Toyota company has not issued any official announcement about the beginning of sales the 2017 Toyota 4Runner SUV. However, according to some unofficial information and current trends of this model, the new model can be expected in the second half of 2016. Namely, bygone generation models were alternated in a period of seven years. Such chronology suggests the emergence of the 2017 Toyota 4Runner model as a representative of the sixth generation.
This model belongs to the category of mid-size body-on-frame SUV. Lately, Toyota 4Runner posted a significant sales growth. The main reason is a facelift through which the vehicle passed in 2014, and offer of a version with TRD Pro package. Many were very critical of the 4Runner model and predicted its termination on the US market. It turned out the opposite. 2017 Toyota 4Runner comes as a representative of a new generation with a complete redesign and significant improvements. The basis for the redesign will be one of several presented models of this Japanese manufacturer.
2017 Toyota 4Runner Changes and Specs
Toyota 4Runner is an SUV exceptional off-road capability. Accordingly, will be oriented changes and improvements to the new model. Platform and dimensions of vehicles will remain the same as the current model. The biggest improvement is expected in the field of new systems and technologies. It is expected use of modern materials, which would reduce the overall weight of the vehicle. This will cause a better fuel economy Toyota 4runner 2017 compared to previous models.
Significant changes are expected in the design of the external appearance of the vehicle. The biggest changes are expected to be at the front of the vehicle. 2017 4Runner should get a new design headlights, a revised radiator grille and restyled fenders and front bumper. Toyota never put emphasis on-going design of this model. Considering that it comes off-road SUV, the interior of the vehicle is not the most important. However, some sources claim that the 2017 model will get updated interior. Thus, this model will become more appealing, functional and will provide greater comfort.
Like the current model, the new generation model will be offered with the same trim levels. These are the base SR5, top-of-the-line Limited, Trail Edition, as well as TRD Pro version. The base SR5 model will be offered with 2WD as standard, but will be able to supplement for the 4WD version. Trail Edition model will be offered only in the 4WD version, as it is now. The range of power units will form the 4.0-liter VVTi engine with 270 horsepower and 250 lb.-ft. of torque, as well as 4.0-liter V8 engine. As a novelty, it can be expected expansion of the engine range with a new engine, but this information is not confirmed.
Price of 2017 Toyota 4Runner
Official information on the change in price of the new model, compared to the current model, no. Depending on the amount of changes and improvements the 2017 Toyota 4Runner, will depend on the price correction. In any case, do not expect drastic changes in the price of a new generation. The price of the current model ranges from $ 33,000 base model, to $ 41.300, how much will costs 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro.