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

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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer 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
ModelGrand CherokeeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $50,995 $53,940
Base Invoice $48,836 $51,512
Trailer Tow Group IV 795  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Cargo mat   100
Cargo cover   130
Trailer Tow Group IV 708  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,776 1,895
Cargo mat   95
Cargo cover   124
Options (change) 2,790 2,225
Options (change) 2,484 2,114
Destination 1,095 995
Total Price $54,880 $57,160
Total Invoice $52,415 $54,621

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $200
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $164
Model Year20182018
ModelGrand CherokeeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine293hp V6365hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 19500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$54,880$57,160
Adjustments for Features0-2,480
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$54,880$54,680
Total Invoice$52,415$54,621
Adjustments for Features0-2,370
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,415$52,251

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Features Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelGrand CherokeeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD $1700
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
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$75 
Knee airbag, passenger $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Safety key $5
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Temporary spare tire $150
Terrain selector $200
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$200 
Text dictation$50 
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 
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$650 
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
Total Value of Features$6,840$9,320
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,480
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,370

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Specifications Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelGrand CherokeeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.8 in112.6 in
Length189.8 in198.3 in
Width76.5 in78.9 in
Height69.3 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,514 lb.4,458 lb.
Fuel Capacity24.6 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.0 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.2 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.6 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
36.3 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
36.343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
68.3 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

Trailer Tow Group IV
Auto-leveling rear shocks200No
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested15023%
Total Not Requested50077%

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