2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ozark, MO

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ozark, MO

Youngblood Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram has a large number of family-friendly vehicles to choose from, but customers who need an SUV or minivan that can do it all gravitate toward either the Dodge Grand Caravan or the Jeep Grand Cherokee . Both models are the largest and most comfortable in their respective lineups, but which is better? That depends on you and your family. For example, if your children are younger and you need lots of space for strollers and bags, the Grand Caravan may be the better option. Other families may prefer the premium features and off-road capability of the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Our comparative review will hopefully clear the air, but if you still have questions afterward, please don't hesitate to call (877) 469-8411 and talk over your options with one of the product experts at our Dodge and Jeep dealership in Ozark, MO.

Model2018 Dodge Grand Caravan2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
ClassificationMinivanMid-sized SUV
Starting MSRP$25,995$30,595
Number of Seats75

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Comparison in Ozark, MO

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Specs & Dimensions

The Dodge minivan and Jeep SUV have about the same headroom, but the Grand Cherokee SUV has more rear legroom while the Grand Caravan minivan has wider seats that provide more hip and shoulder room. The minivan also has a third row of seating, while the SUV has only two.

Considering only the rear storage area, the two vehicles have about the same amount of cargo space, with a slight advantage to the Jeep. However, the extra row of seating in the Grand Caravan gives families much more room to play with when it's folded out of the way. If you plan to do more hauling than towing, choose the Grand Caravan. If you plan to do more towing than hauling, then the Grand Cherokee has the advantage.

Model2018 Dodge Grand Caravan2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Passenger Volume163.5 cu. ft.105.4 cu. ft.
Cargo Space - All Seats Upright33 cu. ft.36.3 cu. ft.
Cargo Space - Rear Seats Folded83.3 cu. ft. - behind 2nd row | 143.8 cu. ft. - behind 3rd row68.3 cu. ft.
Fuel Tank20-gal.24.6-gal.
Tow Rating 3,600 lbs.3,500 lbs. - standard | 7,400 lbs. - when properly equipped

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior Comparison in Ozark, MO

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Family-Friendly Features

There are vehicle features that can make a huge difference in the ease of road trips or the enjoyment of your day-to-day commute. Amenities that fall into this category in the 2018 Grand Caravan and Grand Cherokee are listed below.

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan features include:
  • Stow 'n Go® seats - standard in the 3rd row and optional in the 2nd row
  • DVD player with 9-in. overhead screen
  • USB port, auxiliary jack, and two 12-V power outlets
  • Multiple storage bins and dual glove box
  • Interior observation mirror
  • Easy clean floor mats
  • Three-zone temperature control and rear air vents
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee features include:
  • Flat-folding front passenger seat
  • Blu-Ray player with single or dual screen option
  • Two USB ports, auxiliary jack, two 12-V power outlets, and 115-V power outlet
  • Under seat lighting and illuminated cup holders
  • Driver's seat, mirror, and radio memory for multiple drivers
  • Side steps
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Power liftgate

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Safety

Parents want to know that their kids will be safe every time they strap them into a car seat, and you can rest easy knowing that will be the case if you drive a new 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan or 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both of these models include the following standard safety features:

  • Whiplash injury reducing headrests
  • Advanced front air bags and supplemental side curtain airbags in all rows
  • Seat beat reminder chime
  • LATCH ready child seat anchor system
  • Electronic stability control
  • Trailer sway damping
  • Rear backup camera

The Dodge Grand Caravan also includes a sliding door warning that lets out a chime to warn little fingers to stay out of the way of the power sliding doors. The Jeep Grand Cherokee, for its part, is available with several driver assistance technology features including blind spot and cross path detection, and full speed automatic collision prevention braking.

Test Drive a Family-Sized SUV or Minivan at Youngblood CDJR in Ozark, MO

Have you decided whether you prefer the new Dodge Grand Caravan or the new Jeep Grand Cherokee? Bring the family to Youngblood Dodge Jeep in Ozark, MO and take your favorite, or both, for a test drive! It's the best way to find out which fits your family best. To schedule your visit, just fill out the form on our website and we'll call or email you to confirm. Until then, feel free to browse our current inventory of new Grand Caravan and Grand Cherokee models.

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