Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Can Laugh Off Chevy Tahoe RST!

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a large SUV that can defy the logic of its size by bursting into speed like a supercar.

Despite not looking like an exotic ‘super-SUV’ like the Lamborghini Urus or Maserati Levante, the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is presumably the vehicle to beat on the performance end of things.

But now, the competition is getting tougher for the Jeep Trackhawk as more carmakers have shown desire to compete with the SUV. Just yesterday, Chevrolet surprised us when they launched the Tahoe RST – a vehicle which we expected to give the Trackhawk a fight at first glance.

However, we came to learn that the Tahoe RST is far from being a promising challenger to the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and this is due to the underwhelming power output.

Unlike the Grand Cherokee which sourced its power from the 707hp ‘Hellcat’ V8, the Tahoe RST relies on a 6.2L V8 but with a significantly lower output of 420hp and 460ft-lbs of torque. It gets more disappointing when Chevrolet confirmed that the Tahoe RST will retail at about $78,000.

Sure, we can say that the Tahoe RST is cheaper than the Grand Cherokee but the difference is only a few thousand dollars. Unless the Tahoe RST can surprise us with a numbers-defying performance, we don’t see how the vehicle can measure up to the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.