2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2017 Toyota 4Runner

Those in the market for a new midsize crossover SUV can have many different needs. Whether drivers want premium off-roading potential, elegant safety features, or crave premium luxuries, there are vehicles on the market that can meet any of these needs. In this 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2017 Toyota 4Runner comparison, we are going to look at two midsize models with premium off-roading potential to see how they stack up in other areas.

Both the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2017 Toyota 4Runner can travel confidently off the road. All trims of these vehicles are available or standard with four-wheel drive. The 2017 Toyota 4Runner comes standard with skid plates and other off-roading features, though drivers will have to upgrade to advanced trims to get features like a locking rear differential and an off-road optimized suspension. The most all-terrain worthy model of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the Trailhawk, which boasts an adjustable air suspension, skid plates, and an electronic limited-slip rear differential.

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2017 Toyota 4Runner
$30,395 Starting MSRP $34,210
19/26 mpg Mileage (city/highway) 17/21 mpg
3.6-L V-6 (293 hp) Base Engine 4.0-L V-6 (270 hp)
Standard (all trims) Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control Some trims only

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Output

In this 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2017 Toyota 4Runner comparison, the Toyota 4Runner can offer immediate off-roading, but the Jeep midsize crossover also delivers confidently on many other fronts. The base engine on the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that delivers 293 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, which is slightly more engine power than is available with the 4.0-liter V-6 engine of the 2017 4Runner, and slightly less torque. However, the 2017 Toyota 4Runner is available with only one engine, while upper trims of the Grand Cherokee are also available with a 360-horsepower 5.7-liter V-8 or a 240-horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine.

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee also offers premium luxuries. While drivers looking for elite comforts like autonomous parking and adaptive cruise control will have to opt for the top Summit trim, advantages like dual-zone automatic climate control come standard. A rearview camera, five-person seating, and keyless entry are standard on both models.

To test drive a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee in South St. Paul, or to learn more about this comparison, contact a member of the Fury Motors sales team today.

side view of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee driving on dirt
interior seating of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit with sunroof
front instrumentation of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
front view of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee on the road

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