2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L exterior shot with gray paint color parked in a forest clearing surrounded by trees

Comparing the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

What’s the Difference Between the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L?

There’s a new Jeep in the Edmonton Metropolitan Area and it’s got an extra L in its name. We’re talking about the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L and although we’re not sure what exactly the L stands for, we’re assuming it represents the longer wheelbase since the three-row Grand Cherokee L is longer than the standard Grand Cherokee. Keep reading this comparison blog to learn about the differences between the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L here at Stony Plain Chrysler in Stony Plain, AB.



2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Engine and Performance

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the bestselling full-size SUV and the most awarded SUV in North America and therefore it offers 11 models for you to choose from. They are:

Driver's side front angle view of red 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Laredo
  • Altitude
  • Limited
  • 80th Anniversary Edition
  • Trailhawk®
  • Limited X
  • Overland
  • High Altitude
  • Summit
  • SRT®, and
  • Trackhawk®

All 11 trims come with Quadra-Trac all-wheel-drive system, and while the first four models are powered by a 293-hp, 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, the next five can be had with either this or an optional 360-hp 5.7L HEMI® V8 powertrain.

The Grand Cherokee SRT® and Trackhawk are the most powerful of the lot, packing a 6.2L SRT® HEMI® V8 under their hood. The 6.2L HEMI in the SRT® produces 475 hp, while the same is supercharged on the Trackhawk® to churn out a jaw-dropping 707 hoses and massive 645 pound-feet of torque.


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Unlike the Grand Cherokee, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L comes in four models. These are the Limited, Overland, Summit, and Summit Reserve. All four trims come with an all-wheel-drive system and are powered by a 290-hp producing 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine by default. However, if you want a more powerful engine, you can opt for the 5.7L HEMI® V8 on the Overland, Summit, and Summit Reserve models.


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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Jeep Grand Cherokee L Interior and Cargo Space

The interior and cargo space are where the main differences between the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee L play out. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a two-row, 5-seater with 114.8 inches of wheelbase, 105 cubic feet of interior passenger volume, and a maximum cargo volume of 68.3 cubic feet.

On the other hand, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the first Jeep 7-seater offering three-row seating with up to 159.1 cubic feet of total passenger volume and 84.6 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, thanks to its longer 121.7-inch wheelbase. 

Along with the most number of standard and available safety features, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L gets 2nd-row heated bucket seats with manual easy-entry for the third row, 50/50 split power-folding seats and rear seatbacks in the third row, a 10.25-inch color, frameless, digital gauge cluster versus a 7-inch in-cluster display on the standard Grand Cherokee and dual-pane CommandView® Panoramic Sunroof.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Interior Cabin Second-row Seating

Overall, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L are equally versatile and capable full-size SUVs suitable for drivers and new car buyers who are looking for a reliable family SUV in the Stony Plain and Edmonton, AB region.

Find the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L in Stony Plain, AB

Whether you’re looking for the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee or the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you can find both at your local Stony Plain Chrysler Jeep dealership in Stony Plain, AB. Check out our Jeep Inventory today or visit or contact us for more information! We hope this comparison will help you in making the right buying decision.