Compare 1998 Jeep Cherokee vs 1998 Ford Explorer

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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 21 25 $14,715 $15,665
4-Door SE 21 25 $15,682 $16,705
2-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $16,114 $17,180
4-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $17,076 $18,215
2-Door Sport 18 22 $16,564 $18,300
4-Door Sport 18 22 $17,495 $19,335
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 20 $17,913 $19,810
4-Door Classic 16 21 $18,718 $20,725
4-Door Limited 16 21 $18,718 $20,725
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 20 $18,844 $20,845
4-Door 4WD Classic 15 21 $20,071 $22,240
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 21 $20,071 $22,240
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2-Door 102" WB Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 17 21 $18,119 $19,880
4-Door 112" WB XL 17 21 $19,598 $21,560
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,623 $22,725
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,287 $23,480
4-Door 112" WB XLT 17 21 $22,396 $24,740
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 16 20 $24,160 $26,745
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 18 $24,160 $26,745
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 15 20 $26,066 $28,910
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $27,434 $30,465
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $27,830 $30,915
4-Door 112" WB Limited 15 20 $28,534 $31,715
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 18 $29,903 $33,270
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,299 $33,720
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,715
$18,119
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,665
$19,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$261 / month
$331 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
44.5 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
167.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 46.9
Height, Overall (in)
63.9 67.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 101.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 70.2
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 33.9
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- 19.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 179.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- 19.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 44.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.0 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
43.2 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
65.8 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.0 32.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 61.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x 0.47
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 X 2.50 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x 1.02
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 17.5
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.9 34.7
Steering Type
Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90D16 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
TM6 T7R
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
TM6 T7R
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 717
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 717
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 717
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 1005
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2947 -
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
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1425
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 3250 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
EPE 99X
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5400 160 @ 4200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.40
Clutch Size (in)
9.125 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.74 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.05
Trans Order Code
DDQ 44M
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 2 Door Sport
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Ford Explorer
Body Code
- 102" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Single-Stage Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Leaf Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Link Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 2650
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2290
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2650
Frame
Frame Type
- Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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