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BMW X7 vs. Jeep Cherokee

When we compare the BMW X7 to the Jeep Cherokee, the BMW X7 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Jeep Cherokee has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the BMW X7 versus the Jeep Cherokee, the Jeep Cherokee is a better car than the BMW X7.

BMW X7 versus Jeep Cherokee Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW X7 ranges from $56,499 to $79,491 while a used Jeep Cherokee from the same model year range is priced between $19,993 to $31,610. For a new model, the BMW X7's price is between $80,693 and $115,142, with the Jeep Cherokee priced between $34,791 and $44,524.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW X7’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the Jeep Cherokee base engine makes 180 horsepower. The X7 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 526 miles. The Cherokee is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. The X7 uses premium unleaded, and the Cherokee uses regular unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The BMW X7 has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity, while the Jeep Cherokee has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Jeep Cherokee has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$80,693 - $115,142

Used Asking Price:

$56,499 - $79,491

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$34,791 - $44,524

Used Asking Price:

$19,993 - $31,610

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 24
14 / 24
16 / 24
19 / 61
27 / 61
32 / 61
46 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

The Jeep Cherokee has come a long way since its introduction in 1974. The current generation, introduced in 2014, was given an exterior update in 2019, along with some added engine options. The Cherokee is best known for its fuel economy, off-road capability, and family friendly design. New models cost an average of $32,172 and 3-year-old models average $22,989.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Suspension capable for both on-road and off-road use
  • Excellent infotainment touchscreen and user interface
  • Smart interior design and comfort

  • Base engines feel underpowered
  • Wind and road noise at highway speeds
  • Cargo capacity is limited compared to rivals

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

xDrive40i, M50i, ALPINA XB7

Trim Levels

Altitude, Latitude Lux, Trailhawk, X, Limited

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

331 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

180 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

171 foot-lbs @ 4600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 24 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

416 / 526 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 31 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

350 / 493 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.1 inches

Cargo Space:

12.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

90.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Cargo Space:

25.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

54.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

128.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5397 lbs

Width:

87.3 inches

Height:

71.1 inches

Length:

203.3 inches

Wheelbase:

122.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3590 lbs

Width:

73.2 inches

Height:

65.7 inches

Length:

183.1 inches

Wheelbase:

106.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

21.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

285/45R21

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P225/60R17