2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner – Price, Specs, Features Comparison of full-size SUVs

Jeep India is gearing up to launch the all-new Jeep Meridian full-size 7-seater SUV in the Indian market. The new Jeep Meridian will be this American carmaker’s second launch in India for the calendar year 2022 after the recently introduced Jeep Compass Trailhawk. However, the road ahead is not going to be easy for the Meridian as it will directly rival the segment leader, Toyota Fortuner. So, in this article, we have shared with you a spec comparison of the upcoming new 2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner SUV.

2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner

2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner – Looks, Design and Colours

The all-new 2022 Jeep Meridian shares design elements with the Jeep Compass. In fact, the Meridian is a longer 7-seater version of the Compass but with a bunch of new features and styling elements. It will be offered in a bunch of colour shades but the details aren’t known yet. Toyota Fortuner, on the other hand, is a proper full-size SUV with a muscular appeal. It is offered in 9 different colours. They are – Sparkling Black Crystal Shine, Phantom Brown, Super White, Attitude Black, Avant-Garde Bronze, Grey Metallic, White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, and White Pearl Crystal Shine with Black Roof.

2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner – Engine Specs and Gearbox

SpecsJeep MeridianToyota Fortuner
Engine2.0 L Diesel2.7 L Petrol and 2.8 L Diesel
Power170 PS167 PS and 204 PS
Torque350 Nm245 Nm and 500 Nm
Gearbox6-speed MT and 9-speed AT6-speed MT and 6-speed AT

The new Jeep Meridian is powered by a 2.0 L, 4-cyl, turbocharged diesel engine. This motor pumps out 170 PS of max power and 350 Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 9-speed AT. Toyota Fortuner gets a 2.8 L, 4-cyl, turbocharged diesel engine. This mill pumps out 204 PS of max power and 500 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed AT. The Toyota Fortuner gets a 2.7 L petrol engine as well with lower power and torque figures and the same transmissions. Toyota Fortuner Diesel and the Jeep Meridian get a 4X4 or AWD system as well.

Further Read: 2022 Jeep Meridian Dimensions, Ground Clearance, Boot Space and Fuel Tank Capacity

2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner – Dimensions and Capacity

SpecsJeep MeridianToyota Fortuner
Length4,769 mm4,795 mm
Width1,859 mm1,855 mm
Height1,682 mm1,835 mm
Wheelbase2,794 mm2,745 mm
Ground Clearance214 mm220 mm

The new Jeep Meridian measures 4769 mm in length, 1859 mm in width and 1682 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2794 mm and the ground clearance of the SUV stands at 214 mm. Toyota Fortuner, on the other hand, measures 4795 mm in length, 1855 mm in width and 1835 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2745 mm and the ground clearance of the SUV stands at 220 mm.

2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner – Price and Rivals

The new 2022 Jeep Meridian will be launched in the coming days and it is expected to be priced from Rs 33 lakh and go up to Rs 40 lakh, ex-showroom. Toyota Fortuner, on the other hand, is currently priced at Rs 31.79 lakh for the base model and goes up to Rs 44.63 lakh for the top variant, ex-showroom Delhi. Both these SUVs will rival the MG Gloster, Skoda Kodiaq, etc.

Further Read: Upcoming Toyota Cars in India in 2021-2022 – Full List is Here

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