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2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
80th Anniversary Edition 4WD
MSRP
$44,335
Invoice
$42,694
Average Price Paid
$42,124
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2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
80th Anniversary Edition 4WD
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Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
80th Anniversary Edition 4WD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
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18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 24.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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295 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
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260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.77 in x 3.26 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 39 in 38.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 36.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 1,380 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 7,200 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 189.8 in
Width 89.3 in 84.8 in
Height 69.9 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 114.7 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
80th Anniversary Edition 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Sangria Metallic Clearcoat
  • Slate Blue Pearlcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat
  • Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • 80TH Anniversary Luxury Group
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • Sun & Sound Group
  • Trailer Tow Group IV
  • Quick Order Package 2BK 80TH

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