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
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Invoice Price
$31,840
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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 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 78.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 191.1
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 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P255/55VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 772
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4677 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6327
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
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
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- 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 Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.27
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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