The 4Runner is a mid-size SUV produced by Toyota. It was originally launched in 1984 and during these three decades we have seen five generations of it. Current model was introduced 2009 and, according to the latest reports, it will be redesigned soon. New model is expected to come as 2016 Toyota 4Runner, and it will come with plenty of improvements. It will get new lightweight chassis, new body style, new interior and many other. Although company still keeps most of the information as secret, some details are already known.
2016 Toyota 4Runnder specs
Toyota is considered as one of the world’s leaders in car industry and it isn’t wonder that every time some of new models come, we see plenty of new solutions, both in terms of mechanics and aesthetics. Same is expected with 2016 4Runner. According to the latest reports, it will come with new, aluminum body, which will be much lighter than its predecessor. This basically means much better performances, especially in terms of fuel consumption. In terms of visual appearance, 2016 Toyota 4Runner will have much aggressive and attractive appearance. Although it will keep the basic classic-SUV shape, it will look more muscular and robust than its predecessor. The changes that you’ll notice first are mostly on the front end, which will be completely adapted to the company’s new design language, so expect to see familiar grille, headlights etc. When it is about interior, it will be completely redesigned. It will come with new styling and also with higher level of comfort. It will also have many hi-tech features like 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, premium audio system, USB ports etc. Just like current model, 2016 Toyota 4Runner will be available in five trim levels – Base SR5, Trail Offroad and Limited Edition.
2016 Toyota 4Runner under the hood
At this point, exact information about engines for 2016 Toyota 4Runner is still unknown. However, current well-known and proven 4.0 liter will probably carry over. This engine currently outputs 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of max torque, but we won’t be surprised if it comes with improvements, both in terms of power and fuel economy. Beside this unit, we also expect to see some V6 in offer and also a diesel variant but, for now, details are unknown. It will come with AWD configuration as standard, while two-wheel-drive will be optional.
2016 Toyota 4Runner release date and price
According to the latest reports, 2016 Toyota 4Runner should come by the end of year. exact price is still unknown but it is expected that base model will go somewhere around 35.000-40.000 dollars.