Compare 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2011 Nissan Pathfinder

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Nissan Pathfinder
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4WD 4-Door 70th Anniversary
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door 70th Anniversary 16 22 $30,601 $32,215
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 16 22 $30,601 $32,215
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 16 22 $36,971 $39,215
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 16 22 $39,774 $42,295
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland Summit 16 22 $39,774 $42,295
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door 70th Anniversary 16 23 $28,711 $30,215
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 16 23 $28,711 $30,215
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 16 23 $34,626 $36,715
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 16 23 $36,519 $38,795
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland Summit 16 23 $36,519 $38,795
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2WD 4-Door V6 LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door V6 LE 15 22 $35,304 $38,120
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door V6 S 15 22 $26,771 $28,570
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door V6 SV 15 22 $29,570 $31,920
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door V6 Silver 15 22 $33,260 $35,910
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door V6 LE 14 20 $37,338 $40,320
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door V6 S 14 20 $28,641 $30,570
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door V6 SV 14 20 $31,420 $33,920
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door V6 Silver 14 20 $35,110 $37,910
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door V8 LE 13 18 $40,048 $43,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,601
$35,304
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,215
$38,120
Monthly Payment Estimate
$537 / month
$635 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is one capable, good-looking crossover—and a welcome sign of life from Chrysler. The 2011 Nissan Pathfinder is a workhorse SUV that also offers decent comfort and an impressive feature set.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 100.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 55.5
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- 28.1
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.0
Third Head Room (in)
- 36.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 192.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
69.4 72.2
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 30.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 112.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 16.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.1 48.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 44.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 73.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.7 79.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 17.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 12.1 x 0.7
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.67 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 17.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact P265/60R18
Front Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4660 4676
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 10.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 266 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 288 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6L/220 4.0L/241
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 2.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.35
Trans Order Code
DGJ NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual mode
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.52
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Nissan Pathfinder
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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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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