Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Ford Explorer vs Toyota 4Runner

How Does the Jeep Grand Cherokee Compare to the Ford Explorer and Toyota 4Runner?

If you’re looking for a vehicle that’s both immensely luxurious and tremendously versatile on and off road, there’s no other option than the new Jeep Grand Cherokee. The new Grand Cherokee is designed for drivers who want to get the most out of their next vehicle. The most comfort, the most capability, and the most enjoyment. Whether you tend to stick to the roads or you create your own, the Grand Cherokee is equipped with an unmatched level of refinement and rugged versatility that allows you to create your own adventure at every turn. To demonstrate just how unmatched the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is, we’re going to compare it to the new Ford Explorer and Toyota 4Runner so you can clearly see some of the advantages that the new Grand Cherokee holds above the competition!


Jeep Grand Cherokee


Ford Explorer

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

  • When buying a new vehicle, price should always play an important factor in your making your decision. The new Grand Cherokee has a starting MSRP price of $30,395 while the Explorer carries an MSRP price of $31,660. That’s over $1,000 that you could be spent on a new kayak or bike to bring along on all your adventures.
  • If you enjoy responsive power under your foot, the new Grand Cherokee offers a larger engine than the Explorer. The Grand Cherokee comes equipped with a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that exerts 295-horsepower while the Explorer comes with a 3.5-liter V6 that falls short with 290-horsepower.
  • If you have vehicles or trailers to bring along with you, the Grand Cherokee is more well equipped to tow them than the Explorer is. When properly equipped, the Grand Cherokee can tow up to 7,200 pounds while the Explorer maxes out at 5,000 pounds.
  • The Grand Cherokee comes with better warranty protection than the Explorer does, with a five-years/100,000 mile powertrain warranty compared to the five-years/60,000 mile powertrain warranty offered with the Explorer.

Jeep Grand Cherokee


Toyota 4Runner

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota 4Runner

  • Price matters, especially when it’s a gap as large as the starting prices between these two vehicles. The Grand Cherokee starts at $30,395 MSRP while the 4Runner starts at $34,210 MSRP. Imagine all of the things you could buy with the $4,000 saved?
  • The Grand Cherokee also boasts a higher estimated fuel economy than the 4Runner, with 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, while the 4Runner offers 17 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
  • The new 4Runner offers a larger standard engine in terms of liters, but still fails to exert the same amount of horsepower that the Grand Cherokee does. The 4Runner comes with a standard 4.0-liter V6 engine that produces 270-horsepower, while the Grand Cherokee comes with a 3.6-liter V6 that produces 295-horsepower.
  • When all is said and done, the new Grand Cherokee puts that power to the test, with a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds. The 4Runner, however, tops out at 5,000 pounds of maximum towing capacity.

With so much more to take into consideration, including off-road ability, luxurious comfort, and integrated technology, there are plenty more reasons why the new Grand Cherokee is the right fit for you. We’d like to invite you to come learn them all today by taking a Grand Cherokee model of your choosing out for a test drive right here at Meador Auto Group! Our dealership is located right in Fort Worth, TX, and we serve drivers from all over Arlington, Burleson, Mansfield, and Irving!

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