UNDERSTANDING SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

Jeep® Brand SUVs come in a range of sizes and are designed to meet the needs of different drivers. From seating and performance to off-road capability–whether full-size, midsize or small–discover which Jeep Brand SUV is right for you.

SEATING AND CARGO CAPACITY


Most Jeep® Brand SUVs comfortably accommodate up to five people. Large SUVs like the three-row Grand Cherokee can seat up to seven passengers with ease. Jeep Brand SUVs can also help you bring more to your destination. They feature spacious and adjustable compartments to accommodate your cargo. Plus, innovative Jeep Brand storage solutions make accessing and organizing your gear easy.

CAPABILITY

Looking for adventure? Select Jeep® Compass, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler models bear the Trail Rated® badge. It signifies that these vehicles have passed maneuverability, articulation, traction, ground clearance and water-fording tests on the most challenging terrain. Plus, Jeep Brand off-road SUVs are just as good at handling bad weather conditions on paved roads as they are handling off-road conditions.

PERFORMANCE

If you regularly drive long distances, an SUV that prioritizes efficiency, like the Jeep® Compass, is for you. If you want to tow equipment like a boat or trailer, the Jeep Grand Cherokee can tow more than any other Jeep SUV when properly equipped. When comparing SUV engines, look for horsepower, torque and fuel economy numbers to find what’s right for you.

WHAT KINDS OF SUVS ARE THERE?

From full-size to small sport utility vehicles, choose from a full range of SUVs to suit your needs.

SMALL SUVS

Small SUVs, or Compact SUVs, combine maneuverability and efficiency with the off-roading capabilities of their larger siblings. They’re better adapted for city driving, as they’re easier to park and maneuver.

MIDSIZE SUVS

Midsize SUVs offer comfortable passenger accommodation, spacious cargo room and available full off-road capability. Day trips and longer hauls are a breeze as midsize SUVs offer reliable efficiency.

FULLSIZE SUVS

Fullsize SUVs offer great ride height, comfortable seating and more room than midsize and small SUVs. Additionally, full-size SUVs can offer high-end finishes, lots of room for passengers and generous cargo space.

PREMIUM AND LARGE SUVS

Premium large SUVs and large SUVs elevate every aspect of the sport utility vehicle. Combining unparalleled craft, comfort and engineering, they deliver exceptional on- and off-road experiences. Large SUVs are similar in size, offering available seating for up to eight passengers, and feature rugged style and performance.

SUV FAQ

While there’s no concrete definition, in general SUVs, or Sport Utility Vehicles, are rugged cars or light trucks that combine off-roading features and greater passenger capacity, depending on the size of the SUV. Their off-roading capabilities, including four-wheel drive and traction control, make them suitable not just for rocky off-road trails but for winter driving on snowy or icy roads.

Sitting higher on the road than standard passenger cars, SUVs offer excellent visibility and a sense of security when driving. They feature generous seating capacity and lots of room for cargo including plenty of storage options throughout the cabin. Many SUVs boast excellent efficiency, along with impressive engine performance to help you tow boats, campers and more. Their off-road capabilities make them an excellent choice for anyone who has to brave harsh weather or poor road conditions, and their available safety, security and technology features help offer you peace of mind when driving.

The Jeep® Brand SUV lineup consists of Jeep Compass, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Grand Cherokee WK, Jeep Grand Cherokee two-row and three-row and Jeep Wrangler.

Debuting in 2021, the Jeep® Grand Cherokee three-row is the latest Jeep Brand SUV model.

Small SUV: Renegade, Compass

Midsize: Wrangler, Cherokee

Full-Size: Grand Cherokee WK, Grand Cherokee

When it comes to highway driving, Jeep Compass, Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade have similar gas mileage and are more efficient than larger SUVs. Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe and Jeep Wrangler 4xe offer hybrid technology that deliver incredible capability, performance and efficiency. 

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee features the most legroom and shoulder room among Jeep® Brand SUVs.

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee WK feature generous passenger room and versatile seating options, making them ideal for families.