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Toyota 4Runner
Toyota 4Runner
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$32,820 - $43,400
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Car Type: Midsized sport-utility vehicles
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Toyota 4Runner Overview

The 4Runner falls a little short of most modern SUVs. It's good for off-roading, and its rough-sounding 4.0-liter V6 is powerful and relatively fuel-efficient. The ride is unsettled, though, and handling is clumsy. The body leans a good deal while cornering and the bobbing and bouncing chips away at driver confidence. A high step-in and low ceiling compromise both access and driving position, and interior fit and finish is unimpressive. The SR5's 4WD system is part-time only. A third-row seat is optional, and the power-retractable rear window is handy. Reliability is well above average, but it scores too low to be recommended. 2014 brings some cosmetic changes.

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