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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2015 Lexus RX 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Grand Cherokee than in the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus RX 350.

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). The Jeep Grand Cherokee is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Jeep Grand Cherokee will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Grand Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Grand Cherokee greatly out-muscles the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Lexus RX 350. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has less cargo space than the Lexus RX 350, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 350.

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2014 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

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MSRP*: $29,495 - $64,380

2015 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $40,795 - $48,535
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.19% As low as 2.52%
City MPG: 13 - 17 18
Highway MPG: 19 - 25 24 - 26
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,081 - $61,191 $38,144 - $45,379

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