The horsepower is a this thing that most of us take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Jeep Cherokee V which has by 125 more horsepower in comparison to the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4. Therefore the Jeep Cherokee V can reach higher speed. Due to more horsepower the Jeep Cherokee V should also provide seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Jeep Cherokee V 3.2 V6 Active Drive Lock 272HP automatic 4x4 is 83 millimeters wider in relation to the Subaru XV. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Jeep Cherokee V 3.2 V6 Active Drive Lock 272HP automatic 4x4 has 63 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Jeep Cherokee V 3.2 V6 Active Drive Lock 272HP automatic 4x4 is longer in relation to the Subaru XV by 26 percent and it gives to passengers much more room in the cabin as well as it has more capable trunk. In the „compact SUV” class, to which the car of manufacturer Jeep is assigned, the average length amouts to 4,341 millimeters and is by 29 % smaller than the length of the Jeep Cherokee V 3.2 V6 Active Drive Lock 272HP automatic 4x4.
The Jeep Cherokee V has 1,241 cc bigger engine size in comparison to the Subaru XV. The difference is relatively considerable. For this reason the Jeep Cherokee V should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand greater engine capacity usually affects worst fuel economy.
Model release date
The difference in release date between presented cars is only 2 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a blistering pace what may cause that the Jeep Cherokee V may have more advanced solutions.
For a comfortable drive around town, it is good to have an automatic however the type of transmisison may have a big impact on fuel consumption. Automatics may burn up from 5 to 10% more than manuals.