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Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner MPG

Chart is based on 283 fuel economy reports for the Jeep Wrangler and 282 fuel economy reports for the Toyota 4Runner.

Jeep Wrangler MPG

Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2016 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2015 14.7 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2014 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2014 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2013 18.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2012 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2012 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2012 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2011 15.6 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2011 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2011 20.5 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2010 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2010 14.7 MPG Highway Percentage 71 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2010 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 83 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2010 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2009 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2009 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2009 16.3 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2009 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2008 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 18 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2008 10.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2008 15.6 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2008 18.8 MPG Highway Percentage 82 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2008 17.9 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2007 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2007 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2007 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2007 16.2 MPG Highway Percentage 27 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2007 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 71 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2006 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2006 14.1 MPG Highway Percentage 17 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2006 15.2 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2006 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2005 15.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2005 16.2 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2004 16.2 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2004 13.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2003 16.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2002 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler 2000 13.5 MPG Highway Percentage 11 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med hvy 0 0 95 5 70 18.6  
2015 4dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 10 20 30 40 70 14.7  
2014 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 10 10 30 50 70 18.2  
2014 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light light 20 70 0 10 60 15.0  
2013 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 49 0 50 70 18.8  
2012 4dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light hvy 0 75 0 25 60 16.0  
2012 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 0 10 5 85 60 23.0  
2012 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 5 30 25 40 60 20.2  
2011 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med hvy 0 0 40 60 75 15.6  
2011 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 2 40 10 48 90 21.3  
2011 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
mtns med hvy 0 20 60 20 90 20.5  
2010 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 0 50 0 50 60 16.0  
2010 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med none 1 12 15 71 61 14.7  
2010 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills v.lt none 1 1 15 83 65 20.8  
2010 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med none 5 20 10 65 70 18.5  
2009 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 37 40 23 70 17.2  
2009 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med none 5 28 18 50 68 17.1  
2009 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light hvy 0 15 10 75 70 16.3  
2009 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 0 0 20 80 70 18.5  
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 18 55 9 18 65 18.6  
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
hills med light 50 30 0 20 110 10.2  
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 11 26 39 23 65 15.6  
2008 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 3 12 3 82 62 18.8  
2008 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 18 35 48 60 17.9  
2007 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light light 18 17 15 51 64 18.5  
2007 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 25 10 10 55 68 20.1  
2007 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 2 10 23 65 60 17.1  
2007 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 10 12 52 27 68 16.2  
2007 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 3 11 15 71 64 18.9  
2006 2dr SUV, ext. 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 8 40 12 41 67 16.6  
2006 2dr SUV, ext. 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 26 39 18 17 62 14.1  
2006 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills lead none 11 33 25 31 66 15.2  
2006 2dr SUV 147-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 65 19.7  
2005 2dr SUV, ext. 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med none 3 5 30 63 61 15.9  
2005 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
mtns med light 5 42 2 51 65 16.2  
2004 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 48 19 2 31 69 16.2  
2004 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 10 10 30 50 65 13.7  
2003 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 2 2 33 63 62 16.9  
2002 2dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 20 25 20 35 60 17.0  
2000 2dr SUV 181-horsepower 4.0L I6
3-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 5 74 11 11 60 13.5  

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Toyota 4Runner MPG

Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2016 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 84 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2015 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 95 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2014 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2013 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2013 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2013 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2011 20.9 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2011 21.6 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2010 22.9 MPG Highway Percentage 81 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2010 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2010 20.5 MPG Highway Percentage 71 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2009 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2009 22.3 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2008 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2008 23.4 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2008 20.6 MPG Highway Percentage 58 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2007 16.5 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2007 16.9 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2007 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2006 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2006 16.7 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2006 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2006 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2005 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2005 17.6 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2005 21.8 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2005 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2004 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2004 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2004 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2003 20.6 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2003 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2003 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2003 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2002 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2002 18.8 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2001 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2000 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner 2000 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 0 2 14 84 63 20.0  
2015 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med hvy 5 0 0 95 75 17.0  
2014 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 0 27 73 68 19.4  
2013 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light light 0 10 10 80 65 17.8  
2013 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light none 4 9 36 51 45 19.5  
2013 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
hills light light 1 20 31 48 66 20.2  
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 10 1 80 9 60 20.9  
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
hills light none 5 10 20 65 110 21.6  
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light none 0 16 3 81 65 22.9  
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 2 18 24 57 68 20.2  
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 10 9 10 71 69 20.5  
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 25 50 20 70 19.4  
2009 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light hvy 0 20 0 80 70 22.3  
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
hills light light 2 6 17 75 63 17.5  
2008 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 0 0 30 70 60 23.4  
2008 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 14 14 14 58 68 20.6  
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 12 40 7 41 93 16.5  
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
hills med none 0 60 0 40 55 16.9  
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light none 9 16 24 51 65 19.5  
2006 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 75 19.2  
2006 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 3 47 17 33 73 16.7  
2006 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 0 15 10 75 65 24.0  
2006 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light none 2 20 42 36 64 18.6  
2005 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 13 12 28 47 62 20.0  
2005 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
hills light light 9 28 22 41 64 17.6  
2005 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 27 12 28 33 63 21.8  
2005 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med none 7 40 22 32 74 19.0  
2004 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 6 23 29 42 70 18.4  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light hvy 5 5 20 70 60 18.0  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 4 15 21 60 89 17.1  
2003 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
hills light light 20 20 45 15 60 20.6  
2003 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
hills med light 7 30 16 47 77 19.4  
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 5 16 44 35 74 18.1  
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 8 15 12 65 74 17.2  
2002 4dr SUV 183-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
hills light hvy 20 25 20 35 70 19.0  
2002 4dr SUV 183-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 0 34 41 24 75 18.8  
2001 4dr SUV 183-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light none 10 30 30 30 110 19.2  
2000 4dr SUV 183-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 40 19.5  
2000 4dr SUV 183-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 5 15 30 50 60 18.0  

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Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner MPG

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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
2011 Heavy and far from aerodynamic, the Jeep Wrangler doesn't earn impressive EPA fuel economy ratings: 17 mpg city, 21 mpg highway. In the suburbs I could only get the average mpg readout to top 20 if I was very easy on the pedals. In most of my suburban driving the trip computer reported averages around 16. The 4Runner's EPA ratings are no better. Its trip computer averages were two-to-three mpg higher, but some or even most of this advantage could have been due to summer weather. see full Jeep Wrangler review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Compared to my 2001 TJ Jeep Wrangler which got around 11 to 13 MPG, the 15-17 city and 18/21 highway are quite the improvement, especially since it is a longer/heavier 4-door model. At the worst, I've gotten 13 MPG in stop and go driving and 15 on the highway in very strong headwinds. The flip side; the best I've gotten in-city is 18 MPG and an impressive 28 MPG with a tailwind from Colorado to Texas! Overall, for driving what is basically shaped like a brick on the road; the fuel economy for my Jeep I feel is rather impressive. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2010 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Being a true SUV, and as heavy as it is, fuel economy is not the best. However, I knowingly traded my 2010 Ford Mustang that got decent fuel economy in for this Jeep Wrangler that I knew got bad fuel economy because I wanted and needed an all season vehicle. Although my fuel economy hovers around 14 mpg, I don't regret my decision. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2009 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I average 19 mpg on road and 22mpg on hwy. Better than many SUVs on the road. see full Jeep Wrangler review
Jeep Wrangler Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Getting 20 mpg is a very rare occurance that causes celebration. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2012 2dr SUV 285-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
fuel economy not good see full Jeep Wrangler review
2011 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
We are aware of the bad economy but seeing the WHOLE lineup has a new Pentastar V6 this is the last year for the old engine style. We luckily have another fuel efficient car so we will enjoy the ride and monitor the gas usage. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2011 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
- Bad. Knew that getting in to it. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2010 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
My 412 hp Mustang gets far better mileage than the 202 hp Jeep. What is wrong with that picture? see full Jeep Wrangler review
2009 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
getting 20 highway 17 city see full Jeep Wrangler review
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
It is bad but slightly better than the TJ. see full Jeep Wrangler review
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Gas mileage could be better, a better transmission could easily increase both performance and economy see full Jeep Wrangler review
2008 4dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Like most American cars, we trade power and performance for fuel economy or so it would seem see full Jeep Wrangler review
2008 2dr SUV 202-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Although its to be expected from a Wrangler, you should be able to get more than 15-17 mpg from a vehicle today. see full Jeep Wrangler review
 

TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
2007 The 4Runner's dated powertrain--its automatic transmission is down three gear ratios compared to the Jeep's--and brick-like aerodynamics aren't good for fuel economy. EPA ratings are just 17 city, 21 highway. The Jeep with its V6 engine does the same in city driving, but 3 mpg better on the highway. Plus you can get a diesel engine in the Jeep, and it rates 21/28. In real-world suburban driving, I managed to coax the 4Runner's trip computer average as high as 24.6, but high teens and low 20s were more typical. On the highway the trip computer reported 20.5, close to the EPA rating. see full Toyota 4Runner review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
Mid size and large SUVs are not good on fuel economy. While shopping this market fuel economy was a consideration. Fuel economy is projected at 17 mpg in the city and 22-23 mpg on the highway. This is one of the leaders for vehicles in this class. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2008 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Higher than average for this size and type of vehicle. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Best mileage for a vehicle that can tow 5,000 pounds. 21mpg in the summer for my typical daily driving. see full Toyota 4Runner review
Toyota 4Runner Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Not really bad, but how about a hybrid? A Prius 4runner? see full Toyota 4Runner review
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
Getting an average of 16-17MPG with V8, but I expected that see full Toyota 4Runner review
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
The dash readout is optimistic. I often though I was getting over 25mpg only to calculate as low as 14--on the highway! Ultimately, this was the 4Runners undoing. I traded it for a much more efficient Camry. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
If fuel cost is a concern, then this is definitely not the vehicle to have. Manages 18mpg combined if driven carefully. Does what it does extremely well so nothing unexpected. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2006 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Lousy mileage around town. ~ 18. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2006 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
less than 20 MPG in the city. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2005 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
This is obvious see full Toyota 4Runner review
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
It uses quite a bit of gas, I average 16 l/ 100km, or roughly about 15 mpg, and I do fair bit of highway driving. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2004 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Not that I dislike the 4runners fuel economy, actually for a large sport utility it does pretty good, just done buy a suv if your looking to get good gas mileage. see full Toyota 4Runner review
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
I knew going in that it would use a lot, but it still makes me grimace. Still, when we had a foot of new snow and I was driving around stalled and tire-spinning vehicles with absolutely no difficulty (on Michelin all-seasons), you figure that it balances. see full Toyota 4Runner review