2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. Its Competition

2020 Toyota 4Runner
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is an older design beginning to gray at its temples, but the breadth of its lineup is impressive.

For off-roaders, the Jeep Wrangler remains tops, but it’s not as comfortable on-road or as well-equipped with safety tech as the 4Runner.

The Toyota Tacoma is a close relative to the 4Runner, albeit with open-air utility some buyers may prefer.

Don’t discount the Subaru Outback, which is capable off-road and far more livable on-road than the 4Runner.

Finally, the Chevy Blazer is back, and while it’s not very rugged, it’s boldly styled.

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Quick Specs
The 2020 Toyota 4Runner is a solid choice for weekend warriors made better this year thanks to more safety gear, but pavement-pounders should look elsewhere.
The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer reboots a name from the past, and leaves truck bona fides behind for crossover comfort.
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a hugely capable off-roader—or track warrior—wrapped in a smart package.
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is a rugged two- or four-door SUV that’s an adventure waiting to happen.
The 2019 Subaru Outback makes a sensible crossover SUV alternative.
The 2019 Toyota Tacoma has its assets, but its reputation might be its primary lure for some shoppers.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
16 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded V-6Gas I4Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
N/ASport Utility VehiclesStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDN/ASmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDN/A
Style Name     
SR5 2WD (Natl)FWD 4-Door LAltitude 4x2Sport S 4x42.5iSR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT (GS)
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilityAccess Cab
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODManual w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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