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2015 Ford Explorer

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  2015 Ford Explorer 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
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Invoice $28,841 $29,081
16/24 13/25
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Bottom Line The 2015 Ford Explorer may have a historic name, but it's a much more comfortable, road-worthy vehicle than it ever was in the past. Read Full Review The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee adds great turbodiesel fuel economy to a resume already blushing with talent. Read Full Review
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  • Great ride quality
  • Good gas mileage for its three rows
  • Stocky SUV look, in a crossover
  • Lots of passenger space


  • Not much ruggedness under it all
  • Middle seat needs a lift
  • Lower-power turbo four costs more
  • Steep learning curve for MyFord Touch


  • Looks far more expensive than it is
  • Eight-speed automatics all over the place
  • Ecodiesel's 30-mpg rating, 730-mile range
  • The best infotainment features, and the most usable
  • A 470-hp, 0.90g Jeep? Yes, please


  • What's with that wan little grille?
  • Almost every version's over $30k
  • HEMI seems somewhat pointless now
  • Base Laredo goes without rearview camera, options
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