2018 Toyota 4Runner
Accurate steering and a comfortable ride make daily commuting comfortable and easy, but its rugged capability and performance on rough terrain are the reasons people love the 4Runner. Its high ground clearance and tough body make it a fun weekend car. The 2018 Toyota 4Runner didn't bring in major upgrades for 2018, although there are some different options packages, with many different options available for each model. The standard warranty is 36 months or 36,000 miles, and it comfortably seats up to 5 people. Thinking about taking this SUV for a test drive? If so, read on to learn more about the amazing new Toyota 4Runner and its best features.
The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is a midsize SUV with 6 available trim levels. The SR5 is the most basic model and features privacy glass, a rear spoiler, rear defrost and power windows. There is an alarm, an adjustable steering wheel, and passenger and driver vanity mirrors. The projector beam headlights have a smoke trim, and the steering wheel is trimmed in leather. The SR5 Premium has color keyed accents and a fold flat 3rd row seat. It also has an auto dimming rear view mirror. The TRD Off-Road features a locking differential, multi terrain select and crawl control and an available advanced suspension system. The TRD Off-Road Premium features TRD lettering on the front headrests, special Softex trimmed seats, and Entune premium audio which has an integrated navigation and app suite. The TRD Pro takes it up a notch with oversize high-performance shocks and highly tuned springs, to make the adventures off the road more exciting. Finally, the Limited features chrome door handles and a chrome accented front grille. It also has 20-inch split spoke alloy wheels and dual zone automatic climate control.
The 4Runner features a 4.0-liter V6 DOHC 24 valve engine with dual independent variable valve time with intelligence. The performance is great, offering 270 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 278 pound-feet of torque at 4400 rpm. The 4Runner can tow up to 5,000 pounds and comes with a trailer hitch. The 4Runner gets 21 mpg on the highway and 17 mpg in the city and is considered a low emission vehicle. The transmission is 5 speed and automatic, with sequential shift mode. Four-wheel drive is standard.
Toyota is known for its safety features, and the 4Runner does not disappoint. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, an Anti-Lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology. Both the driver and passengers can take advantage of an advanced airbag system, which includes front seat-mounted side airbags, knee airbags and roll-sensing side curtain airbags. Pretensioners adjust the seatbelts during a crash, and LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children and helps with second row seats. There are also daytime running lights, a tire pressure monitor system and a front and rear parking assist which uses sonar. The anti-theft system has an engine immobilizer, and ToyotaCare offers roadside assistance at no cost.