Difference Between: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Toyota 4Runner

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Proudly displaying the Trail Rated logo, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee dominates the SUV segment in off-road performance. Available with several HEMI V-8 engines, this two-row Jeep model is also much more powerful than the 2021 Toyota 4Runner SUV.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

$34,970 – $88,690*

19/26 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)




Horsepower, 3.6-Liter V-6 Engine

2021 Toyota 4Runner

$36,765 – $50,745

16/19 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)




Horsepower, 4.0-Liter V-6 Engine

Off-Road Features

Off-Road Capabilities

Equipped with the Quadra Drive II 4×4 system, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee lives up to the highest Trail Rated standards. If necessary, this signature drivetrain transfers all available torque to an individual wheel. With supplemental support from the Rear Electronic Limited-Slip Differential, this robust Jeep SUV maintains good traction on rough surfaces. Entering another successful generation, the acclaimed Traction Management System is at your fingertips inside the cabin of this premium family vehicle. Thanks to a 20-inch water-fording rating, the 2021 Grand Cherokee easily runs through puddles, shallow streams, and creeks. Available with the optional Quadra-Lift Air Suspension System, this reliable Jeep SUV has a ground clearance of 10.8 inches. Additionally, an eight-speed automatic transmission system is standard on the 2021 Grand Cherokee. You’ll get access to five gear speeds from the 2021 Toyota 4Runner’s automatic transmission. Despite having a 4WD with the Active Traction Control and Multi-Terrain Select, this Toyota SUV doesn’t seriously challenge the Trail Rated Jeep in the off-road category.

Performance Features

Performance Features

Whipping out 295 horsepower, the 3.6-liter Pentastar engine propels the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Having a 6,200-pound towing rating, this V-6 engine cranks out 260 pound-feet of torque. Standard under the hood of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner, the 4.0-L engine can’t generate more than 270 hp. Based on SAE J2807 compliance, this Toyota SUV has a maximum trailer rating of only 5,000 pounds. The Trail Rated Jeep model is also available with the 5.7-L HEMI engine that pumps out 360 hp. Utilizing normal aspiration, the V-8 engine delivers 390 lb-ft. Additionally, the eight-cylinder powerhouse has a towing rating of 7,200 pounds. Exclusively developed for the SRT edition, the 6.4-L HEMI engine whips out 475 hp. Delivering class-leading acceleration, this high-output propulsion system churns out 470 lb-ft. Fine-tuned for the aggressive Trackhawk model, the supercharged 6.2-L engine unleashes 707 hp. This competition-inspired SUV also taps into 650 lb-ft from the custom HEMI engine. Decorated with orange accents, the supercharged engine accelerates the Trackhawk trim from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.

Technology Features

Technology Features

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an 8.4-inch touch screen with the latest applications and services from Uconnect 4C NAV. Using the SiriusXM Guardian app, you could control various remote functions for this premium Jeep SUV. The Jeep Skill Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay are integrated into the multimedia platform. This acclaimed SUV also offers a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot for eight simultaneous connections. Additionally, a nine-speaker audio system by the Alpine brand is on the menu. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner’s infotainment unit has a touch screen that measures 8.0 inches. You could subscribe to the Toyota Connected Services, which are comparable to the SiriusXM Guardian services.

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Jacky Jones CDJR explains why the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV is better than the 2021 Toyota 4Runner in off-road handling, power, technology, and other categories. Experience the ride yourself when you visit our dealership for a test drive.

*MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.