2020 Jeep Cherokee

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$25,740 - $38,495
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2020 Jeep Cherokee Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: February 13, 2020
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Bring it on! There are very few in the compact crossover segment that can take the beaten path with ease but such is not the case with the  Jeep Cherokee. It can conquer some serious trails without any hiccups and bring you back. At the same time, it is also comfortable to drive on the paved roads with its cosy cabin. The Jeep Cherokee might just fit into your category with ease. Named after the American Indian Tribes of the Appalachian Mountain ranges, this crossover is a perfect all-terrain combo for a comfy ride.

The Jeep Cherokee draws power either from a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine or a 3.2-litre V6. The base engine feels sluggish but is fine for a city commute. Switch to the V6 engine which moves this SUV briskly while helping it tow 4,500 pounds. Both the engines are mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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Pros

Absorbent suspension smooths out uneven pavement

Solid Ride and Handling

Credibility of Jeep

Long List of Standard Safety Equipment

Cons

Below Average MPG figures

Sluggish acceleration

Underperforming Base 2.4L engine

What's New?

Steptronic Automatic TransmissionPaddle Shiftersall trims come with a standard rear camera


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$25740

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

drivetrain

FWD

engine type

displacement

144 cu.in.

horsepower

180 hp @ 6400 rpm

torque

171 lbs.-ft. @ 4600 rpm

transmission

9 speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

Ladder Frame

dimensions

wheelbase

106.4 in.

length

182 in.

width

73.2 in.

height

65.7 in.

curb weight

3655 lbs.

capacity

cargo volume

54.9 cu ft.

towing capacity

2000 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.2 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

22/25/31 mpg

ev range

347.6 mi.

highway range

489.8 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

roadside assistance

5 yr./ 60000 mi.


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Exterior
Interior

Ratings

Features

8.8

Interior

8.0

8.0

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Latitude

power
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
24 combined

$25,740 - $27,240


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Latitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $25,740 MSRP (22/25/31) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
Latitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $27,240 MSRP (21/24/29) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude Plus

Latitude Plus

power
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
24 combined

$27,395 - $28,895


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Latitude Plus 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $27,395 MSRP (22/25/31) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
Latitude Plus 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $28,895 MSRP (21/24/29) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Altitude

Altitude

power
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
24 combined

$28,390 - $29,890


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Altitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $28,390 MSRP (22/25/31) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $29,890 MSRP (21/24/29) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Upland

Upland

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$30,620


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Upland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $30,620 MSRP (19/22/27) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Limited

Limited

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$31,350 - $34,595


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Limited 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A) Starting at $31,350 MSRP (22/25/31) 180 hp @ 6400 rpm, 2.4L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $34,595 MSRP (19/22/27) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Trailhawk

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
21 combined

$34,505


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Trailhawk 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $34,505 MSRP (18/21/24) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee High Altitude

High Altitude

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$35,090 - $36,390


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
High Altitude 4dr SUV (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $35,090 MSRP (20/23/29) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
High Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $36,390 MSRP (19/22/27) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Overland

Overland

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$36,995 - $38,495


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Overland 4dr SUV (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $36,995 MSRP (20/23/29) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 5
Overland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $38,495 MSRP (19/22/27) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Elite

Trailhawk Elite

power
271 hp @ 6500 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
21 combined

$37,700


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Trailhawk Elite 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $37,700 MSRP (18/21/24) 271 hp @ 6500 rpm, 3.2L, V-6, regular unleaded
9-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

Expert Review

8.0

Overall Rating


The  Jeep Cherokee Suv is for the people who live in the city but want a taste of the off-roading madness in their lives too. The Jeep Cherokee has always been one of the most renowned SUVs in its segment for its tremendous off-road abilities and practicality. People, however, expect more from Jeep in terms of what they add next to their Compact SUV and Jeep hasn’t been slow to respond.

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8.8/10
Features

 
 
 

8.0/10
Interior

 
 
 
 
 

2020 Jeep Cherokee Features

8.8/10

The base trim  Latitude has an ample amount of tech and features while the Latitude Plus adds premium equipment. Move up to the Limited and the off-road rated Trailhawk trims to get standard safety equipment. The base Latitude trim gets a 2.4L Naturally Aspirated Motor while the other get a Standard 3.2L V6 which produces a lot more power than the former. For 2019, Jeep has also added a new 2.0L turbocharged motor that delivers 271HP and 291lbs-ft of torque while returning a combined MPG of over 23. 

Trims

Latitude

Latitude Plus

Altitude

Trailhawk

Price(FWD)

$25,240

$26,895

$27,890

-

Price(4X4)

$26,740

$28,395

$29,390

$33,695

Features

Automatic LED Headlights

Adds/Upgrades these from “Latitude”

Adds/Upgrades these from “Latitude Plus”

Adds/Upgrades these from “Altitude”

 

Fog Lights

17” Alloy Wheels

18” Alloy Wheels

Off Road Suspension

 

Roof Rails

Cloth and Vinyl Upholstery

Gloss Black Grill Surrounds

Active Drive Lock 4WD

 

8 Cargo Area tie downs

4 Way Powered front Passenger Seats

Ambient LED Interior Lighting

Start-Stop System

 

6 Way Manual Adjust Seats

8 Way powered Driver Seat

18” Alloy Wheels

17” Of Road focused Alloy Wheels

 

60/40 Split Folding Rear Seats

Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel

Illuminated Entry

Rear Fascia Skid Plate

 

6 Speaker 7” touchscreen infotainment system

Cruise Control with Keyless Ignition

Temperature and Compass Gauge

 
 

USB, Aux Input, Bluetooth and 2 12V Outlets

Satellite Radio and 1 extra USB Port

Rear Reading/ Courtesy Lamps

 
 

Apple Car Play & Android Auto

     

We Recommend 

If you can add about an extra $3000 to your budget then it will be a better option to choose a higher model with a V6 engine compared to the 4 cylinder engine of the base model. It will be more helpful when going off-road and the mileage doesn't hurt much.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Engine and Performance

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is a 5 seater SUV available in two types of engines. The base models are equipped with the 2.4L 4 cylinder engine. Although this engine is a bit sluggish and noisy at times, it is an ideal city ride for daily commuters. It is also available with a 3.2L V6 engine in the higher models for a smooth and power-driven experience on all terrains. All the trims are equipped except the Trailhawk are equipped with a standard All-Wheel-Drive and an optional Front-Wheel-Drive system with 9 automatic transmissions.

The Trailhawk has only one driving option i.e., the All-Wheel-Drive, but is one of the topmost performers amongst the series. A nine-speed automatic transmission is standard on both the engines. The Trailhawk comes standard with an all-wheel-drive, however, the Latitude, Limited and Overland trims are available with either the front-wheel or all-wheel drive.

Models

Jeep Cherokee Latitude suv

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 Sport

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester 2.5i

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

MSRP

$25,190

$25,190

$24,795

$25,345

$25,345

$26,545

$26,980

$25,795

$26,195

$24,295

$25,100

$25,690

Engine

2.4L i4 Regular Unleaded

2.0L I4 Intercooled TSI

1.5L I4 Turbocharged

2.4L I4 i-VTEC

2.5L I4

2.4L I4

2.4L I4

2.5L i4

1.5L i4 Turbo Gas/Ethanol

2.5L Flat 4

2.5L i4 Regular Unleaded

2.4L i4

Transmission

9 Speed automatic

8 Speed automatic

6 Speed automatic

CVT

6 Speed automatic

8 Speed automatic

6 Speed automatic

CVT

9 Speed automatic

CVT

6 Speed automatic

Continuously variable automatic

Horsepower

180 hp@ 6400rpm

184hp@ 4400rpm

170hp@ 5600rpm

184hp@ 6400rpm

187hp@ 6000rpm

185hp@ 6000rpm

185hp@ 6000rpm

170hp@ 6000rpm

170hp@ 5600rpm

182hp@ 5800 rpm

168 hp@ 6000rpm

166 hp@ 6000rpm

Torque

171 ft-lbs@ 4600rpm

221ft-lbs@ 1600 rpm

203ft-lbs@ 2000rpm

180ft-lbs@ 3900rpm

186ft-lbs@ 4000rpm

178ft-lbs@ 4000rpm

178ft-lbs@ 4000rpm

175ft-lbs@ 4400rpm

203ft-lbs@ 2000rpm

176ft-lbs@ 4400rpm

170 ft-lbs@ 4500rpm

162 ft-lbs@ 4200rpm

The sluggish 2.4L 4 Cylinder engine of the base model has a horsepower of 184hp and produces a torque of 171 lb-ft which is less when compared to its competitors such as Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, and Volkswagen Tiguan. Although a tad higher model with a V6 engine at a tad higher price of around $2000 can provide you with a more power-driven performer.

 Acceleration

The 4 cylinder engine of the base model takes time to pull the heavy body forward. This is the reason that the base model of the Cherokee has sluggish acceleration.  The Cherokee’s V6 Motor, on the other hand, betters the acceleration by a significant amount but is again held up by the Slow to respond transmission and the heft of itself.

Models

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

0-60 MPH

7.6 sec

N/A

7.1 sec

N/A

N/A

7.7 sec

8.7 sec

8.9 sec

7.3 sec

N/A

6.8 sec

9.6 sec

Quarter mile

16.0 sec

N/A

16.7 sec

N/A

N/A

16 sec

16.7 sec

16.7 sec

N/A

N/A

15.4 sec

17.3 sec

Engine

2.4L i4 Regular Unleaded

2.0L i4

2.5L i4 Regular Unleaded

2.4L i4

1.5L I4 Turbocharged

2.4L I4 i-VTEC

2.5L I4

2.4L I4

2.4L I4

2.5L I4

1.5L I4 Turbocharged

2.5L flat4

Curb Weight (lbs.)

7.0

3721

3552

3329

3274

3307

3541

3591

3810

3456

3449

3499

Emission

(Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

N/A

7.7

7.3

6.5

6.3

N/A

6.3

N/A

N/A

6.1

N/A

N/A

Though the base model is not on par with its competitors in terms of acceleration, the higher models with the V6 engine is capable of providing it with very high and smooth acceleration. 

Ride and Handling

To test the Cherokee’s handling, you need to venture off the road as this SUV can keep up with some of the trails rated rivals. The Cherokee Trailhawk comes equipped with trail-ready equipment for an extra hold that includes 4-wheel drive system with low range, an off-road suspension, a rear locking differential and five terrain mode (Auto, Snow, Rock, Sport, Sand/Mud). The Cherokee, however, feels stable on paved roads and its suspension soaks up most of the bumps in the road. There is minimal body roll around corners and steering feels responsive. Brakes feel nice and firm while the response form brake pedals are good.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Handling
Caption

Cherokee comes with a SELEC-TERRAIN system which operates on different modes such as AUTO, SPORT, SAND/MUD and SNOW depending on the Terrain. This uses the brakes, traction and stability control and engine management to get an optimal grip on the vehicle on all types of roads. Apart from that, the relatively firm suspension controls the body roll in each corner without compromising the quality ride. The suspension does a good job of absorbing the less deep potholes and speed bumps with ease. The Big Potholes are where the Jeep’s suspension fails to impress as the lack of damping in the suspension isn’t enough, to sustain those bumps

Braking

The Braking system of the Jeep Cherokee is quite rigid. It has a 13.0-inch front brake disc and an 11 inch rear brake disc. The Brake Pedals offer good response while not feeling much squishy and spongy in feel. These help the driver to smoothly bring the vehicle to a halt with ease even in emergency situations.

Model

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

Brake Front (in.)

13

13.4

12.8

11.6

N/A

11.1

11.7

12.6

12.6

11.7

11.6

11.8

Brake Rear (in.)

11

11.8

12

11.9

N/A

10.2

11.9

12

12

11.5

11.2

11.3

60-0 MPH (ft.)

128

N/A

112

N/A

N/A

115

136

130

N/A

N/A

130

129

The Stopping distance of 128ft helps the Cherokee to rank among the top half of our comparison table in terms of Braking performance while outperforming several lower weighted SUV’s.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Fuel Economy

The Jeep Cherokee has a subpar fuel economy. It gives an average mileage of 25 MPG, i.e., 22 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway. This becomes a reason to reconsider this SUV for many customers. The V6 with the front-wheel-drive meanwhile is rated at 21/29/24 mpg. With the all-wheel-drive, they are pegged at 20/27/23 mpg.

Model

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

MPG (city)

22

22

21

25

26

26

25

22

22

26

26

26

MPG (highway)

31

29

29

30

32

32

31

29

29

33

32

30

MPG (combined)

25

25

24

27

28

28

28

25

25

29

28

28

Range (city/highway)

(miles)

348/490

337 / 444

330/455

415/498

387 / 477

364 / 448

370 / 459

414 / 545

414 / 545

377 / 479

387.4/447

431.6/547.8

Tank Capacity (gal)

15.8

15.3

15.7

16.6

14.9

14.0

14.8

18.8

18.8

14.5

14.9

14.9

When compared to its competitors, the Cherokee offers a little less fuel economy. One of the redeeming points for the Cherokee is its Turbocharged 2.0L Unit that delivers an excess of 25 MPG in terms of the overall MPG figures.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Interior

8.0/10

The Interiors of 2020 Jeep Cherokee comes out from the line of award-winning interiors. This 5 seater has a spacious and stylish cockpit. Its seats are made adjustable up to 6 modes that make the commuters feel comfortable on every road. Also, the spacious foot space and a fair headroom add extra comfort to the ride.  There is good visibility all around while an available rearview camera helps in backing and reversing.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Front Seats
Caption

There is good visibility all around while an available rearview camera helps in backing and reversing.  There is a generous amount of headroom and legroom on offer for both the front and rear passengers. Also, the spacious foot space adds extra comfort to the ride.

Model

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

Passenger capacity

5

7

5

7

5

5

5

5

7

5

5

5

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

39.4/57.6/41.1

39.6/57.0/40.2

39.9/55.9/43.1

40.6/56.4/40.9

40.0/57.2/40.9

40.1/57.9/41.3

39.7/57.1/41.0

41.2/59.1/44.1

39.5/59.1/44.1

41.6/56.6/43.0

41.2/58.2/43.3

40.0/57.2/40.9

Second

(Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.5/55.1/40.3

39.1/55.9/36.5

39.0/55.2/37.3

38.4/56.0/37.3

38.5/55.5/39.7

39.2/55.6/40.4

39.0/54.8/39.6

39.2/58.3/40.9

39.3/58.0/39.4

38.5/55.9/37.9

39.6/57.2/39.4

38.5/55.6/39.7

Interior Features

  • Stylish DashBoard
  • UConnect Infotainment system
  • Intelligent seat adjustability according to driving modes
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Six-way manual adjustable front seats
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat

Infotainment System

The Jeep Cherokee is equipped with UConnect infotainment system. It has been rated amongst the top infotainment systems in the world. It comes along with 8.4-inch touch screen with well-organized menus and quick responses. Apart from that it also has many features such as voice command controls, satellite navigation, and steering wheel controls.  There are large graphics which are easy to read and intuitive.

These are the list of Features available from the infotainment system of the Cherokee

  • Android Auto and Apple Car Play Compatibility
  • 4” Touchscreen Infotainment System with Navigation
  • SiriusXM Radio and Travel Link with 5 years Subscription
  • 9 Speaker Music System with Subwoofer
  • FM/AM Radio connectivity with HD Radio
  • USB and 3.5mm Jack Aux connectivity
  • Bluetooth with Integrated Voice Command
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls

Cargo Capacity

Though the Cherokee offers a spacious cockpit, it lags in terms of cargo space. This compact SUV can be rated below average in terms of cargo space amongst its competitors. This might become another point of reconsideration for the customers.

Model

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Ford Escape S

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

Cargo Volume (ft.3)

29.1

34.0

37.6

10.3

29.9

39.2

30.9

35.9

11.3

39.3

35.4

29.6

2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Steering Wheel
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Steering Wheel
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Infotainment
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Infotainment
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Center Console
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Infotainment
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Door Sills
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Door Sills
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Steering Wheels
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Steering Wheels

2020 Jeep Cherokee Exterior

When it comes to the looks, the Jeep Cherokee stands out for its non-aggressive look amongst other Jeep SUV models. Its steeper hood and narrowly curved headlights make it look much of a practical SUV than an aggressive beast. Although the seven-slot grille in the front represents the Jeep inside it. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is on the longer and wider side in its class. It also sits high off the ground than most with 8.7 inches of ground clearance.

2020 Jeep Cherokee 3 Quarter View

Jeep got mixed responses when they first showcased the Cherokee to the public because of the unconventional use of plastics around the front bumper and the weird design of the headlamps. This design however now looks very similar to the Grand Cherokee and that is a good thing. The rear also has some unique elements like clear lens tail lamps and skid plates that accentuates the character of the SUV.

Model

Jeep Cherokee Latitude

Volkswagen Tiguan S

Ford Escape S

Mitsubishi Outlander ES

Chevrolet Equinox L

Honda CR-V LX

Mazda CX-5 SPORT

Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Kia Sorento L

Nissan Rogue S

GMC Terrain SL

Subaru Forester

Curb weight (lbs.)

3655

3721

3552

3329

3274

3307

3541

3591

3810

3456

3449

3499

Length(in)

182.0

185.1

178.1

184.8

183.1

180.6

179.1

187.8

189.0

184.5

182.1

182.3

Width(in)

73.2

72.4

72.4

71.3

72.6

73.0

72.5

74.4

74.4

72.4

71.5

72.4

Height(in)

65.7

66.3

66.3

67.3

65.4

66.1

66.2

66.1

66.3

66.3

68.1

65.4

Ground clearance (in)

8.7

7.9

7.8

8.5

N/A

7.8

7.5

N/A

7.3

7.8

8.7

6.9

Wheelbase (in)

106.2

109.8

105.9

105.1

107.3

104.7

106.2

108.9

109.4

106.5

105.1

107.3

Track width (in) F/R

62.7/63.1

62.2/61.8

61.5/61.6

60.6/60.6

62.2/62.2

62.9/63.5

62.8/62.8

64.3/64.7

64.3/64.7

62.8/62.8

61.6/61.8

62.2/62.2

Some of the other noteworthy features include

  • Automatic Front LED Headlamps with Led Daytime Running Lamps
  • Front LED Fog Lamps
  • LED Tail Lamps
  • Powered Exterior Mirrors with Turn Indicators, Courtesy Lamps, Memory Function and Heating Element
  • Rear Window Defroster with Wiper and Washer
  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer
  • Acoustic Windshield
  • Front Suspension Skid Plate
  • Fuel Tank Skid Plate shield
  • 3 Tow hooks (2 Front and 1 rear)
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Front View
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Front View
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Badge
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Badge
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Top View
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Top View
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Wheels
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Wheels
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Rear View
2020 Jeep Cherokee SUV Rear View

2020 Jeep Cherokee Safety

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is equipped with some of the best safety features in the industry. The features that are going to keep you safe during your ride are as follows:

  • Smart Brake Support Forward Collision and Rear Cross Traffic Alert Rear Collision
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Blind Spot Monitoring Blind Spot Sensor
  • Emergency SOS

2020 Jeep Cherokee Competition

Jeep Cherokee vs Honda CR-V

It is hard to beat the Honda CR V when it comes to safety ratings and reliability. It also boasts most cargo space in the segment and has higher fuel economy than the Cherokee. The Honda is a great family hauler but if your driving needs includes venturing off-road then Jeep will perform the duty better any day. The Cherokee, however, is a more practical Off-Roader of the 2 as it offers 8.4” of Ground Clearance, Superb 4WD Setup and a very intuitive and easy to use infotainment system.

2020 Honda CR-V
2020 Honda CR-V 

Jeep Cherokee vs Mazda CX-5

The  Jeep Cherokee is no competition to Mazda CX-5 in terms of performance and acceleration. Even the fuel economy and cargo space are comparatively low. However, when it comes to braking and handling, the Cherokee has an upper hand due to its easy adjustability to diverse Terrains. On the other hand, it’s towing capacity is a better than that of Mazda CX-5. Though the cargo space is less, the spacious interior seating can be considered an added advantage. 

2020 Mazda CX-5
2020 Mazda CX-5

Jeep Cherokee vs Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is one of the popular choices for people who want an American Crossover SUV in the market. It offers an Amazing Engine, Great Infotainment System and a Stylish Exterior. The Cherokee, however, comes with the pedigree of the Grand Cherokee and manages to beat the Equinox in terms of the Off-Road Ability and the Infotainment System as well. The Cherokee also has many functional exterior components that aid while doing off-road stuff like multiple tow hooks, Skid Plates and high ground clearance.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
2020 Chevrolet Equinox

2020 Jeep Cherokee Final Verdict

The Jeep Cherokee is a compact crossover with perfect qualities required for Off-roading. However, it is only advantageous if you prefer to choose the higher trims with the V6 engine to get higher power-driven performance. However, if you want to buy an SUV for a day to day drive in the city. So you are planning to settle for the base models with the 4 cylinder engine. We suggest you to first take a look at its competitors in the class also, as there are better options available.