2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Ford Explorer

Specs at a Glance

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

MSRP *

  $30, 895

Cargo Space

  36.3 cu.ft.


2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer

MSRP *

  $32, 140

Cargo Space

  21.0 cu.ft.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a top-rated SUV in its class. With its exceptional off-road capabilities and powerful engine, this mid-size SUV is a fierce competitor for the Ford Explorer. Keep reading to find out how the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer compare to each other.

Vehicle Specifications

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an exceptional fuel economy for an SUV - 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Classified as a 2WD Standard Sports Utility Vehicle, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee features a 4 wheel ABS and a fuel tank capacity of 24.6 gallons. Its maximum trailer capacity is 3500 pounds. The Ford explorer features a lower fuel economy than the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The Ford Explorer is also classified as a 2WD Standard Sports Utility Vehicle. It has a maximum trailering capacity of 2000 pounds. The fuel tank holds 18.6 gallons of gas.

Exterior Features

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in various trim levels - Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit, SRT and Trackhawk. With its modern exterior design, this SUV features a standard rear spoiler and LED headlights. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has several color options including Bright White Clearcoat, a modest grille and LED lights. The Ford Explorer is available in the XLT, Sport, Limited and Platinum. Color options for the Ford Explorer include Oxford White, Blue, Burgundy Velvet and other colors.

Interior Features

Standard and optional interior features of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee include premium cloth seats, a 7-inch touchscreen and steering wheel-wheel mounted controls. It offers a comfortable and quiet cabin with well-appointed features. Optional features of the Ford Explorer include a leather-wrapped steering wheel and branded floor mats. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers plenty of standard features that are optional in the Ford Explorer.

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee represents the classic style and sporty features of the Cherokee brand. It's impressive features make it a great car to own. To find out how you can schedule an appointment to take the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee for a test drive, contact Brandywine CDJR. If you're in the area during business hours, visit our dealership take a road test with one of our sales professionals.


* MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.
* MSRP for base vehicle shown excluding destination/delivery fee plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Optional equipment not included. Starting A, Z and X Plan price is for qualified, eligible customers and excludes document fee, destination/delivery charge, taxes, title and registration. Not all vehicles qualify for A, Z or X Plan. All Mustang Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R prices exclude gas guzzler tax.

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