2021 Jeep Cherokee  vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
$26,555 Estimated Starting MSRP  $34,220
2.4L I-4 Tigershark Bass Engine  3.6L Pentastar V6
180 to 271 hp Horsepower Range  295 to 707 hp
2,000 pounds Towing Capacity  3,500 to 7,200 pounds
128 cubic feet Passenger Volume  105 cubic feet
54.7 cubic feet Max Cargo Volume  68.3 cubic feet
22 city / 31 hwy Max. EPA-Estimated MPG  19 city / 26 hwy

You know that Jeep SUVs stand the test of time. You probably also know them for their rugged capability on and off-road. Sure, most Jeep models boast available 4x4 capability to "go anywhere [and] do anything". But do you know which new Jeep SUV is best for you? That's what we've devised this helpful 2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee comparison to help you find out! When it comes to the Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee, both are popular choices, but your needs will ultimately determine which one you prefer. So read on to get comparing, and remember, you can always contact us with additional questions at Kolosso CDJR!

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Pricing

Looking for the cheaper of the two Jeep SUVs for a budget-friendly option in Kaukauna? The Jeep Cherokee has a starting price that's over $7,500 cheaper than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. As to whether or not that makes the Cherokee a better value than the Grand Cherokee is indeterminable. Why's that? Both SUVs are exceedingly well-equipped for their base prices. Plus, both SUVs come available in tons of trim choices, as you'll see below:

2021 Jeep Cherokee Price by Trim Level

  • Cherokee Latitude Price -- MSRP $26,555
  • Cherokee Latitude Plus Price -- MSRP $28,625
  • Cherokee Altitude Price -- MSRP $30,065
  • Cherokee Latitude Lux Price -- MSRP $30,145
  • Cherokee 80th Anniversary Price -- MSRP $32,325
  • Cherokee Limited FWD Price -- MSRP $34,295
  • Cherokee Trailhawk® Price 4x4Price -- MSRP $35,595
  • Cherokee High Altitude FWDPrice -- MSRP of $36,985

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Price by Trim Level

  • Grand Cherokee Laredo E Price -- MSRP $34,220
  • Grand Cherokee Laredo X Price -- MSRP $37, 765 
  • Grand Cherokee Limited Price -- MSRP $40,420
  • Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary Price -- MSRP $42,600
  • Grand Cherokee Trailhawk® Price -- MSRP $45,620
  • Grand Cherokee Overland Price -- MSRP $46,960
  • Grand Cherokee High Altitude Price -- MSRP $49,905
  • Grand Cherokee Summit Price -- MSRP $53,310
  • Grand Cherokee SRT® Price -- MSRP $69,410
  • Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® 4x4 Price -- MSRP $87,915

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Capability & Performance

The new Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk® trim can help you tow 2,000 pounds around Neenah or Manitowoc, making it a capable and rugged choice if you're looking to tow a small trailer or pop-up tent. Plus, thanks to smart engineering, the Cherokee musters up to 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway for gas mileage.

The Grand Cherokee, on the other hand, returns 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, but even base models can tow up to 3,500 pounds, and also boast over 100 hp more than base Cherokee models. The max. Grand Cherokee towing capacity, meanwhile, is 7,200 pounds if you opt for the SRT® or Trackhawk trims. Compare Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee engine options in greater depth 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

Your Next Jeep SUV Awaits at Kolosso CDJR near Oshkosh

Whether you're looking to purchase or lease your next SUV in Oshkosh, Waupaca, Appleton, or beyond, we here at Kolosso CDJR are your premier source for new Jeep SUVs! Now that you've read a little more about both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee, if you'd like to test-drive each one in person, we encourage you to give us a call and then visit our location in-person. Meanwhile, you can get pre-approved for financing online.