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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2021 Lexus GX 460 Review

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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $33,120 to $88,445
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2021 Lexus
GX 460

MSRP*: $53,450 to $64,715
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Invoice* $32,789 to $84,523 $49,175 to $59,537
MPG - City 11 - 19 MPG 15 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 68.3 ft3 64.7 ft3
Engine V-6, V-8 V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 293 - 707 hp 301 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,200 lbs 7,000 lbs
Exterior Length 189.3 - 191.3 in 192.1 in
Exterior Width 76.5 - 77.1 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 34.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.2 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 40.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** - ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Grand Cherokee than in the Lexus GX 460. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Lexus GX 460.

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 GX 460.

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 Grand Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus GX 460. 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 Grand Cherokee is much higher than that for the Lexus GX 460.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much wider than the Lexus GX 460, 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 GX 460.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus GX 460, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Lexus GX 460, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a little more horsepower than the Lexus GX 460.

Powertrain
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has much lower torque than the Lexus GX 460, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has less seating than the Lexus GX 460, making the Lexus GX 460 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lexus GX 460.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus GX 460.