Compare 2016 Jeep Cherokee vs 2016 Toyota RAV4

2016 Jeep Cherokee
2016 Toyota RAV4
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 22 31 $23,360 $23,495
FWD 4-Door 75th Anniversary 22 31 $24,818 $25,295
FWD 4-Door Altitude 22 31 $24,818 $25,295
FWD 4-Door Latitude 22 31 $24,818 $25,295
4WD 4-Door Sport 21 28 $25,335 $25,495
4WD 4-Door 75th Anniversary 21 28 $26,773 $27,295
4WD 4-Door Altitude 21 28 $26,773 $27,295
4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 28 $26,773 $27,295
FWD 4-Door High Altitude 22 31 $28,484 $29,195
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 31 $28,484 $29,195
4WD 4-Door Trailhawk 19 25 $30,251 $30,995
4WD 4-Door High Altitude 21 28 $30,439 $31,195
4WD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $30,439 $31,195
FWD 4-Door Overland 22 31 $33,654 $34,695
4WD 4-Door Overland 19 26 $37,207 $38,395
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FWD 4-Door LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LE 23 30 $22,768 $24,350
AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $24,077 $25,750
FWD 4-Door XLE 23 30 $24,562 $26,270
AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $25,871 $27,670
FWD 4-Door SE 23 30 $27,363 $29,265
AWD 4-Door SE 22 29 $28,672 $30,665
FWD 4-Door Limited 23 30 $29,461 $31,510
AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $30,770 $32,910
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,360
$22,768
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,495
$24,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$392 / month
$406 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Jeep Cherokee offers everything that the brand and nameplate promise—although there are some disconnects in the styling and packaging. The 2016 Toyota RAV4 is a competent crossover utility with a new Hybrid model this year, updated safety systems, and lots of interior space.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 48.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 101.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.7
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 65.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.6 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.9 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.6 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 10.8
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)
11 11.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3655 3455
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4600 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
ED6-1 NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6400 176 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 1.90
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.42
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.15
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Toyota RAV4
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
7.0 6.8
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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