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2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $33,595 to $77,095
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2022 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $39,555 to $51,460
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MPG - City 13 - 21 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 24 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 67.4 - 72.4 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, M/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 - 470 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 188.4 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 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
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much slimmer than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is slightly shorter than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will do just as well as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

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

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Wrangler Unlimited has less cargo space than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.