2017 Toyota 4Runner Review


The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is one of the favorite off-road SUVs by the Toyota automobile. The initial model of the 4Runner was first launched in the year 1984 and since then the car has undergone changes six times. The main competitors for the 2017 Toyota 4Runner upon the release are Nissan Murano, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the Kia Sorrento. This model shall be offered in three different trim levels, the base model being SR5, five stars limited and the trail edition.

2017 Toyota 4Runner

2017 Toyota 4Runner – Best among its Segment

The exterior available colors of the 2017 Toyota 4Runner include Barcelona Red Metallic, Magnetic silver metallic, nautical blue metallic, midnight black metallic, classic silver metallic, magnetic gray metallic and the super white metallic. The interior colors that come with this 2017 model are as follows; graphite cloth and the beige sand cloth. The car has the following dimensions; 190.2 inches in the overall length and 75.8 inches in width while the height is 71.5 inches. The wheelbase provided is 109.8 inches, and the ground clearance is 9.0inches, the increased ground clearance, and the wheelbase enhances the off-road capability of the 2017 Toyota 4Runner as well as it is overall performance. The rear lights are a rectangular shape and above the rear glass is a roof spoiler for enhanced aerodynamics. The front headlights have also been redesigned as well as the grille available.

From the inside, the various trims from different materials such as the chromium, leather aluminum, and wood are available. The 2017 Toyota 4Runner can comfortably accommodate eight passengers as it has three sitting rows. Interior features available are a JBL audio system that possibly will come with 15 speakers, a 7-inch touchscreen for entertainment and navigation purposes. A WI-FI connection will be available for internet accessibility by the occupants of the car; Bluetooth connection with file sharing is also available.

For convenience and the comfort of the user the following features are available; a tilt and a telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, power steering, audio and cruise control buttons mounted the steering wheel, front and rear cup holders and an overhead console with storage. The front bucket seats provide a 6-way driver seat with a height adjustable and power adjustable lumbar support functionality, the seat are wrapped in premium cloth material. For safety features the following functions have been installed; stability control, engine immobilizer, auto delay headlamps, remote anti-theft alarm system, first aid kit, airbags both front and side airbags, emergency braking assist among other features.

2017 Toyota 4Runner interior

2017 Toyota 4Runner – Main Power Production Unit

Under the hood performance of 2017, Toyota 4Runner shall be given by a 4.0 L V6 engine that is capable of generating an output power of 270 hp and at the same time produce a torque of 250 lb-ft. This engine shall be mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive functionality shall be offered. The fuel economy for the car is 17 mpg while driving in the city, and 22 mpg while on highways.

2017 Toyota 4Runner rear

2017 Toyota 4Runner – Price and Release Date

According to the motor experts it is expected that this model will be made available in the market early year 2017, and the price for the base model are approximate $33,000 and for the high-end trim level is $41,000.