2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Toyota RAV4

Crossover SUVs have become the most popular vehicle platform several reasons. Jeep has taken all of those reasons and applied its unique flavor of off-road capability to its entry to the segment. A comparison between the 2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4 will show people who like to spend their free time outdoors or just need a vehicle that can handle less-than-ideal road conditions there is a better choice. The 2020 Cherokee picks up few safety features that will be available on several trim grades, Amazon Alexa connectivity and a pair of new exterior paint schemes. To be sure, the 2020 Cherokee has a tough road ahead to compete with the 2020 RAV4. However, its overall capability and performance upgrades should provide potential buyers ample reason to schedule a test drive today by calling 541-238-0146. 

2020 Jeep Cherokee

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2020 Toyota RAV4

2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Std. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
180/171 Horsepower/Torque 203/184
Nine-speed Auto. Transmission Eight-speed Auto.
2,000 lbs. Towing 1,500 lbs.

 

Performance Specs and Towing Capacity 

One of the major advantages the 2020 Jeep Cherokee has over its 2020 Toyota RAV4 competitor is available performance.

The standard powertrain for the 2020 Compass is a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, inline four-cylinder engine attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission that will make 180 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. Toyota RAV4 owners will only be able to use 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that employs an eight-speed automatic transmission.

While the entry-level RAV4 makes more power, the base 2020 Compass will be able to tow 2,000 pounds compared to the 1,500-pound towing capacity of the RAV4.   

Albany Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram customers can also choose to have the 2020 Cherokee outfitted with a 3.2-liter, V-6 (271 horsepower, 239 pound-feet of torque) power plant or a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder (270 horsepower, 295 pound-feet of torque) engine.

Both will also use the nine-speed automatic gear-changer. Additionally, a 2020 Jeep Cherokee with these engines can tow 4,000 and 4,500 pounds, respectively. Some higher trim grades of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 can tow up to 3,500 pounds.