4 Huge Differences Between the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer are nothing alike – or are they? Looking at the new Grand Cherokee and the totally revamped Grand Wagoneer, it’s easy to see how someone could confuse these two SUVs. Here are the four biggest differences between the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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4. The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer vs the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee: they look different

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This may not seem like a surprise; they’re different SUVs, of course they look different. Yet there are more similarities to their appearance than one might think. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been redesigned and its new exterior looks an awful lot like that of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer. 

Yet the Grand Wagoneer is slightly larger than the Grand Cherokee. And don’t be confused – the 2022 Jeep Wagoneer is the same size as the grand Wagoneer. The Grand Wagoneer also has slightly larger wheels, ranging from 18-22-inches to the Grand Cherokee’s 18-21. In addition; the Grand Wagoneer can hold up to 8 passengers to the Grand Cherokee’s 7. 

3. The Grand Wagoneer has a more powerful engine

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It’s probably not a surprise that the larger vehicle has a more powerful engine. The 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer has a 5.7-liter V8 with etorque. This puts out 392 hp and 404 lb-ft of torque. 

On the other hand, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 that makes 357 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines are matched to an 8-speed automatic transmission. 

2. The Grand Cherokee can tow a lot – but not as much as the Grand Wagoneer

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The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee can tow a decent amount for an SUV – 7,200 pounds. Yet the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is capable of even more, being able to tow up to 10,000 pounds. That difference might help you decide if you’re torn between both. 

1. The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee is way cheaper

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The 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer price starts at $86,995. That’s the bottom of the MSRP range, which goes up to $103,995. The 2022 Grand Wagoneer base model is the Series I, and that starts at $88,995. The 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series II starts at $95,440. This has ambient interior lighting, door handle approach lamps, and LED foglamps as well as leather massage seats.

On the other hand, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee price starts at $37,390 and goes up to $63,365. There are a variety of trim levels within that range to choose from, beginning with the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. It also comes with LED lights, heated mirrors, and keyless entry and ignition. The Grand Cherokee has an 8.4-inch touchscreen and is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It even comes with six USB ports as well as a six-speaker sound system.

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