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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
No Data Available
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
MSRP
$30,290
Invoice
$29,680
Average Price Paid
$28,745
1,255 listings nationwide

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1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
No Data Available
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,234
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,192
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Jeep Cherokee straddles the line between a compact and midsize crossover, similar to the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mitsubishi Outlander. It arrived in 2014, then received a facelift in...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
25
Fernando 1995 Suzuki Samurai JL 4WDReview:

Estabilidad — me gusta: relacion peso vs potencia, el techo desmontable, su apariencia, consumo de combustible. n...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

145
Joe 1995 Suzuki Samurai JL 4WDReview:

Suzuki Samurai - The Ultimate Off-roader? — The Suzuki Samurai, the last uk version of the Suzuki manufactured jeeps which originated in the lat...

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Pedro 1995 Suzuki Samurai JL 4WDReview:

1997 Suzuki Samurai — great car but the engine is a bit weak its a 1.3 liter so yeah not the fastest thing in the world bu...

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Jean writes:
Bought this one because the ride was wonderful, quieter cabin, handling is awesome! The interior felt very pl...
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Jeep Compass Limited 4WD worse.
"Softer, plusher seats. Felt like they were custom for me!"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Jeep Compass Limited 4WD worse.
"More headroom an cargo space."

Specs

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
4WD
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
19 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
27 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
66 hp @ 6,000 RPM
271 hp @ 6,500 RPM
270 hp @ 5,250 RPM
180 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
76 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
239 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
171 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.7:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,300 cc
3,200 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.58 in x 3.27 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Optional
Driver Airbag -- Optional
Passenger Airbag -- Optional
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows -- Optional
Power Door Locks -- Optional
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 38.3 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom -- 40.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 25.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 845 lbs 1,000 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 4,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 135 in 182 in
Width 60.6 in 73.2 in
Height 64.6 in 66.2 in
Wheelbase 79.9 in 106.6 in

Available Options

1995 Suzuki Samurai
JL 4WD
2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Blue Shade Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Light Brownstone Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Sangria Metallic Clearcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Sting-Gray Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC Di Turbo W/ESS
  • Engine: 3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS
  • Advanced Safety Group
  • Cold Weather Group
  • Comfort/Convenience Group
  • Premium Alpine Speaker System
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Quick Order Package 26N Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2BN Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2YN Altitude
  • Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof

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