2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude FWD

2020 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Nissan Rogue FWD S

2020 Nissan Rogue*

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

2020 Jeep Cherokee


2020 Nissan Rogue
180-hp 2.4L Inline-4

Base Engine

170-hp 2.5L Inline-4
271-hp 3.2L V6

Available Engine

40.3 inches

Rear Legroom

37.9 inches

Edmunds Rating

4,500 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

1,100 pounds

Getting behind the wheel of a compact crossover SUV is an exciting endeavor for Charleston-area drivers, but deciding which model to buy can certainly be a challenge. Often, shoppers turn to Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg wondering whether to drive the 2020 Jeep Cherokee or 2020 Nissan Rogue. Of course, our bias leads us to praise the new Cherokee, but a quick Jeep Cherokee vs. Nissan Rogue comparison proves that the Jeep model:

  • Comes with two more years or 24,000 more miles of roadside assistance
  • Generates 10 more hp from its introductory inline-4 engine
  • Holds 1.3 more gallons of gas in its fuel tank
  • Guarantees more legroom for backseat passengers
  • Tows up to 3,400 more pounds

Of course, these are only a few areas where the 2020 Jeep Cherokee excels. Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg has compiled a complete guide to help you choose between the Cherokee or Rogue.

Cherokee vs. Rogue: Engine Lineup

Right off the bat, the 2020 Cherokee outperforms the 2020 Rogue, and it also provides additional powertrain offerings throughout the lineup, which the competition does not.

  • Jeep Cherokee: The base 2.4L Inline-4 produces 180 hp, while an optional 3.2L V6 engine churns out 271 hp and 239 lb-ft of torque. There’s also a 2.0L turbo engine available, which generates 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.
  • Nissan Rogue: The only engine available is a 2.5L Inline-4 rated at 170 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque.

Cherokee vs. Rogue: Capability

For ultimate capability, Columbia drivers will be better served by the Jeep Cherokee over the Nissan Rogue. That’s because the Jeep Cherokee boasts traditional Jeep capability as evidenced by the Trail Rated® badge, which indicates how well the Cherokee performs in terms of traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation, and water fording. The Cherokee’s superior capability is also demonstrated with its 4,500-pound maximum tow rating, as compared with the Rogue’s tow rating of 1,100 pounds.

Cherokee vs. Rogue: Expert Reviews

As a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram dealership, it may seem obvious that we’d emphasize the strengths of the Jeep Cherokee over the Nissan Rogue. However, when the automotive experts at Edmunds rate the Cherokee better than the Rogue, Lexington drivers should take note. In fact, Edmunds gave the Cherokee an overall rating of 7.8/10, whereas the Rogue earned 6.9/10. Specifically, Edmunds touted the Cherokee’s “capable and user-friendly 8.4-inch touchscreen,” yet criticized the “small, dated-looking infotainment screen” on the Rogue.

Test Drive the New Jeep Cherokee with Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg

Of course, the only way you can truly determine whether the 2020 Jeep Cherokee is the best model for you is to test drive it near Irmo at Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg! Get in touch to plan your visit, and make sure to check out our new vehicle specials to discover how you can save! Looking to do more research? See how the Cherokee compares to the Toyota RAV4 or the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

*2019 model image used.

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