A wild nature exploration, tour or an off the road trip will not be complete without the use of the new 2017 Toyota 4runner. This car came into existence way back in the year 1984 and the 2017 model is expected to be nothing short of a great look and a high performing sports utility vehicle on the road.
The 2017 4Runner will come in multiple model types including the SR5, Five stars limited and the trail edition. The trail trim is expected to come as a four wheel drive and will appeal to those looking for off-road performance, and on-road luxury. All models will be competitively priced with other premium SUV’s and will once again offer a rugged design, and many luxurious amenities.
In the following 2017 Toyota 4Runner review, we take a closer look at the engine specs, exterior, interior, cost, and release date.
2017 Toyota 4Runner Engine Specs
It’s expected that the new Toyota 4runner will sport a similar 4.0 liter V6 engine with a 270 horsepower and a 250 lb-ft torque for the SR5 model and for the other two trims which are regarded higher could be having a 4.0 liter V8 engine with a strength that is sought after by a certain class of clients.
Both engines will sport a five-speed auto transmission with a possibility of a front wheel drive system. The engine for the three trims will be twin turbocharged unit which will have improved gas mileage than the current 2016 models.
2017 Toyota 4Runner Exterior Design and Features
With Toyota trying to stand out no matter the competition, the new Toyota 4runner is expected to be an announcement that the Toyota Company has a name and duty to maintain the production of sport utility vehicles. A combination of light materials in the production of this vehicle is designed to enhance performance and fuel efficiency.
The exterior of this utility vehicle is expected to be much attractive and elegant than the current model with emphasis on the front and rear bumper as well as the improvised head and tail lights with both being the LED lights. As usual the cars signature is the well embossed Toyota mark at the grille.
2017 Toyota 4Runner Interior Design and Features
The comfort and luxury seen in the 2017 Toyta 4Runner interior are in the leather seats, high quality dash, and amazing trim package. There is a technology package consisting of a seven-inch screen – touch screen with an infotainment system that is coupled with an eight-speaker audio system and an improved navigation system. The new Toyota 4runner is coming as an eight-passenger vehicle and what is assured is total comfort.
Additionally, safety features in the 2017 4Runner have been put in place which includes a rear differential lock and terrain and an electronically controlled slowing mechanism. The passenger safety will be taken care by the placement of an eight side packs and impact side doors.
2017 Toyota 4Runner Cost and Release Date
The cost of the new 4runner will not be low far from what the current model is going for. The SR5 model will be expected to be costing about $33,000, the Trail trim at around $35,000 and the Five star to be in the neighborhood of $41,000. The 2017 Toyota 4Runner release date expected to become available for purchase towards the end of the year 2016 to early 2017 for smaller markets worldwide.
For a comprehensive look at the new model, be sure to check out our complete 2017 Toyota 4Runner review.