2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

SUV enthusiasts trying to decide between the 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan may find it difficult finding the differences between the two. To help educate drivers, we’ve put together a comparison between these two SUVs’ available features and performance.

Both the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan are offered in five trim levels. The 2019 Cherokee’s trims are titled Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk and Overland while the 2018 Tiguan’s trims are titled Limited, S, SE, SEL and SEL Premium. Despite the equivalent number of models, differences in available features do exist. For example, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support is standard on every 2019 Cherokee model, but is only available for four of the five 2018 Tiguan trims.

2019 Jeep Cherokee


2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

5 Trim Levels 5
Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Optional
3 Engine Options 2
271 Available Horsepower 200

2019 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options & Performance

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee has three engine options, while the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan only has two. Performance-minded drivers will appreciate the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s available 3.2-liter V6 engine which generates 271 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan’s most-powerful engine option is a four-cylinder engine with 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque.

Comfort and convenience features that drivers can expect to find in every 2019 Cherokee model include dual vanity mirrors, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, electric power steering, cruise control, front seatback storage, an overhead console with storage and air conditioning.

Standard 2019 Jeep Cherokee safety features include: LED headlamps, dusk sensing headlamps, child seat anchors, front fog/driving lights, a post-collision safety system, tire pressure monitoring, traction control, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, stability control, an engine immobilizer, daytime running lights and rear door child safety locks.