Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Cherokee than in the Subaru Forester. The Subaru Forester will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Cherokee.
The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Cherokee, making it more convenient to drive.
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 Subaru Forester. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Cherokee is much higher than that for the Subaru Forester.
Since the Jeep Cherokee is much wider than the Subaru Forester, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Forester.
With similar torque, the Jeep Cherokee and the Subaru Forester are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The Jeep Cherokee has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Subaru Forester for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Cherokee greatly out-muscles the Subaru Forester.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Cherokee and the Subaru Forester. The Jeep Cherokee has significantly less cargo capacity than the Subaru Forester.
The Jeep Cherokee comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Forester.
Compare the 2014 Jeep Cherokee and the 2015 Subaru Forester.
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MSRP*: $22,995 - $29,995
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 2.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.19%||--|
|City MPG:||19 - 22||22 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||25 - 31||28 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$22,636 - $28,971||$20,995 - $30,927|
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