Compare Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

Compare the Toyota 4Runner against the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the 4Runner stacks up against the Grand Cherokee 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 4Runner or Grand Cherokee. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2014 Toyota 4Runner 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Toyota 4Runner 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 SR5 Premium (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 Premium (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Trail Premium (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
RWD 4dr Laredo
  • RWD 4dr Laredo
  • RWD 4dr Altitude
  • 4WD 4dr Laredo
  • 4WD 4dr Altitude
  • RWD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • RWD 4dr Overland
  • 4WD 4dr Overland
  • RWD 4dr Summit
  • 4WD 4dr Summit
  • 4WD 4dr SRT8


MSRP $32,820 $29,495  
Invoice $30,193 $29,081
Avg. Paid $24,285 $25,201

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.6  
Critics' Rating 6.8 8.9
Performance 7.0 8.1
Interior 6.7 8.5
Cost to Own 8.4 8.2
Safety 8.5 8.9
Reliability 3.5 2.0

Pros & Cons

  • Good off-road capability
  • Luxurious cabin
  • Great off-road capability
  • Excellent fuel economy with diesel engine
  • Hard cabin plastics
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Bouncy ride on pavement
  • Lower fuel economy than some rivals
  • Low reliability rating for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded V-6 4.0 L/241 Regular Unleaded V-6 3.6 L/220
MPG 17 City / 22 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility  


Wheelbase(in) 109.8 114.8  
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 76.5
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 69.3

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4545  

Tires & Wheels

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


Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Optional  
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 4700 6200


Convenience & Comfort

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


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 57
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.9 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.2
Third Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 89.7 68.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 47.2 36.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 47.2 36.3


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard


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



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


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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Displacement 4.0 L/241 3.6 L/220
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 5600 290 @ 6400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 278 @ 4400 260 @ 4800
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 37.1


Flexible Fuel Capability Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 24.6


Suspension Type - Front Short And Long Arm  
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link


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