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Dodge Durango vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee L

When comparing the Dodge Durango to the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, the Dodge Durango has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee L have the same fuel efficiency base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Durango versus the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Dodge Durango versus Jeep Grand Cherokee L Pricing

For a new model, the Dodge Durango's price is between $39,603 and $64,547, with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L priced between $45,393 and $69,872.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Dodge Durango and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L makes 293 horsepower. Both the Durango and the Grand Cherokee L are rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 640 and 598 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L has the advantage of offering more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Dodge Durango has the advantage in the area of front head room. The Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee L are comparable in regards to trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Dodge Durango has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee L has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L has higher safety ratings than the Dodge Durango, with an average rating of 4.75 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Dodge Durango

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,603 - $64,547

Used Asking Price:

$27,765 - $44,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$45,393 - $69,872

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

34.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

9.5 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 61
5 / 25
10 / 25
10 / 15
11 / 31
12 / 31
12 / 21
13 / 28
15 / 61
19 / 31
19 / 25
21 / 31
23 / 25
45 / 61
54 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

15 / 31
16 / 25
21 / 31
21 / 25
31 / 61
56 / 61

Summary Review

Like all Dodge products, the three-row Durango is notable for being big, bold, and performance-oriented (on SRT/Hellcat trims). The 710hp SRT Hellcat version is one of the most powerful SUVs ever created.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Amazing performance in SRT and Hellcat trims
  • Luxury level content in Citadel and SRT trims
  • Three V8 engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) option available
  • Aging platform

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SXT, SXT Launch Edition, SXT Plus, GT, GT Plus, GT Launch Edition, GT Premium, Citadel, Pursuit, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T HEMI Orange, R/T Premium, SRT 392, SRT 392 Plus, SRT 392 Premium, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Plus, SRT Hellcat Premium

Trim Levels

Laredo, Altitude, Limited, Overland, Summit, Summit Reserve

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

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):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.75 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.065 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

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

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 640 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

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

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

437 / 598 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:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

158.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58 inches

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

84.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

159.1 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4750 lbs

Width:

85.5 inches

Height:

72.1 inches

Length:

200.8 inches

Wheelbase:

119.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4524 lbs

Width:

84.6 inches

Height:

71.5 inches

Length:

204.9 inches

Wheelbase:

121.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P265/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

265/60R18