2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

We Decided to compere 2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Tease are similar vehicles and have a high ranking, like vehicles that are most see on the internet. So we want to help you chose which one is better for you.


2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee front

The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the top affordable midsize SUVs on sale, right behind 2014 Buick Enclave. There are only few SUVs who can compete with this vehicle which by many reviews one of the best things we have seen on the car market. One of them would definitely be 2015 Ford Explorer. It is believed it will come out on sale in the fourth quarter of 2014 so there is plenty of time to compare this SUV with others. We did comparison between it and Jeep Grand Cherokee. According to specifications of the both vehicles they are going to be the main players on the market. Only Buick Enclave might compete with these two but we have to wait several more months to find that out.

Interior and Exterior

2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior

New Ford Explorer hasn’t brought anything new in design. It looks similar to the predecessor with more curved lines and more elegance. Some of the features that have been redesigned are headlights, taillights and dashboard inside the cabin. With 8 seats placed in three rows it has plenty of space so passengers feel quite comfortable. If additional space is required backseats can be folded. On the other hand, Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn’t have third row but is very spacious. Reviewers say it has maybe the best interior in the class. Cargo space is big enough but it is smaller than most of the SUVs. It has six-speaker stereo, Bluetooth connection, USB ports and navigation, as well as the Explorer.


2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine

The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with standard rear wheel drive and eight-speed transmission powered by 3.6 liter V-6 developing 290 horsepower. This is not the only engine option. 5.7 liter V-8 and 6.4 liter Hemi V-8 are more powerful and can be installed in Jeep’s SUV. Explorer’s engines can’t compete with these. The most powerful is 3.5 liter V-6 which can develop 290 horsepower. In this area new Ford Explorer just can’t stand a chance.

2015 Ford Explorer VS 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Price

Prices for the base models of these cars are quite similar. The difference in average price is only around $1000. However, if you want to install additional features, such as lower-power turbo four, prices soar. They can reach $69,000 for Cherokee and $47,000 for the Explorer. Upper price limit for the Explorer hasn’t been confirmed and it might go up. All in all, both cars will be great desire for many SUV fans. Based on these specifications we can say Jeep has made better SUV but is high price going to be sufficient reason to buy an Explorer?

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