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2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee for Joliet, IL Jeep Enthusiasts

When it comes to rugged off-road capabilities, the Jeep name is synonymous with greatness. Two highly acclaimed SUVs, the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, are perfect for Joliet, IL drivers looking for a reliable off-road vehicle that is powerful, fun, and convenient. While both sport utility vehicles are highly capable, there are several differences between the two that are worth highlighting to our customers.

 

After you've finished reviewing the information we've provided below, please feel free to give us a call at 877-727-7650 or visit our new vehicle inventory for all of the high-quality SUVs we have available at our Jeep dealership near Joliet, IL.

For this comparison, we will be taking a close look at the 2016 Jeep Cherokee Sport and the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo.

Wondering about the differences between the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Grand Cherokee? Greenway CDJR has the answers!

2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Specs

In terms of performance, both the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee features powerful engines capable of taking you places you've only dreamed of. For Joliet, IL drivers looking for more horsepower and torque from their SUV, the 3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT engine with ESS that comes with the Jeep Grand Cherokee will not disappoint. For those that want a little more fuel-efficiency from their vehicle, the 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine inside of the Jeep Cherokee will help to save you money at the gas pump. If you are looking to travel with your favorite camper, trailer, or recreational vehicle, then the additional towing capacity of the Grand Cherokee makes it the ideal choice for weekend adventures.

Model Jeep Cherokee Sport Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
Engine 2.4L I4 MultiAir® 3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
Horsepower 184 HP @ 6,250 RPM 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Torque 171 lb.-ft. @ 4,800 RPM 260 lb.-ft. @ 4,800 RPM
Transmission 9-Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
MPG City/Highway 22/31 MPG 19/26 MPG
Max. Towing Capability 2,000 lbs. 6,500 lbs.

2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Interior Design

Both the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee feature outrageously comfortable and convenient interior designs that have been thoughtfully crafted with premium materials and cargo management options. With 60/40 split folding rear seats, the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are versatile enough to handle everything from your daily routine to trips with friends or family. Since each SUV comes with Uconnect® infotainment systems, you'll experience state-of-the-art connectivity and voice-activation technology no matter which model you choose.

2016 Jeep Cherokee for sale to Joliet, IL area drivers

2016 Jeep Cherokee interior features include:

  • Aux media hub
  • Alpine® premium sound system
  • Heated front seats
  • Premium instrument cluster
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior features include:
  • Available Harman Kardon® featuring Logic 7® multichannel surround-sound processing and 19 high-performance, high-efficiency GreenEdge® loudspeakers
  • Optional dual-screen Blu-Ray™ and DVD entertainment system
  • Personalized TFT instrument cluster
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale to Joliet, IL area drivers

2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Pricing

While the $30,990 starting MSRP of the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is higher than the $24,490 MSRP of the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, both offer outstanding value when comparing their five-year ownership costs.

Expected 5-Year Ownership Costs Jeep CherokeeJeep Grand Cherokee
Average Cost Per Mile $0.41 $0.53
Fuel $7,422 $8,437
Maintenance $2,971 $4,584

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For more information on the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, or how to schedule a test drive at our Jeep dealership near Joliet, IL, please don't hesitate to contact us through our website or by calling our team of product specialists at (877) 727-7650.