2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Jeep Renegade

2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Jeep Renegade

There’s nothing like achieving a 25-year run as the best-selling SUV in the country. Well, nothing except achieving a 26-year run as the best-selling SUV in the country. And that’s exactly what the Ford Explorer is set to do during the 2018 model year. That’s because the new Ford Explorer offers you three powerfully capable and efficient engines to choose from, along with a vastly comfortable interior, a sporty and stylish exterior and a wide array of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.

Simply put, all of that combines to make the 2018 Explorer the undisputed champion of SUVs everywhere. In fact, we’d put the capabilities of the new Explorer up against any other SUV out there, which is exactly what we’re going to do in this 2018 Ford Explorer versus 2018 Jeep Renegade head-to-head model comparison.

2018 Ford Explorer


2018 Jeep Renegade

290 HP Horsepower 160 HP
255 lb-ft. Torque 184 lb-ft.
5000 lbs. Max Towing 2000 lbs.
151.5 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 100.1 ft.3

2018 Ford Explorer: More Horsepower, More Torque, More Passenger Space and More Towing Capability than the 2018 Jeep Renegade

Let’s begin our comparison by checking out what’s under the hood of the 2018 Ford Explorer and the 2018 Jeep Renegade. In the table above, we use the base engines for each model, though it should be pointed out that the new Ford Explorer offers two other engine options, while the new Jeep Renegade offers only one other engine. It should also be noted that both of the other 2018 Explorer engines are more powerful than the other 2018 Renegade engine. In fact, the new Explorer’s base engine is more powerful than the new Renegade’s available engine.

The table above also shows how the 2018 Ford Explorer is much more capable and much more spacious than the 2018 Jeep Renegade. That’s because the new Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,000 pounds and provide you with 151.5 cubic-feet of passenger space, while the new Jeep Renegade can only tow up to 2,000 pounds and can only provide you with 100.1 cubic-feet of passenger space.

For more on the 2018 Ford Explorer, please contact our Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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