A Detailed Look at Jeep Grand Cherokee and F-150

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2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee

vs.

2024 Ford F-150
$36,495 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$36,570 MSRP
3.6L V6 Pentastar Engine

Base Engine

2.7L V6 EcoBoost
19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy

Mileage

20 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
293 hp

Base Horsepower

325 hp
7,500 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

13,500 pounds

Are you looking at new Ford SUVs in the Omaha, NE area for your Lincoln, NE family? We recommend the 2024 Ford Edge or the 2024 Ford Explorer. Both of these Ford SUVs offer competitive prices, spacious interiors and cargo areas, respectable fuel economy, and performance-focused ST models. So, what is the difference between the Ford Edge vs. Explorer? Find out more about these two Ford SUVs in this guide from the Ford experts at Woodhouse in Omaha!

 

 

2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer: Which Costs Less?

Pricing and value are often important factors when considering a new family vehicle. No matter if you choose the Ford Edge vs. Explorer, you will find similar pricing and content and competitive pricing amongst non-Ford competitors. Check out the pricing of the base models and the top-spec trim levels below:

2024 Ford Edge:

  • 2024 Ford Edge SE: $38,465 Starting MSRP
  • 2024 Ford Edge ST:$47,205 Starting MSRP

2024 Ford Explorer:

  • 2024 Ford Explorer (base):$36,860 Starting MSRP
  • 2024 Ford Explorer Platinum: $54,770 Starting MSRP

2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer: Which is Bigger?

When shopping for a family vehicle, interior comfort, cargo space, seating capacity for all your trips to Council Bluffs, IA and across NE are all important! Not to mention whether or not the SUV can fit in your garage! Let’s look at the differences between the 2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer when it comes to size and space:

2024 Ford Edge: 

  • Overall Length: 188.8 inches
  • Overall Height: 68.3 inches
  • Cargo Space up to Row 1: 73.4 cubic feet 
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Total Passenger Volume: 113.9 cubic feet

2024 Ford Explorer: 

  • Overall Length: 198.8 in
  • Overall Height: 70.2 in
  • Cargo Space up to Row 1: 87.8 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Total Passenger Volume: 152.7 cubic feet

2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer: Which is More Fuel-Efficient?

Every Omaha, NE family is concerned with their operating budget, so it should be a relief to know that when it comes to fuel economy of the 2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer, these two SUVs have the same EPA-rated mpg for their base engines. You can expect to see 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway for the base engines in both the Ford Edge and Ford Explorer. Fuel economy ratings will vary with the more powerful engines. 

2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer: Which Can Tow More?

Not only are SUVs designed to haul passengers and cargo, but they are also designed to tow your toys. The Ford Edge and Explorer are both offered with towing packages to take your boat or your trailer to your favorite outdoor recreation area! Compare the two Ford SUVs towing capabilities below:

  • Ford Edge Class II Trailer Tow Package: This towing package comes standard on the ST trim and is available on the SEL and Titanium trims with all-wheel drive required. Able to tow up to 3,500 pounds, this package also comes with trailer sway control. 
  • Ford Explorer Class IV Trailer Tow Package: The Ford Explorer’s towing package comes with a frame-mounted hitch and trailer connections. Available on the ST, Limited, and Timberline models, the towing capacity changes slightly based on the engine. On the ST and Limited models with the 3.0L EcoBoost® engine, the towing capacity is 5,600 pounds, while on the Timberline, it is 5,300 pounds.

Test Drive the Edge or Explorer at Woodhouse!

Ready to experience the 2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer in person? Contact us today to set up your test drive at Woodhouse. Our knowledgeable sales team will be here to answer all your questions about the new Ford Edge and the new Ford Explorer! Be sure to value your trade to increase your down payment toward a new powerful SUV.

 

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