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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $38,325 to $60,300
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2022 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $39,555 to $51,460
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MPG - City 19 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 70.8 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.5 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 77.5 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Grand Cherokee as you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Jeep Grand Cherokee or the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a little wider than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Grand Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Toyota Highlander Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has less seating than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making the Toyota Highlander Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has less cargo space than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.