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2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2016 Jeep Cherokee Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Jeep Cherokee, with comparable head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Equinox offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Cherokee, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Equinox as you will with the Jeep Cherokee, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Equinox will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Cherokee. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Equinox carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Cherokee.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Equinox is about the same width as the Jeep Cherokee. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Equinox, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Cherokee.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Equinox and the Jeep Cherokee are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Cherokee, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Equinox for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Equinox has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Cherokee.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Jeep Cherokee. The Chevrolet Equinox has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Cherokee.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Equinox comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Cherokee.

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2017 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,100 - $31,790

2016 Jeep
Cherokee

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MSRP*: $23,495 - $38,395
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.28% As low as 0.12%
City MPG: 20 - 22 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 28 - 32 25 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,985 - $30,201 $23,360 - $37,207

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.