Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Which one is made for you?

Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Which one is made for you?

Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: which one is best suited to your needs and budget?

Longue Pointe Chrysler, your Jeep dealership in Montreal, close to Montreal North and Saint-Leonard, tells you more about these 2 models, their trims and price range!

Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee: Price and Trims *A summary table

There are several trims available to you, no matter if you opt for a Cherokee or a Grand Cherokee. Here is the base price for each model, according to Jeep Canada:

Model MSRP
2023 Cherokee Altitude $ 49,585
2023 Cherokee Trailhawk $ 53,690

Grand Cherokee

Model MSRP
Laredo $ 54,823
Altitude $ 58,178
Limited $ 59,111
Overland $ 66,726
Summit $ 71,811
Summit Reserve $ 75,816
Interior view of the Jeep Grand Cherokee in action

Interior and Exterior Design

You are sure to love the rugged yet elegant lines offered by both of these SUVs. While the Cherokee can be equipped with 17- or 18- inch wheels, the Grand Cherokee can be equipped with a wheel diameter of between 17- and 20- inches.

You will have access to LED headlights and taillights, heated power side mirrors, along with other interior features like heated front seats, climate control and high-quality materials, which are just a few of the outstanding characteristics offered by these 2 models, depending on selected trim.

Cherokee and Grand Cherokee: Dimensions

Although the Jeep Grand Cherokee is more imposing than the Cherokee, the latter still remains quite spacious.

Cherokee Grand Cherokee
Length 4,650 mm 4,822 mm
Width 1,859 mm 1,943 mm
Height 1,710 mm 1,761 mm
Wheelbase 2,707 mm 2,914 mm
Seating 5 5

Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee: Specs

The Jeep Cherokee specs has nothing to envy from the competition, just like the Jeep Grand Cherokee specs, in its segment. It is clear that both of these Jeep SUVs are powerful and offer remarkable off-road capabilities.

Powertrains, Power and Fuel Consumption

Here are the details of what you could find under the hood of the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee:

Cherokee Grand Cherokee
Powertrains 4 cyl. 2,4 L 180 hp
4 cyl. 2,0 L turbo 270 hp
V6 3,6 L 293 hp
V8 5,7 L 357 hp
City/highway fuel consumption 11,2/8,0 L/100 km (2,4 L)
11,8/9,2 L/100 km
12,7/9,6 L/100 km (V6)
16,7/10,9 L/100 km (V8)
View of a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee at full power on a steep road

Towing Capacity and Cargo Space

It comes as no surprise that both of these models come out on top in each of their categories, not only in terms of all-terrain capabilities, but also for the towing capacity they offer.

Cherokee Grand Cherokee
Towing Capacity 2,000-4,000 lbs (907-1,800 kg) 6,200-7,200 lbs (2,818—3,273 kg)
Volume utilitaire 730-1,550 liters 1,076—2,004 liters

Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee: On-Board Technologies

There are loads of on-board technologies and safety features aboard these two models, depending on the selected trim and options. Here is just a sneak peek:

  • A Uconnect 4C NAV multimedia center
  • An 8.4- inch touch screen  (10.1- inches for the Grand Cherokee)
  • A navigation system
  • A multimedia hub with 2 USB ports
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto (wireless or not)
  • A Wi-Fi 4G LTE wireless access point
  • Front collision alert with emergency brakes
  • Reactive headrests at the front
  • Adaptive cruise control with start-stop function
  • A ParkView rear back-up camera
  • Parallel and perpendicular Park Assist
  • Unintentional lane drift alert
  • Road sign recognition (Grand Cherokee)
  • And so much more.


As you can see, both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are excellent vehicles; it is up to you to find out which is best suited to your needs and budget!

To find out more about our Jeep for sale, our current Jeep special offers or to find out more about our Jeep financing options, come and visit us at Longue Pointe Chrysler in Montreal today!

Rear view of the 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee in a ready-to-go parking lot