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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $40,325 to $62,300
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2022 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $39,055 to $51,160
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 84.6 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 290-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 290 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 204.9 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 77.9 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 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 L 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). The Jeep Grand Cherokee L is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is much wider than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Grand Cherokee L and the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L as you will in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.