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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2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2013 Jeep Wrangler 2013 Toyota 4Runner
2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2013 Jeep Wrangler 2013 Toyota 4Runner
RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Man (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Auto (Natl)
4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Freedom Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Freedom Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Moab *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 2dr Sahara
  • 4WD 4dr Sport RHD
  • 4WD 2dr Rubicon
  • 4WD 4dr Moab *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Sahara
  • 4WD 4dr Rubicon
RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)


MSRP $27,030 $22,395 $31,490
Invoice $25,138 $21,808 $28,971
Avg. Paid $26,890 $22,673 $28,799

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 6.9 7.6
Critics' Rating 7.6 8.3 6.7
Performance 7.6 7.9 7.0
Interior 7.1 7.0 7.2
Cost to Own 8.5 8.6 8.4
Safety 9.0 5.7 9.0
Reliability 4.5 2.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Great off-road capability
  • Straightforward, durable cabin
  • Outstanding off-road ability
  • More capable off-road than many rivals
  • Straightforward audio and climate controls
  • Poor fuel economy for the class
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Cramped rear seat in base model
  • Rough on-road performance
  • Low reliability rating
  • Sloppy handling
  • Vague, imprecise steering

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.0L/241 Gas V6 3.6L/231 Gas V6 4.0L/241
MPG 16 City / 20 Hwy 17 City / 21 Hwy 17 City / 22 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle


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 70.9 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-Season Optional
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season 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 Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard 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
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Optional Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 88.4 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 55.0 89.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 27.9 12.8 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
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Optional Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard


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 Standard
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 Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional 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 3.6L/231 4.0L/241
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 5600 285 @ 6400 270 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 271 @ 4400 260 @ 4800 278 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 40.7 34.9 37.4


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21 22
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/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Automatic Standard Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Optional 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.