Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Toyota 4Runner

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Toyota 4Runner

If you know you want your new car to be an SUV for your commute around Somerset, New Bedford, and Fall River but haven’t decided which model yet, our team at Stateline CJDR is here to help.

Two models that may be exactly what you are looking for are the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2019 Toyota 4Runner. In this comparison, we explore the performance, safety, and interior space of these two SUVs to help you narrow your search down to the model that has everything you want.

Grand Cherokee vs 4Runner Engine Specs

Let’s first take a look under the hood of these two SUVs and see what sort of engines they each have. The Toyota 4Runner comes with one engine across all trim levels. Its 4.0L V6 engine will supply the 2019 4Runner with 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque.

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee has four engines for you to choose from based on the trim level you decide to get.

2019 Grand Cherokee Engines



Torque (lb-ft)

3.6L Pentastar® V6



5.7L V8



6.4L V8



Supercharged 6.2L V8



With more power comes more capabilities as well. The Grand Cherokee will have a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, while the Toyota 4Runner will be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Advanced Safety

These days, vehicles offer cutting-edge technology that is designed to keep you and your passengers safe. Both the 2019 4Runner and 2019 Grand Cherokee are great examples of this. Each of them have a back-up camera to give you a great view on your display screen of what is behind your vehicle while in reverse.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee also has more assistive technology ready to help you safely navigate the roads. Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Path Detection (RCPD) will be able to detect when there is a vehicle in your blind spot so you know when it is safe to change lanes or back out of a parking spot.

You can also get the available LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning and available Parallel and Perpendicular Park-Assist with your 2019 Grand Cherokee. This Jeep will also help keep everything stable and on its intended path while towing with the Trailer Sway Damping. These more advanced, driver-assistive features aren’t available in the 2019 4Runner.

Passenger Space of the 2019 Grand Cherokee vs 2019 4Runner

Jeep Grand Cherokee Passenger Space Inside your new SUV, you will want to make sure there is enough room for you and your passengers to sit comfortably. As the driver, the Toyota 4Runner supplies you with 39.3 inches of headroom while the 2019 Grand Cherokee gives its front seats 39.9 inches of headroom.

The rear passengers in the Jeep Grand Cherokee also get an ideal amount of room with 39.2 inches of headroom and 38.6 inches of legroom. The second-row passengers in the 4Runner are given just 38.6 inches of headroom and 32.9 inches of legroom.

Come Test Drive the Grand Cherokee!

The Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Toyota 4Runner comparison shows two great SUVs that are ready to take you on adventures around Somerset, New Bedford, and Fall River. Seeing them side-by-side may also help you narrow your pick down to the model you want to buy or lease.

If the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokeewith its advanced safety systems, spacious interior for all passengers, and top-end performanceseems like the ideal SUV for you, you can schedule a test drive of this vehicle with us of Stateline CJDR!