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GMC Yukon vs. Toyota 4Runner

When comparing the GMC Yukon to the Toyota 4Runner, the GMC Yukon has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Toyota 4Runner has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and overall quality score. The GMC Yukon and Toyota 4Runner have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the GMC Yukon versus the Toyota 4Runner, the Toyota 4Runner is a better car than the GMC Yukon.

GMC Yukon versus Toyota 4Runner Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used GMC Yukon ranges from $47,989 to $73,997 while a used Toyota 4Runner from the same model year range is priced between $38,502 to $57,917. For a new model, the GMC Yukon's price is between $59,375 and $84,945, with the Toyota 4Runner priced between $40,321 and $53,207.

GMC Yukon versus Toyota 4Runner Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the GMC Yukon is 8.1 out of 10 while the Toyota 4Runner's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the GMC Yukon being ranked 5 out of 12 Best Large SUVs and the Toyota 4Runner being ranked 3 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the GMC Yukon’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the Toyota 4Runner base engine makes 270 horsepower. Both the Yukon and the 4Runner are rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 480 and 437 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The GMC Yukon has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity, while the Toyota 4Runner has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

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2023 Toyota 4Runner

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$59,375 - $84,945

Used Asking Price:

$47,989 - $73,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,321 - $53,207

Used Asking Price:

$38,502 - $57,917

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

24.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

9.0 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 12
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6 / 31
6 / 12
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20 / 31

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 25
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23 / 25

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Toyota doesn't have just one popular SUV in this segment, but two. The Toyota 4Runner is the Highlander’s more-rugged sibling.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Rugged off-road capability
  • Great for towing when properly equipped
  • Outstanding value retention (low depreciation)

  • Aging design
  • Interior space is limited by comparison to other midsize SUV / crossovers
  • Fuel economy literally half that of a Highlander Hybrid

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SLE, Denali, Denali Ultimate, AT4, SLT

Trim Levels

40th Anniversary Special Edition, TRD Off-Road, SR5 Premium, SR5, TRD Off-Road Premium, TRD Sport, Limited, TRD Pro

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.065 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7900 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

270 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

278 foot-lbs @ 4400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

5000 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

360 / 480 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4, AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

16 / 19 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

368 / 437 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

25.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

122.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

32.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Cargo Space:

47.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

89.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

144.5 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5490 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

76.5 inches

Length:

210 inches

Wheelbase:

120.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4400 lbs

Width:

75.8 inches

Height:

71.5 inches

Length:

190.2 inches

Wheelbase:

109.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

265/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P265/70R17