2017 Jeep Cherokee vs 2017 Honda CR-V

A compact crossover SUV can offer a great balance between on-road driving and off-road competence for the individual or small family. With versatile cargo space, attractive good looks, and the latest technology, these models offer satisfying driving for a variety of drivers in many different environments. When looking at the models in this 2017 Jeep Cherokee vs 2017 Honda CR-V comparison, the competition is tight. Both compact crossovers offer seating for up to five passengers, a standard five-inch infotainment display with larger options on upper trims, and available all-wheel drive on all trims.

However, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee has several advantages starting at the base model. It comes standard with six speakers (compared to the four on the 2017 Honda CR-V), and its standard five-inch display is also a touchscreen. On upper levels, the 2017 Cherokee is available with the extremely user-friendly 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system, while the 2017 Honda CR-V tops out with a seven-inch infotainment display.

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2017 Jeep Cherokee VS 2017 Honda CR-V
$23,695 Starting MSRP $24,045
6 Standard Speakers 4
3.2-L V-6 (271 hp) Top Engine 1.5-L 4-cylinder (190 hp)
8.4-inches Largest Touchscreen 7-inches

Engine Output on the 2017 Jeep Cherokee

When comparing the 2017 Jeep Cherokee vs 2017 Honda CR-V, these two models are neck-in next when it comes to engine power. Both come standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated for 184 horsepower. The 2017 Honda CR-V is also available with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that offers 190 horsepower, while the 2017 Jeep Cherokee is available with an attractive 3.2-liter V-6 engine rated for 271 horsepower and 239 pound-feet of torque.

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is also available with a model specifically designed to go off the road. With the Trailhawk trim, drivers can have almost no fear when hauling or traveling on dirt roads, or even where there are no roads. This off-road optimized trim comes with standard off-road suspension turning, increased ground clearance, tow hooks, skid plates, all-terrain tires, and unique trim. The 2017 Honda CR-V has no equivalent trim. While it serves just fine as an on-road crossover vehicle, it would not be the idea choice for an intense off-road adventure.

For more information on this comparison, or to test drive a 2017 Jeep Cherokee in South St. Paul MN, contact a member of the Fury Motors South St. Paul sales team today.

2017 Jeep Cherokee going up a steep dirt path
2017 Jeep Cherokee with a large touchscreen infotainment system
comfortable white front seats of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee
2017 Jeep Cherokee driving on the road in front of the last fading glow of a sunset

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