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2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Ford Escape

There is quite a bit that separates the Jeep Cherokee from the rest of its competition. Obviously, like all of the vehicles under the automaker’s umbrella, the Cherokee offers proved, trail-rated performance over a wide array of terrain as well as on-pavement handling characteristics that make it a segment-leader. For the new model year, a comparison of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Ford Escape very clearly illustrates these differences. The 2019 Cherokee arrives to the Billion Auto Group with revised exterior elements as well as an available turbocharged engine and an upgraded infotainment system as standard equipment. Each of these new features and systems will widen the game between the new Cherokee and the Ford Escape. Billion Auto Group customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Jeep Cherokee today by calling, 406-556-9071.

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is available in five primary trim grades, there will be a version of the vehicle that can meet any need a buyer needs. A crossover SUV offering available all-wheel-drive isn’t special. However, the off-road bona fides demonstrated by the 2019 Cherokee is very special. Several trims of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee can be outfitted with a real four-wheel-drive system that should have no problem giving drivers plenty of peace of mind when the going gets tough. In fact, independent reviews have praised the off-road capability of the 2019 Cherokee. The 2019 Escape does offer its manufacturer’s all-wheel-drive system, but it won’t be able to match the performance of the Jeep system. Additionally, the 2019 Cherokee can tow up to 1,000 pounds more than the 2019 Escape, when properly equipped. 


2019 Jeep Cherokee


2019 Ford Escape

2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
180/171 Horsepower/Torque 168/170
Nine-speed Automatic Transmission Six-speed Automatic
4,500 lbs. Max. Towing 3,500 lbs.


Performance Specs

Billion Auto Group customers will be able to choose among several different engine options for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. All of them can offer more power than any competing powertrain used by the 2019 Ford Escape. The standard engine for the new Cherokee is a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine making 180 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. Buyers can also choose trims with a 3.2-liter, V-6 or a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, producing 271 horsepower and 270 horsepower, respectively. All of the power plants will be paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

By comparison, the standard powertrain setup for the 2019 Ford Escape is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 168 horsepower. Ford also makes a couple of turbocharged engines available for the 2019 Escape, none of which match the output of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.



A front right quarter photo of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee in the woods.
A photo of a driver behind the wheel of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.
An interior photo showing one of the seating options in the 2019 Cherokee.
A photo of the maximum cargo volume configuration in the back of the 2019 Cherokee.

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