When we compare the 2018 Ford Edge's and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Ford Edge has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and interior volume. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has the advantage in the areas of resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Ford Edge's and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Ford Edge is a better car than the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
2018 Ford Edge vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Pricing
A used 2018 Ford Edge ranges from $15,799 to $27,499 while a used 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is priced between $19,885 to $43,817.
2018 Ford Edge vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2018 Ford Edge loses 48.9 percent of its value and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee loses 42.5 percent of its value. This means the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee retains 6.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2018 Ford Edge.
2018 Ford Edge vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Edge is 8.1 out of 10 while the Jeep Grand Cherokee's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Ford Edge being ranked 15 out of 30 Best Midsize SUVs and the Jeep Grand Cherokee being ranked 6 out of 30. Out of 55 Best 5-seater SUVs, the Ford Edge is ranked 23 and the Jeep Grand Cherokee is ranked 11. The Ford Edge is also ranked 24 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Jeep Grand Cherokee is ranked 8 out of 66.
2018 Ford Edge vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Edge is 8.6 out of 10. For the Jeep Grand Cherokee the reliability rating is 8.6 out of 10. This gives the Ford Edge a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Ford Edge’s base engine makes 245 horsepower, and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee base engine makes 295 horsepower. The Edge is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 534 miles. The Grand Cherokee is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 640 miles.This gives the 2018 Ford Edge the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2018 Ford Edge, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2018 Ford Edge has higher safety ratings than the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.66 out of 5 Stars.