The fuel economy is considerably to Volvo XC60 SUV's advantage. This vehicle burns 3 l fewer fuel in the combined cycle when compared with the Jeep Cherokee IV. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the mini 4x4 segment, in which the Volvo XC60 SUV is classified, is 7.5 l while the Volvo XC60 SUV uses by 25 % less amount of fuel than the average.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 0.3 s shows that the Jeep Cherokee IV 2.8 CRD 200HP manual is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „small off-road 4x4 class, being represented by the Jeep Cherokee IV 2.8 CRD 200HP manual, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 10.9 s and is by 0.6 s higher than this of Jeep vehicle.
The Volvo XC60 has 76 liters
in comparison to the Jeep Cherokee IV.
Such a difference is significant
therefore it will distinctly matters when it comes to the comfort of the
car’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Volvo XC60 SUV has 11 %
boot size than the average in the
same class. More spacious
luggage compartment will be useful during family
journeys as well as during
everyday car’s usage.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Volvo XC60 SUV is higher in comparison to this of the Jeep which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 10 kilometers per hour is not big and is not realy noticable in daily use.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual has 81 mm longer wheelbase distance than Jeep Cherokee IV. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Ground clearance is the minimum distance between the car body and the ground. As for these two cars, it is the Volvo that has 18 % higher ride height when compared with the Jeep Cherokee IV. This is why the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual will deal better in difficult terrain and high curbs in the city. One drawback is the higher ground clearance equals a higher center of gravity, which can adversely influence the handling of the vehicle.
The Volvo XC60 SUV is 3 % longer in comparison to the Jeep Cherokee IV 2.8 CRD 200HP manual. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Volvo XC60 very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual will be better driven but the Jeep will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .