Compare 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 1997 Chevrolet Suburban

1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
1997 Chevrolet Suburban
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
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1500
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 13 18 $21,567 $24,648
2500 N/A N/A $22,646 $25,880
1500 4WD 12 16 $23,842 $27,249
2500 4WD N/A N/A $24,937 $28,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,155
$21,567
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,545
$24,648
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$411 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicles -
Rear Door Type
- Panel Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 NA
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.3 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 65.0
Passenger Capacity
5 3
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 NA
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 60.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 -
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.58 -
Length, Overall (in)
177.1 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 50.5
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 71.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.75 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 131.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 40.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 76.7
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 6.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 52.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 7.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 219.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 97.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.3 149.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 36.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 47.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 49.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.9 96.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 77.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.57 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.15 x 2.75
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 42
Fuel Tank Location
- Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 48.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 43.7
Steering Type
Power Recirculation-Ball Speed sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 16.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 15.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TMD QHA
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Spare Tire Size
T155/90D16 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code
TMD QHA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QHA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2362
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3968
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2440.1
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 17.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1200
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2400 335 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
ERH L31
Displacement
4.0L/242 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 4600 250 @ 4600
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 18
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code
DGB M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.74 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
42RE Electronic
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 1500
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code
- ZW9
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Stabilizer Bars -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.25
Suspension Type - Rear
Link Coil w/F/R 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Stabilizer Bars -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra Coil w/F/R Indep Coil Spring
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent GM
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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