2021 GMC Terrain SLE vs 2021 Jeep Cherokee: the verdict

Jeep Cherokee 2021 Trailhawk

For more than 30 years, the Jeep Cherokee has delighted buyers looking for a competent SUV, offering good 4x4 capabilities as well as a spacious and comfortable interior. But the competition is getting tougher in this segment with the appearance, over the years, of different models with off-road skills; on the market since 2009, the GMC Terrain is one of the Jeep SUV's many rivals; will the latter be able to stand out from the competition? Your Granby Chrysler dealership therefore conducted a GMC Terrain vs Jeep Cherokee comparison to find out!

General Info

The GMC Terrain SLE has a base price of $ 33,448 while the SLT version comes at an MSRP of $ 38,648. As for the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, the entry-level model is offered at $ 32,270 and you will be spoiled for choice among the 7 versions offered.

Jeep Cherokee 2021 Limited

Exterior features

The least we can say is that the new 2021 Jeep Cherokee knows how to stand out on the road! With its typical Jeep 7-slot grille, 17- to 19-inch wheels, automatic headlights and LED fog lights, you will look great behind the wheel of your SUV, no matter which version you choose. And while standard on some models, 19-inch wheels are only available as an option on the 2021 GMC Terrain.

Finally, depending on the version chosen, you can enjoy a hands-free electric tailgate with foot opening with your Cherokee, while this feature is not offered on the 2021 Terrain side.

A large choice of engines

While the GMC Terrain only offers a 170-hp 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, the 2021 Cherokee offers you several engine choices:

  • A 180-horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder;
  • A 3.2-liter V6 with 271 horsepower;
  • A 270-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo.

And like all Jeep models, the 2021 Cherokee has great off-road capability and can tackle the toughest terrain, especially if you go for the Trailhawk version. Indeed, the latter can cross streams 48 cm (19 inches) deep and has a ground clearance of 22 centimeters, or 8.7 inches. The Terrain can not say the same, him whose minimum ground clearance is 6.9 inches, or 17.5 centimeters, and whose 4x4 capacities are less important than those of its rival at Jeep.

In addition, the Cherokee has a towing capacity ranging from 2,000 to 4,500 pounds, the latter being the highest in its class, while it is only 1,500 pounds for the 2021 GMC Terrain.

Interior of a 2021 Limited Jeep Cherokee

Interior features

In addition to features such as 2-zone air conditioning, heated and ventilated seats and leather upholstery, the Jeep Cherokee can be equipped, depending on the model, with features such as the UConnect 4 system with a 7 or 8.4 inch touchscreen. , Apple CarPlay / Android Auto, navigation and more. In addition, its spacious and refined interior offers you, depending on the version chosen, a large choice of upholstery in high quality fabrics or leather.

Regarding the volume utility, the Cherokee offers a volume of 730 liters utility behind the 2 th row of seats; fold down and it can then offer you up to 1634 liters of space for your luggage.

And in terms of safety, forward collision warning with active braking, adaptive cruise control and a rear view camera are among the technologies that can take place on board the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, depending on the version and the options chos

As you can see, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee offers many advantages over the competition, including the 2021 GMC Terrain SLE. To learn more about our comparison GMC Terrain SLE vs Jeep Cherokee, on the different equipment available or to reserve a test drive, don't delay and come see us at Granby Chrysler today!

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