Compare 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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80th Anniversary 4x2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x2 19 26 $39,693 $41,150
Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x4 18 25 $41,668 $43,150
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x2 19 26 $32,938 $33,275
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x4 18 25 $35,239 $35,575
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x2 19 26 $45,871 $47,725
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 18 25 $48,786 $50,725
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x2 19 26 $32,938 $33,275
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x4 18 25 $35,239 $35,575
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x2 19 26 $32,938 $33,275
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x4 18 25 $35,239 $35,575
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x2 19 26 $39,693 $41,150
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 18 25 $41,668 $43,150
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x2 19 26 $39,693 $41,150
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x4 18 25 $41,668 $43,150
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x2 19 26 $45,871 $47,725
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4 18 25 $48,786 $50,725
Grand Cherokee SRT 4x4 13 19 $67,640 $70,290
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x2 19 26 $51,525 $53,740
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4 18 25 $54,440 $56,740
Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 4x4 11 17 $84,938 $88,890
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 25 $44,676 $46,350
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Telluride EX AWD 19 24 $37,809 $39,590
Telluride EX FWD 20 26 $35,899 $37,590
Telluride LX AWD 19 24 $32,994 $34,190
Telluride LX FWD 20 26 $31,064 $32,190
Telluride S AWD 19 24 $35,310 $36,590
Telluride S FWD 20 26 $33,380 $34,590
Telluride SX AWD 19 24 $42,393 $44,390
Telluride SX FWD 20 26 $40,577 $42,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,693
$37,809
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,150
$39,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$686 / month
$660 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L performs on road and off, has lots of space, and competes with luxury brands in its top models. The 2021 Kia Telluride earns our Best Car To Buy nod with its excellent features, warranty, space, and style.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 59.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 157.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57 58.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 61.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 40.2
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.3
Third Leg Room (in)
- 31.4
Third Hip Room (in)
- 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 68.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.6
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 114.2
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 8
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 196.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 87
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 21
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 46
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12
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)
13.8 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TKY NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TKY NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4576 4255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4000 262 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.8 L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
293 @ 6400 291 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.86
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.65
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.90
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.80
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Kia Telluride
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.5
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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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 2021 Grand Cherokee L arriving; best deals on 2-row
  • Lease: From $249 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $4,000 off MSRP
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 48 months + up to $3,250 bonus
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2021 Kia Telluride
  • 2021 Telluride is in stock; 2022s arriving
  • Lease: $329 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: College and military cash
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 66 months
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