Compare 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2015 Porsche Cayenne

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2015 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 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door High Altitude 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $37,776 $39,065
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT 13 19 $62,314 $64,895
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $49,801 $51,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door High Altitude 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $35,831 $37,065
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $46,926 $48,995
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AWD 4-Door Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Diesel 20 29 N/A $61,700
Cayenne AWD 4-Door S 17 24 N/A $74,100
Cayenne AWD 4-Door S E-Hybrid N/A N/A N/A $76,400
Cayenne AWD 4-Door Turbo 14 21 N/A $113,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,840
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,995
$61,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$1028 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an engine for everyone, and a feature list as extensive as those found in luxury sedans. The 2015 Porsche Cayenne is no longer the only blasphemous off-roader in the Porsche family; this year, it gets improved powertrains and massaged looks in a familiar package.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 78.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 114
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 67.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 23.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 62.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 23.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
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 Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P255/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P255/55VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 772
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7716
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7716
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 772
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4677 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6327
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 220
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 450
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 450
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection
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
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.69
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.97
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.86
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.83
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.84
Trans Order Code
DFL G1G
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
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 Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.27
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 (Est) 9.0
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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