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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs. 2021 Lexus NX 300h Review

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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

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2021 Lexus
NX 300h

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MSRP*
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$36,995 to $58,995
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$40,160 to $46,910
Invoice* $36,663 to $56,686 $37,751 to $44,096
MPG - City 18 - 19 33
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 L than in the Lexus NX 300h. The Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus NX 300h, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus NX 300h.

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). Whether you pick the Jeep Grand Cherokee L or the Lexus NX 300h, 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 Grand Cherokee L is much higher than that for the Lexus NX 300h.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is much wider than the Lexus NX 300h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus NX 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus NX 300h.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a larger turning radius than the Lexus NX 300h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is clearly the choice over the Lexus NX 300h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L greatly out-muscles the Lexus NX 300h.

Utility
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus NX 300h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus NX 300h.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus NX 300h.