Do you want to get behind the wheel of a luxuriously equipped and fun-to-drive midsize SUV? The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a superb choice, with its beautiful design, a wide array of premium amenities, an impressive engine output, plenty of interior space, off-road prowess, towing capabilities, and a multitude of state-of-the-art technologies. See how the Jeep Grand Cherokee favorably stacks up against the SUV competition in this 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2020 Subaru Forester comparison.
With its potent engine options, the Grand Cherokee dominates the Forester on the performance front. Its standard 3.6L V6 engine delivers 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, while its available 5.7L V8 engine cranks out 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The Forester only offers a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, which generates 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque.
2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2020 Subaru Forester
|360-hp/390 lb-ft||Maximum Horsepower/Torque||182-hp/176 lb-ft|
|7,200 pounds (3,266 kg)||Maximum Towing Capacity||1,500 pounds (680 kg)|
|10.8” (27.4 cm)||Minimum Ground Clearance||8.7” (22.1 cm)|
|Standard||Active Noise Cancellation||No|
Do you have some serious towing needs? If so, then the Grand Cherokee is the better choice for you. It boasts a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds (3,266 kg), compared to 1,500 pounds (680 kg) for the Forester. The Grand Cherokee is also great for heading out on off-road adventures. With its minimum ground clearance of 10.8” (27.4 cm), it gives you the ability to confidently drive on bumpy surfaces. The Forester has a minimum ground clearance of only 8.7” (22.1 cm).
With the active noise cancellation feature in the Grand Cherokee, you can enjoy a quiet and relaxing ride. The Forester doesn’t offer an active noise cancellation feature.
If you’re from Alberta and would like to get behind the wheel of the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, then feel free to contact us at Stony Plain Chrysler!