150 Series Toyota Prado Vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

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The latest Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK) was release in mid 2011 in Australia as an all new model. We think the latest model is one of the nicest looking SUV on the market.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a directly competitor to the Kulger not the Prado but due to size and pricing we've decided to compare them on this site. The 2011 Grand Cherokee is a new direction of Jeep in the SUV class and uses the Kulger's design basis of conservative but modern looks with modern interior design.  Even the dimensions are very similar except for its weight which comes in around 200Kg more than the Kluger.

When we checked out the latest Grand Cherokee we were impressed that Jeep had improved the design and quality of materials. It is not the best but it is no longer embarrassing. Definitely a model you should look at if shopping in the price range.

Jeep Grand Cherokee
150 Toyota LandCruiser Prado

The interior layout and design of the Grand Cherokee mimics the Kulger so no complaints. However the dashboard and steering wheel design remind us of any number of Mazda's.  

The exterior of Grand Cherokee is conservative yet is not unattractive - it does look good on the road - better than the pictures. Again the design reminds of of a number of models especially the Suzuki Grand Vitara! It is not an ugly car and makes a nice change to some new models we've seen to date.

The mechanical and engine specifications look great but it is a heavy weight ie. carries extra weight. Some could argue that it is stronger as a result but in reality it is probably other factors you can guess.

We are however unlikely to consider one due to Jeep's history even though this one is made in Austria! You may if you like the V8 version or being different. See below for the key specification comparisons.


Last known pricing (RRP)

NOT including on roads, discounts etc...

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK)
2011 $45,000 - 65,900 AUD



Toyota Prado Jeep Grand Cherokee

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
G series Pentastar
V6 Petrol
3.5 Litre (3604cc)
Claimed 210Kw @ 6350PM
Claimed 347Nm @ 4300PM

Hemi series
V8 Petrol
5.7 Litre (5654cc)
Claimed 259Kw @ 5200PM
Claimed 520Nm @ 4300RPM

CRD RA Series
V6 Diesel
Direct Injection - Common Rail - Turbo
3 Litre (2987cc)
Claimed 177Kw @ 4000RPM
Claimed 550Nm @ 1800RPM

2195 - 2435Kg
Towing capacity up to 2500kg
From 2191Kg
Towing capacity up to 3500kg (V8 only)
Fuel capacity & consumption  
Up to 150 litres
IL6 Petrol 11.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
IL4 Diesel 8.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
94 litres (95 octane PULP only)
V6 Petrol 11.4 litres per 100km
V8 Petrol 14.1 litres per 100km
v6 Diesel 8.3  litres per 100km
Other specifications  
5 speed Auto or 6 speed manual
Overall height/width 1845/1890
Overall length/wheelbase 4930/2790
Track (front/rear) 1585/1585
ANCAP safety rating 4/5
5 speed Auto
Overall height/width 1781/1943
Overall length/wheelbase 4822/2915
Track (front/rear) 1628/1634
NCAP safety rating 4/5
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 32
Departure 24-25
Breakover 22
4WD system: AWD with selectable modes
Minimum ground clearance 220mm
Water Fording depth 700mm Max
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach ???
Departure ???
Breakover ???
4WD system: AWD with selectable modes
Minimum ground clearance xxxmm
Prado performance figures  
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!

2011 $45,000 - 65,900 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!

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