2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Ford Edge in Barre, VT

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Do you want to upgrade your family SUV? Are you in need of more space for your gear? Are you looking for unparalleled power for your off-road expeditions? With so many SUVs on the market to choose from, finding the right one can be tricky. That's why our experts have taken two popular SUVs and compared them head-to-head: the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2017 Ford Edge. When you've finished reading our comparison, learn more about how the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the perfect SUV for your adventurous lifestyle by heading over to our model research page.

For the purposes of this comparison, we will be looking at the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, starting at $30,395 MSRP, and the 2017 Ford Edge SE, starting at $28,950 MSRP.

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Edge: Interior & Exterior Design

Making the most out of your daily adventure means having an SUV that is not only capable on the road, but also has a stylish design, such as the light headlamp bezel finish, and comfortable interior features, such as the leather details found in the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, but not in the 2017 Ford Edge. Explore the table below for additional design features.

2017 jeep grand cherokee interior comparison

2017 Grand Cherokee

SUV

2017 Ford Edge

Yes, optional

Heated/Cooled Seats

Not Available

Yes, standard

Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control

Not available

Yes, standard

Illuminated Entry

Yes, standard

Yes, standard

Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel

Not available

Yes, standard

Light Headlamp Bezel Finish

Not Available

Yes, standard

Premium Fog Lamps

Not Available

5

Seating Capacity

5

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Edge: Power & Capability

When it comes to power and capability, there's no denying that the new 2017 Grand Cherokee easily beats out the 2017 Edge. With its 3.6L V6 engine, the Grand Cherokee is able to produce an additional 50 HP over the 245 HP of the Edge's 2.0L engine. For additional engine specs and performance details of these two SUVs, view the table below.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

SUV

2017 Ford Edge

3.6L Pentastar® V6 24-valve VVT with ESS

Engine

2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 turbocharged, direct-injection

295 HP

Horsepower

245 HP

Eight-speed automatic

Transmission

Six-speed automatic

19/26 MPG

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

20/29 MPG

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Edge: Towing Capacity & Cargo Space

While both the Grand Cherokee and Edge provide enough towing power and space for daily driving, we believe you'll appreciate the Grand Cherokee more for family excursions and everyday errands alike. Grand Cherokee is able to tow a staggering 6,200 lbs. when properly equipped, easily topping the 2017 Ford Edge's maximum towing capacity of just 2,000 lbs. View the table below for details on the new Grand Cherokee's impressive cargo space.

Vehicle

2017 Grand Cherokee

Max. Towing Capacity

6,200 lbs.*

Cargo Capacity (all seats in place)

36.3 cu. ft.

Max. Cargo Capacity

68.3 cu. ft.

*When properly equipped

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Edge: Technology & Safety Features

Safety is paramount when choosing an SUV for your family. While both the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and new Ford Edge have advanced airbag systems, the Grand Cherokee comes equipped with several driver assistance features you simply won't find in the Edge.

2017 Grand Cherokee

SUV

2017 Ford Edge

Yes, standard

Bluetooth® connectivity

Yes, standard

Uconnect® 5.0

Entertainment System

Ford SYNC®

Yes, ParkSense®

Rear Park Assist with Stop

Not Available

Yes, standard

Rearview Camera

Yes, standard

Yes, standard

Ready Alert Braking

Not Available

Yes, optional

Anti-Theft System

Not Available

Yes, standard

Remote Keyless Entry

Yes, standard

Yes, standard

Rain Brake Support

Not Available

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Start an adventure today with the new 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee! Schedule a test drive at our Jeep dealership in Barre, VT today, or give us a call at (802) 505-6331 to speak with a Jeep specialist directly.

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