At Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Bolton, ON, we are extremely proud of all the SUVs we offer to our customers. That pride means that we feel confident in putting our favorites up against those of the competition. This time around we're going to compare the award-winning 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee to the popular 2019 Honda Passport.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The first thing to know is that over the past three decades, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is the most awarded SUV ever. Thankfully the extensively upgraded 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee continues this fine tradition of excellence. Depending on which of the eleven trim levels you choose from, your SUV is powered by a number of impressive engines including the 6.4-litre V8 MDS engine that kicks out 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque and the 6.2-litre Supercharged V8 engine blasts out an astounding 707 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque. Other available performance benefits include best-in-class towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, 20-inch Low Gloss Granite Crystal wheels, Brembo high-performance brakes, competition suspension, Quadra-Trac SRT active on-demand 4x4 system, Selec-Track Traction Control System. To keep your gas bills down, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers as low as 9.6 L/100km in fuel efficiency.
To keep you protected, drivers can get Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Bi-Xenon HID headlamps, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist. It's important to note that all trims get standard Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection. For entertainment, comfort, and connectivity, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee can be equipped with a number of features including:
- Uconnect 4 with 7-inch touchscreen
- 8.4-inch touchscreen radio and navigation system with bonded glass, higher resolution, and pinch-and-zoom capability
- harman/kardon 19-speaker audio system
- Leather-faced seating
- Heated front seats
2019 Honda Passport
The 2019 Honda Passport comes in three trims, five exterior colours, and fuel efficiency of as low as 9.8 L/100 km. Unlike the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2019 Honda Passport comes with only one engine choice. Its 3.5-litre 24-valve Direct Injection SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine puts out a modest 280 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 262 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,700 rpm. For control, you get a nine-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control and Intelligent Traction Management System. Other performance features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist. Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering, and up to 5,000 pounds in towing capacity. Only the top trim level comes with a standard Blind Spot Information system with Rear Cross Traffic Monitor system. As far as safety features drivers get ABS, CMBS, and Next-Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure. The Honda Passport offers some optional hi-tech features like seven-inch colour TFT centre meter display with Driver Information Interface, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a seven-speaker 152-watt AM/FM audio system.
Finding the Right SUV
When you look at the facts, it's clear that when it comes to selection, power, and luxury, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the winner of this competition. If you are equally impressed as we are, then the time is right to contact Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM today. So schedule a test drive with our friendly and knowledgeable sales team today and get behind the wheel of the dynamic and robust 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.