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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Mercedes-Benz G-Class

When we compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, 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 interior volume. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Grand Cherokee versus the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

Jeep Grand Cherokee versus Mercedes-Benz G-Class Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Jeep Grand Cherokee ranges from $27,799 to $43,247 while a used Mercedes-Benz G-Class from the same model year range is priced between $132,249 to $204,997. For a new model, the Jeep Grand Cherokee's price is between $44,021 and $68,801, with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class priced between $152,549 and $250,067.

Jeep Grand Cherokee versus Mercedes-Benz G-Class Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Jeep Grand Cherokee is 8.3 out of 10 while the Mercedes-Benz G-Class' quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Jeep Grand Cherokee being ranked 8 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class being ranked 5 out of 18 Best Luxury Large SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s base engine makes 293 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class base engine makes 416 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Jeep Grand Cherokee, a midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room and rear shoulder room. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, a fullsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has an average safety rating of 4.41 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$44,021 - $68,801

Used Asking Price:

$27,799 - $43,247

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

42.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$152,549 - $250,067

Used Asking Price:

$132,249 - $204,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.1%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.8 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 25
8 / 25
8 / 15
16 / 25
21 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 18
8 / 18

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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Summary Review

Not yet available

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

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

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

Trim Levels

G 550, AMG G 63, AMG G 63 4x4 Squared

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

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.41 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

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):

0.069 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

416 hp @ 5250 rpm

Torque:

450 foot-lbs @ 2250 rpm

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

0.075 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:

4X2 / 4X4

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

14 / 17 / 16

Range (city/hwy):

370 / 449 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

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

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:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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

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:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.4 inches

Cargo Space:

38.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

68.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

143.4 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5582 lbs

Width:

86.1 inches

Height:

77.5 inches

Length:

189.7 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

9.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P245/70R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

275/55R19