2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee copy

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Dodge Durango copy

2019 Dodge Durango

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Dodge Durango

Fairfield families looking for a full-size SUV will find that there are an overwhelming amount of great options on the market. If you require plenty of cargo space, all the latest safety technology, and an engine that gets great fuel economy, both the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2019 Dodge Durango would be a great choice. So, which one is right for you? Find out when you explore the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Dodge Durango with Milford Jeep Dodge Chrysler Ram below.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee


2019 Dodge Durango


Starting MSRP

19 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

19 mpg city/26 mpg highway
7,200 pounds

Max towing

8,700 pounds
3.6L V6 24-valve VVT


3.6L V6 24-valve VVT with ESS
8-speed automatic


8-speed automatic



Pricing and Configurations

  • Configurations: The Grand Cherokee offers a choice of 11 trim levels. The Laredo is your base level, or you can upgrade all the way up to the Trackhawk®, which delivers a whopping 707 hp! Opting for the Durango will give you a choice of seven configurations, starting with the SXT and ending with the SRT.
  • Base Price: The starting MSRP for the Grand Cherokee Laredo is $31,695, while the Dodge Durango has a $29,995 starting MSRP.
  • Top Price: If you’re interested in the top-tier Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, your starting MSRP will be $86,650, and the top-of-the-line Durango SRT starting MSRP is $62,995.

Performance and Fuel Efficiency

  • Standard Engine and Transmission: The Jeep Grand Cherokee base level engine is a 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT with an 8-speed automatic transmission. For the Dodge Durango, the standard engine is a 3.6L V6 24-valve VVT with ESS that is paired to an 8-speed automatic 850RE transmission.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango get an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway.
  • Towing: The base level Grand Cherokee tows up to 3,500 pounds, and the Dodge Durango base level engine has a max towing capacity of 6,200 pounds. Or, when you make the necessary upgrades, the Dodge can tow up to 8,700 pounds, and the Jeep can tow up to 7,200 pounds.

Durango or Grand Cherokee: Make Your Choice in at Milford Jeep Dodge Chrysler Ram

The best way to know you’re making the right choice is to test drive both of these full-size SUVs at our Milford dealership today. When you do, you’ll see that they both offer five-person seating, and share great features like Keyless Enter ‘n Go™, Electronic Stability Control, the LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System, and more.

Overall, if you’re looking for the most budget-friendly vehicle or greater towing power, you’ll likely end up driving navigating Branford and Orange in a new Dodge Durango. But if you want more options, you’d love a new Grand Cherokee! If you have any questions about either vehicle, don’t hesitate to contact us. To get the process started before you visit, you can apply for financing online.

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