When comparing the Toyota 4Runner's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the Toyota 4Runner has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Jeep Gladiator 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 fuel efficiency, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota 4Runner's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the Jeep Gladiator is a better car than the Toyota 4Runner.
Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Gladiator Pricing
A used 2023 Toyota 4Runner ranges from $41,975 to $63,500 while a used 2023 Jeep Gladiator is priced between $41,956 to $73,868. For a new model, the Toyota 4Runner's price is between $43,838 and $57,189, with the Jeep Gladiator priced between $43,222 and $65,742.
Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Gladiator Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Toyota 4Runner loses 24.7 percent of its value and the Jeep Gladiator loses 23 percent of its value. This means the Jeep Gladiator retains 1.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota 4Runner.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota 4Runner’s base engine makes 270 horsepower, and the Jeep Gladiator base engine makes 285 horsepower. The 4Runner is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 437 miles. The Gladiator is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 506 miles. This gives the Jeep Gladiator the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota 4Runner. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota 4Runner, a midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room and rear shoulder room. The Jeep Gladiator, a midsize truck, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota 4Runner has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.