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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Model Year 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Model Escape Escape Escape Grand Cherokee Grand Cherokee Grand Cherokee Grand Cherokee Grand Cherokee
Trim S SE Titanium Laredo Limited Overland Summit SRT
Engines (show)  
2.5L I4
DOHC-4v
168 hp@6000
170 lb-ft@4500
           
turbocharged
1.6L I4
DOHC-4v
178 hp@5700
184 lb-ft@2500
           
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
240 hp@5500
270 lb-ft@3000
           
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
290 hp@6400
260 lb-ft@4800
       
5.7L V8
OHV-2v
360 hp@5150
390 lb-ft@4250
         
turbocharged
3.0L V6 Diesel
DOHC-4v
240 hp@3600
420 lb-ft@2000
         
6.4L V8
OHV-2v
470 hp@6000
465 lb-ft@4300
             
Transmissions (show)  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic          
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic      
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD          
AWD        
RWD        
AWD w/low range        
Tires (show)  
235/55HR17 tires          
235/50HR18 tires            
235/45HR19 tires            
245/70R17 tires            
265/60R18 tires      
265/50R20 tires        
295/45ZR20 tires              
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 60W, 6 speakers            
Unbranded, 9 speakers              
Sony, 355W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)              
Unbranded, 6 speakers              
Alpine, 506W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)          
Harman/Kardon, 825W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)            
Accessories (show)  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speedAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Can bring vehicle to a complete stop then accelerate back up to set speed. Replaces regular adaptive cruise control, and includes its value.        
Cruise control        
Hands-free trunk or liftgateRelease latch by waving a foot beneath the bumper.              
Heated steering wheel      
Keyless entry keypadUnlock the car by entering a code on a door-mounted keypad.            
Parking guidance system - activeParks the vehicle with minimal input from the driver.              
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power liftgateLiftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.  
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.    
Remote appCheck on car and remotely control various functions (locks, lights, HVAC) from a telephone or computer.      
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.      
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual        
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power        
Universal garage door openerHomelink.    
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
911 assistAutomatically contacts 911 through a linked cell phone in the event of a severe collision.          
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.  
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Automatic braking, high-speedIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.        
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.      
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Crawl controlAutomatically maintains one of a few driver-selected low speeds, for off-roading. Includes hill descent control.        
Curve controlSlows vehicle down when it senses that the vehicle is going too fast for a curve.          
Daytime running lights (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.      
Forward collision alertAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.        
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Front seat active head restraintsAutomatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended.      
Full-size spare tire      
Hill descent controlSelectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.        
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.      
Knee airbag, driver
Lane departure warning systemAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.        
Obstacle detection, frontBeeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.          
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.  
Performance braking system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Post-crash alert systemSounds horn and flashes hazad lights if airbags or seatbelt pretensioners have been activated.          
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation systemPrepares brakes (and sometimes also seatbelts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.        
Rear cross-traffic detectionWarns of traffic coming from either direction when vehicle is in reverse, to prevent accidents when backing out of parking spaces.      
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Safety keyIndividual keys can be coded to enforce specific driving restrictions, such as maximum speed and audio volume.          
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Termporary spare tire          
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Tires, run-flatCan be driven deflated for about 50 miles. Usually harm ride quality. Cars with these often have no spare tire.              
Torque vectoring / active trace controlUses the brakes to channel torque to the outside wheels and counteract understeer. Similar to stability control, but proactive, and acting to improve cornering performance rather than prevent loss of control.          
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Trailer sway controlAutomatically applies a front brake to counteract sway induced by a trailer.  
Vehicle health reportsPeriodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.          
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo cover  
Cargo net          
Cargo tray        
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.            
Class IV trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 10,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.      
Console with shifter
Liftglass or two-piece tailgateDo not have to open entire tailgate to access the cargo area.      
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.            
Roof railsNo crossbars.    
Second-row under-floor storage          
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.            
Trailering equipment (7 wire)Includes seven-wire harness, necessary for larger trailers.      
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
A/V input jacksJacks for a video camera, game console, or other device with A/V output.            
Air conditioning
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.  
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.    
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment systemEntertainment system able to play Blu-Ray discs.        
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screensA DVD player and two front headrest-mounted screens.        
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.              
HDMI portEnables input of HD video.        
In-vehicle Internet capabilityConnects car to the Internet to update systems, download information, and/or browse. Requires mobile modem and non-dedicated broadband service.            
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.      
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.    
Navigation, turn-by-turnSimple directions displayed on rudimentary screen and/or spoken over audio system. Fee after first 3-12 months.            
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.      
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.  
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.          
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.            
Satellite radio - one year subscriptionXM or Sirius with one-year subscription.      
SD Card slotSD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.  
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.              
Surround sound        
SYNC            
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.      
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.    
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.          
Voice control for audio system        
Voice control for external devicesGenerally works for some devices but not others.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.    
Voice textingDictate and send text messages. Usually an annual fee after a short trial period.      
Wi-Fi hotspotProvides Wi-Fi within the car. Includes internal modem, usually requires car-specific broadband service with monthly fee.      
Wi-Fi hotspot capabilityProvides Wi-Fi within the car. Requires mobile modem and non-dedicated broadband service.            
Exterior (show)  
Active grille shuttersClose grille openings when not needed to reduce aerodynamic drag.            
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Black exterior trim (optional)              
Black grille (optional)              
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.              
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.          
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.  
Deep-tinted rear windows  
Laminated front side windowsReduces interior noise, prevents side windows from shattering.      
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.          
Paint, special red            
Paint, special white            
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.    
Rear bumper protector      
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Skid platesPrevent underbody damage when off-roading.          
Special exterior trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Sunroof              
Tow hook(s), frontUsed to connect the vehicle with another, so one of them can tow the other out of the mud.          
Tow hook(s), rearUsed to connect the vehicle with another, so one of them can tow the other out of the mud.        
Wheel-lip moldingsExtensions to the wheel opening, both decorative and protective.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirrorDriver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.        
Auto-dimming headlightsHigh beams automatically turned on and off.        
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirrorPassenger-side rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.        
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.    
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.  
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.  
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.  
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.  
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Interior ambient lightingLEDs in the ceiling or door panels cast a soft glow over the interior.    
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster displayThe information displayed by the instruments can be customized. Color display(s) of at least 20 square inches.      
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display  
Performance meterMeasures and displays 0-60, quarter mile, lateral acceleration, etc.              
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.      
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Power-folding mirrorsMirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.            
Rear reading lights              
Spotter mirror(s)Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.          
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors      
Visor mirror, driver              
Visor mirror, passenger              
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.      
Powertrain (show)  
Engine-block heaterPlugs into electrical outlet to warm up the engine. Facilitates starting in extreme cold.      
Launch controlElectronically controls engine and transmission for perfect launch.              
Limited-slip rear differentialWhen one rear wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.        
Oil coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.      
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets  
Front sport buckets              
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.        
Carbon fiber trimWon't be listed in conjunction with wood or aluminum trim even if they are available together.              
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row  
Cooled or ventilated front seats        
Door sill trim plates        
Floor mats
Folding passenger seatFor carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.              
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats  
Heated second row seats        
Leather door panel trim          
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.    
Leather-wrapped steering wheel      
Manual height adjuster, driver seat              
Manual recliner, second row seats  
Memory system, driver seat      
Metal pedals              
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.      
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.        
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat      
Power height adjuster, driver seat  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat      
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.            
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seatPower-adjustable lower back support.              
Power recliner, driver seat  
Power recliner, passenger seat      
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.      
Special interior trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.            
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are part leather, part synthetic suede.              
Synthetic suede seating surfacesSythetic suede covers the entire seating surface.              
Upgraded leather upholsteryNo additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.            
Upholstered instrument panel, leather          
Wood trimReal wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.            
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheelReal wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.            
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Adaptive dampers - electricalShocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.              
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustableAir springs automatically level the vehicle and enable manual adjustment of ride height.          
All-terrain tiresOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.          
Alloy wheels          
Alloy wheels, optional designSame value as regular alloy wheels because no way to compare across models.              
Auto-leveling rear shocksRear shock absorbers that automatically level the rear ride height.        
Chrome-coated alloy wheelsChrome finish applied in a multi-layer powder coating process. More durable and lighter than chrome-plating.              
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.      
Performance steering system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Polished alloy wheelsAlloy wheels highly polished to yield an ultra-bright finish. Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.        
Power steering coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.      
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Summer tires (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              

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Option Package Contents

Chrome Package

Features
Chrome-coated alloy wheels
Additional chrome trim
235/45HR19 tires

Convenience Package

Features
Obstacle detection, rear
Dual-zone climate control
Alarm
AC power outlet
Rear air vents
Automatic climate control, front
Roof rails

MyFord Touch w/SYNC

Features
A/V input jacks
SD Card slot
In-vehicle Internet capability
Wi-Fi hotspot capability
SYNC

Leather Comfort Package

Features
Heated front seats
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Leather seating surfaces
Heated mirrors

Technology Package

Features
Obstacle detection, front
Blind spot warning system
Parking guidance system - active
Rear cross-traffic detection
Rain-sensing wipers
Xenon HID headlights

Uconnect 8.4

Features
Voice control for audio system
265/60R18 tires

Altitude Package

Features
Synthetic suede seating surfaces
Black grille (optional)
Black exterior trim (optional)
Special interior trim
265/50R20 tires

Security and Convenience Group

Features
Cargo cover
Obstacle detection, rear
Rearview camera
Power liftgate
Heated steering wheel
Alarm
AC power outlet
Remote start
Heated front seats
Universal garage door opener

Uconnect Access

Features
Voice texting
Telematics service, such as OnStar
Wi-Fi hotspot
App support
Remote app

All-Weather Capability Group

Features
All-weather floor mats
Daytime running lights (optional)
Cargo tray

Off Road Group I

Features
Skid plates
Full-size spare tire
Tow hook(s), front
Tow hook(s), rear

Trailer Tow Group

Features
Class IV trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)

Laredo E Group

Features
Roof rails

Trailer Tow Group IV

Features
Auto-leveling rear shocks

Advanced Technology Group

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Automatic braking, high-speed
Forward collision alert
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system
Lane departure warning system

Uconnect Access

Features
Voice texting
Telematics service, such as OnStar
Wi-Fi hotspot
App support
Remote app

Off Road Group I

Features
Skid plates
Full-size spare tire
Tow hook(s), front
Tow hook(s), rear

Trailer Tow Group

Features
Class IV trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)

Uconnect 8.4N

Features
Traffic + travel information
Navigation system
Voice control for nav and audio

Luxury Group II

Features
Panoramic sunroof

Off Road Group II

Features
Limited-slip rear differential

Off Road Group II

Features
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable

Trailer Tow Group IV

Features
Auto-leveling rear shocks

AWD w/low range

Features
Hill descent control
Electronic systems calibration selector
Crawl control
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
AWD w/low range

Advanced Technology Group

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Automatic braking, high-speed
Forward collision alert
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system
Lane departure warning system

Trailer Tow Group

Features
Class IV trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)

Off Road Group II

Features
Skid plates
All-terrain tires
Polished alloy wheels
Tow hook(s), front

Trailer Tow Group IV

Features
Auto-leveling rear shocks

AWD w/low range

Features
Hill descent control
Electronic systems calibration selector
Crawl control
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
AWD w/low range

Trailer Tow Group

Features
Class IV trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)

Quadra-Drive II 4WD System

Features
Limited-slip rear differential

Trailer Tow Group IV

Features
Auto-leveling rear shocks

Trailer Tow Group

Features
Class IV trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)

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