Comparison: 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner

 

The midsize SUV market is extremely competitive, but the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2019 Toyota 4Runner both pack a lot of power, advanced technology, and competitive starting prices. However, we believe the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers Texas drivers in Huntsville and Cleveland more value. Read the below comparison and then plan your visit to Premier Jeep in Livingston for a test drive.

Performance

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Grand Cherokee has quite a selection of powerful engines including the base 295-hp 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6, a 3.0-liter turbodiesel with 240-hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, a 5.7-liter V8 with 360-hp, a 475-hp 6.4-liter V8, and a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 which kicks out 707-hp and blazes from 0 – 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. Each of the engines is partnered with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The base powertrain utilizes stop/start technology for fuel efficiency and earns an estimated fuel economy of 26 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg in the city. The optional 4X4 systems are built to handle almost any driving condition, and the SelecTerrain® traction management system enhances handling and helps maintain traction through the available auto, sport, snow, sand/mud, and rock driving modes. The Grand Cherokee has a towing capacity of 7,200 pounds when properly equipped.

2019 Toyota 4Runner

The 4Runner comes equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission which makes 270-hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The standard rear-wheel drive earns an estimated 21 mpg highway and 17 mpg city. Two optional four-wheel drive systems are available which include a part-time and a full-time system. The part-time 4WD system includes Active Traction Control while the full-time 4WD features A-TRAC and Torsen® limited-slip center differential. The available Multi-Terrain Select lets you choose from four modes and Crawl Control automatically regulates the throttle and braking with five low-speed settings.

Technology

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Uconnect® 4 infotainment system, a 7.0-inch touch screen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, two USB ports, and Keyless Enter ‘n Go are standard features. Available technology features consist of the Uconnect® 4C NAV system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, navigation, SiriusXM® satellite radio, SiriusXM Guardian™ to lock and unlock your car doors and start your engine remotely, two additional USB ports, and a nineteen-speaker Harmon Kardon® premium audio system.

2019 Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota Entune™ infotainment system comes standard along with a 6.1-inch high-resolution touch screen display, Bluetooth® with advanced voice recognition, HD Radio™, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a USB port, and an eight-speaker sound system. The upgraded Entune™ Premium Audio system with integrated navigation and app suite, a Smart Key system, and a fifteen-speaker JBL® audio system, are optional.

Safety

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep wants you to feel safe and secure when you are driving on the road, so the Grand Cherokee comes standard with blind spot monitoring with rear cross path detection, ParkSense® rear park assist,  a ParkView® rear back up camera, traction control, hill start assist, and an advanced seven-airbag system. Adaptive cruise control with stop, full-speed forward collision warning with active braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, parallel and perpendicular park assist, automatic emergency braking, and adaptive headlights are available.

2019 Toyota 4Runner

Standard safety features include stability and traction control, anti-lock brakes, brake assist, electronic brake-force distribution, hill start assist, smart stop technology, active headrests, and an eight-airbag system. Optional safety elements come in the form of front and rear parking assist using sonar and downhill assist control for slippery descents.

Pricing

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting at $31,945 MSRP

2019 Toyota 4Runner

Starting at $35,310 MSRP

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