2011 Dodge
Charger
vs. 2011 Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

9.9

starting from

$40,040
"Another strong point: You name your preferred electronic feature, the Grand Cherokee's got it."
edmunds.com | talking about the Grand Cherokee's controls
"Robust, refined chassis."
edmunds.com | talking about the Grand Cherokee's build-quality

Reasons to buy the Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Roof rails
Standard
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Moon roof
Standard
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Average cargo space
68.7 ft3
2011 Dodge Charger

9.2

Runner-up

Dodge Charger

starting from

$26,220

Reasons to buy the Dodge Charger

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Average highway fuel efficiency
27 mpg
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Sporty performance
13.6 lb/hp
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More airbags
6
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Very inexpensive
$26,220
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Winner: Grand Cherokee Limited
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the Grand Cherokee Limited's standard sun roof
  • Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Grand Cherokee Limited
Cost 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Dodge Charger Winner: Charger
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  • The best price we've seen is $13,820 cheaper (more than 30% less), $26,220 vs $40,040
  • Gets more than 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 18 mpg vs 16 mpg
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Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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  • Child door locks come standard
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Performance 10.0 vs -
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Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • The Grand Cherokee Limited's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the Charger
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Charger
  • Neither offers satellite radio
Overall 9.9 vs 9.2

Luxury Features

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Grand Cherokee Limited's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Optional Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Grand Cherokee Limited

Cost

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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MSRP $40,040 vs $26,220 The Charger has a great price and the Grand Cherokee Limited is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 18 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Road Tests

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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0-60 mph 8.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 128 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 16.3 s @ 86 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.73 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Safety Features

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Unknown
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Airbags 5 vs 6 The Charger has a good number of airbags, but the Grand Cherokee Limited is just OK (missing Knee)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system Uconnect vs Uconnect

Crash Test Ratings

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Performance

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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Horsepower 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 292 HP @ 6,350 RPM Average power
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Number of gears 5 vs 5 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission The Charger 's semi-automatic transmission is rare for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Unknown
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 16.7 lb/hp vs 13.6 lb/hp The Charger is a sporty car, while the Grand Cherokee Limited is just average
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive The Grand Cherokee Limited has a good drivetrain for driving off-road or in poor weather
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.1 ft vs 37.7 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Highway driving range 541 miles vs 516 miles The Grand Cherokee Limited has good highway range and the Charger is reasonable
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Cargo space 68.7 ft3 vs 15.4 ft3 The Grand Cherokee Limited has OK cargo room, while the Charger has very little
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front seats 54.6 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3 Both average size front seats
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Standard vs Not Available Need to carry bulky cargo? The Grand Cherokee Limited's standard roof rails are great, meanwhile the Charger cannot be configured with them at any price
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navigation system Standard vs Optional The Grand Cherokee Limited's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the Charger
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Cupholders 6 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

Jeep
Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Charger Dodge
Charger
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Number of speakers 9 vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Unknown
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entertainment system Standard vs Optional Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Charger

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