The Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota 4Runner: Which is Right for You?

Are you in the market for a stylish, powerful SUV to drive in Bedford, PA? If so, you might have considered both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Toyota 4Runner. Both the Grand Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner are powerful, stylish vehicles with plenty of positive qualities. However, when you take a good look at what they both have to offer, we think you will agree with us at Bedford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram that the Grand Cherokee stands out. Here is how the Grand Cherokee compares to the Toyota 4Runner.

 

Performance

When it comes to performance, there is no comparing the Grand Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner. The Grand Cherokee comes standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that produces 293 horsepower. Meanwhile, the 4.0-liter V-6 engine of the Toyota 4Runner produces 270 horsepower. The Grand Cherokee also boasts a superior standard maximum towing capacity than the Toyota 4Runner. The Grand Cherokee can tow a trailer weighing up to 6,200 pounds, while the Toyota 4Runner has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

Fuel Efficiency

Even with its robust engine, the Grand Cherokee is surprisingly fuel-efficient. The Grand Cherokee has an EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon and a city fuel economy of 19 miles per gallon. The Toyota 4Runner has a highway fuel economy of just 19 miles per gallon and a city fuel economy of 16 miles per gallon. As a result, you can get much farther on one tank of gas in a Grand Cherokee than in a Toyota 4Runner. The Grand Cherokee has a highway driving range of 598 miles and a city driving range of 437 miles, while the Toyota 4Runner has a highway driving range of 437 miles and a city driving range of 368 miles.

Interior

If you want an SUV with plenty of space for all your passengers, then the Grand Cherokee is a better option than the Toyota 4Runner. That is because the Grand Cherokee comes standard with a passenger volume of 145 cubic feet, giving five passengers all the room they need to stretch out and get comfortable. With 128 cubic feet of passenger volume, the Toyota 4Runner offers substantially less room for its passengers than the Grand Cherokee.

The Grand Cherokee also has features for your comfort that the 4Runner lacks. The Grand Cherokee has available 16-way power front seats with massage. The Toyota 4Runner only offers an available eight-way power driver's seat and a four-way power front passenger's seat, with no massage option. The Grand Cherokee also has available ambient lighting so you can set the exact mood you want as you drive all over Bedford. This feature is not available on the 4Runner.

In terms of tech, the Grand Cherokee features a 10.1-inch touchscreen, giving you crisp, clear graphics and easy control over vehicle settings, navigation, and more. The Toyota 4Runner only offers an eight-inch touchscreen.

Safety

The Grand Cherokee has plenty of standard safety features for your peace of mind. Standard safety features on the Grand Cherokee include Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection and Front and Rear Park Assist. These features are not standard on the Toyota 4Runner.

Test Drive a Jeep Grand Cherokee Today

After seeing how the Grand Cherokee compares with the Toyota 4Runner in terms of performance, features, and safety, it seems clear that the Grand Cherokee comes out on top. If you want to see for yourself how exciting the Grand Cherokee is to drive, then be sure to visit Bedford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and take one on a test drive. A test drive is the best way to find out if a vehicle is right for you, and to learn which features are most important to you. To schedule your test drive, contact us today!

*Pricing does not include any applicable state taxes, fees or a document fee of $422.