Compare 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Subaru Outback

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 $39,505 $40,950
Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x4 18 25 $41,480 $42,950
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x2 19 26 $32,789 $33,120
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x4 18 25 $35,090 $35,420
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x2 19 26 $45,651 $47,490
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 18 25 $48,566 $50,490
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x2 19 26 $32,789 $33,120
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x4 18 25 $35,090 $35,420
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x2 19 26 $32,789 $33,120
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x4 18 25 $35,090 $35,420
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x2 19 26 $39,505 $40,950
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 18 25 $41,480 $42,950
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x2 19 26 $39,505 $40,950
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x4 18 25 $41,480 $42,950
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x2 19 26 $45,651 $47,490
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4 18 25 $48,566 $50,490
Grand Cherokee SRT 4x4 13 19 $67,313 $69,940
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x2 19 26 $51,291 $53,490
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4 18 25 $54,206 $56,490
Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 4x4 11 17 $84,523 $88,445
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 25 $44,488 $46,150
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outback CVT 26 33 $25,187 $26,795
Outback Limited CVT 26 33 $31,451 $33,595
Outback Limited XT CVT 23 30 $35,451 $37,995
Outback Onyx Edition XT CVT 23 30 $32,875 $35,145
Outback Premium CVT 26 33 $27,318 $29,045
Outback Touring CVT 26 33 $35,034 $37,495
Outback Touring XT CVT 23 30 $37,240 $39,945
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,505
$25,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,950
$26,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$447 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an icon for its capability and customization. The 2021 Subaru Outback hangs on to its remarkably rugged stance as it grows more refined than ever.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 109
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 66.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 108.1
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 28.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 73
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 191.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 75.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 32.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 32.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 75
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 42
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
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 12.4
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 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TKY NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TKY NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 2700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 270
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 270
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4576 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 17 X 7
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 176 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
293 @ 6400 182 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 -
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.56
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.07 - 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Subaru Outback
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
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 6.1
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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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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  • Lease: From $239 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months
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2021 Subaru Outback
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  • Lease: From $249 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 0% APR for 63 months
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