In the competitive world of crossover SUVs, there are many fine choices including the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4. But the question is, how do they stand up to the mighty Jeep Cherokee?
People get into crossovers for many reasons. One of the biggest reasons is to get the capabilities of a full-size SUV and the fuel efficiency of a more compact vehicle.
When it comes to fuel efficiency, both the Cherokee and RAV4 get 31 highway MPG while the Escape and CR-V edge them out slightly with 34 and 32 MPG, respectively. When it comes to the power of a full-size SUV, the Cherokee pulls far ahead of the pack with an available 271 horsepower. It also has a max towing capacity of 4,500 pounds while the Escape has 3,500 pounds and the other two have only 1,500 pounds.
The Escape, CR-V, and RAV4 are roughly the same size as the Cherokee,
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