2011 Toyota
4Runner Limited
vs. 2011 Toyota
RAV4 Limited

2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited

9.8

starting from

$39,210

Reasons to buy the Toyota 4Runner Limited

Badge
Average power
270 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Badge
Good ground clearance for rough terrain
9"
Badge
Good cargo space
89.7 ft3
Badge
Fast 0-60 time
7.1 seconds
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited

8.9

starting from

$26,275

Reasons to buy the Toyota RAV4 Limited

Badge
Good city fuel efficiency
22 mpg
Badge
Good highway fuel efficiency
28 mpg
Badge
Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
4 stars
Badge
Very inexpensive
$26,275
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.4
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
[details]
  • Almost the same
  • Almost the same
  • Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the 4Runner Limited
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 7.6
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
[details]
  • The 4Runner Limited has 9 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 15 vs 6
  • The 4Runner Limited's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the 4Runner Limited's satellite radio; in the RAV4 Limited, too, but it'll cost
Cost 9.1 vs 10.0
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Winner: RAV4 Limited
[details]
  • Gets around 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 22 mpg vs 17 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $12,935 cheaper (more than 30% less), $26,275 vs $39,210
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
[details]
  • The 4Runner Limited has 1 more airbag (including Knee), 6 vs 5
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
[details]
  • Room for more than 20% more stuff, 89.7 ft3 vs 73.0 ft3
  • The 4Runner Limited can carry around 60% more weight, 1,575 lb vs 991 lb
Performance 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Winner: 4Runner Limited
[details]
  • More than 50% more powerful, 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 179 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • The 4Runner Limited's power-to-weight ratio is more than 10% better, providing a sportier ride, 16.8 lb/hp vs 19.2 lb/hp
  • The 4Runner Limited has 1 more gear, which can improve performance, 5 vs 4
Crash Test Ratings - vs 10.0
Missing information
[details]
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
Missing information
[details]
Overall 9.8 vs 8.9

Luxury Features

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the 4Runner Limited's standard sun roof
Help
power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the 4Runner Limited's power seats; not available on the RAV4 Limited
Help
keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
Help
leather Standard vs Optional Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the 4Runner Limited

Entertainment System

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
Number of speakers 15 vs 6 The 4Runner Limited has an extraordinary amount of speakers, and the RAV4 Limited is OK, too
Help
Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
Help
CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
Help
premium radio Standard vs Optional Have your pick of music from around the world with the 4Runner Limited's satellite radio; in the RAV4 Limited, too, but it'll cost
Help
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
Help
Has subwoofer Yes vs No The 4Runner Limited has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
Help
entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Cost

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
MSRP $39,210 vs $26,275 The RAV4 Limited has a great price and the 4Runner Limited is pretty reasonable
Help
In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 22 mpg The RAV4 Limited has great city mileage and the 4Runner Limited is pretty reasonable
Help
basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
Help
basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Safety Features

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
Help
Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
Help
Airbags 6 vs 5 The 4Runner Limited has a good number of airbags, but the RAV4 Limited is just OK (missing Knee)
Help
Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
Help
child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
Help
Roadside assistance system SafetyConnect vs None

Practicality

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
Passengers 7 vs 7 People mover
Help
Cargo space 89.7 ft3 vs 73.0 ft3 The 4Runner Limited has lots of cargo room and the RAV4 Limited is pretty good
Help
front seats 53.8 ft3 vs 56.4 ft3 Both average size front seats
Help
Base payload capacity 1,575 lb vs 991 lb Average towing capacity
Help
folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
Help
power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
Help
navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
Help
Cupholders 10 vs 10 Both have lots of cupholders
Help
front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
Horsepower 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 179 HP @ 6,000 RPM The 4Runner Limited is of average power, but the RAV4 Limited is underpowered
Help
Number of gears 5 vs 4 The 4Runner Limited has an OK number of gears, while the RAV4 Limited has very few
Help
Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
Help
paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
Help
Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
Help
Power-to-weight ratio 16.8 lb/hp vs 19.2 lb/hp The 4Runner Limited has OK performance while the RAV4 Limited gives sluggish performance
Help
Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
Help
Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.4 ft vs 34.8 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Crash Test Ratings

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 4 stars The better is 1.7x safer than the 4Runner Limited
Help
Front driver crash test Unknown vs 4 stars
Help
Driver side crash test Unknown vs 5 stars

Road Tests

Toyota
4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Toyota
RAV4 Limited
Help
0-60 mph 7.1 seconds vs 10.0 seconds The 4Runner Limited can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the RAV4 Limited is pretty bad
Help
Braking distance at 60mph 138 ft vs 130 ft The RAV4 Limited has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the 4Runner Limited is just OK
Help
1/4 mile 15.9 s s @ 87.3 mph mph vs 17.5 s s @ 82.0 mph mph The 4Runner Limited's 1/4 mile time is good, but the RAV4 Limited's is below average for this class of vehicle
Help
Lateral acceleration 0.73 g vs 0.76 g The RAV4 Limited has OK cornering abilities compared to the below average 4Runner Limited
Help
Top speed 112 mph vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2011 Toyota Highlander SE 4Runner SR5 vs Highlander SE
2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2011 Honda Pilot EX 4Runner SR5 vs Pilot EX
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited 2011 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4Runner Limited vs Sequoia Limited
2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited 2011 Lexus GX 460 Premium 4Runner Limited vs GX 460 Premium
2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser 4Runner SR5 vs Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2011 Toyota Highlander SE RAV4 Limited vs Highlander SE
2011 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2011 Toyota Camry LE RAV4 Sport vs Camry LE
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2011 Ford Edge Limited RAV4 Limited vs Edge Limited
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion RAV4 Limited vs Tiguan SE 4Motion
2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2011 Lexus RX 350 RAV4 Limited vs RX 350

Comments Which car would you recommend, and why?

Showing 0 comments