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2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 durango side view

2019 Dodge Durango

Jeep Cherokee

Dodge Durango

$25,490 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,195 MSRP
22 / 31 / 25 mpg

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

19 / 26 / 21 mpg
4,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

8,700 pounds

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Dodge Durango

If you’re in the Portage area and are on the hunt for a spacious and powerful SUV that can cart you and the family around, chances are you are considering both the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Dodge Durango. Both SUVs offer multiple engine options, impressive towing capacities, and a multitude of interior amenities to keep each ride connected and entertaining. Learn more about the similarities and differences of the Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Durango with the help of Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Performance and Towing Capacity

The Jeep Cherokee is well known for its towing and off-roading capabilities. However, you’ll find the RT engine trim under the hood of the Dodge Durango makes it the better choice for drivers who want more horsepower and torque from their vehicle.

Jeep Cherokee

  • Engine Options
    • 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 2 with
    • 3.2L Pentastar® V6 with
    • 2.0L Turbo engine with 270 hp and 295 lb-ft torque
  • Towing Capacity
    • Standard 2,000 pounds
    • Maximum 4,500 pounds (with 3.2L Pentastar® V6)

Dodge Durango

  • Engine Options
    • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
    • 5.7L HEMI® V8 with 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque
    • 6.4L HEMI® V8 with 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing Capacity
    • Standard 6,200 pounds
    • 7,400 pounds (with 5.7L HEMI® V8)
    • Best-in-Class 8,6000 pounds (with 6.4L HEMI® V8)

The Jeep Cherokee has a slight advantage over the Dodge Durango when it comes to fuel economy ratings, with the Jeep earning an EPA-estimated 22 city / 31 hwy, while the Durango has an EPA-estimated 19 city / 26 hwy rating.

2019 cherokee in snow

Interior & Cargo Space

While both the Jeep Cherokee and the Dodge Durango have similar standard features, they also sport distinctive amenities that set each other apart from one another. See what their similarities and differences are so you can better determine which SUV is right for you and your family.

Similarities: Both the Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Durango come with standard Uconnect® 4 system with 7-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth. Similar available features include the upgraded Uconnect® 4C NAV system, available 8.4-inch display, available leather upholstery, and available Three-Zone Automatic Climate Control.

Differences: The biggest differences come with seating and cargo capacity, and various available features. The Dodge Durango seats up to 7 passengers, while the Cherokee seats up to 5. Additionally, the Durango has up to 84.5 cubic feet of cargo space (with seats folded down) and the Jeep Cherokee offers up to 79.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Finally, the Jeep Cherokee offers available 4G LTE Wi-Fi, while the Durango offers available Dual-Screen Blu-ray Entertainment System.

2019 durango rear interior

Explore Both Options at Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Ready to get behind the wheel of the new Jeep Cherokee or the new Dodge Durango? Get in touch with Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today to set up a test drive of either vehicle–or both! Be sure you check our new vehicle specials, and look over the many Cherokee configurations before stopping by to get extra savings.

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