New 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander SUV Comparison

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Toyota Highlander

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander Side-by-Side SUV Comparison

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4x42018 Honda Pilot EX AWD2018 Toyota Highlander LE AWD
Starting MSRP$38,295$36,205$35,535
City MPG181819
Highway MPG252626
Max Trailering Capacity (lbs)3,500 lbs1,500 lbs5,000 lbs
Engine Option3.6L V63.5L V63.5: V6
Horsepower295 hp @ 6000 rpm280 hp @ 6000 rpm295 hp @6600 rpm
Fuel Capacity24.6 gal19.5 gal19.2 gal
Base Curb Weight4,746 lbs4,239 lbs4,535 lbs

Powerful Performance

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overpowers the Rest

There is no shortage of power under the hood of the Jeep Grand Cherokee with four powerful engines for Pittsburg, CA drivers to choose from. The Honda Pilot only has one powertrain option and the Toyota Highlander has two; none of which are as powerful. Powering the Honda Pilot is a 3.5L V6 engine with 280 horsepower. While the Toyota Highlander offers a 185 horsepower 2.7L four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 with 295 horsepower. The base engine for the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 295 horsepower 3.6L V6. The 3.6L V6 also comes equipped with fuel saving technology that shuts the engine off when at a stop. Both the Pilot and Highlander are also available with stop start technology but only up more expensive trim levels. The other three powertrain options powering the Jeep Grand Cherokee are all powerful V8 engines. Choose between a 5.7L HEMI V8 with 360 horsepower, a 6.4L SRT V8 that generates 475 horsepower or that Supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 with a mind blowing 707 horsepower.

Utility & Capability

Drive An SUV With Utility & Capability

Many Antioch drives who are in the market for an SUV are looking for a vehicle that can keep up with their active lifestyle. Not only can the Jeep Grand Cherokee keep up but will push you further with unmatched off-road capabilities, impressive towing power, and ample cargo space for whatever you need to bring. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the smallest of the three SUVs with seating for up to five and a maximum cargo space of 68.3 cubic feet. While the Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot offer seating for eight and slightly more cargo space, both SUVs aren’t up for off-road adventures. The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a number of performance features that make the Jeep Grand Cherokee a true sports utility vehicle. The Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System adapts to match the conditions with five different settings; Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud, and Rock. The Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander only offer a less superior all-wheel-drive system.

Safety Features

Choose An SUV With High-Tech Safety Features Standard

Safety is one of the most important features of a new vehicle for Concord drivers and the Jeep Grand Cherokees commitment to safety starts with a strong frame. Using high-strength steel and front and rear crumple zones the Jeep Grand Cherokee protects occupants by redirecting crash energy away from passengers. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is also available with the latest advanced safety features that includes Blind Spot Monitoring, Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, and LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist. Both the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander feature many of the same advanced safety features but don't offer Automated Parking. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist to make parking a breeze.

Trim Levels & Features

Select An SUV To Fit Your Needs

It may be easy for many Vallejo drivers to choose the Jeep Grand Cherokee as their next SUV to handle all of their adventures. But choosing which Jeep Grand Cherokee model matches your style and level of performance is a little more difficult with ten well equipped trim levels to choose from. The Honda Pilot has five different trim levels, which most of the cool tech and latest advanced safety features are only available on the most expensive trim levels. The same goes for the Toyota Highlander with eight different trim levels to choose from. Many of the best features are only available for an additional cost on select trim levels.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the only SUV that has two performance models that feature track-tuned suspension and high-performance engines that generate impressive horsepower. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk both features race-inspired interior, Brembo performance brakes, and unique exterior design for a bold and daring look. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and High Altitude are the ultimate off road luxury SUVs with premium interior materials and the latest version of Uconnect 4C Navigation with Off-Road Pages. To help keep you on the road less traveled. The Jeep Grand Cherokee also features a standard 7-inch touchscreen Uconnect multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Honda Pilot doesn't come equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard, forcing you to buy a more expensive trim level.

With so many Jeep Grand Cherokee models to choose from the best way to find one that is best for you is to make your way down to Lithia Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Concord and go for a test drive. So what are you waiting for? Come experience the Jeep Grand Cherokee from the best seat in the house. The driver's seat.

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