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2007 Honda CR-V vs. 2008 Jeep Cherokee

To start off, 2008 Jeep Cherokee is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Honda CR-V. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Honda CR-V would be higher. At 3,701 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Jeep Cherokee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Jeep Cherokee (210 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2007 Honda CR-V. (167 HP @ 5800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Jeep Cherokee should accelerate faster than 2007 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Jeep Cherokee weights approximately 754 kg more than 2007 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2008 Jeep Cherokee (307 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 89 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2008 Jeep Cherokee will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Honda CR-V 2008 Jeep Cherokee
Make Honda Jeep
Model CR-V Cherokee
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2354 cc 3701 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 167 HP 210 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 307 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 93 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99 mm 90.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.6:1
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1075 kg 1829 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4510 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.8 L/100km 13.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 78 L


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