2021 Toyota 4Runner vs. The GMC Yukon

By: Whitehorse Toyota   |   04 May 2021
2021 Toyota 4Runner versus The GMC Yukon

Looking for a top-tier SUV to embark upon your travel adventures? The Toyota 4Runner and the GMC Yukon are both prominent off-road choices, each with their own notable specs and features. While we might be a little biased, here at Whitehorse we believe wholeheartedly that the Toyota 4Runner is the top contender of the two! Tried and tested worldwide, the 4Runner has been engineered to handle even the toughest of adventures. And with a multitude of performance-enhancing features, a 7-seater cabin, and all the best in innovative tech and safety, the Toyota 4Runner is making waves this summer the GMC Yukon could only dream of!

Model Comparison


toyota 4runner

Toyota 4Runner

Engine: 4.0L V-6

Fuel Efficiency: 14.8 / 12.5 L/100 km (city/highway)

Key Performance Features:

 Crawl Control. Keep optimal traction on uneven terrains with 5 low-speed settings.
 Lever Type Transfer Case. 4WD’s can easily switch power ranges when driving off-road.
 Multi-Terrain Select. Get maximum traction when driving off-road on any terrain using 4 modes. 

Key Tech Features:
 Heated Front Seats
 Backup Camera
 Push Button Start
 Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
 Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
 Toyota Connected Services

Key Safety Features:
 Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
 Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
 Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
 Automatic High Beams
 Toyota Safety Sense driver assisted safety features are standard

Well-Suited For...
Designed to roll with rugged off-roaders like Wrangler and Bronco. A 5,000-lb towing capacity, additional tow features and TRD manufacturing make it adventure-ready.

Seats: Up to 7

NHTSA Rating: 4 Stars

Starting Price: $46,200


GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Engine: 5.3L V-8

Fuel Efficiency: 16.8 / 13 L/ 100 km (city/highway)

Key Performance Features:

• 2-Speed Autotrac Transfer Case. Easily switch in and out of 4WD.
 Traction Select System. Quickly switch between multiple traction configurations.
 XL Family Vehicle. Focus is on a smooth for passengers in the very rear.

Key Tech Features:

 Touch-Screen Display
 Built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot
 Head-Up Display
 Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Key Safety Features:

 Following Distance Indicator
 Front and Rear Park Assist
 Automatic High Beams
 Teen Driver System
Most driver assists are available through additional packages that increase the price

Well-Suited For...
The long and bulky body design is less suited for off-roading or hitting the trails. Well-suited as a minivan replacement for large families.

Seats: Up to 9

NHTSA Rating: 4 Stars

Starting Price: $58,548


Drivers Everywhere Are Raving About the 4Runner

Still don't believe the 2021 4Runner is the best? See what the masses are saying about this smooth and confident Toyota SUV!

“Rock solid truck with a very comfortable ride. Gas mileage is better than I expected, and I now know why this truck has such a loyal following.”

“Best car I ever purchased. Has all the options I need, feels very safe to drive my family around and looks awesome.”

“I have owned several Toyota vehicles, and the 4Runner Nightshade is my absolute favourite. The fit and finish is the best. Feels luxurious without the stuffiness. And the ride is perfect. Love everything about this vehicle. Don't hesitate to test drive one. You will fall in love.”

“Very happy with the new 4Runner. Had lots of fun driving it on road and off-road. Love the overall quality and product.”

“We bought a 4Runner to use in the city and mountains. What an amazing vehicle. It is as capable in the rough stuff as it is smooth on the pavement. Reliable engine, more than enough amenities, and roomy yet still compact for tight trails. Can’t forget it looks great too!”

The All-New 4Runner, Available Now at Whitehorse Toyota

The true SUV of the Yukon is hardly a ride made by GMC. That title belongs to the all-new 2021 Toyota 4Runner! Packed with powerful performance, innovative Connected Services, plus the industry’s best safety features, all standard fare with Toyota Safety Sense, the 4Runner comes out on top of the GMC any day of the week - not to mention that it undercuts the Yukon in price by thousands!

Ready to take one of these rugged machines out for a test drive? Give us a call today, or if you prefer, come pay us a visit! Any one of our friendly team of professionals will be eager to help you out! 

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