2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox
Off-Roading & Efficiency
Both the 2017 Jeep Cherokee and 2017 Chevy Equinox are known for their outstanding performance and fuel economy. So, which is ripe for tackling Alberta’s unforgiving terrain? Let’s find out!
- Off-Road Capability: The new Cherokee’s base trim, Sport, is available with 4×4 and a 4×4 Terrain Management System with multiple drive modes. All-wheel drive isn’t offered on the entry-level Chevy Equinox.
- Towing: Properly equipped, the Equinox can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while the Cherokee manages 500 pounds more.
- Fuel-Efficiency: The Cherokee offers an efficient 3.2L V6 engine; coupled with front-wheel drive, this engine earns 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway. The Equinox, on the other hand, offers a 3.6L V6 that earns just 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway with front-wheel drive.
In the SUV segment. space and comfort separate the average from the extraordinary. Look below to see what you can expect from the 2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. the 2017 Chevy Equinox:
- Cargo Room: Behind the first row, the Chevy Equinox offers 63.7 cubic feet, while the Jeep Cherokee offers 54.9 cubic feet. Although its cargo area is slightly smaller, the Cherokee comes with a Cargo Management System to help you organise your belongings.
- Comfort: Standard features for both SUVs include Bluetooth, split-folding rear seats, and a 6-speaker audio system. The Equinox comes with a rearview camera and a partially-powered driver’s seat, while the Cherokee offers exclusives like an optional heated steering wheel and adaptive cruise control.
- Technology: The Equinox features a 7-inch touchscreen. However, you can opt for an 8.4-inch touchscreen with Uconnect for the Cherokee, as well as a dual-pane panoramic sunroof.
Test Drive the 2017 Jeep Cherokee Today at Jackson Dodge!
Learn more about the 2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. the 2017 Chevy Equinox at Jackson Dodge! We’d be more than happy to set you up with a test drive of the Cherokee vehicle of your choice. In addition to our excellent selection, we also offer great financing options for customers with all sorts of credit histories. Contact our knowledgeable associates today to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Cherokee!