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Here's how the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 Ford Explorer measure up.
80th Anniversary FWD
$32,110
Starting MSRP
$32,925
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 7 -
Engine

270.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

271.0-hp, 3.2-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
23 24 -
Size
182" length, 66.2" height 198.8" length, 70.2" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black Interior

Sandstone

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Transmissions

Transmissions

9-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

10-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Standard SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19 X 7.5 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
19 X 7.5 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 N/A -

Engine

Displacement
3.2 L/198 2.3 L/140 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
239 @ 4400 310 @ 3500 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
271 @ 6500 300 @ 5500 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 28 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 21 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
316.00 mi 375.90 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
458.20 mi 501.20 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 24 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in 12.6 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in 13.6 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal 17.9 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.6 ft N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P255/65HR18 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/50TR19 P255/65HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs 5300 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 530 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 5300 lbs -

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
3710 lbs 4345 lbs -

Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in 78.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.8 ft³ 47.9 ft³ -
Front Head Room
37.9 in 40.7 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in 61.8 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
36.1 in 48.1 in -
Length, Overall
182 in 198.8 in -
Front Leg Room
41.1 in 43 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
41.4 in 59 in -
Second Head Room
38.5 in 40.5 in -
Third Shoulder Room
- 54.6 in -
Height, Overall
65.7 in 70.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.8 ft³ 18.2 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in 61.9 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 7 -
Track Width, Rear
63.1 in 66.9 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A 83.9 in -
Passenger Volume
128 ft³ 152.7 ft³ -
Liftover Height
N/A 32.8 in -
Second Leg Room
40.3 in 39 in -
Track Width, Front
62.7 in 66.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.7 ft³ 87.8 ft³ -
Third Hip Room
- 40.9 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
30.7 in 32.8 in -
Wheelbase
106.5 in 119.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A 20.8 in -
Front Hip Room
53.8 in 59.2 in -
Third Leg Room
- 32.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 8.2 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A 49.8 in -
Second Hip Room
49.9 in 59.1 in -
Third Head Room
- 38.9 in -

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