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2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Toyota Highlander. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Toyota Highlander.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as you will with the Toyota Highlander, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Highlander. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Toyota Highlander.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much slimmer than the Toyota Highlander, 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, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less cargo space than the Toyota Highlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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

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Compare the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the 2018 Toyota Highlander.

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2018 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $30,995 - $40,995

2018 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $31,030 - $46,660
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City MPG: 17 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 23 24 - 27
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $30,426 - $39,006 $28,330 - $42,601

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*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.