Compare 2018 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Jeep Cherokee
2018 Toyota RAV4
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Latitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 28 $25,730 $25,895
Cherokee Latitude FWD 21 30 $24,240 $24,395
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 28 $27,258 $27,795
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 21 30 $25,783 $26,295
Cherokee Latitude Tech Connect 4x4 21 28 $25,730 $25,895
Cherokee Latitude Tech Connect FWD 21 30 $24,240 $24,395
Cherokee Limited 4x4 21 28 $30,548 $31,295
Cherokee Limited FWD 21 30 $29,073 $29,795
Cherokee Overland 4x4 20 27 $36,229 $37,340
Cherokee Overland FWD 21 30 $33,115 $34,095
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 19 25 $30,266 $30,995
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 22 28 $26,781 $28,650
RAV4 Adventure FWD 23 30 $26,126 $27,950
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 34 30 $25,743 $27,385
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 34 30 $32,223 $34,280
RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD 34 30 $30,489 $32,435
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 34 30 $27,523 $29,280
RAV4 LE AWD 22 28 $24,366 $26,060
RAV4 LE FWD 23 30 $23,057 $24,660
RAV4 Limited AWD 22 28 $30,439 $32,555
RAV4 Limited FWD 23 29 $29,130 $31,155
RAV4 Platinum AWD 22 28 $34,033 $36,400
RAV4 Platinum FWD 23 29 $32,724 $35,000
RAV4 SE AWD 22 28 $28,461 $30,440
RAV4 SE FWD 23 29 $27,152 $29,040
RAV4 XLE AWD 22 28 $25,386 $27,150
RAV4 XLE FWD 23 30 $24,077 $25,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,730
$26,781
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,895
$28,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$478 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Jeep Cherokee performs its crossover chores as asked, but loves the off-road tasks more. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 has a lot going for it, including a hybrid model, but you’d be wise to cross-shop its rivals as well.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.4 100.7
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 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 48.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 67.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.6
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
182 181.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.9 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.6 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.6 38.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 11.2
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 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P235/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TRF NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P235/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TRF NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3953 3605
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
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
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.42
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 1.90
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.30
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.1
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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