Battle of Giants: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Range Rover Sport

January 25, 2015 at 01:23

Structurally, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is much like the Range Rover Sport, but is significantly cheaper.
In this case, the fourth generation is very different from the third. It is based on the platform Mercedes-Benz M-Class, and at the same time, compared to the third generation, the body has become almost 50% stiffer. In the line of powertrains are two petrol engines: the base, the volume of 3.6 liters and 286 hp in, as well as a powerful V8 HEMI – heart modifications SRT8, which is when a volume of 6.4 liters develops 468 hp. With it nearly 2.5-ton SUV easily goes to its first hundred in just 5 seconds. However, for buyers are available also economical 3-liter turbo diesel capacity of 241 hp, which according to official data within the acceptable 7.5 l. fuel consumption in the combined cycle.

Jeep Grand Cherokee pics

Jeep Grand Cherokee picture

Range Rover Sport
Range Rover Sport to get rid of the platform kinship with Discovery – now it is much more on the Range Rover Vogue.
In the range of engines consists of 2 petrol engines: V6, 3-liter with power of 340 hp and a 5-liter V8, which develops 510 hp. In addition, customers can choose between two versions 3-liter turbo diesel capacity of 248 and 292 hp. But PPC is only one – 8-speed automatic for all without exception versions.

Range Rover Sport pics

Range Rover Sport picture

Considering the cost of crossover, independent air suspension of four-wheels is included in the basic equipment: the normal position of the ground clearance of 200 mm, off-road – 65 mm greater, and in extreme cases the clearance of the car can momentarily increase up to 335 mm.

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