Compare 1997 Jeep Cherokee vs 1997 Toyota RAV4

1997 Jeep Cherokee
1997 Toyota RAV4
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee 2-Door SE 20 23 $14,383 $15,300
Cherokee 2-Door SE 4WD 20 23 $15,782 $16,815
Cherokee 2-Door Sport 15 20 $16,225 $17,915
Cherokee 2-Door Sport 4WD 15 20 $17,574 $19,425
Cherokee 4-Door Country 15 20 $19,756 $21,905
Cherokee 4-Door Country 4WD 15 20 $21,110 $23,420
Cherokee 4-Door SE 20 23 $15,349 $16,340
Cherokee 4-Door SE 4WD 20 23 $16,744 $17,850
Cherokee 4-Door Sport 15 20 $17,156 $18,950
Cherokee 4-Door Sport 4WD 15 20 $18,505 $20,460
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2-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 2-Door Automatic 24 29 $14,738 $16,168
RAV4 2-Door Manual 24 30 $13,779 $15,118
RAV4 2-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $14,801 $16,518
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,375 $16,868
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $16,368 $18,268
RAV4 4-Door Manual 24 30 $14,417 $15,818
RAV4 4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,428 $17,218
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,383
$14,738
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,300
$16,168
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicles Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 50.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 39.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.0 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
44.5 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 53.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Height, Overall (in)
63.9 64.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
167.5 147.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
43.2 -TBD-
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
65.8 -TBD-
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.0 9.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
54.7 -TBD-
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71. 34.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 X 2.50 -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.9 33.5
Steering Type
Power Recirculation-Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 -TBD-
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/90D16 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
TM6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TM6 NA
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2,000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2,000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2947 2513
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16" x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16" x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16" x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 -TBD-
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 3250 125 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
EPE NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5400 120 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -TBD-
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 -TBD-
Clutch Size (in)
9.125 -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -TBD-
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -TBD-
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.74 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 -TBD-
Trans Order Code
DDQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 -TBD-
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -TBD-
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -TBD-

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