New Jeep Meridian Vs Toyota Fortuner: Which SUV is Better, Learn the Difference by Price-Feature
New Jeep Meridian Vs Toyota Fortuner:
Jeep has recently launched a 7-seater Meridian SUV in the Indian market. Toyota’s Fortuner has so far dominated this segment. Will Jeep Meridian now be able to beat Toyota’s Fortuner in the Indian market due to its features, specifications, and price? In this report, we are giving you detailed information about the specifications of both the SUVs, with the help of which we know which SUV is more powerful.
Jeep Meridian Vs Toyota Fortuner Dimensions
If we talk about the size of both the vehicles then the length of the Jeep Meridian is 4769 mm, the width is 1859 mm and the height is 1698 mm. The wheelbase of this SUV is 2782 mm. This means that Jeep’s SUV is four mm wider and its wheelbase 37 mm longer than the Fortuner. However, in terms of length and height, Fortuner beat Meridian.
If we talk about the strength of both the vehicles then Jeep Meridian has a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine which generates 172 ps of power and 350 Nm of torque. This SUV is present in 6-speed MT as well as an optional 9-speed AT. On the other hand, Toyota Fortuner is given a 2.8-liter diesel engine, which produces 204 PS of power and 420 Nm of torque. The automatic model generates 500 Nm of torque. Toyota has also launched a 7-seater SUV with a 2.7-liter petrol engine, which generates power of 166 PS and torque of 245 Nm. Toyota Fortuner has automatic as well as manual options. Both the SUVs have 4WD configurations.
Jeep Meridian Vs Toyota Fortuner Interior Features
The Jeep Meridian features a wireless charger, USB A and C ports, panoramic sunroof, powered tailgate, 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheel, terrain modes, 8th power-adjustable front seats, 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, and head. Dual-zone climate control with Mount Third Row AC vent, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system are also provided. The infotainment system also supports Jeep eConnect, wireless Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto with premium alpine audio systems. Meanwhile, the Toyota Fortuner has an 8-inch infotainment system, which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Also, the SUV has a 360-degree parking camera, wireless charging, hands-free operation with a powered tailgate, JBL sound system, quad-LED headlamps, sequential turn indicator, etc.
Meridian & Fortuner Safety Features
In terms of safety, Jeep Meridian has 6 airbags, Hill Start Assist, an electronic parking brake, TPMS, 360-degree camera, ISOFIX child seat anchor, electronic stability control, and traction control. The Fortuner has Vehicle Stability Control with Brake Assist, Hill Assist Control, Traction Control System, 7 Airbags, ABS with EBD, Emergency Brake Signal, and ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors.
Meridian Vs Fortuner Price in India
In terms of price, the Jeep Meridian has a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh, with a limited 2WD MT variant. Meanwhile, if we talk about the top model 4WD AT trim of the SUV, its price is Rs 36.95 lakh. The Fortuner has a starting price of Rs 31.79 lakh, which varies to Rs 48.43 lakh depending on the variant.