2018 Jeep Cherokee vs Grand Cherokee

Specs at a Glance

2018 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Jeep Cherokee

  • Standard Engine2.4L I4
  • Horsepower184hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *21 / 30
  • Transmission9-Speed Shiftable Automatic

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Standard Engine3.6L V6
  • Horsepower295hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *19 / 26
  • Transmission8-Speed Shifatble Automatic

2018 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with five different engine options. Standard is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that puts out 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque while providing an EPA estimated 19 city and 26 highway miles per gallon. For more performance, drivers can choose a 5.7-liter V8 engine that puts out 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque and has an EPA estimated fuel economy of 14 city and 22 highway miles per gallon with its 4-wheel drive system. Fans of diesel-powered engines can choose the 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine that boasts 240 horsepower and an astounding 420 lb-ft of torque. The Grand Cherokee SRT model is equipped with a 6.4-liter V8 engine that puts out 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Lastly for unparalleled power, drivers can choose the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the world’s most powerful and quickest production SUV that boasts a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that puts out 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee is available with two engine options. The first is a 2.4-liter inline-4 that puts out 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque while providing an EPA estimated 21 city and 30 highway miles per gallon in FWD models and 21 city and 28 highway miles per gallon in 4WD models. For more power, upgrade to the 3.2-liter V6 that puts out 271 horsepower and 239 lb-ft of torque. It gets an EPA estimated 21 city and 29 highway miles per gallon in FWD models and 20 city And 27 highway miles per gallon in 4WD models.


The 2018 Cherokee features over 80 standard and available safety and security features including the available blind spot monitoring, ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist, and Keyless Enter ‘n Go. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee can be equipped with over 70 available safety and security features that give you confidence behind the wheel and help protect the driver and passengers. Active safety features in the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee include adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring.


If you’re in the market for an SUV that can that provides a great value in terms of performance, comfort, safety features, and off-road ability, then you’re probably considering both the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While the 2018 Cherokee certainly exhibits ruggedness, this does not compromise comfort and drive quality. It rides comfortable on paved roads thanks to its suspension system and quality interior parts including supportive seats. The 5-passenger SUV is well-padded and comfortable, features split 60/40 folding seats, and has a cargo capacity of 54.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is rugged 5-passenger midsize SUV that offers a good combination of power and comfort. Notable standard equipment in the Grand Cherokee is a high-resolution 7-inch touch-screen Uconnect System, dual-zone automatic climate control, parking sensors and backup camera. Available features include an advanced 4-wheel-drive system, 8.4-inch touch-screen Uconnect system with navigation CarPlay and Android Auto.

Visit our Jeep dealership to test drive both the 2018 Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. Our sales staff will help you compare models and discuss financing or leasing options when you’re ready to get into your new SUV.

* EPA estimated mpg with 2.4L engine and nine-speed automatic transmission, 4x2. Actual mileage may vary.