2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer

side by side images of a red 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a red 2018 Ford Explorer

Drivers looking for an attractive larger crossover can find an attractive match in either of the models in this 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer comparison. These two models can deliver confident driving and transportation. While the 2018 Explorer is the larger model (offering three rows of seating and up to seven-passenger capacity) the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers several advantages for individual shoppers and families who only need up to five seats.

For one, the smaller 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers better fuel economy. When equipped with their respective base V-6 engines, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers up to 19 mpg in city driving and 26 mpg on the highway, while the 2018 Ford Explorer is rated for just 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. This means that drivers of the 2018 Grand Cherokee can save money on the daily commute while still enjoying attractive driving performance.

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer
$30,695 Starting MSRP $32,140
Two-Row, Five-Passenger Rows and Seating Capacity Three-Row, Seven-Passenger
19/26 mpg Starting Mileage (city/highway) 17/24 mpg
3.6-L V-6 (295 hp) Base Engine 3.5-L V-6 (290 hp)

Features and Advantages for the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

When it comes to quality, the Jeep model in this 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer comparison also offers several advantages. Even though it is the smaller model in this comparison, it offers more horsepower and torque in its base engine than is available from the standard 2018 Ford Explorer.

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee can also pull out the stops when it comes to both luxury and off-roading. Premium models like the elite Summit feature cutting-edge technology like a 19-speaker Harman Kardon sound-system, while the Trailhawk trim can deliver premium off-roading capability. Even base models offer a 7-inch Uconnect infotainment system with extremely user-friendly interaction, while the 2018 Ford Explorer comes with the Ford SYNC system with a 4.2-inch display.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the Twin Cities area, or getting a hands-on feel for its premium value, contact a representative at Fury Motors Stillwater today to schedule a test drive.

 

white rear seats of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
rear view of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the sunset
front grille view of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee driving on the road through woods
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee driving off the road

 

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