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Jeep Cherokee vs. Tesla Model X

In comparing the Jeep Cherokee to the Tesla Model X, the Jeep Cherokee has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Tesla Model X has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Cherokee versus the Tesla Model X, the Tesla Model X is a better car than the Jeep Cherokee.

Jeep Cherokee versus Tesla Model X Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Jeep Cherokee ranges from $23,145 to $34,670 while a used Tesla Model X from the same model year range is priced between $87,994 to $118,049.

Jeep Cherokee versus Tesla Model X Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Jeep Cherokee is 7.8 out of 10 while the Tesla Model X's quality rating is 9.1 out of 10. This results in the Jeep Cherokee being ranked 14 out of 24 Best Small SUVs and the Tesla Model X being ranked 1 out of 14 Best Electric SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Jeep Cherokee’s base engine makes 180 horsepower, and the Tesla Model X base engine makes 670 horsepower. The Cherokee is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. The Model X is rated to deliver an average of 107 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 332 miles. The Cherokee uses regular unleaded, and the Model X uses electricity.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Tesla Model X, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Jeep Cherokee, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The Jeep Cherokee and Tesla Model X are comparable in regards to front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Jeep Cherokee has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Tesla Model X has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity.

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2022 Jeep Cherokee

2022 Tesla Model X

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$28,112 - $41,074

Used Asking Price:

$23,145 - $34,670

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$87,994 - $118,049

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.1 / 10

Retained Value:

9.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 9
1 / 9

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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Summary Review

Tesla’s Model X is a minivan/crossover-type vehicle with up to three rows of seating for up to seven passengers. It features a unique set of “Falcon” second-row doors that open up, rather than swinging out.

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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

Pros and Cons

  • Roomiest Tesla available
  • Outstanding performance in upper trims
  • Class-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Trailhawk, Altitude, Limited, X, Latitude Lux

Trim Levels

Base, Plaid

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:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 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):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

670 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

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

0.129 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

4960 lbs

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

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

350 / 493 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity :

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

Not applicable

MPGe:

107 / 97 / 102

Range (city/hwy):

332 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

100 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet available

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

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

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

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:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.8 inches

Cargo Space:

43.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

91.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

137.5 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5185 lbs

Width:

89.4 inches

Height:

66.1 inches

Length:

199.1 inches

Wheelbase:

116.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P225/60R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

265/45R20