2017 Toyota 4runner Changes, Facelift

The Toyota 4runner belongs to the mid-size body style sport utility vehicle category. Recently, the current 4Runner posted considerable sales growth. The major reason for the facelift of the current model is to improve the performance and the fuel economy further and to incorporate a new trim level, called the TRD Pro into its lineup for the 2017 model year. The2017 Toyota 4Runner will come as a delegate of the sixth generation 4Runner with a complete revamp and a noteworthy development. The foundation for the revamp will be one among the several models that are coming out from this well-known Japanese auto manufacturer.

2017 Toyota 4runner front

2017 Toyota 4runner Changes

The new Toyota 4Runner 2017 SUV is an outstanding ability off-road sport utility vehicle. The platform will remain the same as that of the existing 4Runner, but its eternal dimensions will be slightly more when compared to those of its predecessor in terms of length, width and height. The major increase is anticipated in the field of new technologies and systems. Toyota will use modern lightweight materials, which would decrease the general weight of the vehicle. This will result in better fuel saving and better performance when compared to those of the earlier model.

Some noteworthy changes are anticipated in the design of the external look of the vehicle. The main changes are estimated in front of the new vehicle. The next gen 4Runner will get a novel headlamp design, a modified radiator grille and revamped fender and front bumper, including some changes in its side skirts. The front part of the new vehicle also comes prepared with modern Xenon fog lamps, pleasingly designed grille, and a renovated gatekeeper. At the rear, it comes with attractively designed taillights and back bumper. With the available three trim levels, a fourth trim, TRD Pro will be included with Trail, Limited and SR5 trim levels.


2017 Toyota 4runner side



Toyota not at all put stress on the 2017 Toyota 4Runner interior design, which is underway. Considering that the new 4Runner comes as an off-road sport utility vehicle, the inside of the vehicle will be updated sufficiently to vie competently with its powerful competitors. As a result, the new model 4Runner is designed in an attractive, functional and comfortable way.

The cabin comes prepared with seating arrangement for six passengers and with some pristine, high-class leather seats and some innovative soft-touch fabrics for the dashboard. An innovative seven-inch display, along with an infotainment system, including an enhanced navigation and an eight-speaker aural system will be included.

2017 Toyota 4runner interior

2017 Toyota 4runner Engine, Specs

The 2017 4Runner will continue with the earlier drivetrains concept, but with a redesigned powertrain. It is going to be powered by a V6, 4.0-liter engine to offer the new vehicle a maximum of 270 HP power and 278 pounds for each foot of twist. The engine will be mated to a five-rate mechanical transmission and a mileage of 20 mpg could be likely for the city drive, 17 mpg for the highway drive. 2017 Toyota 4runner maximum towing capacity of 5000 pounds (2273 kg) can be borne through this engine.

2017 Toyota 4runner rear

See also:

2017 Toyota Highlander
2016 Lexus LX 570

Release date and price

The new Toyota 4Runner 2017 release date is estimated to be during the conclusion of 2016 with the following initial cost of each model.

The SR5 trim model will be sold at $ 33,000
The Trail model will be sold at $ 36,000.
The 2017 Toyota 4runner Limited model will be sold at $ 41,000.
The TRD Pro model will be sold at $ 41,310.

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