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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $38,325 to $60,300
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2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $34,045 to $79,595
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MPG - City 19 MPG 13 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG 17 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 70.8 ft3 67.4 - 72.4 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 hp 270 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.5 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 77.5 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Convenience
The Jeep Grand Cherokee requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Jeep Grand Cherokee or the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Grand Cherokee as you will in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.