2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer


Compare the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer at Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Statesboro GA

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Sport utility vehicles like Jeeps are among the most popular vehicles in the USA,  in most part because of their comfortable seating, larger cargo space, and reliability on almost any road surface or driving condition. Two of the top-selling SUVs, are the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer and we would like to explain why the Jeep is your better option. For SUV shoppers in Statesboro GA area, we've put the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer right next to each, so you can compare all the key differences and learn more about each vehicle.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in three different engine choices:

  • Base 3.6-liter V6
  • 3-liter V6 diesel
  • 5.7-liter V8 performance engine.
The top level engine delivers 360 horsepower. The Grand Cherokee also comes in a choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive for outstanding power and performance. The Ford Explorer comes with a standard 3.5-liter V6 that's sufficient, but it also has the option of a turbocharged four-cylinder and twin-turbocharged V6. There are all-wheel and terrain-management options as well.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer - Features On and Off Road

The features and technology of the new Grand Cherokee are nothing short of luxurious, and it has outstanding versatility. New for 2018, is revised styling at the top trim level, as well as features like a standard rearview camera and parking sensors, and optional features like self-parking and lane departure systems. The Ford Explorer has a comfortable ride, four-wheel drive options, and capable handling. However, the Ford SUV comes with very few new features this year, being largely unchanged from the 2017 model.
It does get a new Appearance package and a few features that have been moved around. And the infotainment system has been replaced; the MyFord Touch® retired, and has been replaced by the SYNC® 3 system. It can even manage some mild off-roading. That said, the 2018 Grand Cherokee was designed to give you superior off-road capabilities, as well as superior handling in rugged or extreme conditions. The new Grand Cherokee also offers Quadra-Drive II four-wheel drive system with adjustable air suspension. When you need to adapt to changing conditions, you can simply adjust the air suspension yourself.
Another reason to choose the 2018 Grand Cherokee is its towing capability. Although it is not a full-sized truck, it often outperforms its class in tow ratings. The Hemi V8 and EcoDiesel engine options are capable of hauling 7,200 pounds, and the V6 can pull up to 6,200 pounds. Although the Ford Explorer is good for daily driving, if you're searching for a true utility vehicle, the Grand Cherokee's off-road superiority is preferred.
Interior Comparison between Grand Cherokee and Ford Escape Both vehicles are set up to handle families, luggage, and other stuff without sacrificing your overall comfort and cabin space. In fact, they both have an impressive amount of storage and cargo space, but the Explorer gives up some legroom in the second and third row. On the other hand the Grand Cherokee, seats less passengers, but provides ample head and legroom to keep everyone in the vehicle comfortable.

Find out why SUV shoppers travel from all over the Statesboro area to buy their 2018 Grand Cherokee at Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep!

Why Should You test drive a 2018 Grand Cherokee at Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Statesboro GA? From the moment you walk into the showroom of our dealership, to long after you drive home in your new or used vehicle, all of our customers here at Georgia Chrysler Dodge-Jeep are customers for life. Being SUV-owners ourselves, it's only fitting that we strive to provide you with the kind of courtesy, service and respect that we would expect.
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