Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner
Jeep and Toyota are known for creating exhilarating and commanding vehicles designed to take you on some serious adventures. Therefore, thrill seekers in Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Edgewood, Bel Air, and Pikesville who’re looking for an SUV to handle the demands of their bold lifestyles may be considering two of their most popular models: the Wrangler and the 4Runner.
If so, Thompson Automotive Group has created this helpful comparison to help you decide which car’s best suited to your lifestyle needs. Read on to learn more and contact our dealership if you have any questions.
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Thrilling and Efficient Performances
Whether you’re powering down the highway on the way to you next exciting adventure or tackling your weekday commute, you SUV should create a thrilling and enjoyable experience. The standard 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine on the Jeep Wrangler does just that, outputting 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, the comparable V6 motor in the Toyota 4Runner falls short with only 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque.
Additionally, the engine in the Wrangler provides an EPA-estimated 25 MPG on the highway, to help you travel long distances before needing to refuel. Your next road trip might have some extra gas station stops with the 4Runner though, since it only provides an EPA-estimated 20 MPG on the highway.
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Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner: Exterior Comparison
Since its creation, the Wrangler has been known for its customizable exterior. This SUV offers three top options: Sunrider® Soft Top, Freedom Top® Modular Hardtop, and Sky One-Touch™ Power Top. However, if you’re looking for a truly unique ride, take off the top entirely, fold-down the windshield, and remove the doors for an open-air experience.
While the Toyota 4Runner does offer an available power moonroof to help you let in some sunlight, this customized exterior is exclusive to the Wrangler. So, if you’re interested in becoming one with your surroundings through the open-air experience, you’ll want to get behind the wheel of the Jeep Wrangler.
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Stay Entertained Throughout the Ride
When you’re exploring the open road in your new SUV, you’ll want an infotainment system to help you enjoy the ride more as well as provide navigation to get to your intended destination safely. The available 8.4-inch Uconnect® 4C NAV display in the Wrangler meets this demand offering Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration to provide access to your music library along with premium navigation to provide you with the quickest route.
The Toyota 4Runner offers an entertainment display with available navigation as well, however, this system is significantly smaller at only 6.1 inches. Additionally, this infotainment display doesn’t have either Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ integration, so you may not be able to have the customized listening experience you desire.
Test Drive Your Favorite SUV
Now that you’ve read our comparison you may be interested in getting behind the wheel of the Wrangler. Clearly, this SUV has more to offer than the 4Runner when it comes to performance, efficiency, and infotainment systems. Drivers in Baltimore, Edgewood, Bel Air, Glen Burnie, and Pikesville can stop by the showroom at Thompson Automotive Group today to schedule a test drive of the Wrangler and experience its open-air capabilities firsthand.