Compare 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2008 Toyota 4Runner

2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2008 Toyota 4Runner
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4WD 4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 15 19 $28,797 $31,390
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $35,841 $39,305
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 13 18 $39,388 $43,290
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT-8 11 14 $38,292 $41,575
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 15 20 $27,009 $29,420
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,501 $36,715
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $36,296 $39,855
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4WD 4-Door V6 Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 16 20 $33,748 $37,375
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V6 SR5 16 20 $27,711 $30,690
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V6 Sport 16 20 $29,677 $33,000
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V8 Limited 14 17 $35,337 $39,135
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V8 SR5 14 17 $29,532 $32,705
4Runner 4WD 4-Door V8 Sport 14 17 $30,954 $34,380
4Runner RWD 4-Door V6 Limited 16 21 $31,695 $35,100
4Runner RWD 4-Door V6 SR5 16 21 $25,658 $28,415
4Runner RWD 4-Door V6 Sport 16 21 $27,621 $30,725
4Runner RWD 4-Door V8 Limited 15 19 $33,284 $36,860
4Runner RWD 4-Door V8 SR5 15 19 $27,477 $30,430
4Runner RWD 4-Door V8 Sport 15 19 $28,902 $32,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,797
$33,748
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,390
$37,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$523 / month
$623 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a genuine dual-purpose SUV that can handle daily commutes almost as easily as sandstone trails. The 2008 Toyota 4Runner isn’t as roomy or as efficient as newer crossover designs, but if you need towing or off-road capabilities, it’s a good, safe choice.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.1 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.0 103.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
62.3 55.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.8
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
109.5 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
84.2 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 189.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 71.1
Liftover Height (in)
33.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.0 40.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.5 72.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 23.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.85 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/60R18
Front Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4358 4320
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
625 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/225 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 236 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 266 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EKG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.04
Trans Order Code
DGJ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.57
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.52
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Toyota 4Runner
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Limited
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Live Axle Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar Coil-Spring

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