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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Subaru Outback

The selection of Jeep vehicles available at the Billion Auto Group showroom is among the most impressive in terms of performance, features and capability in the manufacturer’s corner of the automotive industry. However, that hasn’t stopped everyone else from vying for that coveted position. A comparison of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Subaru Outback shows why the former has such a loyal legion of fans and supporters. Even at the entry-level base trim, the 2019 Grand Cherokee is able to outperform its Subaru rival in several key areas that shoppers use to pick their next vehicle purchase including peak performance output and towing capacity. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is currently available at Billion Auto Group. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 406-556-9071.

There are a few similarities between the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2019 Subaru Outback, including how many people can safely ride in each vehicle. Both have also been praised by independent online expert reviews for offers comfortable interiors that should have no problem being pleasant for every passenger. Additionally, both the 2019 Grand Cherokee and 2019 Outback come with smartphone-compatible infotainment systems that will support applications from the Android Auto™ and Apple Auto™. The Jeep Uconnect system has been a particular favorite among the reviewers. An important difference between the two vehicles that will be important to tech-savvy owners will be the touchscreen interface that each automaker uses. Jeep uses 7- and 8.4-inch touchscreens, both of which are larger than what Subaru employs.  


2019 Grand Cherokee


2019 Subaru Outback

3.6-L, V-6 Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
295/260 Horsepower/Torque 175/174
Yes Avail. V-8 Upgrade No
6,200 lbs. Max. Towing 2,700 lbs.


Performance Specs

Jeep is one of the dwindling numbers of automakers that still puts a premium on performance. The standard powertrain used for the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission, producing 295 horsepower. At the Limited trim level and above, Billion Auto Group customers can choose to have the Jeep turbocharged 3.0-liter, V-6 diesel engine attached to the 2019 Grand Cherokee, which will boost low-end output to 420 pound-feet of torque. These same trim versions also make a 5.7-liter, V-8 engine available which will make 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. On the other side of the equation is the 2019 Subaru Outback with its 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 175 horsepower or its available 3.6-liter, V-6 with a maximum output of 256 horsepower.

Potential owners will really notice the difference in available power if they need to do any towing. When properly equipped, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee can nearly double the towing capacity of the Subaru Outback.



A photo of the dashboard and driver's cockpit in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
A photo of the driver and front passenger seats in the 2019 Grand Cherokee.
A photo of the rear seats in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
A photo of the max cargo configuration in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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