Toyota 4Runner: Out Running Its Competitors

Made available in twelve trim levels, the Toyota 4Runner proves to be another vehicle that would be making and reaping in success. Another success story on wheels. This is because the Toyota 4Runner not only shows a range of choices but it also offers functionality as well as performance.

This vehicle has four doors. It has a capacity to take in a maximum of seven passengers. It is a sport utility vehicle. The trim levels range from the SR5 4 x 2 V6 to the Limited 4 x 4 V8. During its introduction, the SR5 4 x 2 V6 trim level came equipped with a standard 4.0 liter V6 engine. It has the capacity to produce some 245 units of horsepower. It can also achieve 18 mpg for driving in the city and some 22 mpg for the highway. As per the Limited 4 x 4 V8 trim level, it has been manufactured so as to contain a standard 4.7 liter V8 engine which can actually produce some 270 units of horsepower. It can achieve 15 mpg for city travails and 19 mpg for some highway adventures. Made standard for both trim levels is a five speed automatic transmission system with overdrive.

The 4Runner has certainly been a consistent performer not only on the road but also in sales. It was first introduced back in the year 1984, thus this vehicle has been in the business for more than two decades. During that time, the Toyota 4Runner was competing with the Chevy Blazer, the Ford Bronco, and the Jeep Wagoneer. But because of the Toyota 4Runner's unique ability and consistency in performance, the Toyota 4Runner is the only one left standing among his competitors from the past.

People who are looking for options when it comes to vehicles would be very fascinated with the Toyota 4Runner. This sport utility vehicle actually offers various options. This includes driver and front passenger seat mounted side airbags, front and second row roll sensing side curtain airbags with cutoff switch, a power tilt and slide moonroof with noise reduction technology and sunshade, the JBL Synthesis AM / FM 6 six disc in dash CD changer with ten speakers, an MP3 / WMA playback capability, a rear seat DVD entertainment system with rear audio remote control, RCA jacks, two wireless headphones, a color keyed rear spoiler with center high mount stop lamp, daytime running lights, and a weight carrying tow hitch and ball mount kit just to name a few.