Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota 4Runner

September 6th, 2020 by

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Exterior Profile

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If you’re on the hunt for a ride that both dominates the trail and fits your family, no two options deserve more recognition than the legendary Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner SUVs.

Each model has proven its worth over the years as an equally capable off-roader and people-hauler, but only one can earn the distinguished honor as your next SUV. To help you decide on which model to pick, our resident SUV experts compared the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2020 Toyota 4Runner in key categories.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee


2020 Toyota 4Runner

$34,000 Starting MSRP $36,120
3.6L V6 Engine 4.0L V6
293 Horsepower 270
105 Passenger volume (cu-ft) 97
21 MPG (Combined) 18

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Which is Better?


Although both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep 4Runner come furnished with six-cylinder power plants, the former churns out 23 more horsepower. Shoppers who need to make the most of what’s under the hood will only feel more confident in the driver’s seat of the Grand Cherokee than of the 4Runner.


Following its triumph in the power department, the Jeep Grand Cherokee bests the 4Runner in terms of fuel economy by 3 MPG combined. This difference may seem insignificant on paper, but if you intend on logging serious miles in your next SUV, the Toyota 4Runner will run you significantly more costs at the gas pump.

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In terms of more traditional SUV sensibilities, namely interior space, your friends and family can savor far more breathing room in the Jeep Grand Cherokee than in the Toyota 4Runner. The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers 105 cubic feet of passenger volume, whereas the Toyota 4Runner only offers 97 cubic feet. Should you expect to hit the trail with a party, they will appreciate you chose the more spacious option.

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