2019 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner: An Off-Road SUV Comparison

If you’re looking for a vehicle that allows you to let loose on your days off, off-road enthusiasts will love what the 2019 Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner have to offer. From modern advancements to sheer engine power, you’ll receive so many benefits from these trail-ready SUVs. Because only one will work best for your needs, take a look at this in-depth comparison Dan’s Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram specialists have put together. For additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact our dealership in Westborough, MA, online or by calling (508) 986-8591.

If you’re already interested in the Jeep Wrangler, check out our hub for more information and the new vehicle inventory for available models and trims. You can schedule a test drive as well, and browse current Jeep specials for a great deal.

We will be looking at the 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, starting at $41,545 MSRP, and 2019 Toyota 4Runner Limited, starting at $45,660 MSRP.

Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner
Engine & Towing

There’s no doubt that hitting the trails in the 2019 Jeep Wrangler or Toyota 4Runner offers an unparalleled driving experience. However, having the proper capabilities and equipment is essential for trekking mud, hills, and other terrains. Take a look below to see the performance and off-roading capabilities available with the Wrangler and 4Runner.

Jeep Wrangler




2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon - Ocean Blue

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine standard; 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine optional
  • 6-speed manual transmission standard; 8-speed automatic transmission optional
  • 33-in. off-road all-terrain tires and high clearance fender flares
  • Dana® 44 wide track-heavy-duty axles
  • Tru-Lok® front and rear locking differentials
  • Rock-Trac® two-speed part-time 4×4 system
  • Skid plates

Toyota 4Runner




2019 Toyota 4Runner Limited - Nautical Blue

  • 4.0L V6 engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • 4×2 or 4×4 system
  • X-REAS Sport Enhancement Suspension
  • Multi-terrain anti-lock brakes

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Trail Rated®

While the Toyota 4Runner has plenty of off-roading capabilities, the Jeep Wrangler’s Trail Rated® badge proves that it’s the ideal vehicle for your weekend adventures. The 2019 Wrangler is tested on a number of abilities in order to receive the Trail Rated® badge.


Water Fording



Ground Clearance

Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner

While both the Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner offer advanced safety features like an advanced airbag system and tire pressure monitoring system, the Wrangler has additional systems that further enhance your safety.

  • A rearview camera is standard on only the 2019 Jeep Wrangler.
  • The Wrangler’s hydraulic assist brake booster helps provide consistent brake pressure throughout your drive.
  • Both models have a security system, but the Wrangler’s Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System goes above and beyond to protect your vehicle.

Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner

Even when you’re one with nature, state-of-the-art technology is helpful in providing important information and entertainment for your entire drive. The Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner offer technology features like SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and Bluetooth® technology for your convenience. However, there are a few additional features on the 2019 Wrangler you’re sure to appreciate.

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto is standard on the Wrangler exclusively.
  • Both vehicles have an infotainment system, but we prefer the Wrangler’s Uconnect® 4 with 7-in. display.
  • The 9-speaker Alpine® premium audio system is exclusive to the Wrangler.

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