Compare 1999 Ford Explorer vs 1999 Jeep Cherokee

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2-Door 102" WB Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,267 $20,065
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $20,032 $22,070
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,889 $23,045
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,687 $23,950
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 20 $24,454 $27,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $26,184 $29,060
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $26,842 $29,810
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,379 $31,555
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,911 $32,160
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,108 $33,520
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $30,473 $33,935
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,640 $34,125
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,005 $34,540
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 21 25 $15,086 $16,050
4-Door SE 21 25 $16,052 $17,090
2-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $16,484 $17,565
4-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $17,446 $18,600
2-Door Sport 18 24 $17,002 $18,775
4-Door Sport 18 24 $17,933 $19,810
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $18,351 $20,285
4-Door Classic 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door Limited 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,282 $21,320
4-Door 4WD Classic 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,267
$15,086
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,065
$16,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$268 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
43.6 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 35.0
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94.8
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
35.1 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
28.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
180.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 63.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.7 101.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 69.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
- 167.5
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.0
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.6 32.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 43.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
61.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
69.4 69.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 54.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
30.7 65.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 2.5
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 20
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 35.7
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
717 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R TM6
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
717 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 T125/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
T7R TM6
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
717 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
768 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5120 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1766 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2290 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1935 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4700 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2947
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 124
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Engine
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.5L/150
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 4200 125 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2750 150 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
99X EPE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.33
Trans Order Code
44M DDQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
10 9.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.45
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.10
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Jeep Cherokee
Body Code
102" WB -
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Quadra-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2290 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.27 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Single-Stage Leaf Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Leaf Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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