Compare 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs 2020 Jeep Cherokee

2021 Ford Bronco Sport
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Badlands 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bronco Sport Badlands 4x4 21 26 $31,671 $32,820
Bronco Sport Base 4x4 25 28 $26,806 $27,215
Bronco Sport Big Bend 4x4 25 28 $28,002 $28,720
Bronco Sport First Edition 4x4 21 26 $36,824 $38,160
Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4x4 25 28 $31,710 $32,860
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Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee Altitude 4x4 21 29 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Altitude FWD 22 31 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 19 27 $34,043 $34,845
Cherokee High Altitude FWD 22 31 $30,865 $31,600
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 29 $27,186 $27,340
Cherokee Latitude FWD 22 31 $25,651 $25,840
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 29 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 22 31 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee Limited 4x4 19 27 $34,043 $34,845
Cherokee Limited FWD 22 31 $30,865 $31,600
Cherokee Lux 4x4 19 27 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Lux FWD 22 29 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee North 4x4 19 27 $27,186 $27,340
Cherokee Overland 4x4 19 27 $37,436 $38,495
Cherokee Overland FWD 20 29 $35,931 $36,995
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 24 $33,958 $34,755
Cherokee Trailhawk Elite 4x4 18 24 $33,958 $34,755
Cherokee Upland 4x4 19 27 $27,186 $27,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,671
$28,581
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,820
$29,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$485 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
5.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport carves out a new all-terrain niche for one of the most beloved off-road names in auto history. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee cashes in on off-road prowess and luxury features but comes up short elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 53.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
41.5 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 49.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.6
Second Head Room (in)
41.7 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 128
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.7
Length, Overall (in)
172.7 182
Height, Overall (in)
71.4 66.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.4 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.6 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.4 25.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 36.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 41.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 15.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TWS
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TWS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/60TR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2205 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2205 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2205 2000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5500 180 @ 6400
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 3000 171 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
999 EDE
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Trans Type
8 9
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.58
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.84
Trans Order Code
448 DFH
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.70
Transfer Case Model
Electronic -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.71
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.91
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Bronco Sport Jeep Cherokee
Body Code
S -
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.80 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.80 -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.3
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small SUV 4WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3875
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 700
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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