2014 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota FJ Cruiser
When it comes to off-road hungry SUVs, there are perhaps no two better offering than the 2014 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota FJ Cruiser. Both of these SUVs are built with the serious adventure-goer in mind and both offer well-above average capability. Compare the two today and find out which one works better for you!
For comparison purpose we will be looking at the 2014 FJ Cruiser 4×4 (only available in one trim) and the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4×4.
2014 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota FJ Cruiser Engine
Every Jeep Wrangler comes with a 4WD powertrain. The Jeep’s engine is represented by a 3.6-liter V-6 engine. Producing 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is capable of achieving a 17 city 21 highway mpg rating. The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is equipped with a 4.0-liter V-6 engine that makes 260 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque and achieves and EPA estimated 17 city 20 highway mpg.
2014 Jeep Wrangler vs Toyota FJ Cruiser Passenger/Cargo Capabilities
The 2014 Jeep Wrangler and the 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser are both two door only vehicles (the Jeep Wrangler is available in a four door model which is a part of the Unlimited series). Front leg room for both the SUVs is nearly identical where they accommodate for 41 inches in the Wrangler and 41.9 inches in the FJ. The Wrangler makes over four more inches of rear leg room than the FJ where it provides 35.6 inches. Both the front headroom dimensions are the same for these SUVs where they provide 41.3 inches, and the rear headroom is again identical at 40.3 inches. Total passenger volume for the Wrangler is 88 cubic feet; the FJ official numbers have not been released.
Total luggage volume for the FJ is 66.8 cubic feet, and the Wrangler comes in at 55 cubic feet. Drivers looking for a more spacious Wrangler should view the Unlimited trims here.