If you have been searching for a perfectly capable, spacious, and stylish SUV to accommodate both adventures and everyday driving, you have come to the right place. Two of the most popular models on the streets of Chittenden County, South Burlington, and St. Albans are no doubt the Jeep Wrangler and the Toyota 4Runner. But how do you know which is right for you?

At Goss Dodge Chrysler, we want you to have a set of wheels that meets your needs. This is why we have created this Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner comparison, so you can see these two SUVs side by side. Let's find out which one is right for you!

2019 Wrangler vs 2019 4Runner - Performance

 Want a lot of power for off-roading and taking on extreme road conditions? Both the Wrangler and 4Runner are available with 4WD, however, there are some differences when it comes to performance.

The Jeep Wrangler is powered by a 3.6L V6 engine, generating up to an impressive 285 horsepower. This powertrain is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission to give you full control of shifting, leaving you a personalized drive every time.

On the other hand, the Toyota 4Runner is equipped with the 4.0L V6 engine. And though this model offers more liters under the hood, it supplies less horsepower, coming in at 270. Plus, with a 5-speed automatic transmission, you'll have less control and one gear less to visit.

Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner - Fuel Economy

No one likes making an extra trip to fill up the tank. Luckily, both SUVs present a decent fuel economy, allowing you to stop at the gas station less frequently. Although, one of these models might have you wanting a little more.

The 4Runner has an estimated fuel efficiency of 17 MPG in the city, 21 MPG on the highway, and a combined MPG of 18. This lets you drive further on one gallon, making stops to refuel fewer.

But even with the higher horsepower, the Wrangler comes out on top, offering a better overall estimated fuel economy. With 17 city/25 highway/20 combined MPG*, you will surely get more bang for your buck, especially if you drive on the highway a lot.

Wrangler vs 4Runner - Style

Though performance and efficiency are crucial, having a vehicle that is stylish is also important. These two models take the cake on the streets, offering a suitable design for an array of drivers. But which one is right for you?

The 2019 Wrangler comes in both a 2-door and-four-door model, allowing you to choose a trim that meshes well with your style. This vehicle also sports the iconic Wrangler styling which is popular and allows for optimal versatility. Want to take off the doors and roof, and experience the outdoors in a new way? The Wrangler allows you to do so easily.

The Toyota 4Runner keeps things traditional with the classic SUV appearance. However, this model does not have a 2-door option, leaving you with one body choice. The doors and roof can also not be detached, however, the 4Runner does make a power moonroof available, for a slightly immersive experience.

Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner - Verdict

At Goss Dodge Chrysler, we think both of these SUVs are great choices. But, with better performance and fuel economy added on to the multipurpose exterior, we think you're going to love the 2019 Wrangler. To get behind the wheel in the Chittenden County, South Burlington, and St. Albans areas, schedule a test drive today!



*EPA-estimated MPG with 3.6L engine and six-speed manual transmission. Two-door model. Actual mileage may vary. 


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