2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2021 Jeep Cherokee


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting MSRP

2.4L I-4 Tigershark

Base Engine

3.6L Pentastar V6
180 to 271 hp


295 to 707 hp
2,000 lbs

Towing Capacity

3,500 to 7,200 lbs
128 cu-ft

Passenger Volume

105 cu-ft
54.7 cu-ft

Max Cargo Volume

22 city / 31 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

19 city / 26 hwy

2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

If you’re looking for an off-roading SUV that doesn’t skimp on interior amenities, you probably have your eye on the 2021 Jeep Cherokee or 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both have the latest features Jeep has to offer, including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Explore their interior technology and engine options to find the Jeep SUV that’s right for you. See below for the differences between the Jeep Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee. 

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Price Range

The Jeep Cherokee is more budget-friendly than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, starting at $26,535 MSRP vs. $34,200 MSRP for the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Ask yourself what capabilities are most important to you; although the Grand Cherokee is more powerful, the Cherokee is a smart option for Metairie drivers who want a sporty, off-road capable vehicle, and don’t require the towing capacity offered by the Jeep Grand Cherokee. 


2021 Jeep Cherokee Price Per Trim Level

  • Cherokee Latitude Price: $26,535 MSRP
  • Cherokee Latitude Plus Price: $28,605 MSRP
  • Cherokee Altitude Price: $30,045 MSRP
  • Cherokee Latitude Lux Price: $30,125 MSRP
  • Cherokee Limited 4×4 Price: $35,775 MSRP
  • Cherokee Trailhawk® Price: $35,575 MSRP


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Price Per Trim Level

  • Grand Cherokee Laredo E Price: $34,200 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Laredo X Price: $37, 745 MSRP 
  • Grand Cherokee Limited Price: $40,400 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Trailhawk® Price: $45,600 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Overland Price: $46,940 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee High Altitude Price: $49,885 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Summit Price: $53,290 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee SRT® Price: $69,390 MSRP
  • Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Price: $87,895 MSRP

Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engines and Capability

The Cherokee has several trim levels, including the trail-ready Trailhawk® trim level for Covington off-road enthusiasts. The Trailhawk® offers 2,000 pounds towing capacity, allowing you to tow light gear and camping supplies. 


The Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee offers comparable fuel efficiencies, the Grand Cherokee ranking slightly better with 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway compared to the Jeep Cherokee with an estimated 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. See below for engine specs: 


2021 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options

  • Standard 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine
  • Optional 270-hp 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder with ESS
  • Optional 271-hp 3.2L Pentastar V6 with ESS


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options

  • Standard 295-hp 3.6L Pentastar V6 with Variable-Valve Timing (VVT)
  • Optional 360-hp 5.7L V8 with Fuel Saver and VVT
  • Optional 475-hp 6.4L V8 SRT® with Fuel Saver
  • Optional 707-hp 6.2L Supercharged V8

Test Drive a Jeep SUV Today at Premier Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT in New Orleans

Kenner drivers in the market for an SUV that can handle off-road trails should consider the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Cherokee. Visit us today for a test drive to see which model is right for you. Apply for financing to get preapproved.  

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