When comparing the 2020 Jeep Cherokee's and the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Jeep Cherokee's and the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee is a better car than the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus.
2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Lincoln Nautilus Pricing
A used 2020 Jeep Cherokee ranges from $19,499 to $29,995 while a used 2020 Lincoln Nautilus is priced between $27,999 to $43,997.
2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Lincoln Nautilus Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee loses 41.7 percent of its value and the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus loses 55.7 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Jeep Cherokee retains 14 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee’s base engine makes 180 horsepower, and the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus base engine makes 250 horsepower. The Cherokee is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. The Nautilus is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 478 miles. This gives the 2020 Jeep Cherokee the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus has higher safety ratings than the 2020 Jeep Cherokee, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.