2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Explorer vs. 4Runner vs. Traverse | Barre, VT


The new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an immensely powerful and luxurious SUV that the whole family is sure to love. The 2018 Grand Cherokee starts at $30,895 MSRP and has earned a 5-Star Safety rating from the NHTSA. The award-winning Grand Cherokee includes an extensive list of advanced safety, tech, and comfort features that are designed to take your daily driving experience to the next level. If you have any questions, give Midstate Jeep in Barre, VT a call at (802) 505-6331.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee


The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the SUV your family has been dreaming of. Perfect for on and off-roading, the Grand Cherokee goes from 0-60 MPH in an exhilarating 3.5 seconds, and achieves up to 645 lb.-ft. of torque and 475 HP. Seat up to 5 passengers and enjoy the Grand Cherokee’s UConnect® navigation and entertainment systems. You and your passengers will appreciate the Grand Cherokee’s available ambient lighting, ventilated seats, and heated seats and steering wheel.

Key Specs

  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Keyless Enter ‘N Go™
  • Parallel and perpendicular park assist
  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof
  • Up to 19 MPG city / 27 MPG highway

2018 Ford Explorer


Starting at $32,140 MSRP, the 2018 Ford Explorer seats up to 7 passengers, achieves up to 19 MPG city / 27 MPG highway, and has 3 available engine options. Select 2018 Explorer models include a hands-free foot-activated liftgate, Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System, and 180-degree camera.

Key Specs

  • 2nd-Row 60/40 split-fold-flat bench
  • 81.7 cu. ft. of maximum cargo space (with 2nd and 3rd row seats folded flat)
  • Side roof rails
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist

Differences between the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Ford Explorer

When compared to the 2018 Explorer, the 2018 Grand Cherokee offers more features for a lower starting MSRP. The Grand Cherokee can produce up to an incredible 707 HP, compared to the Explorer’s 365 HP. Also, the 2018 Grand Cherokee is capable of towing up to 7,200 lbs., whereas the 2018 Explorer only has a max. towing capacity of 5,000 lbs.

2018 Toyota 4Runner


The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is powered by a 4.0L V6 engine, and it can seat up to 7 passengers inside its spacious cabin. This SUV has a starting MSRP of $34,810 and comes standard with Star Safety System™, an advanced safety system.

Key Specs

  • Available Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and Entune® App Suite
  • Smart Key System
  • Backup camera with projected path
  • Integrated fog lights

Differences between the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Toyota 4Runner

Although the 2018 4Runner can seat up to 7 passengers, it does not offer as many advanced safety features as the Grand Cherokee. The 2018 Grand Cherokee includes over 70 available safety and security features including LANESENSE® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, as well as High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps and LED Taillamps.

2018 Chevy Traverse


The 2018 Chevy Traverse contains a 3.6L V6 engine producing 310 HP and 266 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2018 Traverse has a starting MSRP of $29,930. From a chrome-accented grille, LED daytime running lights, and 8-passener seating, the Traverse has everything you need to stand out amongst the crowd.

Key Specs

  • Keyless open and start
  • Driver Information Center with 3.5-in. monochromatic display
  • OnStar® 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Up to 20 MPG City / 26 MPG Highway

Differences between the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Chevy Traverse

Both the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Chevy Traverse come with available keyless open and start, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™, and both SUVs have nearly identical MPG fuel efficiency. The 2018 Grand Cherokee produces substantially more horsepower than the 2018 Traverse.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lease Deals

Take advantage of one of our impressive lease specials and deals here at Midstate Jeep located in Barre, VT. Act fast because these deals are constantly changing. If you have any questions, give our team a call at (802) 505-6331 and we will gladly assist you.

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