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.
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.