2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2021 Ford Explorer


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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

vs

2021 Ford Explorer
$34,220

Starting MSRP

$32,225
10

Trim Levels

5
3.6L V6

Base Engine

2.3L EcoBoost I-4
293 hp

Base Horsepower

300 hp
3

Engine Options

3
707 hp, 645 lb-ft of torque

Maximum Output

400 hp, 415 lb-ft of torque

If you’re shopping for a strong and capable SUV for your family adventures around Lake Havasu City, then you’re probably choosing between the 2021 Ford Explorer or the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both of these SUVs offer powerful performance and have enough interior space and amenities to keep those longer Lake Havasu City trips comfortable. Still, depending on your priorities, one or the other might be better for you. Compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. the Ford Explorer with us here at Anderson Auto Group and decide which vehicle is best for you!

Explorer or Grand Cherokee: Engines

Both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer offer excellent performance options to Lake Havasu City drivers looking to upgrade their commutes or preparing for those long family vacations. Both have three engine options to choose from, and as you can see, the Grand Cherokee prioritizes power, while the Explorer prioritizes fuel efficiency. We’ve listed the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer engine specs for you below:

Jeep Grand Cherokee Engines

3.6L V6 Engine:

  • 3,500-pound towing capacity
  • 293 hp
  • 19 mpg city/ 26 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 269 lb-ft of torque

6.4L V8 SRT® HEMI® MDS Engine:

  • 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • 475 hp 
  • 13 mpg city/ 19 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 470 lb-ft of torque

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 SRT Engine: 

  • 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • 707 hp
  • 11 mpg city/ 17 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 645 lb-ft
2021 jeep grand cherokee

Ford Explorer Engines 

2.3L EcoBoost I-4

  • 5,300-pound towing capacity
  • 300 hp
  • 21 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 310 lb-ft of torque

3.0L EcoBoost V6

  • 5,600-pound towing capacity
  • 400 hp
  • 18 mpg city/24 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 415 lb-ft of torque

3.3L Hybrid

  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 318 hp
  • 23 mpg city/26 mpg highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
  • 322 lb-ft of torque

Explorer or Grand Cherokee: Interior and Price

The following things to compare between these two SUVs are their interiors and prices. The Ford Explorer has a comparable starting price to the Jeep Grand Cherokee, but it has 153 cubic feet of passenger volume compared to the Grand Cherokee 105 cubic feet. If you’re willing to sacrifice power on Lake Havasu City roads for more passenger space, then the Explorer is the SUV for you. 

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Choose Between the Explorer or Grand Cherokee at Anderson Auto Group

Come to our Lake Havasu City dealership and compare these two great SUVs in person. Just contact us, and we’ll set you up with a test drive. Apply for financing online, and you’ll be able to head home in your new SUV as soon as possible!

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