When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the options available to you on the market. SUVs especially are an ever-expanding vehicle class, so figuring out which model will offer the most features and capabilities you are looking for can be difficult. That's why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to put two similar models up side by side to examine their differences and choose the model that is best for you. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Escape.
While the Escape has a marginally lower price point, the Cherokee offers passengers more interior comfort and convenience features, as well as having more power and efficiency, making it the better option for consumers overall. The vehicles are comparable in size and both have a sporty, athletic exterior design. Let's take a closer look at the key features and differences between these two models.
2019 Jeep Cherokee
2018 Ford Escape
|2.4-liter I4||Engine||2.5-liter I4|
|180 Horsepower||Horsepower||168 Horsepower|
|25 MPG||Combined MPG||24 MPG|
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is sleek and comfortable. It offers more space for passengers inside, with 128 cubic feet of passenger volume, compared to just 98 cubic feet in the Escape. It also has more power under the hood, with more horsepower, and it offers a smoother ride. The Cherokee has a nine-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual, while the Escape offers a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual.
The Jeep Cherokee has standard features like auxiliary ports, knee protection airbags for the driver and front passenger, front fog lights and heated side mirrors. The Escape only offers knee protection airbags for the driver and doesn't offer any of the other listed features. The Cherokee also offers available features like heated front seats, lumbar support for the driver and a blind spot monitor system, which are not offered on the Escape.
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