If you are in the market for a new Jeep SUV, it’s important to compare the various models and know the differences of each. 

The Jeep Altitude and Jeep Limited have similar features but there are differences between the standard equipment and optional equipment that you should be aware of.

Depending on the year of the vehicle, the differences can vary. 

The following information is based on the current and up-to-date models. 

Jeep Altitude vs Jeep Limited - What Is The Difference?

Different trim levels

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in several trim levels including the Altitude and Limited. There are other available trims like the Laredo, Trailhawk, and Summit, but let’s concentrate on just the Altitude and Limited for now. 

Jeep Cherokee Altitude vs Jeep Cherokee Limited – Overview

The Altitude and Limited trim packages are similar in many ways. This includes towing and seating capability, powertrain, fuel economy, and more. 

They are also different in many ways including wheels and tire size, interior styles, features and options, and more. 

Also, you may be surprised to know that the starting price (MSRP) is different.   

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Towing

Depending on the vehicle configuration, the towing capacity can vary. The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude has a max towing capacity of 6,200 pounds. This is with the 3.6L V6 engine which is the standard engine offered with these vehicles.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited has the same towing capacity of 6,200 pounds. 

Many Jeep Grand Cherokees have a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds when properly equipped. 

But for the Altitude and Limited models with the V6 engine, the towing capacity is 6,200 pounds. 

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude – 6,200 pounds
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited – 6,200 pounds

Seating – Interior space

Both the Jeep Altitude and Limited are able to carry 5 passengers. They are similar in legroom space with 41.3 inches of legroom in the front and 38.2 inches of legroom in the rear seat.

Both vehicles offer 59.2 inches of front seat shoulder room and 57.4 of front seat hip room. They offer 58 inches of rear-seat shoulder room and 56.3 inches of rear-seat hip room. 

Interior trim

One of the huge advantages that the Jeep Limited has over the Jeep Altitude is the standard interior trim.

The Limited comes with a luxurious interior including leather bucket seats, leather steering wheel, and woodgrain interior trim. None of these are available for the Altitude trim. 

If you are looking for a moonroof, it is an optional feature on both models. 

Additional luxury features included with the Jeep Limited interior include:

  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power passenger seat
  • Seat memory

These features are not available on the Jeep Altitude. 

Cargo

Both the Jeep Altitude and Jeep Limited have the same amount of cargo space. 

  • Cargo volume to seat 1 – 70.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo volume to seat 2 – 37.7 cubic feet

Dimensions

Both the Jeep Altitude and Jeep Limited models have the same dimensions. 

  • Length – 193.5 inches
  • Width – 65.4 inches
  • Max width – 77.5 inches
  • Height – 70.8 inches
  • Wheelbase – 116.7 inches
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Powertrain – engine options

The Jeep Altitude and Limited come standard with a 3.6L V6 engine rated at 293 HP at 6400 RPM which produces 257 pound-feet of torque. Both vehicles include an 8-speed automatic transmission. 

Rear-wheel drive is standard with the option for 4×4. 

Fuel economy

Both the Jeep Altitude and Jeep Limited have the same fuel economy and tank capacity. Both vehicles will hold 23 gallons of gasoline and are tested to get 19 MPG in the city and 26 MPG for highway driving.

Curb weight

Although the max towing weight of these vehicles is the same at 6,200 pounds, the curb weight is slightly different. 

The Jeep Altitude weighs 4,238 pounds and the Limited weighs 4,426 pounds. Therefore the Limited weighs 188 pounds more. 

Wheels and tires

Both the Jeep Altitude and Limited include aluminum wheels as standard. Wheels and tire size are different.

Jeep Altitude – 20” x 8” wheel with P265/50SR20 tires

Jeep Limited – 18” x 8” wheel with P265/60TR18 tires

Price

One of the most important factors when purchasing a new vehicle is the cost. There is a difference in MSRP between the Jeep Altitude and Jeep Limited. 

The following vehicle cost is the starting price and any add ons or upgrades will be an additional cost. If you are looking for an exclusive sale price, you should contact your local Jeep dealer.

2022 Starting MSRP – does not include sales tax

  • Jeep Altitude – $38,325
  • Jeep Limited – $44,645

Safety features

Both the Jeep Altitude and Limited offer the same safety features including:

  • Backup camera
  • Standard blind-spot monitor
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • ABS
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Brake assist
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Airbags
  • Adaptive cruise control

One of the safety features that is optional on the Jeep Limited but not available on the Jeep Altitude is Cross-traffic alert.

Vehicle color

Both the Jeep Altitude and Limited are available in a variety of colors. These include:

  • Bright white
  • Baltic grey metallic
  • Diamond black crystal pearlcoat
  • Silver Zynith
  • Velvet red pearlcoat

Additional colors available on the Limited include:

  • Ember pearlcoat
  • Midnight sky
  • Rocky mountain pearlcoat
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Other differences – additional features

Here is some other information showing the differences between the Jeep Altitude and Limited.

The following items come standard on the Jeep Limited but are not available on the Altitude.

  • Premium sound system
  • Satellite radio
  • Power liftgate
  • Remote engine start
  • Seat memory
  • Universal garage door opener

The following items are offered as optional features on the Jeep Limited but are not available on the Altitude.

  • HD radio
  • GPS navigation system
  • Cooled front seats
  • Cross-traffic alert

Is Apple CarPlay available on the Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Yes, all Jeep Grand Cherokee models including the model year 2018 and newer have the ability to use Apple CarPlay. This allows you to access your iPhone apps provided you have an iPhone 5 or newer with ios 7.1 or newer.

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Does the Jeep Grand Cherokee have Bluetooth connectivity?

Yes, all Jeep Grand Cherokee models have Bluetooth connectivity.

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