2011 Hyundai
Tucson
vs. 2011 Jeep
Grand Cherokee Overland

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

9.2

starting from

$43,120
"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 Overland

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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
8.6"
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Cruise control
Standard
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Average cargo space
68.7 ft3
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
2011 Hyundai Tucson

8.3

Runner-up

Hyundai Tucson

starting from

$19,690
"Organic shapes and nicely textured materials."
edmunds.com | talking about the Tucson's build-quality
"Stands out in the crowd with interesting styling."
edmunds.com | talking about the Tucson's external styling

Reasons to buy the Hyundai Tucson

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Longer-lasting basic warranty
5 year
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Longer basic warranty
60,000 mile
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Good highway fuel efficiency
27 mpg
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Very inexpensive
$19,690
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 6.6
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Winner: Grand Cherokee Overland
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the Grand Cherokee Overland's standard sun roof
  • Leather comes standard on the Grand Cherokee Overland; the Tucson only offers cloth seats
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Grand Cherokee Overland's power seats; not available on the Tucson
Cost 8.4 vs 10.0
2011 Hyundai Tucson Winner: Tucson
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  • Basic warranty lasts 2 more years, 5 year vs 3 year
  • Basic warranty lasts 24,000 more miles, 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • The best price we've seen is $23,430 cheaper (2.2x less), $19,690 vs $43,120
Road Tests - vs -
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Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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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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Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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  • Neither offers satellite radio
Overall 9.2 vs 8.3

Luxury Features

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Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Grand Cherokee Overland's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Grand Cherokee Overland's power seats; not available on the Tucson
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the Grand Cherokee Overland; the Tucson only offers cloth seats

Cost

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Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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MSRP $43,120 vs $19,690 The Tucson has a great price, but the Grand Cherokee Overland is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 20 mpg The Tucson has OK city mileage, while the Grand Cherokee Overland is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 60,000 mile The Tucson 's basic warranty is fantastic, but the Grand Cherokee Overland's warranty is very limited
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 5 year The Tucson 's basic warranty is fantastically long-lasting, but the Grand Cherokee Overland's warranty is very limited

Road Tests

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Grand Cherokee Overland
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2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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0-60 mph 7.3 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 138 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 15.4 s @ 92 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.74 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Safety Features

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Grand Cherokee Overland
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2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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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 5 OK number of airbags
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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 None

Crash Test Ratings

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Grand Cherokee Overland
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2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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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

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Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
Tucson
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Horsepower 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs Unknown
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Number of gears 5 vs 5 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission
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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 Unknown
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Grand Cherokee Overland will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the Tucson
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.1 ft vs 34.7 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

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Grand Cherokee Overland
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 68.7 ft3 vs 55.8 ft3 The Grand Cherokee Overland has OK cargo room, while the Tucson has very little
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front seats 54.6 ft3 vs 53.6 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1650 lb vs Unknown
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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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navigation system Standard vs Not Available You won't find this in the Tucson , but the Grand Cherokee Overland's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again
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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

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Grand Cherokee Overland
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2011 Hyundai Tucson Hyundai
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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 Not Available If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the Grand Cherokee Overland; no amount of money can buy it on the Tucson

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 2011 Kia Sportage Tucson vs Sportage
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