In the mid-size SUV segment, two of the most popular choices are the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Edge. Both offer drivers a variety of features to choose from. We'll compare the two to show you why the Grand Cherokee is the superior choice.


If you are looking for power in your next SUV, the Grand Cherokee has what you need. It has four engine options to choose from, including a 3.6-liter V6 rated at 295 horsepower, a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 (late availability) which makes 240 horsepower, a 360-horsepower 5.7-liter V8, and a high-performance 475-horespower 6.4-liter V8 in the SRT model.

The Edge only offers three engines: a 245-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 280 horsepower, and a turbocharged 2.7-liter V6 rated at 315 horsepower.

Off-Road Capabilities

When your adventures take you off the beaten path, a Jeep will be your best companion. The Grand Cherokee has numerous available features that will make hitting the dirt easy and fun, most notably, its available four-wheel drive system. Other options include ski plates, tow hooks, a two-speed transfer case, hill descent control, and other.

The Edge, on the other hand, has available all-wheel drive, buy beyond that won't be very capable off-road.


Modern drivers want modern features and both SUVs come with them, but the Grand Cherokee has more premium features available. If you love hearing your music the way it was intended, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has an available 19-speaker Harman Kardon sound system. This is a huge step above the Edge's available Sony system, which only includes 12 speakers.

Buyers will also love the Grand Cherokee's Uconnect system, which is one of the most highly-rated infotainment systems in the industry.

Stop by Blackburn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today and try out the Jeep Grand Cherokee to see how it compares in your book.

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