If you’re a fan of taking off-roading adventures near Kendall, deciding between the 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner can be a difficult choice to make. Both SUVs offer the necessary ruggedness and versatility needed when going from city streets in Miami to off-roading expeditions on the outskirts of town. However, will the 4Runner or Wrangler have everything you need to satisfy your lifestyle needs? Compare the Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner with Planet Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM, below!

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner

2021 Jeep Wrangler


2021 Toyota 4Runner



Engine Options

285 hp

Maximum Horsepower

270 hp
295 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

278 lb-ft
17 mpg city/25 mpg highway

Maximum Fuel Economy

16 mpg city/19 mpg highway

Trail Rated® Badge?


Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner: Performance Features 

When selecting the perfect vehicle for off-roading, it’s important to make sure you’re opting for the strongest engine possible. The Toyota 4Runner offers Hialeah drivers one engine option, a 4.0L that generates 270 hp. However, the Jeep Wrangler gives you five different engine options to choose from:

Jeep Wrangler Engine Options

  • 2.0L Turbo with eTorque is a mild hybrid that offers a smooth and steady ride when off-road.
  • 2.0L Turbo generates 295 lb-ft of torque, the highest amount of torque in any Jeep Wrangler.
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel presents a diesel option.
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque delivers the Wrangler’s highest horsepower – 285 hp.
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 offers the Wrangler’s best gas mileage at 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.

Toyota 4Runner Engine Option

  • Premium 4.0L V6 DOHC 24-Valve with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)
  • 5-Speed Automatic
  • 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque.
  • Estimated fuel economy of 17 mpg city and 20 mpg highway.

Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner: Off-Road Capabilities 

When Miami Lakes drivers are comparing the Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner, you’ll want to take a close look at each make and models’ off-roading capabilities. The Toyota 4Runner features CRAWL Control, a system that uses intelligent off-road technology to modulate the throttle and brakes on low-speed settings. 

Jeep is famous for its vehicles’ trail-readiness, so it’s no surprise that Miami commuters often choose the Wrangler over the 4Runner. The Jeep Wrangler is also equipped with high-grade off-road features such as the notable Trail Rated® Badge that indicates the Wrangler can handle tackling rugged terrain in varying conditions. You can also outfit your Wrangler with innovative off-roading features including:

  • Available Mopar® lift kits that are perfectly designed for your Jeep Wrangler. You can order one right from our parts department
  • If your Wrangler happens to get stuck in rough terrain, tow hooks made of forged steel and are frame mounted will help get your vehicle out. 

4Runner or Wrangler: Decide Today at Planet Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM

Have you made your decision between the 4Runner or Wrangler? If so, contact us today to arrange a test drive in the 2021 Jeep Wrangler, or to learn more about the Jeep Wrangler configurations. You can also apply for financing to get pre-approved from the comfort of home!


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