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Toyota 4-Runner

Toyota 4-Runner side view

Pros and cons of the Toyota 4-Runner

  • Third-row seating available
  • Impressive off-road ability
  • Available automatic running boards
  • High fuel consumption
  • Three-row models leave little space for cargo
  • Tall step-in height
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Toyota 4-Runner

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Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Toyota 4-Runner

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption12.6 - 14.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.2 - 12 L/100km
  • Width1925 mm
  • Length4820 mm
  • Trunk space300 - 1337 L
  • Cargo space2500 - 2540 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Toyota 4-Runner

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This version of the Toyota 4-Runner 2010 - present is available in 4 trims:

Upgrade trim features and specs

Available with the Upgrade trim:
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Front seats electrically adjustable
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
Available with the Upgrade trim:
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Upgrade trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Electronic traction control
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Upgrade trim:
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital radio
  • Navigation system
  • Rear view camera
  • USB port for front passengers
Available across all trims:
  • CD player
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital cockpit
  • Hill start assist
  • MP3-CD player
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Touchscreen
1 engine is available with the Upgrade trim:
4 L - Gas - 270 hp
City consumption:14.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:11.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:679 km

Trail trim features and specs

Available with the Trail trim:
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Front seats electrically adjustable
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
Available with the Trail trim:
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Trail trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Electronic traction control
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Trail trim:
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital radio
  • Navigation system
  • Rear view camera
  • USB port for front passengers
Available across all trims:
  • CD player
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital cockpit
  • Hill start assist
  • MP3-CD player
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Touchscreen
1 engine is available with the Trail trim:
4 L - Gas - 270 hp
City consumption:14.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:11.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:679 km

Limited trim features and specs

Available with the Limited trim:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Front seats electrically adjustable
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
Available with the Limited trim:
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Limited trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Dusk sensor
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Electronic traction control
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Limited trim:
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Rear view camera
  • USB port for front passengers
Available across all trims:
  • CD player
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital cockpit
  • Hill start assist
  • MP3-CD player
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Touchscreen
1 engine is available with the Limited trim:
4 L - Gas - 270 hp
City consumption:14.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:11.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:679 km

SR5 trim features and specs

Available with the SR5 trim:
  • 2 climate zones (optional)
  • Air conditioning (automatic) (optional)
  • Front seats have lumbar support
  • Heated front seats (optional)
  • Leather steering wheel (optional)
  • Multifunction steering wheel (optional)
  • Ventilated front seats (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Front seats electrically adjustable
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
Available with the SR5 trim:
  • Standard roof
  • Sunroof (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Short wheel base
Available with the SR5 trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror (optional)
  • Dusk sensor (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Electronic traction control
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the SR5 trim:
  • Bluetooth (optional)
  • CD disc changer (optional)
  • Digital radio (optional)
  • Front sensors (optional)
  • Keyless entry (optional)
  • Navigation system (optional)
  • Rear view camera (optional)
  • Satellite radio (optional)
  • USB port for front passengers (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • CD player
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital cockpit
  • Hill start assist
  • MP3-CD player
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Touchscreen
1 engine is available with the SR5 trim:
4 L - Gas - 270 hp
City consumption:12.6 - 14.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:9.2 - 12 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:654 - 786 km

Overview of the Toyota 4-Runner

Learn about the Toyota 4-Runner

Summary

As tough as its exterior looks, the Toyota 4Runner is charged up for all-terrain driving. This SUV handles smoothly off the road, offering many truck-like features including body-on-frame construction and an advanced suspension system. Most 4Runners are equipped with a 4 L V6 engine, although some models have V8 engine for even more power. While fuel consumption is relatively high, it still runs more efficiently than trucks of similar size. With an interior built for a comfortable ride, ample seating and cargo space allow the whole family to venture outdoors, making the 4Runner a great option for adventurers.

Safety

Here are some of the 4Runner's standout safety features from the 2010 generation onwards:

  • Front and side-impact airbags for both driver and passenger
  • Electronic Stability Control (VSC), which sense when you're losing handling
  • Four-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) and disc brakes 
  • Seatbelt pretensioners, which automatically tighten your seatbelt during an accident 
  • Anti-whiplash head restraints that cradle your head during a rear collision

Security amenities on models as old as 2000 include an anti-theft system and child safety locks, keeping passengers safe and valuables secure.

Interior

The design of the interior gives a simple feel with an absence of elaborate details. In terms of the interior details, less is more with this SUV. All trims and generations include electric windows, air conditioning, and heated seating is available as an upgrade. Another unique feature is the large grab handles for extra security, as well as the futuristic over-the windshield controls, making driving this powerful vehicle easier. The power moonroof opens up space, allowing you to enjoy the scenery overhead. 

Technology

Built for the outdoors enthusiast, the focus of the 4Runner is not technological advancements. However, newer models from 2014 still feature lots of useful tech amenities, such as:

  • Eight-speaker audio system with satellite radio
  • LCD multi-information display
  • AUX and USB inputs, plus Bluetooth connectivity in recent models
  • Heated power mirrors
  • Keyless entry with rear-door release

Earlier models from 2008 came standard with a CD/MP3 player and an auxiliary audio jack, with options like satellite radio and a six-CD changer available on Limited models.

Space

The 4Runner has been praised for its spacious interior. There is plenty of leg room even with the third-row option. Behind the second row of seats lies a whopping 46.3 cubic feet of cargo capacity, allowing you to pack everything you need.

Beyond hauling an impressive amount of cargo, the 4Runner allows you to bring your friends and family along. The standard base trim seats five, and an additional third row is available in many models. The third row does take up some of the cargo room, but this is made up for by its 2268 kg towing capacity, giving you the option to haul your luggage.

Comfort

The 4Runner has substantial volume but is a surprisingly manageable size. Optional automatic running boards, operating like a pop-out step stool, assist with climbing into the vehicle. Off-roading is possible thanks to its advanced suspension system, making rough roads easier to manoeuvre. The advanced wheel system allows both rear wheels to roll at the same speed, helping you scale obstacles, drive through mud and snow, and climb steep roads. Taking an SUV off-road may seem daunting, but the 4Runner makes navigating the wilderness simple.

Frequently asked questions about the Toyota 4-Runner

Many models of the Toyota 4Runner seat up to seven passengers with optional third-row seats. However, some standard base trims don’t include the optional third row, seating five total.

The Toyota 4Runner comes with either a V6 or V8 engine, making it a suitable option for both cruising in the city and adventuring off-road.

Comfort isn’t just for the front seat—filtered air conditioning cools additional passengers with rear seat vents, and dual climate control is included in many 4Runner models.

The latest 2019 Toyota 4Runner purchased new starts at $46,155—a price which can be reduced greatly when you opt for a previously-owned vehicle.

While the Toyota 4Runner is not built on a truck chassis, this SUV acts and feels like a pick-up truck due to its body-on-frame construction, similar to trucks.