2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Grand Cherokee

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


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting MSRP

2.4L I-4 Tigershark with 180 to 271 hp

Base Engine

3.6L Pentastar V6 with 295 to 708 hp
2,000 lbs

Towing Capacity

3,500 to 7,200 lbs
128 cu-ft

Passenger Volume

105 cu-ft
54.7 cu-ft

Max Cargo Volume

22 city / 31 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

19 city / 26 hwy

Jeep SUVs are everywhere in Elverson because of their off-road capabilities, but they’re also popular family vehicles! The 2021 Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee are versatile and well-equipped SUVs with top-of-the-line technology and robust engines, but which Jeep model is right for you? Miracle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram brings you this side-by-side comparison of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee. Learn more about these models here, and then browse our Cherokee and Grand Cherokee inventories online or on our lot.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Pricing

One of the main differences between Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee is pricing. If affordability is near the top of your list, then you’ll want to go with the Jeep Cherokee. A comparison of the Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee price by trim level reveals lower pricing across the whole Cherokee lineup. That makes it a practical choice for budget-conscious Lancaster drivers. However, off-road enthusiasts looking for more heavy-duty capability on the trail will likely prefer the Grand Cherokee.

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engines and Capability

Another difference between the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee is off-road prowess. Reading drivers looking for an off-road-ready ready SUV will be thrilled with the 2021 Cherokee Trailhawk® that can tow up to 2,000 pounds. For most people, that’s enough to pull a trailer with dirt bikes or ATVs. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee also has a substantial advantage in fuel economy with a remarkable 22 MPG in the city and 31 miles on the highway. 

For those Pottstown drivers needing more towing power, the 2021 Grand Cherokee is ideal! The entry-level Laredo E trim can tow up to 3,500 pounds, and you can tow a maximum of 7,200 pounds with the Grand Cherokee SRT® and Trackhawk trims. Compare the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee engine specs below:

2021 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options

  • 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine
  • 270-hp 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder with ESS
  • 271-hp 3.2L Pentastar V6 with ESS

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options

  • 295-hp 3.6L Pentastar V6 with Variable-Valve Timing (VVT)
  • 360-hp 5.7L V8 with Fuel Saver and VVT
  • 475-hp 6.4L V8 SRT® with Fuel Saver
  • 707-hp 6.2L Supercharged V8

Find Your Next Jeep at Miracle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 

Now that you know the difference between the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee, you probably know which one is right for your budget and lifestyle. Our helpful team is happy to answer your questions and take you for a test drive. Review our new vehicle specials, fill out a finance application, and contact us today.

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