2011 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
vs. 2011 Toyota
4Runner Limited

2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited

10.0

starting from

$39,210

Reasons to buy the Toyota 4Runner Limited

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Better suspension
Independent
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Average power
270 HP @ 5,600 RPM
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Fast 0-60 time
7.1 seconds
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More airbags
6
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8.8

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$31,245
"Flexible top and door arrangements."
edmunds.com | talking about the Wrangler's build-quality
"Nice audio system."
edmunds.com | talking about the Wrangler's stereo

Reasons to buy the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

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Great ground clearance for rough terrain
10.2"
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Very inexpensive
$31,245
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Average-sized back seats
49.4 ft3
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.8
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the 4Runner Limited's standard sun roof
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the 4Runner Limited's power seats; not available on the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
Safety Features 10.0 vs 8.2
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
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  • The 4Runner Limited has 3 more airbags (including Knee, Head / Curtain, Rear Curtain), 6 vs 3
Performance 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
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  • The 4Runner Limited's power-to-weight ratio is more than 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 16.8 lb/hp vs 21.1 lb/hp
  • The 4Runner Limited's automatic transmission is convenient for stop-and-go traffic, Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission
  • More than 30% more powerful, 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 202 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Practicality 10.0 vs 8.9
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
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  • The 4Runner Limited has 6 more cupholders, 10 vs 4
  • Room for 2 more people, 7 vs 5
  • The 4Runner Limited can carry around 50% more weight, 1575 lb vs 1067 lb
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 9.1
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
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  • The 4Runner Limited has 9 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 15 vs 6
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the 4Runner Limited's satellite radio
Cost 9.7 vs 10.0
Placeholder Winner: Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
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  • The best price we've seen is $7,965 cheaper (more than 20% less), $31,245 vs $39,210
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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  • Poor protection, 21% to 30% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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  • Both have subpar cornering abilities
Overall 10.0 vs 8.8

Luxury Features

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4Runner Limited
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the 4Runner Limited's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the 4Runner Limited's power seats; not available on the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Safety Features

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4Runner Limited
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 6 vs 3 The 4Runner Limited has a good number of airbags, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara does not (missing Knee, Head / Curtain, Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system SafetyConnect vs None

Performance

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4Runner Limited
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Horsepower 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 202 HP @ 5,200 RPM Average power
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Number of gears 5 vs 6 The Wrangler Unlimited Sahara has more gears and the 4Runner Limited is OK, too
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 16.8 lb/hp vs 21.1 lb/hp The 4Runner Limited has OK performance while the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara gives sluggish performance
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive The Wrangler Unlimited Sahara will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the 4Runner Limited
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.4 ft vs 41.2 ft The 4Runner Limited is comparable to most other vehicles for turning, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is quite bad

Practicality

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4Runner Limited
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Passengers 7 vs 5 The 4Runner Limited has lots of passenger seats and the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is OK, too
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Cargo space 89.7 ft3 vs 86.8 ft3 Both have lots of cargo room
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front seats 53.8 ft3 vs 54.7 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1575 lb vs 1067 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 10 vs 4 The 4Runner Limited has a good number of cupholders, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara does not
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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4Runner Limited
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Number of speakers 15 vs 6 The 4Runner Limited has an extraordinary amount of speakers, and the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Not Available Have your pick of music from around the world with the 4Runner Limited's satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Yes The Wrangler Unlimited Sahara has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Optional It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara; but it's not available at all on the 4Runner Limited

Cost

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4Runner Limited
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MSRP $39,210 vs $31,245 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 15 mpg The 4Runner Limited has OK city mileage, while the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Crash Test Ratings

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4Runner Limited
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 3 stars Poor protection, 21% to 30% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

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4Runner Limited
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0-60 mph 7.1 seconds vs 10.7 seconds The 4Runner Limited can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is pretty bad
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Braking distance at 60mph 138 ft vs 150 ft The 4Runner Limited's braking ability is average for this class of vehicle, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is quite bad
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1/4 mile 15.9 s @ 87 mph vs 17.9 s @ 77 mph The 4Runner Limited's 1/4 mile time is good, but the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara's is below average for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.73 g vs 0.62 g Both have subpar cornering abilities
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Top speed 112 mph vs Unknown

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