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2014 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Toyota RAV4 than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Toyota RAV4 and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota RAV4 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 RAV4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
The Toyota RAV4 is a little narrower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Toyota RAV4 is slightly shorter than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Toyota RAV4 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
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Unlimited.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Toyota RAV4 and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Toyota RAV4 as you will in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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


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2014 Toyota
RAV4

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MSRP*: $23,550 - $29,720

2014 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $26,195 - $34,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 22 - 24 16
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 20 - 21
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $22,020 - $27,787 $25,477 - $32,961

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