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2020 Jeep Cherokee vs Chevrolet Equinox

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Features & Specs
2020 Chevrolet Equinox
180 hp
Standard Horsepower
170 hp
41.1 in.
Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
9-speed shiftable automatic
Transmission
6-speed shiftable automatic
Yes
Off-Road-Oriented Model
No

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Chevrolet Equinox

Are you having a hard time deciding on which SUV you want to drive home in? If so, we totally understand. There are a myriad of new SUVs on the market today, which makes it hard to pick the one you want to upgrade to. We don’t want you to feel stressed out, which is why we’ve gone ahead and compared two outstanding SUVs. Below we’re going to be looking at the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox. Find out which is right for you below!

2020 Jeep Cherokee Power & Handling

The Jeep Cherokee is available in a variety of powerful engines, including the standard 180 horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 171 lb-ft of torque. Optional for the Cherokee is either a 271 horsepower 3.2-liter V6 engine or a 270 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. A nine-speed automatic transmission comes paired to each engine. The Cherokee Trailhawk is ready to hit dirt trails thanks to an advanced all-wheel-drive system, hill ascent/descent control, all-terrain tires, and more!

2020 Chevrolet Equinox Power & Handling

There are two engines available for the Chevrolet Equinox, all of which come standard with front-wheel-drive, but all-wheel-drive is available as an option for all models but the L. The standard engine for the Equinox is a 170 horsepower turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 203 lb-ft of torque and works with a six-speed automatic transmission. You can upgrade the Equinox to a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that comes paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Features & Design

The Latitude introduces you to the Cherokee lineup with a 7-inch touchscreen, LED headlights, two USB ports, and smartphone integration. The Latitude Plus adds on rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and more USB ports. With the Limited model, you’ll get a power liftgate, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, heated front seats, and a nine-speaker sound system. The Overland comes loaded with upgraded leather upholstery, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, wood inserts, and more! Optional features for the Cherokee including automatic high-beam headlights, an automatic parking system, and a Trailer Tow Package.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox Features & Design

There are four different trim levels for the Chevrolet Equinox, which starts off with the L model and Bluetooth, heated mirrors, keyless entry, LED daytime running lights, and a 7-inch touchscreen. The LS is optional with all-wheel-drive the LS Convenience package, and more. With the LT you’ll get xenon headlights, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, satellite. The LT is also available with the Confidence and Convenience package, which adds heated front seats, a power liftgate, and blind-spot monitoring. Last up is the Premium with a hands-free liftgate, LED headlights, and driver-seat memory functions.

Conclusion:

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee far surpasses the Chevrolet Equinox in every way. Not only does the Cherokee offer more powerful engines, but it also offers an off-road model that is ready to keep up with your adventurous lifestyle, and who can forget all the great features like heated front/rear seats, ventilated front seats, and an abundance of driver assistance features. We here at Knight Claremont Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have an extensive lot of new Jeep Cherokee models on our lot, and we’re excited to take you out on a test drive.

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