Comparison - Subaru Crosstrek Limited 2020 - vs - Jeep Cherokee Overland 2020

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Other Names:

Also called:

Subaru XV

Also called:

Jeep Liberty

Make: 
Average Price: 
$
27,395
Updated: 
26 Nov 2019
$
38,495
Updated: 
24 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.60gals
15.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ice silver metallic
#D7D9EB
Sunshine orange
#FF8900
Crystal white pearl
#E7E7E7
Crystal Black silica
#000000
Cool grey khaki
#6E8BAD
Quartz Blue pearl
#404E6A
Magnetite Grey metallic
#2F2F2F
Pure red
#D22F32
Color: 
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000
Pearl White Pearl Coat
#F7F8F3
Olive Green Pearl Coat
#5B5C4A
Light Brownstone Pearl Coat
#A99F93
Velvet Red Pearl Coat
#4E0B1C
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Subaru's popular subcompact crossover gains a host of new features for 2020, starting with an auto stop-start system for models equipped with the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Automatic climate control, Subaru's Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE) selectable driving modes, and a new collision-detection automatic door-unlock system are also standard across the range. The mid-range Premium model now can be equipped with a six-way power-adjustable driver's seat and keyless entry with push-button start. Limited models get new LED fog lamps and both the Limited and the Hybrid come with rear-seat USB charging ports.

Pros
Rugged styling,
carlike ride and handling,
available plug-in hybrid.

Cons
Mediocre acceleration,
boring interior appearance,
cramped cargo area.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, continuously variable-speed automatic.Some previously optional features are now standard.New LED exterior lighting, engine stop-start and rear-seat reminder features.

Pros
Spacious interior for a hatchback of its size
Offers optional safety features not typically found in the class
High ground clearance for enhanced off-road capability
Comfortable ride quality

Cons
Slow acceleration on the highway
Handling isn't as precise as that of some rival cars
Lower EPA mileage numbers compared to typical crossovers

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.

Pros
A total-package small crossover
Off-road capable, rugged looks
Standard AWD
Plug-in hybrid
Standard safety tech

Cons
Pokey acceleration
Limited release hybrid
Manual transmission adds nothing
Limited trim not a value

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee comes with four wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.No significant changes for 2020.

Pros
Available V6 and turbocharged engines provide smooth and assertive power
Absorbent suspension smooths out rough surfaces
Capable and user-friendly 8.4-inch touchscreen on many models
Trailhawk offers unique off-road capability for a small crossover

Cons
Sluggish acceleration with the base 2.4-liter engine
Less cargo capacity than other small crossovers

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee cashes in on off-road prowess and luxury features but comes up short elsewhere.

Pros
High-quality cabin
Sliding second-row seat
Trailhawk off-road capability
Sharp infotainment system
Wide range of powertrains

Cons
Lack of standard active safety tech
Bland styling
So-so fuel economy
Inconsistent 9-speed transmission
Smaller interior than competitors

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Cherokee underwent a significant mechanical and cosmetic update for the 2019 model year, so changes to the 2020 version are minimal. Newly available, though, is an Advanced Safety Group package that includes lane-departure warning, forward-collision warning, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. Jeep also is offering two new paint colors for the new year: Sangria and Spitfire Orange.

Pros
Legitimate off-road capability, good ride and handling for the class, Jeep badge adds cred.

Cons
Poor fuel economy, limited cargo space, not a great value.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
27.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.20L
Torque: 
145ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
239ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
152hp
at 6 000rpm
271hp
at 6 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.40Feet
37.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Roadside Assistance
Vehicle Alarm Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Rear Parking Sensors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.80in
182.00in
Width: 
71.00in
73.20in
Height: 
63.60in
66.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Front Track: 
61.00in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
61.20in
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
104.90in
106.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.80
39.40
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
53.80in
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
41.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.70in
57.60in
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
38.50
Rear Hip Room: 
55.20in
49.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.50in
40.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.60in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
55.30cu.ft
54.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.80cu.ft
24.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.00degrees
18.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.00degrees
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3263.00lbs
3953.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
8 -way power driver seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Premium Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
9 Total Speakers
506 Watts Stereo Output
Alpine Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof spoiler
Body-color folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
Windshield wiper de-icer and heated side mirrors (All-Weather Package)
Raised roof rails: black finish
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear power liftgate door
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
LED Headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Moonroof + Navigation System + Harman Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Sport Package - 18" Wheels
Popular Package #5
Standard Model
Popular Package #4
Moonroof
Popular Package #3
Popular Package #2
Quick Order Package 26M
Heavy Duty Protection Group
Technology Group
Quick Order Package 2ZM
Quick Order Package 2YM
Trailer Tow Group
MOPAR Interior Protection Package
Advanced Safety Group
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards - Cool Gray Khaki
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
STI Roof Spoiler
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding - Pure Red
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Sunshine Orange
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Crossbar Set - Aero
Body Side Molding - Sunshine Orange
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic
Splash Guards
Door Edge Guards - Pure Red
Rear Bumper Cover
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guards - Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding - Cool Gray Khaki
Body Side Molding - Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic
Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
Interior Options: 
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirrors
STI Leather Shift Knob - CVT
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cargo Net
LED Upgrade - Map And Dome Lights
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit - Blue
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/Homelink
Side Sill Plate
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass
All-Weather Floor Liners
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray, leather
#BFBFBF
Black, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black/Tan, premium leather
#000000
Black/Ski Grey, premium leather
#000000
Black, premium leather
#000000