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Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Ford Explorer 26
43.1677018634% 43.1677018634% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Explorers, 10.6 months of data per Explorer, average 13000 miles
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gas 28
48.1366459627% 48.1366459627% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Grand Cherokee gass, 8.5 months of data per Grand Cherokee gas, average 10200 miles
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Grand Cherokee diesels, 6.5 months of data per Grand Cherokee diesel, average 7900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2014 Ford Explorer 32
51.7142857143% 51.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Explorers, 10.9 months of data per Explorer, average 25200 miles
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee gas 52
97.4285714286% 97.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  79 Grand Cherokee gass, 9.7 months of data per Grand Cherokee gas, average 25600 miles

Refreshed. Common electrical issues.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Grand Cherokee diesels, 10.4 months of data per Grand Cherokee diesel, average 27800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2013 Ford Explorer 34
45.5665024631% 45.5665024631% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Explorers, 9.8 months of data per Explorer, average 41800 miles
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Grand Cherokees, 8.6 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 40100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2012 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Explorers, 10.5 months of data per Explorer, average 50300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 42
53.5714285714% 53.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Grand Cherokees, 9.8 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 46600 miles

 

2011 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Explorers, 10.1 months of data per Explorer, average 70900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 50
60.2040816327% 60.2040816327% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  43 Grand Cherokees, 9.5 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 55800 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2010 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Explorers, 8.7 months of data per Explorer, average 56100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2008 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Explorers, 9.1 months of data per Explorer, average 79200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Grand Cherokees, 9.1 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 68000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2007 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Explorers, 7.3 months of data per Explorer, average 123700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 82
63.7662337662% 63.7662337662% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Grand Cherokees, 9.5 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 95500 miles

 

2006 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Explorers, 9.8 months of data per Explorer, average 117400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2005 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Explorers, 8.1 months of data per Explorer, average 129700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Grand Cherokees, 9.2 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 124300 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Explorers, 6.2 months of data per Explorer, average 123500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 150
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Grand Cherokees, 9.0 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 134400 miles

 

2003 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Explorers, 7.5 months of data per Explorer, average 152600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Ford Explorer 72
32.0037105751% 32.0037105751% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Explorers, 7.3 months of data per Explorer, average 138600 miles

Redesigned.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Grand Cherokees, 8.5 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 150700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Ford Explorer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Explorers, 9.6 months of data per Explorer, average 173100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Grand Cherokees, 9.7 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 155700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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