2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Jeep Cherokee in Etobicoke

If you are in the market this spring for a new SUV, there are plenty to choose from at Raceway Chrysler, your local Jeep dealership - close to the communities of North York, Etobicoke and Toronto. And, if you want something with a bit of style, iconic branding, a newly-designed exterior and a tried and trusted available 4 x 4 off road system, take a look at the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. Featuring the recognizable seven-slot grille at the front, and brand new LED headlamps, the Jeep Cherokee stands apart from all the others in the highly populated SUV class.

If you compare the 2019 Cherokee with the 2019 Ford Escape, for example, the Cherokee stands out with standard features such as the UConnect multimedia centre with 5-inch touchscreen, LED headlamps a capless fuel filler door. Standard on the Ford Escape, you get Ford's Sync system with a 4.2-inch screen, and halogen headlamps.

If you need to pull a trailer, then the 2019 Jeep Cherokee has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs, with the 2019 Escape maxing out at 1,500 lbs. That extra capacity allows you to pack more camping equipment or whatever you need to pack to enjoy your weekends away from the hustle and bustle of Etobicoke, North York and Toronto.

In terms of engine power, the Cherokee with the 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir I-4 with ESS and 180 horsepower, provides more power than the Escape's I-4 2.5L engine with 168 horsepower. For fuel efficiency, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee rates at 10.8L/100km city, 7.6L/100km highway versus the Escape's 11.0L/100 km city, 8.0L/100km highway.

In addition, the Ford Escape has a six speed automatic transmission, while the Jeep Cherokee features a nine speed automatic transmission. That greater flexibility may just help you while you are driving the busy streets and highways in Etobicoke, North York and in and around Toronto.

Now is the time to come visit Raceway Chrysler- on Rexdale Boulevard, just north of the city of Toronto and close to Etobicoke and North York - home to great Jeep promotions. Spring is always a great time of year to go vehicle shopping, and the dealership also offers Jeep financing, so it may just be the time to buy!