Compare 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek vs 2014 Jeep Cherokee

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2014 Jeep Cherokee
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5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 23 30 $20,876 $21,995
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 25 33 $21,793 $22,995
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 25 33 $23,178 $24,495
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,876
$22,636
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$383 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is an equal-opportunity hatchback, with agility for Snow Belt commuters and outdoor adventurers alike. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee plants a foot in both the crossover and SUV world--and only flubs the styling.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.2 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 105.4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 49.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 57.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 182
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.3 24.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
32 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
35 36.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
51.9 54.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
64.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
22.3 24.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
53 41.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.5 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 11
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TRA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/60TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TRA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/60TR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3098 3679
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 171 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA ED6
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6200 184 @ 6250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA DFH
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 4.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.91
Trans Type
5 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.70
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.58
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Subaru XV Crosstrek Jeep Cherokee
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 160
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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