Compare 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2014 Chevrolet Traverse

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Chevrolet Traverse
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RWD 4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $34,931 $36,495
4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $36,856 $38,495
RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,095 $43,195
4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $43,940 $46,195
RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $45,695 $48,195
4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $48,540 $51,195
4WD 4-Door SRT8 13 19 $61,191 $64,380
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $29,563 $30,795
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $31,483 $32,795
FWD 4-Door LT 17 24 $32,309 $34,010
AWD 4-Door LT 16 23 $34,209 $36,010
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $38,779 $41,255
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $40,659 $43,255
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,081
$29,563
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,495
$30,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$492 / month
$513 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee adds great turbodiesel fuel economy to a resume already blushing with talent. The 2014 Chevrolet Traverse offers up all the practicality, space, and features that will make a big family happy--provided you prefer an understated style.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 61.50
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.40
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 61.00
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.30
Front Hip Room (in)
57 58.00
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 36.80
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.40
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 57.80
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 150.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 33.20
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.30
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.80
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.60
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 7.20
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 203.70
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 69.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.10
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 118.90
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 78.50
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 67.30
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 116.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 24.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 70.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
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)
12.6 13.0 x 0.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.8 x 1.1
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 40.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.89
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70SR17 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TY8 QPR
Front Tire Size
P245/70SR17 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TY8 QPR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QD6
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 5200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6200 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
620 520
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
620 780
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 5200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4545 4646
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 x 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 660
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 170
Engine
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 281 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
ERB LLT
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.16
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.84
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.87
Trans Order Code
DFL M7V
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Chevrolet Traverse
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Coil-Over Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Linked H-Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 9.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3 (2012)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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