2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

New 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota
Highlander

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New 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2020 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*
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$34,600 to $48,800
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$31,795 to $42,195
Invoice* $31,589 to $44,555 $31,236 to $40,272
MPG - City 20 - 21 17
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Toyota Highlander offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, with comparable head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Highlander.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Highlander as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Toyota Highlander is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Highlander carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Highlander is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Toyota Highlander, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Toyota Highlander and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Toyota Highlander has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Toyota Highlander more than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Toyota Highlander has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Warranty
The Toyota Highlander comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.