White 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Blue Green 2019 Ford Explorer

2019 Ford Explorer

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Ford Explorer

Jeep Grand Cherokee


Ford Explorer


Jeep® Brand 4x4 System


Ford Intelligent 4WD
Standard 3.6L V6

Base Engine

Standard 3.5L Ti-VCT V6
295 hp


280 hp
19 city/26 hwy

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

17 city/24 hwy

When shopping for a new SUV, it’s likely that you have come across both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer. While both options have their merits, one has more to offer Madison drivers. Compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer before heading over to see the Jeep Grand Cherokee in person at Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Off-Road Ability

The off-road capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee are unlike any other. Models with the Trail Rated® Tough badge have been thoroughly tested in some of the most challenging conditions. Even the base model offers a Jeep® Brand 4×4 system for better traction on Janesville roads and beyond.

The design of the Grand Cherokee allows it to navigate through up to 20 inches of water. The Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System lets the vehicle adapt to even the toughest road conditions.

The Explorer gives drivers the choice of a four-wheel drive system, as well. The Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ includes:

  • A 180-degree camera with split-view and washer
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control ™
  • Hill Descent Control ™
  • LED Headlamps with Auto High Beams

However, to get more of the features that you will already find as standard offerings on the Grand Cherokee, you’ll need to upgrade to the available Class II Trailer Tow Package.

Interior Features

Uconnect® systems in the Grand Cherokee allow you to remain both connected and safe on Milwaukee roads. It includes Apple Carplay® and Android Auto™ support make it simple to pair your compatible smartphone to the vehicle. You also have access to premium speakers from Harman Kardon® for crystal-clear sound.

The Explorer has FordPass™ Connect with a Wi-Fi Hotspot and SYNC® 3 as a standard feature. For more high-tech features, you’re required to add the available Ford Safe and Smart™ Package.

Learn More About the Grand Cherokee with Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Now that you’ve checked out our SUV comparison and matched up the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer, it’s time to take the Jeep for a spin. There are so many more great reasons why the Grand Cherokee should be at the top of your list. Contact us today to set up a test drive.

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