Posted on June 21, 2016
Compare 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and / vs. 2016 Ford Edge
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2016 Ford Edge
How do the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2016 Ford Edge stack up against each other when it comes to the details? Although the Ford Edge has more power and is great for off-road adventures, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is substantial in a way that the Edge just can’t beat. With a stiff skeleton and strength that gives it extra security on the highway, the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a solidity that feels unusual for a Jeep. Its combination of solid strength and high-tech interior make it the perfect choice for Toronto drivers.
Both car-like crossover SUV with two seat rows, the Grand Cherokee and the Edge are powerful and stylish. Where the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee wins over the Edge is in its independent aluminum suspension and its weightiness that’s similar to the Mercedes-Benz M-class. As a classic sport-utility SUV, the fourth generation Grand Cherokee has a unibody construction that makes it a good companion for off-road or city driving.
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with a 3.6-litre V6 engine and produces 290 horsepower with a 260 lb-ft torque. It gets 16 miles per gallon in the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highway. Offered optionally in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee are two different V8 engines and a turbo-diesel option.
The 2016 Ford Edge has a 3.5-litre V6 engine, producing 285 horsepower and 253 lb-ft torque. It gets 18 miles per gallon in the city and 25 on the highway. The MyFord Touch features an available 12-speaker Sony system for extra high-quality sound. The mid-level model includes dual-zone automatic climate control, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 18-inch wheels, exterior trim and rear-sensing park assist features.
With vast improvements to interior quality in all its vehicles, Chrysler has outfitted the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee with luxury, comfort and soft surfaces that are all first-class. There is ample room in the Jeep for all the cargo you need to pack. But it’s the butch quality of its looks and performance that make the Grand Cherokee stand out, and it can power through deep sands of a beach, get you around town, or make long treks on the highway with equal ease.
The 2016 Grand Cherokee comes in the Laredo, Laredo E, 75th Anniversary Edition, Limited, Limited 75th Anniversary Edition, Overland, High Altitude and Summit trim levels. True to its off-road ability that it takes very seriously, the Grand Cherokee is offered in three different four-wheel drive systems.