Difference Between the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Sandusky, MI

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Cherokee are two impressive SUVs to consider as your next vehicle purchase. At this point in your research, you may be wondering what the difference between the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee is. Luckily, we're here to help! To assist you as much as possible, the specialists at our Jeep dealership in Sandusky, MI have developed the comprehensive comparison article below. Continue reading to learn more about what makes the new Grand Cherokee different from the Cherokee.

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2018 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engine Performance & Towing

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Including HEMI® SRT, Supercharged HEMI®, PentaStar®, and TigerShark® MultiAir® 2 engine options, the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are both designed to offer immense power. Since each engine allows you to tow thousands of pounds, the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are ideal for uncharted adventures with a trailer or ATV. Take a look at the tables below for details on each powertrain's specifications.

Jeep Cherokee Engine Specs:

Engine

2.4L TigerShark® MultiAir® 2

3.6L PentaStar® V6

Horsepower

184 HP

271 HP

Torque

171 lb.-ft.

239 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing

2,000 lbs.

4,500 lbs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Specs:

Engine

3.6L PentaStar® V6

5.7L HEMI® V8

6.4L HEMI® SRT V8

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Horsepower

295 HP

360 HP

475 HP

707 HP

Torque

260 lb.-ft.

390 lb.-ft.

470 lb.-ft.

645 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing

6,200 lbs.

7,400 lbs.

7,200 lbs.

7,200 lbs.

2018 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Interior & Technology

Inside both the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll find a rugged and refined cabin that comes complete with the latest in in-vehicle technology. Thanks to Uconnect® infotainment technology available with the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee, you'll be able to effortlessly connect your mobile device to the vehicle's interface and control it using a combination of enhanced voice-recognition software and Bluetooth® wireless technology. Take a look at the lists below to see the impressive interior and tech features available with the new Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee.

Jeep Cherokee Interior & Tech Features

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  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Jeep® Brand Cargo Management System
  • Uconnect® Access mobile app
  • Uconnect® voice command
  • Personalized instrument cluster
  • Media hub
  • Memory features
  • Alpine® premium audio system
  • Available CommandView® dual-pane power sunroof
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel

Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior & Tech Features

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  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ capability
  • SiriusXM® Guardian
  • Personalized instrument cluster
  • Ambient lighting
  • Alpine® premium audio or Harman/Kardon® sound systems
  • Heated and ventilated seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat

2018 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Safety Features

If you are looking for an SUV that offers the ultimate peace of mind whether you are on-, or off-road, look no further than the Jeep Cherokee or Grand Cherokee. Complete with a multitude of passive and active safety systems, the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee will keep you and your passengers protected while helping to avoid collisions.

Jeep Cherokee Safety Features:

  • High-strength steel safety cage
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Braking
  • ParkView® rear backup camera
  • ParkSense® front and rear park assist system
  • Parallel and perpendicular park assist

Jeep Grand Cherokee Safety Features:

  • Front and rear crumple zones
  • Blind spot monitoring system
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • ParkView® rear backup camera
  • ParkSense® front and rear park assist system
  • Parallel and perpendicular park assist

Test-Drive the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Sandusky, MI Today!

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Now that you've had a chance to see what sets them apart, the next step is to learn more about each one individually. Head over to our Jeep Cherokee or Jeep Grand Cherokee model research pages for additional info. After you've decided which SUV is right for you, stop by our new vehicle inventory to see which options we have available for you to take for a test drive.

If you have any more questions you would like the team at our Jeep dealership in Sandusky, MI to answer, please don't hesitate to contact Tubbs Brothers using our online form. You can also give us a call during our posted hours at (810) 648-0000 if you would like to speak with one of our automotive specialists directly.

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