2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2019 Ford Explorer Comparison

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2019 Ford Explorer
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2019 Ford Explorer
  295 290
Cargo Space
  36.3 cu. ft. 21.0 cu. ft.
Fuel Range (city/hwy)
  467 / 640 miles 316 / 446 miles

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2019 Ford Explorer

Serving Merrillville, IN

More people are choosing to drive SUVs for the versatility that they offer on the road. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2019 Ford Explorer are two top choices in the auto industry and have recently been redesigned both inside and out. If you’re looking to own a new car, you’ll need to compare how the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2019 Ford Explorer differ from one another.


The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee makes it a point to include the top tech gadgets that enhance the convenience of driving the vehicle. Blind spot monitoring with rear cross path detection is a top feature that is included to reduce the risk of a collision. A ParkView rear backup camera with the ParkSense rear park assist system also improves driver confidence and increases visibility. Drivers can also utilize the Uconnect 4 infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen and six speakers for added comfort and functionality in the cabin.

A four-inch display that is included on the dashboard of the 2019 Ford Explorer is smaller than the touchscreen that comes standard in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. A USB port, a six-speaker stereo, a rearview camera, proximity key entry, satellite radio, the SYNC 3 touch-screen system, and rear-seat DVD entertainment system are available as upgrades but will cost you more. Although the technology is advanced in the Explorer, there are fewer features that come standard compared to the Grand Cherokee, which can make it more expensive to purchase if you want a few extra bells and whistles.

Exterior Features

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee makes a great first impression with its redesign and now features a unique front and rear fascia with a performance hood, which causes the car to have a more athletic appearance and look upscale. Granite Crystal exterior accents create a luxury design that makes the vehicle have more value and overall appeal. 20-inch low gloss granite crystal wheels accessorize the body and look stylish, causing the car to stand out in its class. Improved LED headlamps and taillamps increase visibility on the road and add an upscale touch.

The exterior of the 2019 Ford Explorer looks modern but lacks much appeal or alternatives compared to its predecessors. The tail lights are of moderate size, and the SUV has a commanding stance. The wide grille pairs well with the headlights but doesn’t look as upscale as the Grand Cherokee.


The interior of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is refined and expertly crafted with rich and premium materials that are used. Leather-trimmed touchpoints with chrome accents create a luxurious interior that feels comfortable and looks stylish. Heated and ventilated front seats are also included for added comfort in different types of weather. Four-way lumbar support makes it easy to travel long distances in the vehicle for both the driver and passengers. Voice command is also provided in the vehicle for added convenience while keeping your eyes on the road.

The interior of the 2019 Ford Explorer is bland and doesn’t look as stylish as the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which takes away from the overall value of the SUV. Cloth upholstery comes standard and includes power-folding three-row seats for a high level of comfort. A leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated and cooled front seats, and front seats that are both plush and supportive.

Visit our dealership today to test drive the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee to get a firsthand look at the SUV and experience how it compares to the 2019 Ford Explorer. You can learn more about the model and the financing options that are available at our location.