2015 Toyota 4Runner   2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
$33,210 MSRP $29,295
17 mpg city/ 22 mpg hwy Fuel Economy 17 mpg city/ 25 mpg hwy
270 hp Horsepower 290 hp
5-speed Automatic Transmission 290 hp

It's the Differences that Count!

View of the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the top

Choosing a midsize SUV or crossover can be difficult in today’s automotive marketplace. Each brand offers their own model and each model claims to have the advantage over the others. Today we want to present two competitive models and compare them to aid in your car shopping process. Looking at the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2015 Toyota 4Runner, we hope that you will be able to make an informed decision about which vehicle is the best fit for you and your lifestyle. From the front to the rear, each of these vehicles offer different features and benefits for different drivers. First we will compare how these two vehicles are similar to one another.

Similar in length and size makes these two vehicles comparable in space taken up in your garage. Each feature 4 doors and a rear liftgate for easy loading and unloading of the trunk. Foldable rear seats offer more storage space, and standard cargo tie downs keep any belongings in place. Both vehicles seat 5 passengers at the base trim, with a vehicle body that rides on 17 inch aluminum wheels. Power window and door locks go along with many modern features that make each of these vehicles an excellent showcase of modern automotive capability.

Quality at a Price You Can Live With

Now we’ll focus on what capabilities and aspects make each of these vehicles different from one another. Starting with what most car shoppers would notice first is the difference in price. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is offered at a lower price, while featuring many of the same benefits. Why pay more? The Jeep also comes ready with a fuel efficient engine that strides forward at 25 mpg on the highway. With a better fuel efficiency rating and more horsepower, the Jeep Grand Cherokee also comes standard with Park Assist. This safety feature allows the driver to be more confident and aware of surrounding while sparking the vehicle, thus making driving safer for the driver and any passengers.

Stolen vehicle tracking is another security feature that comes with the Jeep’s already amazing list of features that are not included on the base trim of the Toyota 4Runner. The Jeep also happens to have a significantly larger amount of cargo space for those times where bringing more along for the journey is a necessity. Overall, for the price, the Jeep comes with a variety of features and benefits that just aren’t available on the base trim of the Toyota 4Runner. If you are interested in test-driving the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, contact us here at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine, or schedule an appointment online. We look forward to hearing from you!  

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