2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot Near Ozark, MO

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot Near Ozark, MO 
Are you trying to find a new family SUV that's comfortable, luxurious, and powerful? The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2017 Honda Pilot would seem to fit the bill. However, which is the better option? Read on to learn how the new Grand Cherokee compares to the Honda Pilot, or check out our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review to learn more about this vehicle alone.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Honda Pilot: Powertrain Specs

Most 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee models are equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine or a 5.7L V8 engine, although a diesel 3.0L V6 is also available, as well as a 6.4L V8 exclusive to the SRT. Regardless of engine, all 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee models use an excellent 8-speed automatic transmission. As for the drivetrain, the Grand Cherokee comes in front-wheel drive, but also with either the Quadra-Trac I® 4WD system with Selec-Terrain™, Quadra-Trac II® 4DW, or the Trail-Rated® Quadra-Drive II® 4WD system.The Honda Pilot has a single engine across all trims - a V6 - although paired to either a six-speed automatic or a 9-speed automatic. All models are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive with a traction management system.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 3.6L V6
    • 295 HP @ 6,400 RPM
    • 260 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,800 RPM
    • 517 mile range with 4WD
    • 6,200 lbs. tow rating
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
2017 Honda Pilot
  • 3.5L V6
    • 280 HP @ 6,000 RPM262 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,700 RPM
    • 421 mile range with AWD
    • 5,000 lbs. tow rating
  • 6-speed automatic
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Off-road  
 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot Interior Comparisons Near Ozark, MO

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Honda Pilot: Interior

Although the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Honda Pilot are both categorized as mid-sized SUVs, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has two rows of seating while the Honda Pilot has three. However, in the Grand Cherokee you don't have to fold down seats to get a useable cargo area since it has more than twice the cargo space with all seats in place as the Honda Pilot.What else do you need to know about the cabins of these two SUVs? Read below:

  • Both models are available with luxury features like leather seats, heated and ventilated front seats, and heated second row seats.
  • The 2017 Grand Cherokee is available with several luxury features that the Honda Pilot doesn't offer, including active noise control and a heated wood and leather wrapped steering wheel.
  • In the Jeep Grand Cherokee, both the driver's seat and front passenger seat get 8-way power adjustment, 4-way power lumbar adjustment, and position memory. The Honda Pilot's front passenger doesn't get the same benefits.
  • The front passenger seat in the Jeep Grand Cherokee can also be folded flat for extra storage space for long objects.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Honda Pilot: Technology & Safety

If you want your next SUV to come with lots of modern technology, both safety-focused and for entertainment, then you will love what the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Honda Pilot offer. In particular, the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee has some exceptional features you won't want to miss out on.

  • Both models come with driver assistance features including radar cruise control, emergency braking, and blind spot monitoring.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with a park assist system that can steer itself into a perpendicular or parallel parking spot. This feature is not available on the Honda Pilot.
  • Both models are available with a rear seat entertainment system with a Blu-Ray player.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an 8.4-in. multimedia touchscreen and 19 premium speakers. The Honda Pilot tops out with an 8-in. touchscreen and 10 premium speakers.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a 7-in. color LCD instrument cluster, while the Honda Pilot has a 4.2-in. color LCD screen in the instrument panel.

Test Drive a New SUV at Youngblood Chrysler Jeep Near Ozark, MD

with the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, plus the more powerful engine, make it our recommendation. You can find the new 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the inventory at Youngblood Chrysler Jeep serving Ozark, MD, and schedule a test-drive online. Do you have questions about this model? Call (866) 927-8082.

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