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Compare 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2020 Volkswagen Atlas

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2020 Volkswagen Atlas
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Altitude 4x2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee Altitude 4x2 19 26 $31,858 $32,150
Grand Cherokee Altitude 4x4 18 25 $34,160 $34,450
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x2 19 26 $44,904 $46,695
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 18 25 $47,819 $49,695
Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2 19 26 $31,858 $32,150
Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 18 25 $34,160 $34,450
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x2 19 26 $31,858 $32,150
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x4 18 25 $34,160 $34,450
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x2 19 26 $38,568 $39,955
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 18 25 $40,543 $41,955
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x2 19 26 $38,568 $39,955
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x4 18 25 $40,543 $41,955
Grand Cherokee North 4x4 18 25 $34,160 $34,450
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x2 19 26 $44,904 $46,695
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4 18 25 $47,819 $49,695
Grand Cherokee SRT 4x4 13 19 $66,343 $68,895
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x2 19 26 $50,356 $52,495
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4 18 25 $53,271 $55,495
Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 4x4 11 17 $83,552 $87,400
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 25 $43,551 $45,155
Grand Cherokee Upland 4x2 19 26 $31,858 $32,150
Grand Cherokee Upland 4x4 18 25 $34,160 $34,450
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2.0T S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Atlas 2.0T S FWD 20 24 $30,251 $31,545
Atlas 2.0T SE FWD 20 24 $33,272 $34,695
Atlas 2.0T SE w/Technology FWD 20 24 $35,526 $37,045
Atlas 2.0T SEL FWD 20 24 $39,122 $40,795
Atlas 3.6L V6 S 4MOTION 16 22 $33,320 $34,745
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE 4MOTION 16 22 $36,341 $37,895
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE FWD 17 23 $34,615 $36,095
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 4MOTION 16 22 $38,595 $40,245
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology FWD 17 23 $36,870 $38,445
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $40,706 $42,445
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 17 23 $38,979 $40,645
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL 4MOTION 16 22 $42,575 $44,395
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL FWD 17 23 $40,849 $42,595
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4MOTION 16 22 $47,178 $49,195
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $44,205 $46,095
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line FWD 17 23 $42,478 $44,295
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S 4MOTION 18 23 $31,116 $32,445
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S FWD 21 24 $29,292 $30,545
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE 4MOTION 18 23 $34,376 $35,845
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE FWD 21 24 $32,553 $33,945
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology 4MOTION 18 23 $36,294 $37,845
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology FWD 21 24 $34,471 $35,945
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $37,637 $39,245
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 21 24 $35,814 $37,345
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 18 23 $39,747 $41,445
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL FWD 21 24 $37,923 $39,545
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION 18 23 $44,396 $46,295
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $46,028 $47,995
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $41,376 $43,145
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL R-Line FWD 21 24 $39,555 $41,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 4MOTION 16 22 $37,637 $39,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology FWD 17 23 $35,814 $37,345
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $38,979 $40,645
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 17 23 $37,156 $38,745
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL 4MOTION 16 22 $41,473 $43,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL FWD 17 23 $39,650 $41,345
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4MOTION 16 22 $46,123 $48,095
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $47,754 $49,795
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $43,102 $44,945
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line FWD 17 23 $41,281 $43,045
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,858
$30,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,150
$31,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$536 / month
$526 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee impresses with style and performance, but lags behind in safety and fuel economy. Space comes before pace with the roomy 2020 Volkswagen Atlas.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 61.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 60.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 153.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57 58.2
Third Leg Room (in)
- 33.7
Third Hip Room (in)
- 45.1
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 78.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 198.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 70
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.8
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 117.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 55.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 96.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.2
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)
13 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 18.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TLP NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50SR20 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TLP NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50SR20 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4513 4222
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
293 @ 6400 235 @ 4500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4000 258 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14
Trans Order Code
DFT NZ
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.60
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Volkswagen Atlas
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.1
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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2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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  • Lease from $337 for 42 months
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2020 Volkswagen Atlas
  • Refreshed 2021 Atlas is here; 2021.5s are on the way
  • Cashback: Unadvertised discounts available
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $299 per month for 36 months

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