The 2020 Ford Explorer and 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee are two American icons, known for their rugged performance, spacious interiors, and reliable technologies. But which is the superior SUV? When the two go head to head, the FordExplorer outperforms the Jeep Grand Cherokee in an abundance of ways.
Both the 2020 Explorer and 2020 Grand Cherokee are spacious inside, but the new Explorer offers more interior space overall. For example, the Explorer can comfortably seat up to seven passengers while the Grand Cherokee is typically limited to five, although some models offer a third row. The new Ford Explorer also boasts up to 87.0 cubic feet of cargo space while the Jeep Grand Cherokee tops out at 68.3 cubic feet.
The 2020 Ford Explorer comes with a more comprehensive suite of safety features than the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite of safety features includes Auto High-Beam Headlamps, a Rear View Camera, a Lane-Keeping System, Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, the Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert, and Reverse Brake Assist.
The 2020 Explorer is available with the 3.3-liter hybrid powertrain that can travel an EPA-estimated 500 miles between fill-ups.* You cannot get a hybrid engine for the 2020 Grand Cherokee.
The 2020 Ford Explorer comes with FordPass Connect™ with capability for 4G LTE Wi-Fi, allowing up to 10 devices to connect seamlessly to the internet. Further, the new Ford Explorer boasts a 12.3-inch digital LCD information display and an available 12.3-inch digital instrument panel cluster, both of which are unmatched when compared with the Grand Cherokee’s suite of tech.
The Ford Explorer is America’s all-time best-selling SUV — and there’s clearly a reason for that. Test drive one today at Tropical Ford. *2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid RWD is projected to have an EPA-estimated range of at least 500 miles per tank. Actual range will vary. Final EPA-estimated ratings available in the 2019 calendar year.