Searching for the right crossover SUV can be tough when there are so many great options available in the crowded automotive marketplace. Whether you're looking for space, fuel economy, or performance, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee is a great place to start. With it's modern exterior and high-tech interior features, the 2016 Cherokee is a vehicle that is sure to make your daily drive more comfortable and exciting. Today we'll compare the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and 2016 Ford Escape to give you the specs and details you need to choose the crossover that best fits your lifestyle and preferences.
If you are looking for a vehicle with attractive looks and a unique appearance, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee is certainly an eye-catching choice. It's streaked back headlights and sporty build offers a different take on the traditional Jeep appearance. The Ford Escape's more traditional front-end is attractive and clean, without any details that truly stand out from the rest of the options on the road today. Under the hood, you will find a slightly larger engine in the 2016 Ford Escape, but a lower horsepower rating. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee, racing ahead of the Ford Explorer with 184 horsepower and the same fuel economy rating, also has a 9-speed automatic transmission for a more smooth shifting driving experience.
|2016 Jeep Cherokee||VS||2016 Ford Escape|
|2.4-Liter I-4||Base Engine||2.5-liter I-4|
|22/31||Fuel Economy City/Hwy||22/31|
|9-Speed Auto||Transmission||6-Speed Auto|
Looking to the interior, both the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and 2016 Ford Explorer come with a standard first-row LCD screen and Bluetooth connectivity. Great apps from the LCD screen control center make it easy to enjoy smartphone devices and music while inside the Cherokee and Explorer. The more traditional and horizontal features of the inside of the 2016 Jeep Cherokee make the control center appear more organized, while the Explorer's control center might feel crowded. Both vehicle seat five passengers comfortably in high-quality cloth seating at the base trim.
However, the rear folding seats on both vehicles can also allow for increased cargo space in lieu of passenger seats. If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, give us a call or schedule your test drive online. Our skilled automotive experts are happy to help you through the car shopping process and answer any of your questions regarding inventory or the quick and easy financing process. We look forward to hearing from you soon!