newcars.com®

2015 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Cherokee offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Cherokee as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 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 Unlimited have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Jeep Cherokee is about the same width as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Handling
The Jeep Cherokee has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily 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 Unlimited, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Jeep Cherokee has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Jeep Cherokee has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Watch Video

Compare the 2015 Jeep Cherokee and the 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2015 Jeep
Cherokee

More Details & Photos New 2015 Jeep Cherokee
MSRP*: $22,995 - $30,395

2015 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

More Details & Photos New 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
MSRP*: $26,495 - $35,395
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 22 16
Highway MPG: 25 - 31 20 - 21
Engine(s): 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
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $22,646 - $29,353 $25,781 - $33,350

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.

Monthly Trend for:
2015 Jeep Cherokee

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Monthly Trend for:
2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Car Chooser

Still Deciding?

Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!

Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.

There's no other tool quite like it!

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