Crossover SUVs have become some of the most popular vehicles on the market, and for good reason. They offer the capability and roomy interior of an SUV without completely throwing efficiency out the window. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee comes with the rugged Jeep reputation, but offers a modern exterior design and a comfortable interior that makes it both fun to drive and to look at. Check out this comparison of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee and the 2017 Ford Escape to see which model is the best fit for you.
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|2017 Jeep Cherokee||VS||2017 Ford Escape|
|2.4-L 4-cylinder (184 hp)||Base Engine||2.5-L 4-cylinder (168 hp)|
|271 hp (3.2-L V6)||Max. Horsepower||245 hp (2.0-L turbo 4-cylinder)|
|9-spd Automatic||Transmission||6-spd Automatic|
Both the 2017 Cherokee and 2017 Escape come with a standard four-cylinder engine. The Cherokee, however, produces more horsepower and quite a bit more torque, giving it a more responsive, fun-to-drive feel without negatively affecting the fuel economy. The Cherokee still manages to achieve up to 30 miles per gallon on the highway, just a bit ahead of the 2017 Ford Escape's 29 highway miles per gallon.
When it comes to standard interior features, both the 2017 Cherokee and 2017 Escape offer convenient features for drivers and passengers alike. Both SUVs have a standard six-speaker audio system and Bluetooth compatibility, but only the 2017 Cherokee has heated front seats. The 2017 Cherokee also comes with standard daytime running lights and ParkSense parking assist.