Compare 2014 Jeep Cherokee vs 2014 Toyota RAV4

2014 Jeep Cherokee
2014 Toyota RAV4
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 22 31 $22,636 $22,995
FWD 4-Door Altitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
FWD 4-Door Latitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
4WD 4-Door Sport 21 28 $24,571 $24,995
4WD 4-Door Altitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 31 $27,154 $28,095
4WD 4-Door Trailhawk 19 25 $28,604 $29,595
4WD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $29,069 $30,095
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FWD 4-Door LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LE 24 31 $22,020 $23,550
AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $23,329 $24,950
FWD 4-Door XLE 24 31 $23,375 $25,000
AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $24,684 $26,400
FWD 4-Door Limited 24 31 $26,478 $28,320
AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $27,787 $29,720
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,636
$22,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,995
$23,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee plants a foot in both the crossover and SUV world--and only flubs the styling. The 2014 Toyota RAV4 is sensible and spacious; but if driving fun is a priority, you can do better.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 48.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 101.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
182 179.9
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 65.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.8 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.8 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.9 73.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 34.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3679 3435
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6250 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4800 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
ED6 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.42
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 1.90
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.30
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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