A Closer Look at the Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500

February 22nd, 2024 by
2024 RAM 1500 at sunset

 

At Woodhouse, we cater to auto shoppers with varied needs thanks to our wide selection of makes and models. We have luxury sports cars, robust pickup trucks, RVs, and more within our new model inventory at our lots near Omaha, NE and Lincoln, NE. 

Two of our shoppers’ favorites are the Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500. While vastly different, both vehicles have outstanding features based on what you need most for your Council Bluffs, IA lifestyle. Get a detailed look at the Jeep Grande Cherokee and RAM 1500 with our guide. Either of these vehicles will impress you!

Features of a Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500

The first stop on our detailed look at a Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500 will be with the features of both vehicles. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a premium SUV with a lush interior. Meanwhile, the RAM 1500 is a high-tech pickup truck perfect for light-duty tasks.

Look at some highlighted Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500 features here.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Features

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 293 hp
  • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic
  • Safety features include automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, a ParkView® backup camera, ParkSense® rear park assist, and more
  • Uconnect® 5 with 8.4-inch display
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ 
  • LED exterior lighting
  • Cloth seating
  • 10.25-inch fully digital driver information cluster
  • A/C with dual-zone automatic climate control

The Jeep Grand Cherokee also features 4xe trims, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which is a three-row version of the ordinary Grand Cherokee but with more interior room.

RAM 1500 Features

  • 3.6L V6 Engine
  • Uconnect 5.0
  • Largest In-Class Brake Rotors
  • LED Trailer Hitch Light
  • Air Filtration System
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • 18-inch Aluminum Wheels
  • 8.4-Inch Touchscreen

The new RAM 1500 is the most high-tech RAM ever made, and the interior is anything but spartan as you transport you and your crew wherever you need to go.

Features of a Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500: Engine Specs

Another detailed look at the Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500 includes a dive into the engine specs. Since both vehicles come from the same manufacturer, Stellantis, they may have similar engine profiles for some trim levels.

 

See what engines you might get with the Jeep Grand Cherokee or RAM 1500.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Specs

 

3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE

  • 6,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 293 hp
  • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo PHEV ENGINE

  • 6,000 pounds towing capacity
  • 375 hp
  • 470 lb-ft of torque
  • Manufacturer-estimated 56 MPGe

5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

  • 7,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 357 hp
  • 390 lb-ft of torque

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

5.7L HEMI V8 Engine with eTorque

  • Towing Capacity: 12,750 lbs
  • Max Payload: 2,300 lbs
  • Horsepower: 410 hp
  • Torque: 395 lb-ft

 3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine with eTorque

  • Towing Capacity: 7,730 lbs
  • Max. Payload: 2,300 lbs
  • Horsepower: 273 hp
  • Torque: 305 lb-ft

6.2L Supercharged HEMI V8 Engine

  • Not rated for towing
  • Only available on the off-road rated TRX
  • Horsepower: 702 hp
  • Torque: 650 lb-ft

 

As you can see, the RAM 1500 has more power and better engine performance when you want towing or off-road capabilities.

Test Drive a Jeep Grand Cherokee or RAM 1500 

You’ve seen our detailed look at the Jeep Grand Cherokee and RAM 1500. Ready to get behind the wheel? Contact us or call to schedule a test drive with our team at the closest Woodhouse location near you.