Compare Toyota FJ Cruiser vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Buick Enclave

Compare the Toyota FJ Cruiser against the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Buick Enclave. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the FJ Cruiser, Grand Cherokee and Enclave 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, Grand Cherokee and Enclave. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2013 Buick Enclave
2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2013 Buick Enclave
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)
RWD 4dr Laredo
  • RWD 4dr Laredo
  • 4WD 4dr Laredo
  • RWD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • RWD 4dr Overland
  • RWD 4dr Overland Summit
  • 4WD 4dr Overland
  • 4WD 4dr Overland Summit
  • 4WD 4dr SRT8
Convenience FWD
  • Convenience FWD
  • Convenience AWD
  • Leather FWD
  • Leather AWD
  • Premium FWD
  • Premium AWD


MSRP $26,115 $27,195 $38,445
Invoice $24,286 $26,803 $36,523
Avg. Paid $25,520 $24,293 $31,249

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 7.7 8.7
Critics' Rating 7.7 8.9 8.7
Performance 7.7 8.4 7.8
Interior 7.2 8.5 8.3
Cost to Own 8.6 8.1 8.3
Safety 9.0 9.0 9.7
Reliability 5.0 2.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

  • Great off-road capability
  • Easy-to-use interior controls
  • Excellent off-road capability
  • Upscale interior materials
  • First-rate cabin materials
  • Spacious third row
  • Generous cargo space
  • Composed handling
  • Unimpressive fuel economy
  • Tricky rear-seat access
  • Navigation system can complicate stereo functions
  • Lackluster acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.0L/241 Gas/Ethanol V6 3.6L/220 Gas V6 3.6L/217
MPG 17 City / 20 Hwy 17 City / 23 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle


Wheelbase(in) 105.9 114.8 118.90
Length, Overall (in) 183.9 189.8 201.90
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 76.3 79.00
Height, Overall (in) 71.3 69.4 70.30

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4050 4470 4724

Tires & Wheels

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


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional


Convenience & Comfort

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


Passenger Capacity 5 5 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 105.4 153.0
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 39.9 40.40
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 40.3 41.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 58.7 61.60
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 57.0 57.20
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 39.2 39.40
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 38.6 36.80
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 58.0 61.30
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 56.2 57.00
Third Leg Room (in) 33.20
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.8 68.7 115.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 27.9 35.1 68.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 23.3


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard


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



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


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

Safety Features

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


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Optional
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.6L/220 3.6L/217
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 5600 290 @ 6400 288 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 271 @ 4400 260 @ 4800 270 @ 3400
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 40.7 37.1 40.4


Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Optional Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 23 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 24.6 22.0


Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-Link H-Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs


Automatic Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional 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.