Compare 2012 Porsche Cayenne vs 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2012 Porsche Cayenne
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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AWD 4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 15 22 $43,200 $48,200
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 16 23 $45,900 $51,200
AWD 4-Door S 16 22 $58,320 $65,000
AWD 4-Door S Hybrid 20 24 $61,920 $69,000
AWD 4-Door Turbo 15 22 $96,210 $107,100
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RWD 4-Door Laredo Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 23 $26,803 $27,195
RWD 4-Door Laredo Altitude 17 23 $26,803 $27,195
4WD 4-Door Laredo 16 23 $28,743 $29,195
4WD 4-Door Laredo Altitude 16 23 $28,743 $29,195
RWD 4-Door Limited 17 23 $34,724 $36,795
4WD 4-Door Limited 16 23 $37,059 $39,295
RWD 4-Door Overland 17 23 $37,545 $39,895
RWD 4-Door Overland Summit 17 23 $37,545 $39,895
4WD 4-Door Overland 16 23 $40,790 $43,395
4WD 4-Door Overland Summit 16 23 $40,790 $43,395
4WD 4-Door SRT8 12 18 $52,150 $54,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,200
$26,803
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,200
$27,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$803 / month
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Porsche Cayenne comes equipped to take on a rugged trail, the racetrack, and child ferrying, all in the same day. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee only gets better this year with the addition of the SRT8's thundering HEMI V-8.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 58.0
Front Leg Room (in)
67.1 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 105.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 57.0
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.7
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 69.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.0 114.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 76.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.2 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.5 8.6
Length, Overall (in)
190.8 189.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
45.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.7 35.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.9 68.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.1 12.6 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.4 12.9 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9-12.5 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/75R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - TY8
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBK
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R18 P265/50R20
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - TY8
Front Tire Size
P255/55R18 P265/50R20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
893 750
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4398 4470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 20 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 20 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 6.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 14.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 700
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA ERB
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 290 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA DGJ
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.68 3.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
10.2 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 2.19
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Cayenne Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 9.6
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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