Is an off-road adventure calling your name in Shorewood, Joliet, or Naperville? If so, you'll need an all-terrain warrior, like the Jeep Wrangler or the Toyota 4Runner. The question is, which SUV will match your adventurous spirit?

To help you decide, our team at Tyson Motor has created this 2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner comparison. Let's take them to the trails and see who comes out on top!

2020 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner: All-Terrain Talent

Whether you're carving out a new path to your favorite campsite or tearing through a snow-covered street, you need an SUV that can handle any trail laid before it. While both models offer full-time and part-time 4-wheel drive systems, you'll find the 2020 Jeep Wrangler is more trail-ready.

It offers an additional 4x4 system known as the Rock-Trac® Heavy-Duty Part-Time 4WD System. It has a low gear ratio for more capable rock crawling. Plus, the Tru-Lok® electronic locking front and rear differentials help evenly distribute power to improve your traction. You'll have a locking rear differential in the Toyota 4Runner.

One exclusive feature you'll only have in the new Wrangler is the available Off-Road Pages. They'll give you more information about wheel articulation, transmission temperature, suspension height, and drive modes. That way, you'll know just how your SUV is performing!

Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner: Engine Specs and Performance

Both the 2020 Wrangler and the Toyota 4Runner will provide you with plenty of power. The 4.0L V6 of the 4Runner generates 270 horsepower. It's paired with a 5-speed Electronically Controlled automatic transmission and boasts an EPA-estimated 17 city/20 highway MPG.

You'll have more choices with the Jeep Wrangler. The standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 generates 285 horsepower, but you can also opt for the enhanced efficiency of the 2.0L Turbo engine. It kicks out 270 horsepower! The Wrangler also offers an available 3.0L EcoDiesel engine. It may be just what you need if you're looking for more efficiency and hauling strength.

The eTorque Mild Hybrid System will boost both your power and your fuel economy by replacing the traditional alternator with a battery-powered generator. It's only available on the 2.0L and 3.6L engines of the Jeep Wrangler.

Innovative Technology

To help you stay connected on the go, both new SUVs come with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility. You'll be able to see a bit more in the 2020 Jeep Wrangler. Its available Uconnect® 4C NAV system comes with an 8.4-inch display. The display in the Toyota 4Runner comes in at only eight inches.

Both models can keep you on track with available navigation systems. They'll show you where to go whether you're on the grid or far from it.

When it comes to safety features, both the Wrangler and the 4Runner come with Forward Collision Warning, so you'll have more peace of mind. They both come with a rear back-up camera and rear park assist that will warn you if you get too close to an obstacle! So, you'll have more parking prowess with either model.

2020 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota 4Runner: We Have a Winner!

While both SUVs offer advanced technology, only the Jeep Wrangler has the adventurous spirit you need! It offers more power, efficiency, and off-road capability. Take it to the trails in Shorewood, Joliet, and Naperville to see if it's right for you.

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