2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2015 Jeep Cherokee

2016 Jeep Cherokee

2016 Cherokee

2015 Jeep Cherokee Red

2015 Cherokee

Shopping for a new vehicle is hard enough without the hassle of trying to figure out the differences between model years of a certain vehicle that’s caught your eye. Knowing in advance which model year has what you’re looking for can help to relieve the stress of car shopping. Keep reading to learn what the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and the 2015 Jeep Cherokee have in common as well as what sets them apart from each other.


Since the 2014 Jeep Cherokee got a complete upgrade, the 2016 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee models are rather similar to each other. One thing that sets them apart from the 2014 model is the addition of standard Stop/Start technology on all V6 models.

The base models of each of these vehicles have identical powertrain configurations, meaning that there is no real difference in power between the two unless you upgrade the powertrain, an option only available on the 2016 Jeep Cherokee. The vehicles each have a 2.4L I4 engine with a nine-speed shiftable automatic transmission that boasts 184 hp, 171 lb-ft of torque, 11.2 L/100 km in the city, and 8.4 L/100 km on the highway. The optional upgraded engine for the 2016 model is a 3.2L V6 engine with 271 hp, 239 lb-ft of torque, 11.7 L/100 km city, and 8.4 L/100 km highway.


The 2015 and 2016 models also bear similar standard and available features to choose from. Some of the comfort and convenience features that they share include heated and cooled seats, keyless ignition, power seats, and optional parking assist. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee model does offer Saskatchewan drivers a few more features than the 2015 model, such as standard navigation and premium leather seating. The vehicles also have the exact same cargo space, passenger space, and interior volume measurements as one another.

Which is Better?

The 2016 Jeep Cherokee model provides additional engine and feature options, but the 2015 Jeep Cherokee shares many other commonalities with the 2015 model. If you don’t need the extra power or optional features, then the 2015 Cherokee is a great option, while the 2016 Cherokee gives those looking for more power what they need. When it all boils down, the only way to find out which of these Jeep vehicles will work for you is to give them each a thorough test drive.

Check Out the Jeep Selection at Knight Weyburn CDJR

Now that you’re aware of the important differences between the two Jeep Cherokee model years, you can visit Knight Weyburn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and shop with confidence. Come see our helpful team today at 1627 First Avenue N.E. in Weyburn. If you have any questions, concerns, or want to schedule a test drive we can also be reached by phone at 1-888-901-0983.