Compare 2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2020 Jeep Cherokee 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee


2.4L I-4 3.6L V-6


180 295

  MPG (City/Highway)

22/31 * 19/26 *

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Serving Merrillville IN

If you’re looking for an SUV that looks good driving through the suburbs but just as easily conquers trails, a Jeep is your best bet. In 2020, the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are both top-notch options. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee carries over mostly unchanged from the previous model year. The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a simpler drivetrain this year because the diesel engine is no longer available. The Jeep Cherokee is considered a small SUV, while the Grand Cherokee is a slightly larger midsize SUV. Both rank within the top five vehicles in their respective classes. The Jeep Cherokee has plenty of character and personality with an innovative front fascia and bold headlights. Signature styling on the front end is another notable feature of the Jeep Cherokee. The Grand Cherokee is detail-oriented with quality craftsmanship inside and out. Safety is a highlight of the 2020 Grand Cherokee, which can be configured with over 70 standard and available safety configurations.


The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is available with three different engines. The base engine is a four-cylinder 2.4L. This engine emphasizes efficiency with special fuel conservation tools. Dual variable valve timing is one of its standout amenities. This engine, matched to a nine-speed transmission, gets you effortlessly to the places you need to go. Two available engines are the 2.0L turbo and the 3.2L V6. The turbo engine produces up to 270 HP and 295 LB-FT of torque. It also has a nine-speed transmission with the V6 stands out for efficiency. It has a class-leading towing capacity of 4,500 pounds. The Grand Cherokee has four engines this year. The base is a 3.6L V6 with a power output of 295 HP. The 5.7L V8 produces 360 HP and 390 LB-FT of torque. It tows up to 7,200 pounds. The 6.4L V8 has the same towing capacity but a more prominent power output at 475 HP. The supercharged V8 generates over 700 HP and reaches 60 MPH in 3.5 seconds.


The Cherokee and Grand Cherokee share many exterior elements. Both have a chrome-lined front fascia with a centered Jeep logo. Premium LED headlights are standard on the Cherokee, and daytime running lights are available. You can choose between 17-inch and 18-inch wheels. The Grand Cherokee has available bi-xenon lights and fog lights. Its wheels range from 17 to 20 inches.


Both Jeep SUVs have plush, tech-savvy cabins. They both seat five occupants, although the Grand Cherokee’s interior is slightly larger. The Cherokee is available with a weather package including heated and ventilated seats and a heated steering wheel. Dual-zone climate control is standard on select trims. Perforated leather seats with accent trim are standard on the top trims. The Grand Cherokee features premium leather seats, a dual-pane sunroof, and high-end touches like wood trim accents for an upscale feel. A Uconnect infotainment screen is standard in both Jeep SUVs.

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee have many similarities but plenty of differences, too. Contact Bosak Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Merrillville at your convenience to learn more and take both for a test drive.

* Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.