Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Dodge Durango
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Families in the Arlington Heights area who are shopping for a full-size SUV have a lot to consider. You need enough space for everyone to ride without feeling cramped, quality safety features to keep you all protected, and a robust, but the fuel-efficient engine to help you travel farther. You’ll find all this and more in both the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Dodge Durango. Take a look at this Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Dodge Durango comparison to see which SUV your family will love the most.
Pricing and Configurations
- Configurations: The Grand Cherokee is available in 11 trim levels, starting with the Laredo. The Durango offers seven available trim levels, starting with the SXT.
- Base Price: The Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo starts at $31,695 MSRP, and the Dodge Durango SXT starts at $29,995 MSRP.
- Top Price: The top-of-the-line Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® has an MSRP starting at $86,650, and the top Dodge Durango SRT has an MSRP that starts at $62,995.
Performance and Fuel Efficiency
- Standard Engine and Transmission: The Jeep comes with a standard 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The standard engine in the Dodge is a 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT engine with ESS that’s paired with an eight-speed automatic 850RE transmission.
- Fuel Efficiency: Both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango get an EPA-estimated 19 mpg/city and 26 mpg/highway.
- Towing: The Jeep SUV tows up to 3,500 pounds, and the Dodge SUV has a max towing capacity of 6,200 pounds.
Durango or Grand Cherokee: You Decide in Schaumburg
Both of these SUVs seat five passengers and offer safety features like Electronic Stability Control, Keyless Enter ‘n Go™, LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System, Traction Control, and more. If you need a more cost-effective option, the Durango is for you. If you want more options, choose the Jeep Grand Cherokee, or look at vehicles like the Jeep Compass vs. Honda CR-V or Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer. We have each vehicle available in our inventory, and welcome you to contact us to set up test drive with all of these powerful SUVs.