When you are in the market for a new vehicle, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you when there are so many similar models on the market. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to put two models that appear similar up side by side to examine their differences and decide which one is more suited to fit your wants and needs. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2018 Toyota Highlander.
While the Toyota Highlander offers slightly higher fuel efficiency numbers, reaching 22 combined mpg compared to 21 combined mpg estimated on the Grand Cherokee, the Grand Cherokee offers more power, comfort, convenience, and safety features, making it the better option overall. Both models have a sporty exterior design and have spacious interiors for passengers. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between these two models!
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2018 Toyota Highlander
|3.6-liter V6||Engine||2.7-liter I4|
|295 Horsepower||Horsepower||185 Horsepower|
|5 Passengers||Seating Capacity||8 Passengers|
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has more power to get you from point A to point B with ease. The 3.6-liter V6 engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual, allowing for smooth transitions on the road and a comfortable ride. The Grand Cherokee has a maximum trailer weight capacity of 3,500 pounds, far more than the Highlander's max trailer weight capacity of 1,500 pounds.
The Grand Cherokee offers standard features like a compass, USB ports, a proximity key, dual-zone front automatic climate control, parking assist technology and front fog lights. Of these features, the Highlander only offers a compass as an available upgrade. The Grand Cherokee also offers available features like a navigation system, heated front seats, lumbar support for the driver, and a sunroof. None of these features are available on the base trim of the Highlander.
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