2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

VS
2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer

Jeep Grand Cherokee

vs.

Ford Explorer
Starting price of $32,045

Starting MSRP

Starting price of $36,675
Four Available Jeep® 4x4 systems

Drivetrain

Available Ford Intelligent 4WD
6.2L Hellcat V8

Max Engine

3.0L EcoBoost® V6
707 hp

Max Horsepower

400 hp

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Ford Explorer


Drivers looking for new SUVs in East Hill often find their choices whittled down to two choices: the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee or Ford Explorer. Both are compelling, versatile options, but this Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer comparison shows that only one of these midsize SUVs excels when it comes to performance, efficiency, and interior features, especially at the base trim level. Find out why the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is your future Long Island City ride in this comparison guide!

Ford vs. Jeep: Engine Options

When it comes to engine options, the Grand Cherokee or Ford Explorer debate becomes a no-brainer. Why? The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers more engines, giving Manhattan drivers options from which to choose. The available Ford and Jeep engines include:

2020 Ford Explorer Engine Specs

  • 2.3L EcoBoost® I4
    • 300 hp
    • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6
    • 400 hp
    • 415 lb-ft of torque

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Specs

  • 3.6L V6
    • 295 hp
    • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L Hemi V8
    • 360 hp
    • 390 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.4L V8
    • 475 hp
    • 470 pound-feet of torque

Then there’s the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, an entirely different kind of beast. There is sincerely no other SUV on the market like it, and possibly never has been. The Jeep Trackhawk is equipped with a supercharged 6.2L Hellcat V8 and outputs 707 horsepower with 645 lb-of torque. If you’re seeking ultimate performance from your SUV, the choice is clear.

Ford vs. Jeep: Off-Road Features

As you might have already guessed, the Ford is no match for the off-road prowess of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which has earned a Trail Rated® badge for its ability to tackle off-roading in the Westbury area and beyond. The Grand Cherokee can ford up to 20 inches of water in case you need to cross streams or creeks, and comes with available features like the self-leveling Quadra-Lift air suspension.

With the 2020 Ford Explorer, drivers have Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ on their side. But with available Jeep features like the Quadra-Trac II low-range gearing, electronic rear differential, adjustable air suspension, and underbody skid plates—not to mention a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds—the Grand Cherokee is the off-road king of SUVs.

Ford vs. Jeep: Interior Features

The Jeep Grand Cherokee might be good on the trail, but is it comfortable and convenient to ride in?

When it comes to infotainment systems, both the Explorer and Grand Cherokee bring their A-Game with the Ford Sync® system and Jeep Uconnect® system. You won’t miss out on technology in the Grand Cherokee, even at the Laredo base trim level! The Laredo comes standard with a Uconnect® 4 7-inch touchscreen, which supports Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ functionality. Needless to say, your Grand Cherokee will be a technological hub! Learn more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee interior features with Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

FordPass™ gives Bayside drivers the ability to connect to the world wide web with a Wi-Fi Hotspot, and SYNC® 3 does offer smartphone connectivity. With that said, Ford requires drivers to upgrade to pricier packages for more high-tech features.

Learn More at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

We’ve talked the talk, now it’s time for the Grand Cherokee to walk the walk—schedule a test drive at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today! If you’re still deciding on an SUV, we’ll let the Grand Cherokee experience do the talking. If you’re certain the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is right for you, you can apply for financing from the comfort of your own home, which should make this car-buying experience your fastest ever. See you soon!

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