2019 Jeep Cherokee for sale at Midway in Kearney Nebraska

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Ford Escape for sale at Midway in Kearney Nebraska

2018 Ford Escape

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Escape

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Ford Escape both give Grand Island drivers the kind of space that many small and medium-sized families need, but which is a better choice?

Jeep Cherokee Specs vs. Ford Escape Specs

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee delivers better standard engine performance and better max engine performance specs than the 2018 Ford Escape:

2019 Jeep Cherokee Specs

2018 Ford Escape Specs
2.4L Tigershark® Multiair® 2 4-cylinder (180 hp, 170 lb-ft of torque)

Base Engine Performance

2.5L 4-cylinder (168 hp, 170 lb-ft of torque)
Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (270 hp, 295 lb-ft of torque)

Optional Engine Performance

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (245 hp, 275 lb-ft of torque)
3.2-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine

Peak Engine Performance

2.0L Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing GTDI I-4

Off-Road Performance Capabilities

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Ford Escape are both offered with all-wheel drive (AWD), but the 2019 Jeep Cherokee is offered with several 4×4 systems, including:

  • Jeep Active Drive I with Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System
  • Jeep Active Drive II with Neutral Mode
  • Jeep Active Drive Lock with Rock Mode

If you’re looking to offroad around Hastings or Lexington, you’ll want to go for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.

Standard & Available Features

You’ll also find a number of standard features on the 2019 Jeep Cherokee base model that don’t come standard on the 2018 Ford Escape:

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trims & Features

2018 Ford Escape Trims & Features

Apple CarPlay™


Android Auto™

7-inch touchscreen

Standard Multimedia Screen

4.2-inch display

Xenon Headlights


Check Out the Impressive Performance of the New Jeep Cherokee in Kearney!

For more on Jeep models, discover the towing capacity of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and compare the new Jeep Cherokee to the Jeep Grand Cherokee or the 2020 Jeep Compass. Once you find the model that’s best for you, explore our new Cherokee inventory, as well as our complete Jeep lineup. You’ll also find Uconnect® equipped on the Cherokee, and you’ll also come to discover that it’s a very safe vehicle, as well. Contact us to get started.

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