2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer l Chicago IL for Sale in Antioch IL l Chicago area

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer | Chicago IL

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer | Chicago IL
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Ford Explorer

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Since there is a seemingly endless amount of vehicles to choice from, finding the right vehicle can be a struggle. In this article, I’m going to help you decide between the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer. Both of these vehicles are very popular midsize SUVs and come from 2 of the biggest automobile manufacturers on the planet. With that being said, I’m going to tell you all about both vehicles and help you figure out which vehicle is right for you.

Chicago IL - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's Overview

The 2018 Jeep’s Engine vs the 2018 Ford’s Engine

The 2018 Jeep comes with an unleaded V6 engine, has 295 horsepower @ 6400 rpm, gets 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highways. The 2018 Ford comes with an unleaded V6 engine, has 290 horsepower @ 6500 rpm, gets 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.

Chicago IL - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's Exterior

The 2018 Ford’s Interior vs the 2018 Jeep’s Interior

The 2018 Ford has cloth seats throughout its interior and has a nicely designed cabin. However, some of the surfaces in the vehicle aren’t very solid and could have been built stronger. The 2018 Jeep also has cloth seats and a nicely designed cabin, but the interior is more solidly built than the 2018 Ford’s interior. When it comes to interior space, the 2018 Ford has seating for 7, 61.5 cubic inches of front shoulder room, 41.4 cubic inches of front head room, 42.9 cubic inches of front leg room, 57.3 cubic inches of front hip room, 40.6 cubic inches of second row head room, 39.5 cubic inches of second row leg room, 56.8 cubic inches of second row hip room, 61 cubic inches of second row shoulder room, 80.7 cubic feet of volume with one seat being used, 43.8 cubic feet of volume with 2 seats being used and 21 cubic feet of volume with 3 seats being used.

Chicago IL - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's Interior

The 2018 Jeep has seating for 7, 40.3 cubic inches of front leg room, 57 cubic inches of front hip room, 58.7 cubic inches of front shoulder room, 39.9 cubic inches of front head room, 58 cubic inches of second row shoulder room, 39.2 cubic inches of second row head room, 56.2 cubic inches of second row hip room, 38.6 cubic inches of second row leg room, 68.3 cubic feet of volume when 1 seat is being used, 36.3 cubic feet of volume when 2 seats are being used and 36.3 cubic feet of volume when 3 seats are being used. This means that the 2018 Ford has more total volume than the 2018 Jeep, but the 2018 Jeep has significantly more cargo space when there are three people in the vehicle.

Chicago IL - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's Mechanical

An Abundance of Technological and Safety Features

Both the 2018 Jeep and the 2018 Ford have no shortage of technological features and many safety features. The 2018 Jeep comes with an MP3 player, climate control, dual zone air conditioning, smart device integration, a wireless cell phone hookup, an AM/FM stereo, an auxiliary audio input, a tire pressure monitoring system, rear defrost windows, power windows, cruise control, fog lamps, power steering, heated mirrors, keyless start, keyless entry, a leather wrapped steering wheel, an adjustable steering wheel, a back-up camera, a vehicle anti-theft system, power door locks, power mirrors, rear parking aid, steering wheel controls, auto-off headlights, variable speed intermittent wipers, a driver illuminated vanity mirror, a trip computer, a passenger illuminated visor mirror, a front head air bag, a driver air bag, a passenger air bag, a rear head air bag, a front side air bag, electronic stability control, brake assist, traction control, daytime running lights and child safety locks. The 2018 Ford comes with keyless entry, power steering, heated mirrors, power mirrors, power door locks, a passenger illuminated visor mirror, a driver illuminated vanity mirror, variable speed intermittent wipers, steering wheel controls, an adjustable steering wheel, a trip computer, interior cargo shade, a luggage rack, a back-up camera, auto-off headlights, cruise control, a vehicle anti-theft system, power windows, a tire pressure monitoring system, rear defrost windows, a wireless cell phone hookup, an MP3 player, smart device integration, an Onboard Hands-Free Communication System, air conditioning, an auxiliary audio input, an AM/FM stereo, satellite radio, a rear head air bag, a front head air bag, a driver air bag, a passenger air bag, a front side air bag, traction control, brake assist, electronic stability control, child safety locks and daytime running lights.

Which Vehicle Reigns Superior?

In this article, I have gone over 2 midsize SUVs from 2 of the country’s biggest companies. While both the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2018 Ford Explorer offer a unique set of things, the 2018 Jeep is the better vehicle. The 2018 Jeep is the better vehicle because it gets better mpg than the 2018 Ford, has a better built interior than the 2018 Ford and has way more cargo space when the vehicle has 3 people in it. If you are in the Chicago area and would like to purchase a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, then stop on by Antioch Jeep. Antioch Jeep has been proudly serving Gurnee Chicago Antioch Illinois for many years. Along with serving Gurnee Chicago Antioch Illinois for many years, we have been serving the surrounding cities in the Chicago area for just as long and would be proud to serve you too.

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