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Compare 2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Jeep Cherokee
2020 Mazda CX-5
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Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee Altitude 4x4 21 29 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Altitude FWD 22 31 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 19 27 $34,043 $34,845
Cherokee High Altitude FWD 23 31 $30,865 $31,600
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 29 $27,186 $27,340
Cherokee Latitude FWD 22 31 $25,651 $25,840
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 29 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 22 31 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee Limited 4x4 19 27 $34,043 $34,845
Cherokee Limited FWD 22 31 $30,865 $31,600
Cherokee Lux 4x4 19 27 $28,581 $29,095
Cherokee Lux FWD 20 29 $27,061 $27,595
Cherokee North 4x4 19 27 $27,186 $27,340
Cherokee Overland 4x4 19 27 $37,436 $38,495
Cherokee Overland FWD 20 29 $35,931 $36,995
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 24 $33,958 $34,755
Cherokee Trailhawk Elite 4x4 18 24 $33,958 $34,755
Cherokee Upland 4x4 19 27 $27,186 $27,340
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,477 $31,710
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $29,133 $30,310
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $33,767 $35,135
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $35,708 $37,155
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $26,092 $26,590
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $24,719 $25,190
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,416 $28,230
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $26,057 $26,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,581
$30,477
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,095
$31,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$529 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Jeep Cherokee cashes in on off-road prowess and luxury features but comes up short elsewhere. The 2020 Mazda CX-5 trades family-ready space for fine handling and good power.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
128 103.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
182 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.6 106.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.5
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 32.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.8 30.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.7 32.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.7 59.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.8 30.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 41.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 11.9
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWS NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TWS NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR18 P225/55VR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3875 3679
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4600 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EDE NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 187 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30 (Est)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.45
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 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.02
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 6.8 (Est)
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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2020 Jeep Cherokee
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  • $2,750 factory rebate + $750 finance bonus
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  • 0% APR for 72 months, no payment for 90 days
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2020 Mazda CX-5
  • 2020 CX-5 selection still looks good
  • $1,500 factory rebate for all buyers
  • Lease from $239 for 36 months + free 1st payment
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months + $500 bonus
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