Compare Toyota FJ Cruiser vs. Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner

Compare the Toyota FJ Cruiser against the Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the FJ Cruiser, Wrangler and 4Runner stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new FJ Cruiser, Wrangler and 4Runner. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2011 Jeep Wrangler 2011 Toyota 4Runner
2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2011 Jeep Wrangler 2011 Toyota 4Runner
RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr Auto (GS)
  • RWD 4dr Auto (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr Man (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Man (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr Man (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Auto (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr Auto (SE)
4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Mojave
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Mojave
  • 4WD 2dr Sahara
  • 4WD 2dr 70th Anniversary *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Sport RHD
  • 4WD 2dr Rubicon
  • 4WD 4dr Sahara
  • 4WD 4dr 70th Anniversary *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Rubicon
RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (GS)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail (SE)
  • RWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 Limited (GS)
  • RWD 4dr V6 Limited (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (SE)


MSRP $25,790 $22,045 $30,305
Invoice $23,985 $21,431 $27,881
Avg. Paid $23,980 $19,459 $26,623

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 7.6 7.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 7.8 7.2
Performance 7.8 7.5 7.4
Interior 7.3 6.6 7.3
Cost to Own 8.5 8.6 8.4
Safety 8.8 7.4 9.0
Reliability 3.5 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Stand-out styling
  • Fantastic safety and reliability scores
  • Brawny off-road capabilities
  • Excellent off-road performance
  • Standard four-wheel drive
  • Great off-road performance
  • Well-made interior
  • Strong reliability and safety ratings
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Unrefined on-road performance
  • Mediocre acceleration and passing power
  • Terrible safety and reliability ratings
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Uncomfortable rear seats
  • Truck-like driving dynamics
  • Small available third-row seat
  • Competing crossovers offer more comfort

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.0L/241 Gas V6 3.8L/231 Gas V6 4.0L/241
MPG 17 City / 22 Hwy 15 City / 19 Hwy 17 City / 23 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door 2 Door 4 Door SR5


Wheelbase(in) 105.9 95.4 109.8
Length, Overall (in) 183.9 152.8 189.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 73.7 75.8
Height, Overall (in) 71.3 - TBD - 70.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Optional Standard
Privacy Glass Optional Optional Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Optional
Convertible Soft Top Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Targa Roof Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4050 3760 4400

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Terrain Optional
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain Optional
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Optional Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Optional Optional Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 102.9 97.3
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 41.3 39.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.0 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 55.8 57.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 55.6 56.5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 40.3 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 35.6 32.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 61.6 57.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 44.7 55.7
Third Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.8 61.2 89.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 27.9 17.2 47.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Optional Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Additional Rear Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional
Power Passenger Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Optional Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Optional Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.8L/231 4.0L/241
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 5600 202 @ 5200 270 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 271 @ 4400 237 @ 4000 278 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic w/OD Manual Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 40.7 34.9 37.4


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 19 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.6 23.0


Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Live Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Live Axle 4-Link Rigid
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs Coil Spring


Automatic Standard Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Optional
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.