2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs 2016 Toyota 4Runner

While a competent vehicle for the daily commute is all that many people want from their SUV, those who crave adventure need something a little different. Those folks demand an SUV with more options and capability. In this 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs 2016 Toyota 4Runner comparison, we are pitting two confident, off-road capable SUVs against each other to see which can rise to the top. Both of these vehicles feature generous off-road features like skid plates and specialized handling. The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is available with four-wheel drive while that advantage comes standard on every model of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

The 2016 Jeep Wranglers Unlimited is in a class by itself. It is the more spacious, four-door version of the iconic Jeep Wrangler and seats five passengers. The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is a larger SUV that seats five in standard configurations. With an optional third-row seat this model can seat up to seven. If all an SUV shopper is looking for is a midsize SUV that can go anywhere, the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is an impressive choice that is available at a significantly lower MSRP than its larger Toyota rival. The 2016 Wrangler Unlimited also offers several other advantages when it come to style.

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2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited VS 2016 Toyota 4Runner
$27,695 Base MSRP $34,010
Standard Four-Wheel Drive Available
285 hp Horsepower 270 hp
Uconnect Infotainment Entune

2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Power and Handling

While we know that both of these SUVs can confidently travel where many other vehicles would be afraid to go, there are some advantages that the Jeep model brings to this 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs 2016 Toyota 4Runner comparison that its rival can't match. The Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited come with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Any model of the Wrangler Unlimited can be confident off the road, but on the Rubicon trim this power is complimented by an extra-low crawl ratio for unbelievable handling over rocks and brutal terrain. The base engine in the 2016 Toyota 4Runner is a 4.0-liter V6 rated for 270 horsepower. This means that for a much lower price, SUV shoppers can secure more horsepower with the 2016 Wrangler Unlimited.

There are also style advantages to the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited that can make going off the road even more fun. The doors and roof are removeable to deliver a premium open-air experience when going up and down sheer cliff faces. And there is no denying that, while the 2016 Toyota 4Runner is an attractive modern SUV, the Wrangler has held on to pure, iconic styling directly descended from the first Jeeps to ever serve military duty overseas.

If you are interested in learning more about this comparison, or test driving a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in Stillwater MN, contact a member of the Fury Motors Stillwater team today.

red 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited on a bridge
hood closeup of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
steering wheel and dashboard view of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
rear side view of a red 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
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