The oldest model of SUV has come with the latest price tag and features 2021 Toyota 4Runner surprise its consumers and make their journey a new style of adventure. Toyota 4Runner is one of the most popular SUVs for rugged road driving. There are no major changes that happened in the new 4Runner but it’s already styled in a sharp look and offers a high performance that is the requirement for off-road driving. To enhance the value of 4Runner, Toyota gives a stylish and modern look to this four-wheel-drive SUV. The outside body is made with solid material and cabins are designed in a very decent style and leave a large space for cargo. The driver features are more advance as Toyota develops the infotainment features to entertain drivers and passengers.
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What’s New for 2021 Toyota 4Runner?
Toyota has offered a Limited-production Trial Edition for 2021 and will produce only 4000 units that are based on the base SR5 model. Toyota offers the new edition with rear-wheel or four-wheel drive. Toyota has offered 17-inch dark gray TRD wheels and black exterior in the new edition. The cabin is designed nicely and seats are covered in black color with tan stitching and all-weather floor mats are available. The 2021 4RUnned gets new LED headlights. On the other side, the TRD Pro model gets unique updates a new Lunar Rock exterior Color and a new design black TRD wheels wrapped in Nitto Terra Grappler tires.
Engine & Transmission
The engine power of 4.0liter V-6 makes 4Runner the best performance rugged roads driving SUV. The 5-speed automatic transmission is offered with rear or all-wheel drive. The V6 engine can produce a maximum output of 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque although it’s good but not enough for up-hill. Sadly the engine power and transmission of 4Runner never be considered for fuel efficient SUV. The SR5 and tippity top Limited models are offered with the rear-wheel-drive while the other trim comes with part-time four-wheel drive. The four-wheel-drive is highly preferable for SUV because these big size vehicles are used for off-road trips. However, the engine power of the 4Runner is high and acceptable but the requirement of a fuel-efficient engine never offered but 2021 Toyota 4Runner.
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The exterior style is not much changer then the 2020 4Runner. Toyota continues the old design of 4Runner with some changes of improve LED headlights. A macho nose style is the oldest sign of 4Runner that also looks like the aggressive style SUV with the highest performance. The SUV body style is sharp and there are beautiful sleek lines scratch at the body to make it shiny. Front headlights and taillights are fitted in a very beautiful and unique style. However, it gives the shade of old school but it’s looking very attractive that’s why the market of 4Runner never dissatisfied anytime with its body style. Toyota has made a body with solid material that will never ruin in the rainy weather.
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The best thing about cabins is the seats. The seats are very comfortable for passengers and drivers for a long journey. The space for cargo is enough and you can manage your luggage easily for the long trip. Toyota offers the best accommodation cabin for its 4Runner user. However, the interior is also never updated but the old interior is still comfortable. You can see a good view from inside the vehicle because its floor is high off the ground. The 4Runner is a big body and it needs big blind spots that’s why Toyota offers blind-spot monitors as standard features in all trims. The third row is optional you can use it for children and if you want more space for the cargo you can fold it and makes more space. Toyota 4Runner offers these standard infotainment functions:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen
- Entune system with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
- Subscription-based Wi-Fi hotspot
- Navigation system
- 15 speakers JBL audio system
- Physical buttons as well as rotary volume
- Tuning knobs
The 2021 4Runner has not been done its crash test by NHTSA and IIHS. The vehicle safety standards were approved after its crashed test. The 2020 model of 4Runner never gets high remarks from IIHS in safety standards. SUVs need more advance and top-class safety standards as compared to the sedan because these are specially built for off-road driving. However, some safety features are standards:
- Automatic emergency braking
- Adaptive cruise control
- Blind-spot monitor
- Standard forward-collision warning
- Lane keep assist
- Standard lane-departure
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Warranty & Maintenance
Toyota offers complimentary maintenance coverage of 2 years or 25,000 miles. however, the maximum coverage in this class is not higher like other the maximum coverage is 5 years. See below the warranty coverage package that offers in Toyota 4Runner:
- Limited warranty offer 3years/ 36,000 miles
- Powertrain warranty offers 5years/ 60,000 miles
- Complimentary maintenance offers 2 years/ 25,000 miles
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How much Toyota 4Runner will Cost?
The prices are varying according to the trims. The TRD Pro gets a very high price tag of $51,645. Check the price of 4Runne:
- 4Runner SR5 price is $37,515
- 4Runne Trial Special Edition price is $39,490
- 4Runner TRD off-road price is $41,480
- 4Runner Venture special edition price is $45,795
- 4Runner Limited price is $46,570
- 4Runner Nightshade edition price is $47,985
- 4Runner TRD Pro price is $51,645
Only the basic trim SR5 is available at a low price but according to its engine power and performance, the prices are not too high for off-road drivers.
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Toyota continues its old style of 4Runner however it’s good in style but they should now adopt hybrid trim to enhance the fuel-efficient performance. The outgoing SUVs are adopted hybrid trim because it’s a need of the automotive industry. Toyota 4Runner will get more sales if they introduce hybrid trim. Though 4runner is best in all ways fuel-efficiency is a need for big-size SUVs.