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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,515
Invoice
$33,479
Average Price Paid
$32,969
838 listings nationwide

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
MSRP
$40,190
Invoice
$39,321
Average Price Paid
$37,594
8,536 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,768
Good Price
$32,063
Great Price
$31,088
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Fair Price
$38,759
Good Price
$36,918
Great Price
$35,866

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,689
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,797
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The midsize SUV market is rife with competition. The SUV that started it all nearly 30 years ago was the Ford Explorer. Keeping the Explorer relevant in the modern SUV market is no eas...

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"It looks aggressive and looks like a range rover."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"The looks and style of the 2019 Explorer are amazing. It looks great with their headlights, and all of their trims. It has a lot of good tech, and has many class leading features."
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
30
writes:
I have owned 4 Jeeps over the years and they all have been very dependable. You cant beat the original !
Power Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave worse.
"Hemi"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave worse.
"Personal preferance"

Specs

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 24.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
290 hp @ 6,500 RPM
295 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
--
255 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10.8:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.7 in
3.64 in x 3.41 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 --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 38.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21 cu ft 36.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,531 lbs 1,370 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,200 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.3 in 189.8 in
Width 90.2 in 84.8 in
Height 71 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 114.7 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 Ecoboost
  • Running Boards - Black
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Sting-Gray Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • 9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Power Sunroof
  • Premium Alpine Speaker System
  • Trailer Tow Group IV
  • Quick Order Package 2BZ Altitude

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