2020 Jeep Cherokee vs Mazda CX-5 Madison OH

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Features & Specs
2020 Mazda CX-5

271 horsepower
Engine Power
187 horsepower
239 lb-ft
Engine Torque
186 lb-ft

15.8 gallons
Fuel Capacity
15.3 gallons

5 passengers
Seating Capacity
5 passengers

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs 2020 Mazda CX-5

Need a crossover SUV with the space and power to get what you want wherever you want it? Allow me to introduce you to the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and the 2020 Mazda CX-5! Both of these vehicles can impress you with their powerful engines, keen handling, and attractive interiors. But only one of these options is best for you, so read on to figure out which of the two SUVs will match your needs.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Power & Handling

Equipped with either a 2.4L I-4 cylinder, a 3.2L V-6 engine, or an optional 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee can push it up to 271 horsepower and tow up to 2,000 lbs. Mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission, the Cherokee uses rear- or four-wheel drive coupled with front and rear suspension to offer exceptional off-road performance. The Trailhawk trim even features a rear locker for additional traction when off-roading.

2020 Mazda CX-5 Power & Handling

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 provides a 2.5L four-cylinder engine or, depending on the trim, a more turbocharged version. The former yields 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, and comes equipped with front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. In terms of fuel efficiency, the Mazda CX-5 allows for up to 31 hwy mpg.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Features & Design

The Cherokee offers a variety of different interior options, depending on the trim level. Standard benefits from the Limited model, one of the more popular trims, includes leather upholstery, an upgraded driver display in the gauge cluster, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and a nine-speaker audio system. Also available for purchase is a dual-zone climate control system and Apple CarPlay support. All models offer a passenger volume of 128 cu. ft. and a maximum interior cargo volume of 54.7 cu. ft., as well as a number of interior color options, making the Cherokee as stylish as it is comfortable.

2020 Mazda CX-5 Features & Design

The Mazda CX-5 offers a 7-inch touchscreen, 40/20/40-split reclining rear seats, and a four-speaker sound system in most of the trim levels. More expensive models include simulated-leather upholstery, heated front seats, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and a six-speaker sound system, as well as a sunroof, a power liftgate, and ventilated front seats. The Mazda CX-5 provides 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 59.6 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.


Both SUVs offer ample space and strong engines, but only the 2020 Jeep Cherokee offers the horsepower, towing capacity, and cargo space to get whatever you need on the road and to your destination. If you’re drawn to a larger vehicle, then take a trip to Classic Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM, located in Madison, Ohio. Our dealers will be sure to find you a reasonable price for an exceptional ride.