Toyota 4Runner: 14 Features You Will Love

Toyota 4Runner is a sports utility vehicle in a mid size which is manufactured by Japanese manufacturers Toyota. It is put on sale all around the wall since 1984 to present point of time. Actually, it is known as Toyota Hilux Surf in Japan. Its unique model is also a compressed sports utility vehicle and more in importance when compared to Toyota Pickup truck which has fiberglass shell over the couch. This model has undergone certain changes for independent development into a fractious between mid size sports utility vehicle and a compressed car. All the models of 4Runner are designed and created at Toyota’s industrial unit in Tahara, Japan, Aichi or finally at Hino Motors Hamura Japan industrial unit and also in Brazil. The mid size crossover complement of this SUV is the Toyota Highlander finally.

Latest generation in Toyota

In 2009, on September 24, the fifth generation of Toyota 4 Runner was presented at the Texas state fair. This model is available in 3 trim levels from which 2 are already available in the market. The top of the line and the base SR5 trim with limited trim are available as 2WD OR 4WD in the market. In fact, the latest trail series of Toyota is available only as 4WD.

The trail edition 4WDs and SR5 receives an amateur 4WD drive system in it while the inadequate has full time 4WD drive system in it. Eventually, all the models are present with A-TRAC and the new trail edition gives Toyota’s Kinetic Dynamic Suspension system with Crawl Control feature which had already available as finest Toyota cars along with rear locking disparity similar to the earlier trace package.

Engine and performance

This vehicle has 4.0 liter engines with V6 which adds Dual VVT-I to the engine. It improves horsepower, fuel economy, and torque and is available in all the models. On 2WD, a 2.7 liter I4 was available but it was later put to an end after 2010. This 4.7 liter V8 which was taken from the previous generation was not passed on to the 5th generation 4Runner as it is already assembled on the similar platform like the FJ cruiser.

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Technical Characteristics of Toyota 4Runner

Technical Characteristics of 2007 Toyota 4Runner V8 4WD produced by Toyota (JP).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 4 seats
Weight 2043 Kg
Length 4806 mm
Height 1760 mm
Wheelbase 2789 mm
Front Track 1575 mm
Rear Track 1575 mm
Ground Clearance 231 mm
Fuel Capacity 87 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Four wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
Fuel Supply System SMPFI
Max Power 263HP (193 kW) @ 5400 rpm
Max Torque 415Nm @ 3400 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 4664 cc
Bore 94 mm
Stroke 84 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 8 IN V
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 32
Compression Ratio 10:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7.0 x 16 / 7.0 x 16
Standard Tyres P265/70 R 16 / P265/70 R 16
Suspension Front I.ARB.
Suspension Rear LA.4Li.CS.ARB.
Transmission automatic
Number of gears 2
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 5.7 l/100km
Road 4.1 l/100km
Mixt 4.7 l/100km