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Grand Cherokee

2018 Ford Explorer SIlver


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2018 Ford Explorer

When looking for a SUV that can deliver in both performance and capability, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee surpasses the 2018 Ford Explorer without costing more at the gas station. Look at each vehicle’s power, towing, and more to see which vehicle is ready for your life in Stephenville.


While both seem similar on the surface when you compare the base models, you’ll notice that the Jeep Grand Cherokee has an edge on the Ford Explorer:

Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • 295 hp/260 lb-ft of Torque
  • 8-speed transmission
  • 19 City/26 Highway mpg

Ford Explorer

  • 290 hp/255 lb-ft of Torque
  • 6-speed transmission
  • 17 City/24 Highway mpg
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Both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer are capable SUVs with impressive towing capabilities, but the Grand Cherokee is the only model that is backed with legendary Jeep fortitude:

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2018 Ford Explorer

Trail Rated® Badge

7,200 lbs

Max Towing

5,000 lbs
1,717 lbs

Max Payload

1,987 lbs

Even though the ford Explorer has a higher maximum payload rating, the Jeep Cherokee dominates with its impressive towing capabilities and Trail Rated® heritage.

Drive a Performance-Ready SUV at Bayer Auto Group

At Bayer Auto Group we offer a variety of SUVs that provide a robust performance. See how the Jeep Grand Cherokee compares to another favorite, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, at our Comanche location. Then contact us to schedule a test drive or explore your financing options today.

Bayer Auto Group 31.8980034, -98.6022893.