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Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $54,880

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit   
Difference: $2,280

Lowest Total Invoice: $52,415

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit   
Difference: $2,206

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGrand Cherokee
TrimPlatinumSummit
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $53,940 $50,995
Base Invoice $51,512 $48,836
Cargo cover 130  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Cargo mat 100  
Trailer Tow Group IV   795
Cargo cover 124  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,776
Cargo mat 95  
Trailer Tow Group IV   708
Options (change) 2,225 2,790
Options (change) 2,114 2,484
Destination 995 1,095
Total Price $57,160 $54,880
Total Invoice $54,621 $52,415

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $250
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $266
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGrand Cherokee
TrimPlatinumSummit
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6293hp V6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12825, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20265/50-20
Total Price$57,160$54,880
Adjustments for Features-2,0300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,130$54,880
Total Invoice$54,621$52,415
Adjustments for Features-1,9400
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,681$52,415

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGrand Cherokee
TrimPlatinumSummit
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote climate control$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Curve control$50 
Full-size spare tire $225
Hill descent control$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts$200 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Safety key$5 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Class IV trailer hitch $300
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Towing camera $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system $100
CD player$125 
CD player, remote $100
HDMI port $25
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400 
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Text dictation $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Laminated rear side windows $100
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Headlight washers $50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Metal accent trim (optional) $0
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Synthetic suede headliner $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Auto-leveling rear shocks $200
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Polished alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Terrain selector$200 
Total Value of Features$9,495$7,465
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,030$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,9400

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGrand Cherokee
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in114.8 in
Length198.3 in189.8 in
Width78.9 in76.5 in
Height70.0 in69.3 in
Curb Weight4,458 lb.4,514 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.24.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in58.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in57.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.2 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.6 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft336.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft336.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft368.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
HDMI port25No
CD player, remote100Yes
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested135092%
Total Not Requested1258%
Trailer Tow Group IV
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-leveling rear shocks200No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested15023%
Total Not Requested50077%

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