2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Features & Specs
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
Parking Assistance
295 hp
Standard Engine Power
185 hp
260 lb-ft
Engine Torque
178 lb-ft
4WD or RWD

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The popularity of SUVs has skyrocketed over the years, which means there are now a ton of different models out on the road from a variety of different automakers. If you're looking for a new SUV, we have to recommend you take a look at the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. Find out which SUV is right for you and your lifestyle by following along down below and reading along as we break down the engines and features of each SUV.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Power & Handling

Under the hood of most Grand Cherokee models, you'll find a 3.6L V6 engine that puts out 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Limited and above can be had with the optional 5.7L V8 engine that pumps out 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The SRT model is powered by a 6.4L V8 engine that outputs 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. If that still isn't enough power for you, the Trackhawk is here with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine that cranks out 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Power & Handling

The five-passenger Hyundai Santa-Fe is powered standard by a 2.4L four-cylinder engine, whether you get the SE, SEL, or the Limited. The engine puts out a measly 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The underwhelming power of the engine makes accelerating a slow process, which is why you would want to upgrade to the turbocharged 2.0L engine that makes 235 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. While the power is better then the standard engine it is still wildly underwhelming compared to any of the Grand Cherokees engines. The Santa-Fe can be had with either the standard front-wheel-drive or the optional all-wheel-drive.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Features & Design

The seven trim lineup of the Grand Cherokee includes models that range from off-road ready, truly luxurious, and exceptional high-performance. The lineup starts with the Laredo and rear parking sensors, a 7-inch touchscreen, and smartphone integration. Heated front and rear seats, leather upholstery, a power liftgate, a heated steering wheel, and an 8-inch touchscreen all come with the Limited trim. The Trailhawk is your off-road variant with an adjustable air suspension and more. The Summit adds a self-parking system, a premium Harman Kardon sound system, and more! The last two models are the SRT and Trackhawk, which are ready to hit the track with Brembo brakes, performance tires, and a sport-tuned suspension.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Features & Design

The SE starts the Hyundai Santa Fe lineup off with cloth upholstery, smartphone integration, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high beams. The SEL tacks on heated front seats, leather upholstery, heated mirrors, and push-button start. The last trim level available is the Limited, which adds on ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, and a heated steering wheel.


The winner is clear as day here. The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee outpaces the Hyundai Santa-Fe in every single way from engine power to features. Whether you want to hit the trails in your SUV, drive around town in luxury, or floor it down the drag strip the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a model for you, and we here at Gillman CDJR are proud to offer a wide selection so you can take home the model that is perfect for you!

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