Compare: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer in Ellisville

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs.  2018 Ford Explorer Comparison in Ellisville, MO

When picking out the ideal midsize SUV for your family, it’s likely that two impressive contenders share the top spots on your list, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer. Both highly capable vehicles offer remarkable functionality, versatility and dependability, making the choice for your family vehicle somewhat of a pickle. Luckily, the experts here at Royal Gate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram near Fenton, MO is here to help. We’ve put these two popular SUVs head-to-head and found that there’s one clear cut winner. Here’s what we found when we the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. the 2018 Ford Explorer.

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer Performance Comparison

A top priority for any family vehicle is performance and dependability, and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer start off similarly matched with the Jeep’s standard Pentastar® V6 engine pumping out up to 295 horsepower and the Ford’s 3.6-liter Ti-VCT engine capable of up to 290 horsepower. Not only that, but the Jeep Grand Cherokee also offers a heart-pumping upgrade with the available 5.7-liter V8 engine with a massive 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque, as well as an impressive Supercharged 6.2-liter engine capable of up to  707 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque. No matter which engine you go with, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee with have no trouble staying ahead of the competition.

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer Interior Comparison

No matter how long or short the drive, comfort is a must in any vehicle, and midsize SUVs are usually consistent when providing much needed comfort convenience amenities for the everyday family. Both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer where designed with versatility, functionality, and convenience in mind. However, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee goes further with premium features and upgrades, including the Harmon Kardon® premium audio system, along with the always helpful Uconnect® 4C NAV and 8.4-inch touchscreen display. As for cargo space, the Jeep Grand Cherokee boasts a generous 68.3-cubic feet of cargo space, so you’ll have plenty of room for all of your adventuring gear and more.

The Verdict

When choosing the perfect SUV for you and your family, it’s important to find the vehicle that provides everything your family needs while on the road. While the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer offer the style, comfort, and performance you need to get you where you need to go, the Grand Cherokee goes the extra mile on all those levels and more. Experience everything the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has to offer for yourself when you visit Royal Gate Dodge in Ellisville, MO. Contact us now to talk to one of our many experts, or make the short drive down and visit our dealership near St. Louis, MO today!