150 Series Toyota Prado Vs Jeep Commander

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I put this page up so that you can compare the 150 series Toyota  Prado to the Jeep Commander.   

The Jeep Commander is a direct competitor to the Prado in the key elements of interior and exterior size, purpose and originally pricing. However with the release of the 150 series Prado the Jeep Commander is really showing its age even when released.

If cars can be categorized as for him or her the Jeep Commander would be in the 'him' category. It isn't an overly aggressive shape and according to many borders on the ugly side. The interior is like the exterior a design is decided 90's in style and quality.

You are not buying the Commander to impress your friends because it is unlikely to. Perhaps the V8 might? You get one because it is OK priced for a car that is this size and has off road capability.

 


150 Series Toyota Prado
VS
Jeep Commander

The main feature which makes the Commander desirable to some and a turn off for others is the option of petrol V8 engines.  Everyone loves a bit of power in the engine department and the V8s have plenty but unfortunately they tend to use more petrol than any other type of engine. The diesel engine option is quite good too and probably the best choice for the car. However consider Japanese engine produce similar power with less capacity and cylinders it is presumably de-tuned or not as advanced.

The other thing that the Jeep has to offer is the price. You get lots of car for the price. Thanks to high petrol prices and the GFC along with poor company management that led to bankruptcy the Jeep pricing has essentially been reduced so there still plenty of great deals to be had if you can still find one or really want one.

Note that specifications will change according to the trim models available and additional or less accessories. You should check the official Chrysler Jeep website for your country for the most up to date information on availability.

 


Last known pricing (RRP)

NOT including on roads, discounts etc...
AUGUST 2010

150 Series Toyota Prado
2010 $58,490 - 88,990 AUD

Jeep Commander
2009 $54,990 - 69,990 AUD

 

 

150 series Landcruiser Prado LC5 Jeep Commander

Engines  
1GR-FE (modified)
V6 Petrol
Quad Cam with Dual VVTi EFI
4 Litre (3956cc)
Claimed 203Kw @ 5600RPM
Claimed 380Nm @ 4400RPM

1KD-FTV (modified)
IL4 DOHC Diesel
Turbo-charged - Intercooler
Direct Injection - Common Rail
3 Litre (2982cc)
Claimed 128Kw @ 3400RPM
Claimed 410Nm @ 1600-2800RPM
 
4.7 V8
V8 Petrol Push-rod
DOHC EFI
4.7 Litre (4701cc)
Claimed 170Kw @ 4500RPM
Claimed 410Nm @ 3600RPM

5.7 V8 HEMI
V8 Petrol Push-rod
DOHC EFI
5.7 Litre (5654cc)
Claimed 240Kw @ 5000RPM
Claimed 500Nm @ 4000RPM

3.0 CRD Diesel
V6 Diesel
Common Rail
Turbo charged with intercooler
3.0 Litre (2987cc)
Claimed 160Kw @ 4000RPM
Claimed 510Nm @ 1600-2400RPM
 

Weight  
2195 - 2435Kg
Towing capacity up to 2500kg
2230-2318Kg
Towing capacity up to 3500kg
Fuel capacity & consumption  
Up to 150 litres
IL6 Petrol 11.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
IL4 Diesel 8.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
78 litres
V8 4.7 Petrol 15.5 litres per 100km

V8 5.7 Petrol 16.0 litres per 100km
CRDV6 Diesel 10.5 litres per 100km
Other specifications  
5 Spd Auto or 6 spd manual transmission
Overall height/Overall width 1905/1875
Overall length/Wheelbase 4850/2790
Track (front/rear) 1575/1575
4WD system: AWD and selectable modes
ANCAP 4/5
5 speed Auto
Overall height 1826-1919
Overall width 1899 (no mirrors)
Overall length 4787
Wheelbase 2780
Track (front/rear) 1590/1590
Capability  
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 32
Departure 24-25
Breakover 22
Drive system AWD
Min ground clearance 220mm
Water Fording depth 700mm Max
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 34
Departure 27
Minimum ground clearance 213mm
Performance  
Performance figures V6 Diesel 4.7 0-100 kph 9.0 secs
V8 4.7 0-100 kph 9.5 secs
V8 5.7 0-100 kph 7.4 secs
Pricing  
2010 $58,490 - 88,990 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing, specifications, on-road costs, accessories and specials etc.. everything as usual is subject to change!
 
2009 $54,990 - 69,990 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing and specials accessories etc...
Note lots of deals due to GFC related financial troubles and low tech.


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