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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $36,995 to $58,995
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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

MSRP*: $39,995 to $48,175
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Invoice* $36,663 to $56,686 $38,396 to $46,248
MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 104 - 107 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 89 - 91 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 84.6 ft3 64.2 ft3
Engine V-6 201-hp, (electric), 295-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 290 - 357 hp 201 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 - 7,200 lbs 2,200 - 2,700 lbs
Exterior Length 204.9 in 180.5 in
Exterior Width 77.9 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 Volkswagen ID.4. The Volkswagen ID.4 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Volkswagen ID.4.

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 L is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen ID.4. 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 Volkswagen ID.4.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, 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 Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much 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 Volkswagen ID.4 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen ID.4.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Utility
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen ID.4, 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 Volkswagen ID.4.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen ID.4.