Jeep Grand Cherokee Comparisons

Jeep Grand Cherokee Takes on Ford Explorer in Saco

The Jeep brand and the Ford brand are both recognized as makers of tough, solid vehicles, built to last and to offer convenience and versatility for drivers and their families in the Saco and Portland areas. But, where Ford takes a softer approach to all-road performance in favor of accessibility and muted comforts, Jeep goes hard on capability and muscle. So, when you compare models like the 2018 Ford Explorer SUV and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, it's important to remember that they are slightly geared toward different lifestyles.

However, recent updates and upgrades to luxury interior features and creature comforts in the new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee brings it closer to being a premium family SUV than it's ever been--without losing an ounce of its historic Jeep capability. Compare the new two-row Jeep Grand Cherokee to the new three-row Ford Explorer to see which you like more for your lifestyle.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer SUV

  • The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at $30,895
  • The 2018 Ford Explorer starts at $32,140
  • Standard power for the Jeep Grand Cherokee comes from a 295-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine
  • Standard power for the Explorer comes from a 290-horsepower V6 engine
  • The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers two exceptionally powerful engines, including a 475-horsepower HEMI SRT V8 and a 707-horsepower supercharged HEMI V8
  • Max power for the Explorer is available through a 365-horsepower turbo engine
  • The new Jeep Grand Cherokee can be equipped with legendary Quadra-Trac 4x4 on any level, to turn any premium crossover into a stunning off-roading vehicle
  • The Ford Explorer offers available all-wheel drive, but it's a simple system best suited for fairly even dirt roads and the occasional rainstorm
  • The 2018 Grand Cherokee offers more standard cargo space behind its rear seat than the Ford Explorer
  • The Explorer offers more total interior storage space with all seats folded down


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