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2015 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Cherokee than in the Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Cherokee.

Convenience
The Jeep Cherokee requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Wrangler, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Jeep Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Wrangler have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Jeep Cherokee is about the same width as the Jeep Wrangler. If you go with the Jeep Cherokee, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Wrangler.

Drivetrain
The Jeep Cherokee has much lower torque than the Jeep Wrangler, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Cherokee will do just as well as the Jeep Wrangler, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Jeep Cherokee has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler.

Utility
The Jeep Cherokee offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Cherokee as you will in the Jeep Wrangler.

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

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2015 Jeep
Cherokee

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MSRP*: $22,995 - $30,395

2015 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*: $22,695 - $31,595
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.79% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 19 - 22 17
Highway MPG: 25 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
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*: $22,646 - $29,353 $22,132 - $29,777

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