Compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer Near Chicago at Sherman

They are two of the most iconic names in SUVs, but which one stands out, based on features, comfort and performance?  Sherman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram wants to help by showing you some of the features of both models. We will focus on the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has built a name and reputation for being a rugged and versatile option for Arlington Heights and Evanston drivers, while providing quality design and high-tech features.  The Ford Explorer has long been a player in the field of capable SUVs.  But which midsize SUV is the right one for Park Ridge and Niles residents?

  • Performance: The Jeep Grand Cherokee gives you a choice of several potent engines, starting with a standard 295-horsepower, 260 pound-feet of torque V6.  A 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 gives you 240 horsepower, but ramps up to 420 pound-feet of torque.  There are also three V8 options, including the powerful 7070 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 in the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk.  The Explorer gives you three optional engines, starting with the 290 horsepower V6, a 280 horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder and a 365 horsepower Ecoboost V6.
  • Efficiency: The Grand Cherokee provides a slight edge when it comes to fuel economy, which comes in handy when hitting the road.  The EPA estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway outlasts the Explorer and its 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
  • Technology: Both the Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee come with intuitive infotainment systems.  The Jeep Uconnect system provides safety features like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity.  Intuitive voice control blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic detection and rear parking assist, all standard.  The Explorer's standard features come with adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and rain sensing wipers.
Take the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee for a Test Drive in Chicago

Visit Sherman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today and discover the great features of the new Grand Cherokee for sale in our Chicago area Jeep dealership.  Learn what makes the Jeep Grand Cherokee a great option in your search for a midsize SUV.