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Compare 2014 Jeep Cherokee vs 2014 Subaru Crosstrek

2014 Jeep Cherokee
2014 Subaru Crosstrek
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4WD 4-Door Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Altitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $29,069 $30,095
Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Sport 21 28 $24,571 $24,995
Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Trailhawk 19 25 $28,604 $29,595
Cherokee FWD 4-Door Altitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
Cherokee FWD 4-Door Latitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
Cherokee FWD 4-Door Limited 22 31 $27,154 $28,095
Cherokee FWD 4-Door Sport 22 31 $22,636 $22,995
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5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 25 33 $23,178 $24,495
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 25 33 $21,793 $22,995
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 23 30 $20,876 $21,995
XV Crosstrek Hybrid 5-Door 2.0i 29 33 $24,735 $25,995
XV Crosstrek Hybrid 5-Door 2.0i Touring 29 33 $27,804 $29,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,716
$23,178
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,495
$24,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$408 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee plants a foot in both the crossover and SUV world--and only flubs the styling. The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is an equal-opportunity hatchback, with agility for Snow Belt commuters and outdoor adventurers alike.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.4 97.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 52.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 35.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
182 175.2
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 103.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 70.1
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62 60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.8 22.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 35
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.9 51.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.8 22.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 53
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 32
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.5
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 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWS NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TWS NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P225/55HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3941 3197
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4800 145 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
ED6 NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6250 148 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 33
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.58 - 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Subaru XV Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 6.4
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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