2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2021 Dodge Durango

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2021 Dodge Durango a

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

vs.

2021 Dodge Durango
$34,970 MSRP

Starting Price

$33,377 MSRP
3.6L V6 Engine

Base Engine

3.6L V6 Engine
7,200 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

8,700 pounds
68.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

85.1 cubic feet
5

Seating Capacity

5 (7optional)
19 MPG City/26 MPG Highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

19 MPG City/26 MPG Highway

 

When it comes to Giddings SUVs, rugged is better. Of course, when it comes to off-road capable SUVs plenty of drivers turn to the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and for good reason. But how does the powerful 2021 Dodge Durango compare? Like the Jeep Grand Cherokee the Dodge Durango offers a powerful yet efficient V6 engine, but how else do they compare? If you’re trying to decide between Durango or Grand Cherokee, take a look at them together with Oviedo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT, then contact us to get more information on the one that’s right for you. 

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Dodge Durango: Configurations

If you’re looking for options in your next SUV, you’ll have plenty whether you choose the Durango or Grand Cherokee. The Durango offers eight trim levels while the Grand Cherokee has a dozen. Price-wise, the entry-level trims are comparably priced. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee is trail-geared with trims like the Trailhawk® that are great for off-roading, the Dodge Durango features engines from the company’s racing technology group, like the powerful SRT Hellcat. 

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Dodge Durango: Performance 

Speaking of power and performance, Smithville shoppers will be impressed by the huge variety of engine options available when they’re deciding between a Durango or Grand Cherokee. As mentioned they start with similar base engines. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee is plenty powerful with larger engines, the Dodge Durango has HEMI® and supercharged options: 

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee:

  • 3.6L V6 Engine (base engine)
  • 6.4L V8 Engine
  • 6.2L V8 Engine
  • 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway
  • 7,200 pounds of towing capacity

2021 Dodge Durango: 

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine (base engine)
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine
  • 6.4L HEMI® SRT V8 Engine
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT V8 Engine
  • 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway
  • 8,700 pounds of towing capacity

Both vehicles are pretty evenly matched on fuel economy. The Durango offers a little more towing capacity than the Grand Cherokee for those La Grange camping trips. 

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Dodge Durango: Interior Dimensions

You’ll find similar passenger space whether you choose a Durango or Jeep Grand Cherokee. The one main difference Weimer drivers will find comes in the maximum cargo space arena. See how they compare: 

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee: 

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 39.9 inches/39.2 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 40.3 inches/38.6 inches
  • Front/Rear Shoulder Room: 58.7 inches/58 inches
  • Front/Rear Hiproom: 57 inches/56.2 inches
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Passenger Volume: 105 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Space: 68.3 cubic feet

2021 Dodge Durango: 

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 39.9 inches/39.8 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 40.3 inches/38.6 inches
  • Front/Rear Shoulder Room: 58.5 inches/57.7 inches
  • Front/Rear Hiproom: 57 inches/55.5 inches
  • Seating Capacity: 5 (7 optional)
  • Passenger Volume: 106 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Space: 85.1 cubic feet

Choose Your SUV at Oviedo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT

Now that you’ve taken a look at the numbers, experience the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee for yourself at Oviedo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT! Contact us to schedule test drives of both and compare them for yourself in person. 

 

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