2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Features & Specs
2021 Ford Edge
293 Horsepower
Standard Engine Power
250 Horsepower
Standard Drivetrain
24.6 gal.
Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
Engine Options

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Ford Edge

Finding the SUV that not only meets your day-to-day needs but also your adventurous spirit can be troublesome with so many options to narrow down. That is why our team here at Bud's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram created this comparison review. They chose two of the models that deliver in every area from great engine power to outstanding features and they are the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 Ford Edge. Keep reading to find out which one best suits your needs the best and then stop by for a test drive!

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Power & Handling

In the 2021 model year, Jeep powers the Grand Cherokee's seven trim levels with four powertrain options that are all paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The standard engine is a 3.6L V6 that delivers 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Two drivetrain configurations are offered with this engine, RWD and 4WD. The upper trim levels can opt for the available 5.7L V8 that pumps out 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. The SRT trim houses a 6.4L V8 that generates 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque while the Trackhawk trim level boasts a 6.2L supercharged V8 that produces 707 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque. All V8 engines are equipped with standard 4WD.

2021 Ford Edge Power & Handling

Just two engines power the Ford Edge lineup in the 2021 model year. The standard engine is a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 that delivers 250 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. This engine can be paired with FWD and AWD. The second engine, powering just the ST trim level, is a 2.7L twin-turbocharged V6 that delivers 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. This engine is equipped with standard AWD.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Features & Design

With seven trim levels, there is a Grand Cherokee trim for everyone. The base trim comes outfitted with a 7-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, heated side mirrors, automatic dual-zone climate control, 17-inch alloy wheels, and heated side mirrors. The upper trim levels add to the base trim with features like a heated steering wheel, a power tailgate, navigation, heated front seats, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, remote engine start, adaptive cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, an Alpine sound system, a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, a Harman Kardon sound system, and more. The SRT and Trackhawk trims get outfitted for performance-geared driving while the Trailhawk is outfitted to take on tough terrain.

2021 Ford Edge Features & Design

There are just five Ford Edge trims offered in the 2021 model year. The base trim is outfitted with features like rear parking sensors, 18-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, wireless Apple and Android smartphone integration, rear parking sensors, and a 12-inch touchscreen. The upper trim levels come with power-adjustable front seats, LED fog lights, a 9-speaker sound system, alloy wheels, a hands-free rear tailgate, wireless charging, and a Bang & Olufsen, and leather upholstery. The ST trim is outfitted with a heated steering wheel, a sport suspension, and sport seats with simulated suede upholstery.


After reviewing what both the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 Ford Edge have to offer, we are going to vote you come test drive a Grand Cherokee at Bud's! The Ford Edge does come with some good features but it just can't keep up with all that the Grand Cherokee has to offer from four outstanding engine options, two performance-geared models and one outfitted for off-roading, and tons of awesome features. Come on down to Bud's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to find the Grand Cherokee trim level that best suits your adventurous lifestyle with the help of our sales associates!

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