When we compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee's and the Honda Passport's specifications and ratings, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. The Honda Passport has the advantage in the areas of resale value and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Grand Cherokee's and the Honda Passport's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Passport Pricing
For a new model, the Jeep Grand Cherokee's price is between $43,172 and $70,034, with the Honda Passport priced between $45,838 and $50,043.
Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Passport Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Jeep Grand Cherokee loses 42.5 percent of its value and the Honda Passport loses 41.2 percent of its value. This means the Honda Passport retains 1.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s base engine makes 293 horsepower, and the Honda Passport base engine makes 280 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Honda Passport, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Jeep Grand Cherokee, a midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Honda Passport has higher safety ratings than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.66 out of 5 Stars.