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2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

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2021 Jeep

MSRP*: $27,210 to $36,285
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2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,500 to $37,330
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Invoice* $27,056 to $35,407 $26,791 to $35,091
MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 41 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 31 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.7 ft3 69.8 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 180 - 271 hp 176 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,750 lbs
Exterior Length 182.0 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 73.2 - 74.9 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.4 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 39.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The Jeep Cherokee offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Jeep Cherokee will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Cherokee, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Jeep Cherokee or the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

The Jeep Cherokee is about the same width as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

The Jeep Cherokee has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

With the Jeep Cherokee, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Cherokee greatly out-muscles the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Cherokee does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Cherokee and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Jeep Cherokee has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

The Jeep Cherokee comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.