2016 Toyota 4 Runner
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Most Reliable SUV I have ever owned

by from Middletown, Ohio on November 20, 2016

I have owned Toyota 4Runners for the past 16 years. Over the years I have always liked the style and build of this particular vehicle. It has a smooth, quiet ride & I have a third row so there's more ...
I have owned Toyota 4Runners for the past 16 years. Over the years I have always liked the style and build of this particular vehicle. It has a smooth, quiet ride & I have a third row so there's more than enough room for all of me & my daughter's belongings. I live in a small town & work 15 minutes away from my home, I purchase gas twice a month & it costs $40-$50 to fill my tank up depending on gas prices. I've had 1 major service issue over the 16 years & the dealership has always handled them quickly at no cost to me. I love the inside of the vehicle, the touch screen & navigation system are very user friendly. I would strongly recommend this vehicle to anyone.
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04toyota 4runner

by from Greer SC on July 1, 2016

it saved my life in a rollover I was hit on the left front side and it cause the 4runner to roll all of the air bags deployed II had to coral out the sun roof
it saved my life in a rollover I was hit on the left front side and it cause the 4runner to roll all of the air bags deployed II had to coral out the sun roof
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Frank The 4Runner

by from Flower Mound, TX on January 17, 2016

We love our new 4Runner! My husband drives it on the weekends over his Lexus sedan -the car is smooth and handles great on the highway - so much space - it has exceeded my expectations. The only compl...
We love our new 4Runner! My husband drives it on the weekends over his Lexus sedan -the car is smooth and handles great on the highway - so much space - it has exceeded my expectations. The only complaint I have is that we cannot connect the garage door to the factory installed GDO in the car. We have tried numerous times. Other than that - it's awesome!
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Number 4 .. for me

by from CA on January 23, 2017

This is my 4th. Did a brief try with a Honda CRV.. but couldn't transition. Love this truck- never going to switch again, they just keep improving on the ride and comfort.
This is my 4th. Did a brief try with a Honda CRV.. but couldn't transition. Love this truck- never going to switch again, they just keep improving on the ride and comfort.
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This car is a tank

by from Eldersburg, MD on January 16, 2016

I purchased this 2016 4 Runner Premium in December of 2015. We have not owned it very long, but the times I have spent driving it have been great. If you're looking for a luxurious ride in an SUV, thi...
I purchased this 2016 4 Runner Premium in December of 2015. We have not owned it very long, but the times I have spent driving it have been great. If you're looking for a luxurious ride in an SUV, this isn't your vehicle. Because it's built on a truck chassis, you feel as if you're driving a pickup truck without the bed. It's a great feeling to sit up high when cruising in this car and you feel like you could climb a mountain. I bought this car because of its track record of being the most reliable SUV on the road. My in laws have a 1997 4 Runner that is still in great shape and has never left them stranded. They won't get rid of it because it's bullet proof reliable. The instruments, dials and buttons in the cabin are so "old school" and easy to use. I also like the looks of the long hood from the cabin. Most cars today have a sloping nose and you can't see any car in front of you. The 4 Runner is big and bulky, which gives it a substantial feeling of metal in front of you. I calculated my gas mileage by miles driven versus gallons used and came up with 18.2 MPG in mixed driving (70% highway and 30% city). I'm very happy with my purchase so far and would highly recommend this vehicle to anyone looking for a rough and tough SUV.
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Last SUV Standing

by from on November 16, 2016

I have been looking to replace my tired Explorer for a few years now but was concerned that there are no equivalents on the market. All SUV's but the 4runner have gone unibody. I test drove the Grand ...
I have been looking to replace my tired Explorer for a few years now but was concerned that there are no equivalents on the market. All SUV's but the 4runner have gone unibody. I test drove the Grand Cherokee and it did have nice road manners but they have sacrificed cargo area for style as the roof and tailgate are angled inwards. 4Runner is wonderfully old-school boxy still much more cargo space than Grand Cherokee. Grand Cherokee had a deal breaking noise in the interior on rough pavement - very loud ear popping rumble, probably thanks to the unibody frame. 4Runner is body on frame and insulated from the road - very quiet. Surprisingly what clinched the 4Runner for me was that its exterior dimensions are nearly identical to the Grand Cherokee, I assumed it was much larger and wouldn't fit in my garage but it fits just fine. Oh and the tailgate window opens down into the tailgate and out of the way. Very nice to carry long items without the inconvenience and danger of bungee cording the lift-gate down like all other SUV-CUV's require.
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Good vehicle..

by from Arizona on February 22, 2016

I replaced my 2007 Tacoma TRD Off-Road double cab and 2010 wrangler with a 4x4 4Runner. Wife said “we have too many vehicles and her Prius was staying”. It's very similar to the Tacoma I traded in. My...
I replaced my 2007 Tacoma TRD Off-Road double cab and 2010 wrangler with a 4x4 4Runner. Wife said “we have too many vehicles and her Prius was staying”. It's very similar to the Tacoma I traded in. My fully loaded wrangler looked crude to the 4Runner. I considered the Jeep Grand Cherokee but I was concerned about reliability. I looked at a fully loaded 2016 Jeep Sahara Unlimited but it was a crude as my 2010 Wrangler. Also the price of the jeeps were very close to the 4Runner.
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Fun to drive Toyota

by from Pien Bluff AR on December 29, 2015

My Toyota 4 runner is everything I thought it would be. Fun to drive, comfortable and reliable with great features. All of the controls and features are easy to understand and simple to operate. Leath...
My Toyota 4 runner is everything I thought it would be. Fun to drive, comfortable and reliable with great features. All of the controls and features are easy to understand and simple to operate. Leather seats are very comfortable and look great. Performance is great, powerful and handles well with a very smooth ride.
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Excited about this vehicle

by from South Bend IN on March 4, 2016

Having just purchased of course I rate it all 5s. I know coming from a CRV my gas mileage will take some getting use to!! Very comfortable and big!! Again I am comparing to the CRV. I purchased for...
Having just purchased of course I rate it all 5s. I know coming from a CRV my gas mileage will take some getting use to!! Very comfortable and big!! Again I am comparing to the CRV. I purchased for towing ability comfort and style!!
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Best Rugged and Stylish SUV Available

by from Lynchburg, VA on November 29, 2016

I've owned 2 Rav 4's and a 2015 Highlander Limited. These vehicles are great for in town and occasional moderate off road trips but I needed a SUV to navigate the road to our cabin in rain and snow. T...
I've owned 2 Rav 4's and a 2015 Highlander Limited. These vehicles are great for in town and occasional moderate off road trips but I needed a SUV to navigate the road to our cabin in rain and snow. Traded the Highlander for a 2016 SR5 Premium and noticed less fuel economy, (no big deal),stiffer ride, not as many bells and whistles, but love the overall features, controls, and off-road performance. I hope Toyota continues to produce this vehicle design as well as their cross-over models for in town use. The SR5 is the best SUV I've owned.
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