Looking for a ride that can keep up with the excitement of your Edgewood, Bel Air, or Aberdeen lifestyle? Then you may be considering the 2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Ford Edge.

If so, keep reading through this comparison put together by your friends at Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (CJDR) of Hartford County to see what sets these unique SUVs apart. If you have any questions along the way, reach out to a member of our team.

 Jeep Cherokee     VS Ford Edge
 EPA-estimated 31 Highway Efficiency EPA-estimated 29 Highway
 2000 PoundsTowing Capacity 1,500 Pounds 
 4x4Drivetrain all-wheel-drive 

Jeep Cherokee vs Ford Edge: Efficiency

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee and Ford Edge are built for adventure. If you want to enjoy a road trip with minimal gas station interruptions, it's a good idea to compare their fuel efficiencies.

The Edge offers two powertrains to choose from, with the standard motor achieving an EPA-estimated 29 highway MPG for an efficient and more enjoyable drive.

However, if you're looking to get the most out of your gas tank, you'll probably prefer what the Cherokee has to offer. Two of its three motor options (an available 2.4-liter Tigershark® MuliAir® 2 engine and 2.0-liter turbo engine) earn an EPA-estimated 31 highway MPG, allowing you to cruise for over 400 highway miles before needing to make a gas station stop.

Jeep Cherokee vs Ford Edge: Towing Capacity

A range of engine options leads to various towing capacities, allowing you to find the one best suited to your getaway needs.

Want to haul a pop-up tent trailer or small aluminum boat? The standard motor in the 2020 Cherokee is up for the job with a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. You may have to leave your camper behind with the Edge, though, since its baseline engine can only handle tows up to 1,500 pounds.

If you need some extra power to take a couple of jet skis to the beach for an afternoon in the sun, the Cherokee is up for the job. With an available 3.2-liter Pentastar® V6 engine, you get a best-in-class maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.

Once again, the Edge doesn't measure up since it can only pull up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Jeep Cherokee vs Ford Edge: Drivetrain

When you want to take your lightweight travel trailer out for an unforgettable getaway, the Cherokee is prepared to keep you safe with three available four-wheel-drive systems to choose from. Your selected 4x4 system will power all four wheels as needed to provide extra stability through some of the most challenging off-road conditions.

The Edge, on the other hand, only has an all-wheel-drive system available, so you may notice a difference in the way this SUV performs.

Additionally, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee pairs your selected 4WD system with a Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System. Choose from a variety of modes, such as Rock, Sand, Mud, and Snow to tailor your trips to meet the demands of the road.

Since this feature isn't available on the Ford Edge, you may have a harder time traversing unfavorable road conditions.

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs Ford Edge: Which SUV Is Best for You?

While there are many similarities between the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and 2020 Ford Edge, we think bold drivers in Edgewood, Bel Air, and Aberdeen will prefer what the Cherokee has to offer.

Come experience this SUV for yourself at Thompson CJDR of Hartford County. Call us today to schedule a test drive!

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