Jeep Cherokee vs Subaru Outback & Forester

How the Jeep Cherokee in Traverse City Outshines the Subaru Outback & Subaru Forester

If you're looking to upgrade to a versatile SUV that will make your daily commutes and future road trips more enjoyable, consider investing in the new Jeep Cherokee at Bill Marsh Chrysler. This iconic SUV boasts a spacious, well-built cabin with many useful tech features that makes your drives more convenient. It's also built to perform at high levels, whether you're on pavement or taking the path less traveled.

While this new Jeep model near Charlevoix is appealing, Bill Marsh Chrysler recognizes that there may be other SUVs you have your eye on. To help you narrow down your options and lower your research workload, we have compiled this list of comparisons between the popular Jeep Cherokee and two sought-after Subaru models, the Subaru Outback and Forester.

Jeep Cherokee vs Subaru Outback

There's no doubt that the Subaru Outback is appealing to a wide range of drivers. Although, some key differences make the Jeep Cherokee the better option to purchase or lease. Here's how they stack up against one another:

  • The new Jeep Cherokee stands out from many rivals for its cabin design and quality. This Jeep model comes with many high-end materials that contribute to a classy, upscale feel. The Subaru Outback's interior is less opulent and focuses more on practicality than design.
  • Another differentiating factor is the powertrain options for each SUV. The Jeep Cherokee offers three engine options, topping out at 270 horsepower. The Subaru Outback offers two engine options, neither generating as much horsepower as the Jeep Cherokee's optional four-cylinder.
  • When it comes to max towing capacity, the Jeep Cherokee near Kalkaska comes out on top over the Subaru Outback. This Jeep SUV has a max towing capacity of 4,500 pounds, plenty for pulling your boat or a loaded trailer. The Outback is only able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.
  • Both models come with a slew of advanced safety features. However, the Jeep Cherokee comes standard with blind-spot monitoring, giving you added confidence when switching lanes. The Subaru Outback does not come standard with this safety technology.

Jeep Cherokee vs Subaru Forester

Another popular Subaru model is the Forester. While this Subaru SUV is a strong contender, there are several reasons to choose the Jeep Cherokee near Cadillac, MI, instead. Here's how these two models compare:

  • The new Subaru Forester comes with just one engine option, which is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 182 horsepower. The Jeep Cherokee offers three engine options, maxing out at an impressive 270 horsepower.
  • Not many competitors can keep up with the off-roading capabilities of the Jeep Cherokee. Choosing the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk unlocks off-road features like red tow hooks, an off-road suspension, and all-terrain tires. The Subaru Forester isn't quite as capable off-road.
  • Each SUV comes standard with an intuitive infotainment system, but the Jeep Cherokee has a slightly larger screen and includes a Wi-Fi hotspot. The Subaru Forester has a smaller screen, and the mobile Wi-Fi hotspot is not standard.
  • While both models come loaded with several standard safety features, they differ in that the Jeep Cherokee comes with blind-spot monitoring. This feature is optional on the Subaru Forester.

Test Drive the New Jeep Cherokee near Gaylord, MI

Bill Marsh Chrysler hopes this comparison helps highlight why the new Jeep Cherokee is the right option as your next automotive investment. To learn more about this exciting new Jeep model, visit our dealership to talk with one of our knowledgeable team members. While you're here, take the new Jeep Cherokee for a test drive to see just how much it will enhance your time on the road.

  1. Bill Marsh Chrysler Traverse City

    1655 South Garfield Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686-4335

    • Sales: 2317144995
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