2023 Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Models in Desert


2023 Jeep Cherokee


2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting MSRP

2.4L I4

Base Engine

3.6L Pentastar® V6
180 hp

Base Horsepower

293 hp
171 lb-ft

Base Torque

260 lb-ft
4,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

7,200 pounds
5 passengers

Max. Seating Capacity

6 passengers
54.7 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

84.6 cubic feet

When Akron drivers look for off-roading prowess, many turn to Jeep. With several Trail Rated® SUVs to choose from, it’s no surprise that many drivers end up unsure of which Jeep SUV to choose! In particular, two popular models with similar names often get confused: the 2023 Jeep Cherokee and the 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While their names are similar, their capabilities couldn’t be more different! Learn more as you compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee with Fred Martin Superstore to see which of these powerful Jeep SUVs is right for you.



Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Price

The first consideration in nearly every driver’s purchasing decision is affordability. In this regard, the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are both competitively priced, with either being able to fit into most budgets! See the starting price for each base model below:

  • 2023 Jeep Cherokee Altitude Lux: $37,695 Starting MSRP
  • 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo: $41,530 Starting MSRP

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Performance

The biggest difference between the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee is what’s under the hood. While either the Cherokee or Grand Cherokee can give you impressive performance for the Canton roads, only one has the most capability for taking on the tough trails. Which you choose will depend heavily on the way you plan on driving. See the performance options for each model below and decide which will give you the power you need for your next adventure:

2023 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options

2.4L I4 Engine:

  • 180 hp
  • 171 lb-ft of torque
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity

2.0L Turbo I4 Engine:

  • 270 hp
  • 295 lb-ft of torque
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 4,000-pound towing capacity

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options

3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine:

  • 293 hp
  • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 6,200-pound towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine:

  • 357 hp
  • 390 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 7,200-pound towing capacity

2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo PHEV Engine:

  • 375 hp
  • 470 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 6,000-pound towing capacity

Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee: Seating & Passenger Space

Another way that these two Jeep SUVs differ is in the interior space each offers for your adventures outside of Medina. Take a look at the seating and cargo space of each model to see how the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee stack up:

  • Seating Capacity: Both the standard Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee will offer seating for up to 5 passengers, but the Grand Cherokee’s third-row option ups the overall seating capacity to 6.
  • Cargo Space: With all the seats folded down, the 2023 Jeep Cherokee can support up to 54.7 cubic feet of interior cargo volume. Depending on whether you choose a standard two-row or the available three-row Grand Cherokee, drivers can expect up to 70.8 cubic feet or 84.6 cubic feet of cargo space, respectively.

Continue Your Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee Comparison at Fred Martin Superstore!

Reading all the specs and information about how these two Jeep SUVs compare can be helpful, but nothing beats seeing them both in person! Reach out to Fred Martin Superstore to make an appointment at our Barberton/Norton dealership, and our team will be happy to guide you through all the features, options, and available accessories for the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee.


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