2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer

Jeep Grand Cherokee


Ford Explorer
Starting price of $32,045

Starting MSRP

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


Available Ford Intelligent 4WD
6.2L Hellcat V8

Topmost Engine

3.0L EcoBoost® V6
707 hp

Maximum Horsepower

400 hp

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Ford Explorer

The SUV market is crowded these days, but some manage to make it ahead of the pack, like the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer. Both the Jeep and Ford options are compelling SUVs that offer Camden drivers versatility, but this Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer comparison will show that only one of these SUVs truly excels where it matters: performance, efficiency, and interior features. Especially at the base trim level, the Jeep Grand Cherokee hits it out of the park in these categories. Find out why the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is your future Fordyce ride in this comparison guide!

Ford vs. Jeep: Engine Options

The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers more engine options than the Ford Explorer, making it easy for Sheridan drivers to find the right balance of performance and efficiency. 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, the ultimate SUV. There is truly no other SUV on the market like it, and there likely never has been. Why? The Jeep Trackhawk is equipped with a supercharged 6.2L Hellcat V8 and outputs 707 horsepower with 645 lb-of torque. For those seeking the best performance from a midsize SUV, there is no substitution.

Ford vs. Jeep: Off-Road Features

You’ve probably already guessed the results in this category: the Jeep Grand Cherokee, with its Trail Rated® badge, is the superior off-road vehicle. If you’re looking to off-road in the Pinebluff area, you should know that the Grand Cherokee can ford up to 20 inches of water and comes with available features like the self-leveling Quadra-Lift air suspension. Unlevel terrain and creeks and streams are no match for a Jeep.

The 2020 Ford Explorer is equipped with Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™. But available Jeep features like the Quadra-Trac II low-range gearing, electronic rear differential, adjustable air suspension, and underbody skid plates crown the Grand Cherokee the off-road king. Plus, the Grand Cherokee features a Best-in-Class towing capacity among midsize SUVs.

Ford vs. Jeep: Interior Comfort and Technology

Both the Ford Explorer and Grand Cherokee come equipped with impressive infotainment systems. In fact, even the lowest Grand Cherokee base trim comes with the Jeep Uconnect® system, which means Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo owners will have access to a Uconnect® 4 7-inch touchscreen, along with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ functionality.

FordPass™ gives Eldorado 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 to get the most out of the brand’s high-tech features.

Learn More at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Now that you’ve read all about the superiority of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, peruse our new Grand Cherokee models for sale in Fordyce. Once you see one you like, schedule a test drive at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! We’ll even help you compare it to the 2020 Jeep Cherokee or learn more about the Jeep Gladiator towing capacity.

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