Compare 2021 Jeep Cherokee vs 2021 Toyota RAV4

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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x4 19 27 $31,426 $32,095
Cherokee 80th Anniversary FWD 20 29 $30,001 $30,595
Cherokee Altitude 4x4 21 29 $29,982 $30,575
Cherokee Altitude FWD 22 31 $28,557 $29,075
Cherokee Freedom 4x4 21 29 $28,066 $28,260
Cherokee Freedom FWD 22 31 $26,626 $26,760
Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 21 29 $35,135 $36,000
Cherokee High Altitude FWD 23 31 $33,710 $34,500
Cherokee Latitude 4x4 21 29 $28,066 $28,260
Cherokee Latitude FWD 22 31 $26,626 $26,760
Cherokee Latitude Lux 4x4 19 27 $31,426 $32,095
Cherokee Latitude Lux FWD 20 29 $30,001 $30,595
Cherokee Latitude Plus 4x4 21 29 $29,982 $30,575
Cherokee Latitude Plus FWD 22 31 $28,557 $29,075
Cherokee Limited 4x4 19 27 $35,135 $36,000
Cherokee Limited FWD 20 29 $33,710 $34,500
Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 24 $34,945 $35,800
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 25 33 $31,094 $33,255
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 41 38 $26,791 $28,500
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 41 38 $34,950 $37,180
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 41 38 $28,008 $29,795
RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium AWD 41 38 $30,692 $32,650
RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD 41 38 $32,525 $34,600
RAV4 LE AWD 27 34 $25,760 $27,550
RAV4 LE FWD 27 35 $24,451 $26,150
RAV4 Limited AWD 25 33 $33,735 $36,080
RAV4 Limited FWD 27 35 $32,426 $34,680
RAV4 TRD Off Road AWD 25 32 $33,549 $35,880
RAV4 XLE AWD 27 33 $26,970 $28,845
RAV4 XLE FWD 28 35 $25,661 $27,445
RAV4 XLE Premium AWD 27 33 $29,500 $31,550
RAV4 XLE Premium FWD 28 35 $28,191 $30,150
RAV4 Prime SE N/A N/A $35,815 $38,100
RAV4 Prime XSE N/A N/A $38,939 $41,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,426
$31,094
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,095
$33,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$535 / month
$554 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Cherokee prioritizes off-road capability beyond all else. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is the meat-and-potatoes crossover for many buyers; the RAV4 Prime supplies the all-electric range.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
128 98.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 47.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 68.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.6 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 73.4
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.6
Length, Overall (in)
182 181.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.7 69.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.8 37.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.8 37.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 11.1
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
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 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TLA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TLA 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)
3960 3655
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
239 @ 4400 184 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
EHK NA
Displacement
3.2 L/198 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
271 @ 6500 203 @ 6600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.03
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.67
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility 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
8.1 6.3
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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