2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Dodge Durango

2020 Dodge Durango

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Dodge Durango

Options are limitless these days when it comes to midsize SUVs, ranging from the advanced to the luxurious, the powerful to the comfortable. If your searching for an SUV that has it all, both the Grand Cherokee and Durango are among the few that excel across the board. But which is better, the Dodge Durango or Jeep Grand Cherokee? By the end of this Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Dodge Durango comparison, you’ll hopefully have read enough about the differences between the two to schedule a test drive with the one that fits your unique Beavercreek needs!

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Dodge Durango
$32,195 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,495 MSRP
3.6L V6

Standard Engine

3.6L V6
7,200 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

8,700 pounds

Blind-Spot Monitoring

19 mpg/city and 26 mpg/highway


19 mpg/city and 26 mpg/highway

Durango & Grand Cherokee—Price

With seven different Jeep Grand Cherokee configurations and five different Dodge Durango configurations, there are a lot of options for Springfield drivers with specific needs. Also, each trim level of both the Durango and Grand Cherokee offers drivers the choice between 4×2 and 4×4. Finally, individual packages that enhance exterior style and interior technology truly enables a lot of customization.

When it comes to Durango vs. Grand Cherokee price, the Durango is a little cheaper at the base trim level. Check out the trim level prices of both of these SUVs:

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trim Levels

  • Laredo — $32,045 (4×2) starting MSRP
  • Limited — $39,855 (4×2) starting MSRP
  • Trailhawk — $44,955 (4×2) starting MSRP
  • Overland — $46,295 (4×2) starting MSRP
  • Summit — $51,995 (4×2) starting MSRP
  • SRT® — $68,395 (4×4 only) starting MSRP
  • Trackhawk — $86,900 (4×2 only) starting MSRP

Dodge Durango Trim Levels

  • SXT — $30,495 (RWD) starting MSRP
  • GT — $34,645 (RWD) starting MSRP
  • Citadel — $42,995 (RWD) starting MSRP
  • R/T — $43,995 (RWD) starting MSRP
  • SRT® — $62,995 (AWD only) starting MSRP

As for the upper trim levels, things diverge significantly due to the off-road beast that is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the most powerful and quickest SUV ever. But will the significant price jump put it out of your budget?

Durango & Grand Cherokee Performance

Engine power and off-road prowess are abundant on the Dodge and Jeep SUVs—certainly when compared to the competition. But what are the differences between the Grand Cherokee and Durango engine specs? Glad you asked!

  • Standard Engine and Transmission:
    • Jeep Grand Cherokee: Standard 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT engine, eight-speed automatic transmission.
    • Dodge Durango: Standard 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT engine, eight-speed automatic 850RE transmission.
  • Fuel Efficiency:
    • With 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway EPA-estimated fuel specs, both of these SUVs are equally efficient.
  • Towing: 
    • The Jeep Grand Cherokee maximum towing capacity is 7,200 pounds when properly equipped.
    • The Dodge Durango maximum towing capacity is 8,700 pounds when equipped with the 6.4L V8 engine option.

Durango vs. Grand Cherokee: Safety

If you’re worried about keeping your family as safe as possible on Wilmington roads, then you’ll drive with confidence in both the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Even at the base trim levels, these SUVs are well-equipped. Among the few Durango-Grand Cherokee safety differences is Blind-Spot Monitoring, which is standard on the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo base trim, and offered as an optional feature on all 2020 Dodge Durango trim levels.

  • Standard Safety Features on the Durango and Grand Cherokee
    • Electronic stability control (includes vehicle stability management system)
    • Electronic Roll Mitigation
    • All-speed traction control
    • Brake Assist
    • Four-channel anti-lock brake system

Durango or Grand Cherokee: You Decide in Xenia

Which will be your Xenia SUV—the Dodge Durango or Jeep GrandCherokee? If you’re not certain yet, contact us to schedule a test drive at Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT. While you’re here you can even learn more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee interior. Uncertain how to finance a new Jeep or Dodge? Our finance team will be happy to answer any questions about financing a car or leasing an SUV. You can even get pre-approved when you apply for financing with us online!

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