What You Need to Know about the 2018 Toyota 4Runner

January 11th, 2018 by


The 2018 4Runner is available in six trim levels, including the popular SR5 and the SR5 Premium. The Limited trims have standard rear-wheel drive, but you can upgrade to four-wheel drive for approximately $1,900. The TRD Off-Road is four-wheel drive, as is the TRD Off-Road Premium, and TRD Pro.

Because of its combination of off-road features and interior upgrades, the TRD Off-Road Premium trim is a remarkable value. There are also some fantastic mechanical upgrades, such as a locking rear differential to enhance its off-road capabilities, plus you’ll be riding in style on heated leather-trimmed front seats which will make your annual ski trip so much more comfortable. The TRD Off-Road Premium also provides smartphone integration with easy access to your favorite apps, like iHeartRadio and Pandora.


The 4Runner’s interior compliments its tough reputation. It has lots of room for sports gear, camping gear, and passengers. With about 47.2 cubic feet of room behind the second-row seats, and a total space of 88.8 cubic feet, the 4Runner can hold more cargo than other SUVs in its class. It comes standard with navigation, voice recognition, power outlets, and the Entune infotainment center, which is easy to use and very intuitive.


You’re going to love the way the 2018 4Runner performs with its standard 4.0-liter V6 engine and five-speed automatic transmission. Its 270-horsepower motor accelerates nicely, easily handling tasks like merging and passing with no trouble, and can haul up to 5,000 pounds.


In crash tests, The 2018 4Runner received an overall safety rating of four out of five stars from NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). It received five stars for its side crash rating, and four out of five stars for its front crash rating. A rearview camera comes standard with all trims, and the Limited comes with both front and rear parking sensors.

The 4Runner has been thrilling customers for decades, and with one test drive, you’ll know why. It’s one of those vehicles you’ll want to pass down from one generation to the next because you have so many great memories of grand adventures in it together. From driving on sandy beaches, over rocky terrain, or through slick mud, it handles like a dream and only enhances your outdoor ventures. We invite you into the dealership to find out for yourself.

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