Has the time come to add a new SUV to your driveway? With so many options out there, it can definitely be overwhelming to try and narrow down your options. Luckily, the trustworthy team here at Courtesy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Danville, IL, has got your back. We have crafted this SUV guide comparing two popular options for your review: the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and 2020 Ford Escape. For the purpose of this comparison guide, we'll be taking an in-depth look at the 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude trim, starting at $25,935 MSRP, and the 2020 Ford Escape SE, starting at $27,095 MSRP. If the new 2020 Jeep Cherokee has caught your attention after exploring this guide, head to our inventory for trim availability. You can find additional information with the 2020 Cherokee hub. If you have any questions, you can contact our team in Danville, IL, at (217) 703-4288 or utilize our online form.

Engines & Towing Capabilities

When you choose to equip the 2020 Jeep Cherokee with the available V6 engine, you can explore places you've only dreamed of. If you need serious towing ability, the Jeep Cherokee Latitude is the SUV for you, with far more capability than the Ford Escape SE. View the table below to compare engine and performance specs.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude

3.2L Pentastar® V6  
271 HP
239 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing Capacity
4,500 lbs.

2020 Ford Escape SE

1.5L EcoBoost®
179 HP
177 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs.  

Treat the entire family with the following interior amenities inside the 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude model:

  • Six-way manual adjustable driver's and front passenger seat 
  • Rear 60/40 folding split recline seat
  • Front and rear floor mats
  • 12V cargo power outlet
  • Rear seat heat ducts
  • Front and rear climate-control outlets
  • Full-length floor console
  • Power driver window with one-touch
  • Uconnect® 4 with 7-in. touchscreen display

Interior Design & Cargo Space

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude has a cargo capacity of 54.7 cu.-ft. behind the first-row and 24.6 cu.-ft. of space behind the second-row. In comparison, the 2020 Ford Escape SE has up to 65.4 cu.-ft. behind first-row and 37.5 behind second-row.

Safety Features

While both the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and Ford Escape look after your safety on the road, you'll only receive the extra protection of the ParkView® rear back-up camera in the Jeep Cherokee Latitude model. Additional safety features of the Cherokee Latitude trim include:

  • Advanced multistage front airbags
  • All-speed traction control
  • Driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag
  • Electronic roll mitigation
  • Enhanced accident response system
  • Front passenger seat belt alert
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry with panic alarm
  • LATCH system
  • Lock on sync tire pressure sensor
  • Rear child safety locks

Lease or Finance your Cherokee in Danville, IL, Today!

Ready to get behind the wheel of the bold and capable 2020 Jeep Cherokee? Experience it in all its glory when you schedule a test drive at Courtesy CDJR in Danville, IL. Are you seeking a great deal on this new vehicle? Peruse our competitive offers for big savings. Our finance experts will answer any questions you may have about the financing or leasing process so you can get on the road at an affordable price. Don't hesitate to call us at (217) 703-4288.

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Ford Escape Model Differences in Danville, IL

If you're in the market for a new, stylish, and capable SUV to add some excitement to your daily driving experience, two popular options for drivers in the Danville, IL, area are the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Ford Escape. Both boast extreme dependability and power, but which one will best suit your individual needs? To help you make a decision, the product experts at Courtesy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have crafted this comprehensive Jeep Cherokee vs. Ford Escape comparison guide.

For the purposes of this comparison, we'll be taking a closer look at the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Altitude, starting at $28,140 MSRP, and the 2019 Ford Escape Titanium, starting at $32,620 MSRP.

If your heart is already set on the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, be sure to browse our extensive online inventory to view all 2019 Cherokee models for sale at our dealership in Danville, IL. If you're in need of more in-depth information regarding this model, check out our Cherokee hub research page. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to give our Courtesy team a call at 217-703-4288.

Cherokee vs. Escape
Engines & Towing Capabilities

For a truly exhilarating driving experience, choose the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Altitude. The Cherokee outperforms the Ford Escape Titanium in horsepower and torque capabilities, and boasts 1,000 more pounds of towing ability. View engine and performance details below.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Altitude - Diamond Black

Jeep Cherokee Altitude

2.0L Turbo
270 HP
295 lb.-ft.
MPG (city/hwy)
Max. Towing Capacity
4,500 lbs.
2019 Ford Escape Titanium - Agate Black

Ford Escape Titanium

2.0L EcoBoost® I4
245 HP
275 lb.-ft.
MPG (city/hwy)
Max. Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs.

Cherokee vs. Escape
Interior & Cargo Space

Surround yourself in the spacious and refined cabin of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. Although the Ford Escape has slightly more cargo space, the Cherokee makes up for it by providing a handful of luxurious interior features, such as:

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with Piano Black finishes
  • Ambient LED interior lighting
  • Full-length floor console
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Cargo volume behind 2nd-row: 25.8 cu.-ft.
  • Cargo volume with 2nd-row seats up: 54.0 cu.-ft.

Cherokee vs. Escape

Keep your family and friends safe on the road inside the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. After closely comparing both SUVs, our specialists agree that the Cherokee Altitude model has the most advanced safety technology. Features you can expect include:

  • Blind-Spot and Cross-Path Detection
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Enhanced Accident Response System
  • Hill Start Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Headlamps
  • ParkSense® Rear Park-Assist with Stop
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
2019 Jeep Cherokee exterior two Cherokee's in woods by stream

Cherokee vs. Escape

Both the Jeep Cherokee and Ford Escape come with a 3-year/36,000-mile basic powertrain warranty.

Test Drive

Can you see yourself going on adventures in the new 2019 Jeep Cherokee? Schedule a test drive at Courtesy CDJR in Danville, IL, to experience all that this exciting SUV has to offer on the road. If you have any questions, contact us online or at 217-703-4288.

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