Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Wrangler

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.92 / 5
13 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 - 271 hp
270 - 285 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L I4 Zero Evap M
3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS
3.6L V6 24V VVT UPG I w/ESS
2.0L I4 DOHC DI TURBO ETORQUE

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
40.7 - 42.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.2 - 41.7 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60TR17 - P225/65TR17
P245/75SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.5 - 106.6 in.
96.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.6 - 37.7 ft.
34.5 ft.

Length

Length
182 in.
166.8 in.

Width

Width
73.2 in.
73.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 - 271 hp
270 - 285 hp

Torque

Torque
171 - 239 ft. lbs.
260 - 295 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
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
17.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 27 mpg
20 - 24 mpg

City

City
19 - 22 mpg
17 - 23 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 31 mpg
23 - 25 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Wrangler

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 - 25 mpg.
20 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 - 22 mpg.
17 - 23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 - 31 mpg.
23 - 25 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
EDE - EHK
EC3 - ERC

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144 - 3.2 L/198
2.0 L/122 - 3.6 L/220

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFH
DEM - DFT

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
4.71 - 5.13

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
2.63 - 3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.53 - 2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
1.00 - 1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.81 - 1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.72 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81
3.29 - 4.49

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700
600, 650, 700

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0, 7.3, 7.7, 8.0
7.3 - 8.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
180 - 240

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Leading Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Trailing Arm

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TRA - TRF
TQJ, TQK, TQL, TTC

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TRA - TRF
TQJ, TQK, TQL, TTC

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 - P225/65TR17
P245/75SR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 - P225/65TR17
P245/75SR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact - Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 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 - Steel
Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Styled Steel

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.
34.5 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.
12.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
17.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
40.7 - 42.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
55.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.8 in.
53.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.2 - 41.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
57.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.9 in.
45 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.5 - 106.6 in.
96.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
182 in.
166.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.7 - 66.2 in.
73.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.7 in.
62.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in.
62.9 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
30.9 in.
30 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.7 ft³.
31.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.8 ft³.
12.9 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.8 ft³.
12.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
0.67

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
2.0 - 3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum - iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
4 - 6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4