2018 Toyota 4Runner Review, Price

Initially designed to be the off-road king, the Toyota 4Runner is your best bargain for conquering the nature especially if its massive sales are to go by. Well, the Japanese manufacturer has a nice surprise in store for all lovers of the outdoors-A redesigned edition of this mid-size body on frame SUV with impregnable off-road capabilities. Offering high levels of convenience and comfort, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner will come in 4 standard versions namely TRD Pro, SR5, Limited and Trail. With the new edition, Toyota has also tried to decrease the weight to achieve better handling and fuel consumption. This should make it almost the ideal SUV.

2018 Toyota 4Runner front

2018 Toyota 4Runner Interior, Exterior

The 2018 Toyota 4Runner will see some very changes in terms of its exterior design. Rumors have it that its bodywork will get subtle alterations to rejuvenate the though timeless, static exterior design. Expect changes in its front and rear bumpers, as well as on the taillights, headlights and side-skirts. Other major redesign aspects include perfected headlights, an enhanced front fascia, as well as added lights on its front grille offering LED illumination and Xenon fog lights. Toyota will also include a luggage carrier on its roof. The bodyweight will decrease drastically with the aim of improving its fuel economy and handling.

The interior will also feature a massive overhaul, coupled with the introduction of brand new options and features. The 2018 Toyota 4Runner cabin will be classed up with new, quality leather seats and soft touch dashboard materials. The SUV will be quite spacious 8 passengers comfortably fitting. Moreover, the high-tech sector will receive improvements such as a new 7 inch touchscreen-accompanied infotainment system, an enhanced navigation system as well as an 8 speaker audio system.

2018 Toyota 4Runner rear

2018 Toyota 4Runner Engine

The basic 2018 Toyota 4Runner model will retain the current 4.0 liter V-6 VVTi engine capable of creating 270 hp and 250 lb feet of torque. The upper trims however, will be offered with a new engine choice, a 4.0 liter V8. This will offer the extra power most buyers look for. The mated transmission will be a 5 speed automatic, with the power delivered to all the 4 wheels. The front wheel drive system will be an optional feature. Its towing capability will be at about 4800 lbs. the valve system will be electronically controlled and the brake system improved.

2018 Toyota 4Runner side

2018 Toyota 4Runner Release date, Price

Expect the base model of the 2018 Toyota 4Runner to be sold as from the end of next year at about $34,000, with higher trims expected to exceed the $40.000. Its competitors include the Nissan Murano, the Ford Edge, the Kia Sorento and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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