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Compare 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2019 Ford Escape

2019 Jeep Cherokee
2019 Ford Escape
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Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee Altitude 4x4 21 29 $28,369 $28,895
Cherokee Altitude FWD 22 31 $26,889 $27,395
Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 19 27 $33,821 $34,695
Cherokee High Altitude FWD 23 31 $30,701 $31,450
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 29 $26,424 $26,545
Cherokee Latitude FWD 22 31 $24,929 $25,045
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 29 $28,369 $28,895
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 22 31 $26,889 $27,395
Cherokee Limited 4x4 19 27 $33,821 $34,695
Cherokee Limited FWD 22 31 $30,701 $31,450
Cherokee Overland 4x4 19 27 $37,393 $38,495
Cherokee Overland FWD 20 29 $35,913 $36,995
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 24 $33,351 $34,195
Cherokee Trailhawk Elite 4x4 18 24 $33,351 $34,195
Cherokee Upland 4x4 19 27 $26,424 $26,545
Select style
S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S FWD 21 29 $23,382 $24,105
Escape SE 4WD 22 28 $26,880 $28,000
Escape SE FWD 23 30 $25,441 $26,500
Escape SEL 4WD 22 28 $28,747 $29,945
Escape SEL FWD 23 30 $27,307 $28,445
Escape Titanium 4WD 21 27 $32,756 $34,120
Escape Titanium FWD 22 29 $31,315 $32,620
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,369
$23,382
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,895
$24,105
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$402 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee appeals for its adventurous side, but it isn’t as roomy as rivals. The 2019 Ford Escape works well as a crossover SUV, but has the ride and handling of a smartly tuned hatchback.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 56
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
128 98.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 61.5
Length, Overall (in)
182 178.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.6 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.8 34
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.7 68
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.8 34
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.8
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)
12.6 12
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 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWS NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TWS 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)
3875 3522
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 -
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 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
EDE NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 168 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.96
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.91
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.3
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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