Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Wrangler JK

Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
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Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,918 - $21,965
$29,327 - $33,932

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
184 - 271 hp
285 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L I4 MultiAir FlexFuel
2.4L I4 MULTIAIR
2.4L I4 ZERO EVAP M
3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS
3.6L V6 24V VVT

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Not Available

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
41.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.3 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Running Boards

Running Boards
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
95.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.6 - 37.7 ft.
34.6 ft.

Width

Width
73.2 in.
73.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3655 - 4046 .lbs
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
184 - 271 hp
285 hp

Torque

Torque
171 - 239 ft. lbs.
260 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 .lbs
2000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 .lbs
200 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
18.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 - 29 mpg
9 - 11 mpg

City

City
20 - 21 mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 30 mpg
21 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Not Available
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Wrangler JK

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Not Available

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
104.4 - 105.4 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3655 - 4046 lbs.
Not Available

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 25 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 - 21 mpg.
17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 - 30 mpg.
21 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ED6, ED6-1, ED6-B, ED8, EHK
ERB

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144 - 3.2 L/198
3.6 L/220

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFH
DEH - DGJ

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70
3.59 - 4.46

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
2.19 - 2.61

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.41 - 1.72

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
1.00 - 1.25

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.83 - 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.80

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81
3.16 - 4.06

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 - 3.73
Not Available

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - 700
600

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1, 7.3, 7.7
9.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
160

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Leading Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Trailing Arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TRA, TRF, TWL, TWS
TTA - TUA

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TRA, TRF, TWL, TWS
TTA - TUA

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBB - TBC
TBZ

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55TR18, P225/60, P225/60TR17, P225/65TR17
LT265/70SR17 - P245/75SR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55TR18, P225/60, P225/60TR17, P225/65TR17
LT265/70SR17 - P245/75SR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact - Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 18 X 7 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 18 X 7 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact - Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Re-Circulating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.6 - 37.7 ft.
34.6 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
11.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 - 12.6 in.
11.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
18.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
55.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.8 in.
55.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
44.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.9 in.
44.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
95.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in.
73.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.7 - 66.2 in.
72.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
61.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.9 in.
61.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 - 8.2 in.
8.8 in.

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
41.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
36.1 in.
Not Available

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
30.9 in.
27.8 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.9 - 58.9 ft³.
55 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
24.6 ft³.
12.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
24.6 ft³.
12.8 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Cherokee
Wrangler

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4 - 3.2
3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4