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Compare Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota Highlander

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

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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
FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl)

Prices

MSRP $32,820 $29,495 $29,215
Invoice $30,193 $29,081 $26,673
Avg. Paid $24,285 $25,201 $20,487

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.6 8.1
Critics' Rating 6.8 8.9 8.3
Performance 7.0 8.1 7.7
Interior 6.7 8.5 8.2
Cost to Own 8.4 8.2 8.6
Safety 8.5 8.9 9.0
Reliability 3.5 2.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good off-road capability
  • Luxurious cabin
  • Great off-road capability
  • Excellent fuel economy with diesel engine
  • Good fuel economy
  • Lots of in-cabin storage areas
Cons
  • Hard cabin plastics
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Bouncy ride on pavement
  • Lower fuel economy than some rivals
  • Low reliability rating for the class
  • Less cargo space than rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded V-6 4.0 L/241 Regular Unleaded V-6 3.6 L/220 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.7 L/163
MPG 17 City / 22 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy 20 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.8 114.8 109.8
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 189.8 191.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 76.5 75.8
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 69.3 68.1

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4545 4134

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 4700 6200 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4 145
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.9 40.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.3 44.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.7 59.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 57 57.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.2 39.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.9 38.6 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58 59.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.2 57.1
Third Leg Room (in) 27.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 89.7 68.3 83.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 47.2 36.3 42.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 47.2 36.3 13.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard 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 Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 4.0 L/241 3.6 L/220 2.7 L/163
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 5600 290 @ 6400 185 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 278 @ 4400 260 @ 4800 184 @ 4200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 37.1 38.7

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 24.6 19.2

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-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.