, technology and spirited performance capabilities, the Jeep Cherokee is certainly hard to beat.

To solidify the claim that the Jeep Cherokee is among the best SUVs you can buy, we at Ganley Village Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram went ahead and compared the base trim of the Jeep Cherokee to that of the Toyota RAV4 and Ford Explorer:

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The Jeep Cherokee vs. the Toyota RAV4

  • With its 8.4 inches of ground clearance, the Jeep Cherokee manages mountainous terrain better than the Toyota RAV4 and its lesser clearance.
  • Starting with 2,000 pounds in maximum towing, the Jeep Cherokee is able to haul more than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Ideal for those with a lot of gear, the Jeep Cherokee welcomes greater cargo space than the Toyota RAV4.
  

The Jeep Cherokee vs. the Ford Explorer

  • The Jeep Cherokee totes greater fuel savings from the get-go than its Ford competitor.
  • Although both models come standard with front-wheel drive, the Jeep Cherokee offers the substantial off-roading possibilities of its 4x4 systems. Though the Ford Explorer offers AWD,  AWD doesn't provide as great of traction craggy off-roading conditions.
  • In its rear, the Jeep Cherokee is more spacious, offering both greater rear legroom and  cargo space with all seats in place.
 

Convinced? Fortunately we have a wide selection of Jeep Cherokee models in our new Jeep inventory. Just pay us a visit in Painesville, a quick drive over from Mentor, Chardon, Mayfield Heights, Willoughby, and Cleveland, for a test drive today.



Toyota RAV4 comparison 
Ford Explorer comparison
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