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GMC Yukon vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

When comparing the GMC Yukon to the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the GMC Yukon has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Jeep Grand 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 overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the GMC Yukon versus the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a better car than the GMC Yukon.

GMC Yukon versus Jeep Grand Cherokee Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used GMC Yukon ranges from $47,989 to $73,997 while a used Jeep Grand Cherokee from the same model year range is priced between $32,989 to $52,999. For a new model, the GMC Yukon's price is between $59,375 and $84,945, with the Jeep Grand Cherokee priced between $36,188 and $55,291.

GMC Yukon versus Jeep Grand Cherokee Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the GMC Yukon is 8.1 out of 10 while the Jeep Grand Cherokee's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the GMC Yukon being ranked 5 out of 12 Best Large SUVs and the Jeep Grand Cherokee being ranked 8 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the GMC Yukon’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee base engine makes 293 horsepower.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The GMC Yukon has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$59,375 - $84,945

Used Asking Price:

$47,989 - $73,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,188 - $55,291

Used Asking Price:

$32,989 - $52,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

42.5%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.8 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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6 / 31
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20 / 31

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 25
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21 / 25

Summary Review

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Summary Review

The two-row Jeep Grand Cherokee combines go-anywhere capability with a high level of luxury. One of Jeep’s most popular models, the Grand Cherokee is available as a basic, affordable off-road SUV or a $90K high-performance variant, with several options in-between.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Huge selection of trims
  • Unmatched performance on 707 hp Trackhawk trim
  • Capable of towing up to 7,200 pounds when properly equipped

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

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

SLE, Denali, Denali Ultimate, AT4, SLT

Trim Levels

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

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):

4.41 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

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

0.065 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7900 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.069 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

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

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

360 / 480 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):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

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:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

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:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

25.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

122.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58 inches

Cargo Space:

37.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

70.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

144.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5490 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

76.5 inches

Length:

210 inches

Wheelbase:

120.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4238 lbs

Width:

84.6 inches

Height:

70.8 inches

Length:

193.5 inches

Wheelbase:

116.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.4 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

265/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P245/70R17