Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Ford Edge
It’s hard to beat the versatility of an SUV. With the ability to accommodate many passengers, carry and tow cargo, and provide stable driving across all road conditions, it’s no wonder that you continue to see drivers in Mansfield, Attleboro, and Norton switch to an SUV.
Two of the popular models within their class, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2020 Ford Edge, provide that mix of power and size along with all the modern features you’ll enjoy having for your daily commute.
Here at Station Chrysler Jeep, we compared the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Edge to help you get a better sense of which model is better suited for you.
First, we wanted to take a closer look under the hoods of these two SUVs to compare their powertrains. The 2020 Edge comes with a 2.0L EcoBoost® engine that creates 250 horsepower. The standard engine in the new Grand Cherokee is a robust 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, which supplies the vehicle with 295 horsepower.
The 2020 Grand Cherokee also has three additional V8 engines you can opt to get with this SUV. The available 5.7L V8 engine delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Generating 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, the available 6.4L V8 engine in the Grand Cherokee also comes with Auto, Sport, Track, Snow, Tow, and Custom drive modes to tune its performance to your current driving.
The most powerful engine you can get with the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the Supercharged 6.2L V8 engine that pushes out 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque. The only other option with the Ford Edge besides its standard engine is its available 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine. This produces 335 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque.
At its best, the Ford Edge can tow up to 3,500 pounds while the Jeep Grand Cherokee can pull along heavier equipment with a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds.
Connect to Your Favorite Entertainment
With both vehicles, you’ll be able to wirelessly connect your smartphone to the multimedia system through Bluetooth® technology. This will give you hands-free control of your device to make calls or stream music, so you can stay entertained while also keeping your hands on the steering wheel.
The 2020 Grand Cherokee and Ford Edge offer even more standard features to gain more use of your smartphone while driving. The Uconnect® 4 system in the Jeep features Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. This gives you more access to applications on your phone, like the use of your maps, so you can seamlessly enjoy the personal settings of your phone right on the touchscreen interface. A similar system in the Ford offers these same features.
The two SUVs offer top sound systems for a more enjoyable listening experience. The 12-speaker B&O™ Sound System by Bang & Olufsen in the Ford Edge is of high quality. However, found in the Grand Cherokee is an available Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System with 19 speakers and a true surround-sound experience!
Making Your Life Easier
When it comes to assistance, the 2020 Grand Cherokee has a lot of safety features that will help you in a variety of scenarios. Standard is the Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection, which will be able to scan and make sure your surroundings are clear when changing lanes or backing up. The 2020 Edge has technology that will do this as well.
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee also features technology to help make parking easier. These systems include:
- ParkSense® Rear Park Assist
- ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
- Available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
Whether you’re looking to park along the street, back into a spot, or safely pull out of your parking spot, these features will help you do so confidently and safely.
Choosing Between the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Ford Edge
If you want a new SUV with strong towing capabilities, powerful performance, and an abundance of technology features to make your drive around Mansfield, Attleboro, and Norton safer, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the vehicle for you.
Stop by Station Chrysler Jeep to get a closer look at the 2020 Grand Cherokee and get inside for a test drive!