Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Flex

Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
VS
Blue

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$27,016 - $31,785
$23,405 - $26,026

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
23 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
293 hp
290 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT UPG I w/ESS
3.5L Ti

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
41.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.6 in.
44.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.2 in.
40.5 in.

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
117.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.1 ft.
40.7 ft.

Width

Width
76.5 in.
75.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4513 - 4625 .lbs
4439 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
293 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
254 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 .lbs
2000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 .lbs
200 .lbs

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
24.6 gal.
18.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 26 mpg
8 - 12 mpg

City

City
18 - 19 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 - 26 mpg
23 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Ford Flex

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
105.4 ft³.
155.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4513 - 4625 lbs.
4439 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 19 mpg.
16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 - 26 mpg.
23 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
200 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ERC
998

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.6 L/220
3.5 L/213

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFT
44J

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
4.48

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
2.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29
2.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 - 3.45
3.39

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650
650

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
9.2

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
175

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TY8
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TY8
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBB
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/70SR17
P235/60TR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/70SR17
P235/60TR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact - Full-Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact - Full-Size in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft.
40.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
12.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
24.6 gal.
18.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
41.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
40.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.7 in.
58.4 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
57 in.
55.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.2 in.
40.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.6 in.
44.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58 in.
58.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.2 in.
55 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
117.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.5 in.
75.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
69.3 in.
68 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.9 in.
65.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.1 in.
65.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
8.6 in.
5.9 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
32.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.3 ft³.
83.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36.3 ft³.
43.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
36.3 ft³.
20 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Grand Cherokee
Flex

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
Intermediate Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4