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2021 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Review

New 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Toyota
RAV4

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New 2021 Jeep Wrangler

2021 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*
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$26,050 to $35,980
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$28,295 to $38,695
Invoice* $24,357 to $33,642 $27,796 to $36,902
MPG - City 25 - 28 17
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 4
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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler than in the Toyota RAV4, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota RAV4 as you will with the Jeep Wrangler, 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 RAV4 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Wrangler. 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 RAV4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler.

Dimensions
The Toyota RAV4 is a little narrower than the Jeep Wrangler, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Toyota RAV4, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Wrangler.

Drivetrain
The Toyota RAV4 has much lower torque than the Jeep Wrangler, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota RAV4 has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota RAV4 has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler.

Utility
The Toyota RAV4 offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Toyota RAV4, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Wrangler.

Warranty
The Toyota RAV4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler.