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2006 Volkswagen Multivan vs. 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee

To start off, 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Volkswagen Multivan would be higher. At 6,100 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee (420 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 188 more horse power than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. (232 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee should accelerate faster than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan weights approximately 118 kg more than 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee (569 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 254 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. (315 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee has automatic transmission and 2006 Volkswagen Multivan has manual transmission. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Volkswagen Multivan 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Make Volkswagen Jeep
Model Multivan Grand Cherokee
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Van SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3189 cc 6100 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 232 HP 420 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 569 Nm
Torque RPM 2900 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2304 kg 2186 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4956 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1862 mm
Vehicle Height 1950 mm 1694 mm
Wheelbase Size 3010 mm 2781 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 78 L


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