2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

vs.

2016 Ford Explorer

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Features & Specs

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Ford Explorer

Base Engine

3.6 L

3.5 L

Fuel Capacity

24.6 gal.

18.6 gal.

Horsepower

290 hp @ 6400 rpm

290 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque

260 ft-lbs. @ 4800 rpm

255 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2016 Ford Explorer near Bronx, NY

The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a vehicle that can be utilized for just about anyone.  It can be a family vehicle, tow a trailer, go off-road or straight out be a workhorse. The vehicle has keeps its sturdiness and has improved upon its comfortable inside over the years.  It rides with superior handling and while retaining a high degree of reliability. The Ford Explorer rolls into 2016 as a very strong vehicle and one of Ford's most popular vehicles. The Explorer has great capability, adaptability, effectiveness and amazing technology. This vehicle brings an ideal blend of function, style and form.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Power & Handling

The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is offered with several engine choices. This vehicle has a 3.6-liter V6 with 290 horsepower along with 260 lb.-ft. of torque. There is also a 5.7-liter v8 which generates 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. Another option is a 6.4-liter V8 which produces 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. There is also a diesel engine offered.

2016 Ford Explorer Power & Handling

The 2.3-liter EcoBoost can be had on the base, XLT and Limited editions.The 2.3-liter EcoBoost will deliver a noticeable improvement in horsepower and torque. The 2016 Explorer is a fuel economy leader when cruising on the highway.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Features & Design

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has an EcoMode helping the vehicle shift accordingly and giving the ability to turn off engine cylinders to save on gas when the extra power is not needed. Another technology feature is something called Exhaust-Gas Recirculation, changes in the setup and timing of the valve lifting system and the promise of reduced gas usage. The Grand Cherokee in 2016 has 4x4 systems, there is four of them which are Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain traction management system help bring performance and drivability to the forefront.

2016 Ford Explorer Features & Design

The Explorer's new styling positions the headlamps and grille higher than the previous year's model to give the Explorer a more rugged look. The headlights are standard LED low beams and available Light Emitting Diode fog lamps. The multimedia system's additional buttons are what Ford calls "smart-charging USB ports" located in the Explorer's rear and front.

Conclusions

The 2016 Grand Cherokee has you covered and has definitely nailed the safety aspect. There are more than 70 features included which is tops in class.  Some of the features include: front-row active head restraints, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind-spot Monitoring, standard full-length side-curtain air bags, Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation and Selec-Speed Control and electronic stability control. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is ready for top performance whether on or off the road. The Explorer already has a comprehensive list of advanced safety systems and this year brings even more available equipment.  Things such as collision warning, lane keeping assist, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and more

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