Compare 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2014 Porsche Cayenne

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Porsche Cayenne
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4WD 4-Door Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $36,856 $38,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $43,940 $46,195
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT8 13 19 $61,191 $64,380
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $48,540 $51,195
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $34,931 $36,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,095 $43,195
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $45,695 $48,195
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AWD 4-Door Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Diesel 20 29 N/A $56,600
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Diesel Platinum Edition 20 29 N/A $66,900
Cayenne AWD 4-Door GTS 15 21 N/A $83,300
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Manual 15 22 N/A $49,600
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 17 23 N/A $63,300
Cayenne AWD 4-Door S 16 22 N/A $66,800
Cayenne AWD 4-Door S Hybrid 20 24 N/A $70,900
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 17 23 N/A $52,600
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Turbo 15 22 N/A $110,400
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Turbo S 14 20 N/A $146,000

Pricing

Invoice Price

$31,046
$131,220

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$31,495
$56,600

Monthly Payment Estimate

$525 / month
$943 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.4
8.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee adds great turbodiesel fuel economy to a resume already blushing with talent. Yes, Porsche does make a family car, and this is it; the 2014 Cayenne runs the gamut from sporty errand mule to track-worthy sports SUV, with some interesting green options in between.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

24 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Standard SUV 4WD -

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58 -

Passenger Volume (ft³)

105.4 -

Front Leg Room (in)

40.3 -

Front Hip Room (in)

57 57.8

Second Leg Room (in)

38.6 -

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Head Room (in)

39.9 39.6

Second Hip Room (in)

56.2 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.7 58.9

Second Head Room (in)

39.2 -

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

69.3 67.4

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.1 65.7

Wheelbase (in)

114.8 114

Liftover Height (in)

32.4 -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.5 76.3

Track Width, Front (in)

63.9 65.2

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.6 8.7

Length, Overall (in)

189.8 190.8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

68.3 62.9

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

36.3 23.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

36.3 23.7

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 13

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)

12.9 13.8

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)

24.6 26.4

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.1 39

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P265/50TR20 P255/55VR18

Rear Tire Order Code

TV9 H9M

Front Tire Size

P265/50TR20 P255/55VR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

TV9 H9M

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

6200 7716

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

6200 7716

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

620 772

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4677 4795

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

- 6283

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8 18 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8 18 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

700 450

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

160 220

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

- 450

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

260 @ 4800 406 @ 1750

Engine Order Code

ERB NA

Displacement

3.6 L/220 3.0 L/181

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

290 @ 6400 240 @ 3500

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection

Engine Oil Cooler

- None

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

19 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

24 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 20

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.45 -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.11 1.86

Trans Type

8 8

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.28 1.21

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 0.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.29 4.07

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.14 2.84

Trans Order Code

DFL G1G

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.67 1.44

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.84 0.83

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.71 4.97

Trans PTO Access

- No

Transfer Case Power Take Off

- No

Transfer Case Model

- None

Summary

Vehicle Name

Jeep Grand Cherokee Porsche Cayenne

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Body Code

- S

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link -

Suspension Type - Front

Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Short And Long Arm -

Axle Type - Front

- Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

- 3.27

Axle Type - Rear

- Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

- 3.27

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.7 9.2

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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