2011 Toyota
4Runner SR5
vs. 2011 Toyota
Land Cruiser

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser

9.7

starting from

$69,730

Reasons to buy the Toyota Land Cruiser

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Quite powerful
381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Moon roof
Standard
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Rear air conditioning
Standard
2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5

9.1

Runner-up

Toyota 4Runner SR5

starting from

$31,115

Reasons to buy the Toyota 4Runner SR5

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Very inexpensive
$31,115
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Average highway fuel efficiency
23 mpg
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Better suspension
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Average city fuel efficiency
17 mpg
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 7.5
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • Almost the same
  • The Land Cruiser has 6 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 14 vs 8
  • The Land Cruiser 's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
Cost 8.1 vs 10.0
2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Winner: 4Runner SR5
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  • The best price we've seen is $38,615 cheaper (2.2x less), $31,115 vs $69,730
  • Gets more than 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 17 mpg vs 13 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.2
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • Almost the same
  • Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Land Cruiser
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Land Cruiser 's power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the 4Runner SR5
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • The Land Cruiser has 1 more airbag (including Rear Side), 7 vs 6
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • Almost the same
  • Room for 1 more person, 8 vs 7
  • The Land Cruiser has 2 more cupholders, 12 vs 10
Performance 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • Four-wheel drive provides better traction off-road and in poor weather, four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • More than 40% more powerful, 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • The Land Cruiser has 1 more gear, which can improve performance, 6 vs 5
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs 10.0
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  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
Overall 9.7 vs 9.1

Entertainment System

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Land Cruiser
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4Runner SR5
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Number of speakers 14 vs 8 The Land Cruiser has an extraordinary amount of speakers, and the 4Runner SR5 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 Land Cruiser '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 No The Land Cruiser has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Land Cruiser ; but it's not available at all on the 4Runner SR5

Cost

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Land Cruiser
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2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Toyota
4Runner SR5
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MSRP $69,730 vs $31,115 The 4Runner SR5 has a great price, but the Land Cruiser is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 13 mpg vs 17 mpg The 4Runner SR5 has OK city mileage, while the Land Cruiser 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

Luxury Features

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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Land Cruiser 's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Optional Conveniently adjust your seat with the Land Cruiser 's power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the 4Runner SR5
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Optional Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Land Cruiser

Safety Features

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Land Cruiser
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4Runner SR5
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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 7 vs 6 Both have good airbag coverage
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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

Practicality

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Land Cruiser
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Passengers 8 vs 7 People mover
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Cargo space 81.7 ft3 vs 89.7 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 58.0 ft3 vs 54.8 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1,510 lb vs 1,700 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 Not Available The Land Cruiser offers an optional navigation system; not available on the 4Runner SR5
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Cupholders 12 vs 10 Both have a good number of cupholders but the Land Cruiser is particularly good
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

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Land Cruiser
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4Runner SR5
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Horsepower 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM The Land Cruiser is very powerful, while the 4Runner SR5 is only of average power
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Number of gears 6 vs 5 The Land Cruiser has more gears and the 4Runner SR5 is OK, too
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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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 15.1 lb/hp vs 16.3 lb/hp The Land Cruiser is a sporty car, while the 4Runner SR5 is just average
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Land Cruiser will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the 4Runner SR5
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 38.7 ft vs 37.4 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Crash Test Ratings

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Land Cruiser
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs 3 stars
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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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0-60 mph 7.3 seconds vs 7.1 seconds Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 140 ft vs 138 ft Both have average braking ability for this class of vehicle
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1/4 mile 15.7 s s @ 92.0 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.3 mph mph Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs 0.73 g
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Top speed Unknown vs 112 mph

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2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4Runner Limited vs RAV4 Limited
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2011 Toyota Land Cruiser 2011 Toyota Highlander SE Land Cruiser vs Highlander SE
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser 2011 Lexus GX 460 Premium Land Cruiser vs GX 460 Premium
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser 2011 Lexus LX 570 Land Cruiser vs LX 570
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Land Cruiser vs Grand Cherokee Limited

Comments Which car would you recommend, and why?

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Alex kHan (10:28 AM, June 15, 2016)
4Runner is a great off-roader, but I personally like Prado.

http://www.suvdrive.com/comparison/toyota-4runner-srs-4x4-2015-vs-toyota-land-cruiser-prado-2015