Compare 1999 Ford Explorer vs 1999 Jeep Grand 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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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,571 $25,995
4-Door 4WD Laredo 16 21 $25,339 $27,965
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,644 $31,760
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $30,817 $34,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,267
$23,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,065
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 35.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
43.6 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 72.3
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 69.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.7 105.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
- 181.5
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.6 39.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
61.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
69.4 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
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 NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 20.5
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 36.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
717 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
717 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
717 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T7R NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
768 525
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5120 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4700 -
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3739
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 15.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2750 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
99X ERH
Displacement
4.0L/245 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 4200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
10 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.54
Trans Order Code
44M DGB
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.74
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.55
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code
102" WB -
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Single-Stage Leaf Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
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 Solid Axle
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 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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