2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

If you're in the middle of the process of buying a new car, you can probably relate to the, at times, the overwhelming amount of information you run into during your research. There are so many brands and vehicle options available, all with different strengths and weaknesses, that it can be nearly impossible to keep them all straight!

That is why we create these model comparison pages so that consumers like you can see important information about popular vehicle models compared directly with one another. For this comparison, we're going to examine the 2018 Toyota Highlander and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, two of the most popular midsize SUVs available today. We'll look at each model's fuel economy, passenger and cargo volume, and safety rating to adequately gauge each SUV's value. We're comparing both SUV's base-level trim.

2018 toyota highlander vs 2018 jeep grand cherokee

2018 Toyota Highlander VS 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
22 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 21 MPG
145 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 105 Cubic Feet
83.7 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Volume 68.3 Cubic Feet
Yes IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK No

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As you can see, both SUVs offer much in the way of value when it comes to their fuel economy and space. However, when you directly compare the two, it's clear that the 2018 Toyota Highlander holds the edge over its Jeep competitor.

The 2018 Toyota Highlander is able to give drivers a best-of-both-worlds by not only providing solid fuel-efficiency but also having plenty of room for passengers and storage. Whether you're hauling the entire family for a night out or packing up your belongings for moving day, the 2018 Toyota Highlander has plenty of space to keep up with you!

The 2018 Toyota Highlander is also safer than the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Institute. In order to be named a TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle must earn good ratings in tests for the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint rests. It also must earn an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention and an acceptable or good headlight rating.

On top of all those great safety ratings, the 2018 Toyota Highlander also has a wealth of advanced safety features to prevent collisions. Available features include:

  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist 
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection 
  • Automatic High Beams 
  • Star Safety System 
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children 

Ready to get behind the wheel of a 2018 Toyota Highlander? Contact our staff at Hesser Toyota to schedule an appointment today!

brown front seats of 2018 toyota highlander
front interior of 2018 toyota highlander with woman using smartphone to connect to infotainment system
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family loading luggage in 2018 toyoyta highlander with back seats folded down