The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is one of the mid-size SUV category vehicles. Although it is basically a compact SUV model, based on Hilux pickup truck model, it is still placed in this category. Significant changes compared to the current model are not announced. Coming model will get minor improvements and system functions.
Model for the year 2014 is passed through a phase of facelift, while the 2015 4Runner model offered with TRD Pro package. For this reason you should not expect revolutionary changes and improvements in 2016 models. The larger scope of changes and improvement are expected from 2017 Toyota 4Runner model.
Toyota 4Runner History
Toyota 4Runner is available on the US market since the mid-1980s. It inherited Toyota Trekker SUV model, which was produced from 1980 to 1983. Trekker was based on the Toyota Hilux pickup model. It represented pickup model with short-bed pickup body. Designed as a two-door SUV, was a competitor of the Ford Bronco, and Chevrolet K5 Blazer models. Toyota Trekker was only a test site for the upcoming Toyota 4Runner model, which replaced it in 1984. The new generation models are designed with 4 doors and a larger wheelbase. Since then, the 4Runner has gone through five generations, and successfully sold in many markets.
Under the name of Toyota 4Runnner, this SUV is sold in the US, Canada, Central America, the Bahamas, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. In some markets, known as the Toyota Hilux Surf, while in some markets has changed the name of the Hilux Surf, at Toyota Fortuner. The best sales results, 4Runner was recorded late last and early this century. However, in recent years, sales were again on the rise.
2016 Toyota 4Runner Review
2016 Toyota 4Runner will be the most advanced model so far. Thanks refreshments design, which was implemented in 2014, this SUV is much more attractive and appealing. This SUV is synonymous with off-road driving with a powerful engine and outstanding characteristics.
Very modern and functional interior features an advanced vehicle systems and a large number of benefits. 2016 Toyota 4Runner offers options with two or three rows of seats. The seats are comfortable and lined with high quality leather. Seats have heated and ventilated option. The center console is well positioned and has a multi-function display. With him are associated Entune Audio Plus system, backup camera, stereo with CD and SiriusXM, HD radio, navigation, by JBL with 15 speakers. Driving experience is completed by dual-zone automatic air conditioning.
2016 Toyota 4Runner Specs and Price
This powerful SUV is available in Trail, SR5, Trail Premium, SR5 Premium and Limited trim levels. With these models, will be available and 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Series model. All models are available with the same engine and the same transmission. It is a 4.0-liter V6 DOHC 24-valve engine with VVT-i and five-speed automatic transmission electronically controlled with ECT-i and sequential shift mode. The engine develops 270 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 278 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm. Fuel consumption is 17 city/22 hwy mpg. Models with the SR5 and Limited trim levels are available in versions with 4×2 (RWD) and 4×4 (AWD), while the Trail and TRD Pro models only available in 4×4 (AWD) version.
Price for the 2016 Toyota 4Runner will remain unchanged compared to the price of 2015 models. 2016 Toyota 4Runner SR5 will cost $ 33.210 2016 Toyota 4Runner Trail $ 36.115 2016 Toyota 4Runner Limited will have a price of $ 41.585, while the price 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro models amount to $ 41.310.
2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
With the Tacoma and Tundra pickup truck models, the Toyota 4Runner has a special package TRD Pro. This package is designed for the special conditions of off-road driving. 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro is set to body-on-frame platform. It is characterized by strong and somewhat aggressive appearance. In addition, the vehicle is extremely comfortable and convenient. Like the other models, it is equipped with the same engine and transmission. All models with TRD Pro Pack equipment is offered in single, ‘Inferno’ color of the exterior. The design of the vehicle is decorated with unique block-letter grille, and front and rear bumper black accents. There is also an aluminum front skid plate and unique Toyota badge. 2016 Toyota 4Runner has a 17″ all-black alloy wheels. The front of the vehicle was elevated by 1.5-inches. Higher performance contributions Blistein shocks, which bolster its off-road ability. This model offers a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System.