Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota 4Runner

When you’re starting to look for your next car, the process can be overwhelming. With so many options available and very similar specs and features, it can be hard to choose which vehicle makes the most sense for you. Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family is here to help. As some of the most popular SUVs around, we’re going to compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner, so you can make a more informed decision on your next vehicle. While both SUVs have their perks, there is a reason why so many drivers choose the luxurious and capable Jeep Grand Cherokee over the Toyota 4Runner. Not only is the Jeep Grand Cherokee the most awarded SUV ever, but you’ll also get more value for the price. Check out the differences between the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner below, then call our Everett, Washington Jeep dealership to schedule a test drive and experience this iconic SUV from behind the wheel.


2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4×2


2021 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4×2


Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined MPG)


19/26/22 16/19/17

Fuel Tank (gal)


24.6 23

Engine Liters


3.6L 4.0L

Cylinder Configuration


V-6 V-6

Transmission Speeds


8 5

Horsepower (hp)


293 @ 6,400 RPM 270 @ 5,600 RPM

Drive Type


Rear-Wheel Rear-Wheel



5 5

Turning Radius (‘)


18.5 18.7



$34,220 $36,340

High-Tech Features & Options

Looking for a versatile and capable SUV that can navigate city streets and backroads with ease? The Jeep Grand Cherokee will check all your boxes. While known as an adventure SUV, the Toyota 4Runner doesn’t offer as many standard features compared to the Jeep Grand Cherokee. With standard Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ and dusk-sensing headlights, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is an ideal vehicle for winter driving around Everett, WA. You’ll also enjoy standard automatic climate control and blind-spot monitoring when you choose the Jeep Grand Cherokee over the Toyota 4Runner. If you need a vehicle that accommodates the whole family, the Jeep Grand Cherokee outshines the competition with roomy seating for rear passengers. Call the team at Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family to learn more about all available options, trims, and more to build your ideal vehicle.

Performance & Efficiency

Another important thing to consider when choosing between these two SUVs is their performance. The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers better fuel economy than the Toyota 4Runner and a larger fuel tank, saving you money and trips to the gas station. Both vehicles are equipped with a V-6 engine for powerful performance, but the Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with an 8-speed transmission compared to the 5-speed Toyota 4Runner. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is known for its iconic off-road capability, upgraded interior, and intuitive infotainment system, while the Toyota 4Runner leaves you wanting more. Experience the Jeep Grand Cherokee from behind the wheel with a test drive at Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family.

Find Your Ideal Match

Interested in learning more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee? The team at Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family is ready to help. Whether you’re visiting us from Burlington or Arlington, give our local Everett, WA Jeep dealership a call to set up a test drive or for more information on current incentives, options, and more.



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