Compare the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee to the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse in Springfield IL

Drivers in the Springfield, IL area expect an SUV that offers unparalleled performance, a comfortable riding experience with convenient features, and a spacious cabin that can accommodate their adventurous lifestyle. We've put two of the most popular SUVs available head-to-head: the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Chevy Traverse. Read on to find out which of these SUVs provides the capability and amenities you want for your ideal driving experience



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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Chevy Traverse: Engine and Performance

While the Grand Cherokee and Traverse both have a 3.6L V6 engine, the Jeep SUV outperforms the Chevy model when it comes to off-road capability and versatility. You'll be able to take your Grand Cherokee anywhere with the confidence you expect from every Jeep vehicle. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee also has markedly better fuel economy than its Traverse competitor in Taylorville IL.

  • Both have a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine, though the Traverse falters when it comes to fuel efficiency.
  • The Grand Cherokee offers three V8 engine options, the Traverse only offers the V6 engine.
  • Each engine of the Grand Cherokee features an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Traverse offers a nine-speed automatic, but still can leave you wanting more.
  • The Traverse can only tow a maximum of 5.000-pounds, the Grand Cherokee, when equipped properly, can tow a maximum of 7,200-pounds.
  • 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Chevy Traverse: Interior and Exterior

    Drivers in the Chatham, IL area want the high-tech amenities and features to enhance their daily drive, and when it comes to technology the Chevrolet Traverse just can't compare to the Jeep Grand Cherokee. When it comes to infotainment, the Uconnect® system is one of the easiest to use, with intuitive menus, crisp graphics, and plenty of standard features. Check out the list below to see other key areas where the Grand Cherokee shines.

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control is standard
  • Keyless ignition included standard
  • 36.3 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the rear seats, the Traverse only offers 23 cubic feet.
  • 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Chevy Traverse: Safety and Technology

    When it comes to safety in Jacksonville IL, Jeep understands that there's no room to compromise. Each 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers the safety features you want and need for your family in Illinois. Both vehicles come standard with a rear-view backup camera, but the Grand Cherokee offers rear parking sensors included standard. To get rear parking sensors on your Traverse, you'll have to pay extra. Both vehicles feature numerous active driver assistance safety features like:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control, and more!
  • Schedule a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Test Drive Today!

    Why wait any longer? With exceptional capability, convenient features, and modern technology, the 2018 Grand Cherokee clearly edges out the 2018 Chevy Traverse in several key areas. Schedule a test drive of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee at our dealership in Springfield, IL today! If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to one of our Jeep product specialists using our online contact form or by calling (888) 461-8081.