When comparing the 2019 Dodge Journey's and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Dodge Journey has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and interior volume. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Dodge Journey's and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee is a better car than the 2019 Dodge Journey.
2019 Dodge Journey vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee Pricing
A used 2019 Dodge Journey ranges from $14,987 to $23,984 while a used 2019 Jeep Cherokee is priced between $16,990 to $27,994.
2019 Dodge Journey vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Dodge Journey loses 48.3 percent of its value and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee loses 41.7 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Jeep Cherokee retains 6.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Dodge Journey.
2019 Dodge Journey vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Journey is 7.5 out of 10 while the Jeep Cherokee's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Journey being ranked 40 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs and the Jeep Cherokee being ranked 29 out of 66.
2019 Dodge Journey vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Journey is 7.6 out of 10. For the Jeep Cherokee the reliability rating is 8.2 out of 10. This gives the Jeep Cherokee a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Dodge Journey.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Dodge Journey’s base engine makes 173 horsepower, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee base engine makes 180 horsepower. The Journey is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 513 miles. The Cherokee is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles.This gives the 2019 Jeep Cherokee the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Dodge Journey the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Dodge Journey, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Dodge Journey and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.