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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x4 19 27 $31,692 $32,375
Cherokee 80th Anniversary FWD 20 29 $30,267 $30,875
Cherokee Altitude 4x4 21 29 $30,409 $31,025
Cherokee Altitude FWD 22 31 $28,984 $29,525
Cherokee Freedom 4x4 21 29 $28,496 $28,710
Cherokee Freedom FWD 22 31 $27,056 $27,210
Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 19 29 $35,407 $36,285
Cherokee High Altitude FWD 23 29 $33,982 $34,785
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 29 $28,496 $28,710
Cherokee Latitude FWD 22 31 $27,056 $27,210
Cherokee Latitude Lux 4x4 19 27 $31,692 $32,375
Cherokee Latitude Lux FWD 20 29 $30,267 $30,875
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 29 $30,409 $31,025
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 22 31 $28,984 $29,525
Cherokee Limited 4x4 19 27 $35,407 $36,285
Cherokee Limited FWD 20 29 $33,982 $34,785
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 24 $35,217 $36,085
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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Wrangler 80th Anniversary 4x4 22 24 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Freedom 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Islander 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Rubicon 4x4 17 25 $37,948 $39,820
Wrangler Sport 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Sport S 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Unlimited 80th Anniversary 4x4 21 24 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Freedom 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Islander 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 4x4 13 17 $70,595 $74,795
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4 17 23 $41,323 $43,320
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4x4 17 23 $38,022 $39,770
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Altitude 4x4 17 23 $38,022 $39,770
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara High Altitude 4x4 21 24 $38,022 $39,770
Wrangler Unlimited Sport 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Sport 4x4 RHD 21 24 $38,308 $39,235
Wrangler Unlimited Sport Altitude 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Willys 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Unlimited Willys Sport 4x4 17 23 $32,262 $32,870
Wrangler Willys 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Wrangler Willys Sport 4x4 17 25 $28,817 $29,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,692
$28,817
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,375
$29,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$540 / month
$490 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Cherokee prioritizes off-road capability beyond all else. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler SUV is an iconic off-roader that endures because it’s capable and cool.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
128 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 35.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 42.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 45
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 73.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.6 96.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 73.8
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 30
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.9
Length, Overall (in)
182 166.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.7 31.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.8 12.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.8 12.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.9
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 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 17.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Re-Circulating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 34.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P255/70SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TLA TDB
Front Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P255/70SR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TLA TDB
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3960 3948
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 8016
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 220
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
239 @ 4400 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
EHK EC1
Displacement
3.2 L/198 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
271 @ 6500 270 @ 5250
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 (Est) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 (Est) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 (Est) 22
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.53
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.49
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.63
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.67
Trans Order Code
DFH DEM
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.71
Transfer Case Model
- Manual
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Jeep Wrangler
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Leading Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Axle Type - Rear
- Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.45
Axle Type - Front
- Non-Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.45
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 (Est) 7.7
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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