2017 Jeep Cherokee vs 2017 Ford Escape

When you're choosing a new crossover SUV, there are few that stand out as much as the unique and versatile 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Not only does this Jeep represent the proud history of the Jeep brand, but also a modern take on rugged capability. Check out this comparison of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee and 2017 Ford Escape to see which crossover SUV offers the horsepower, engine and convenience features you need for your daily drive.

Interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2017 Jeep Cherokee? Check out the inventory at Palmen Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and schedule your test drive appointment online. Our Jeep team would be happy to give you a guided tour of all the Cherokee's most exciting features and get you started on the easy financing process.

2017 Jeep Cherokee VS 2017 Ford Escape
$23,595 Starting MSRP $23,600
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

2017 Cherokee vs 2017 Escape Performance Ratings

Both the 2017 Cherokee and 2017 Escape offer a standard inline-four-cylinder engine, but the Cherokee's has a higher horsepower rating. Both vehicles can tow up to 2,000 pounds, but the added horsepower at the base trim of the 2017 Cherokee will make the tougher jobs feel easier, while also giving the 2017 Cherokee a more responsive feel on the road. 

Inside both the 2017 Cherokee and 2017 Escape you'll find a six-speaker audio system, standard Bluetooth compatibility, and cloth-covered seating for up to five passengers. The Jeep comes with standard heated front seats, ParkSense parking assist technology, and the classic Jeep interior styling that is both rugged and versatile. 

Folding rear seats open up over 55 cubic feet of cargo space in either of these crossover SUVs. Depending on the style and performance that best suits your driving needs and lifestyle, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee might be your perfect fit. If you'd like to see it for yourself, come in today or schedule a test drive appointment.

2017 Jeep Cherokee Light Leather Interior
2017 Jeep Cherokee Touchscreen Measurements
2017 Jeep Cherokee Exterior Color options
2017 Jeep Cherokee Cargo Space