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Toyota 4Runner, Concept Cars, Future Vehicle, SUV
Sep 25, 2009 (11:25 am)
It looks like they kept the same basic body style except gave it some broader fender bulges. That is how I assume they made it bigger. I was thinking about buying a GMC Acadia because I like the size, but I may hold off.
I would like to stick to a Toyota but the current 4Runner just isn't big enough for me.
I would probably go for the SR5 model. I currently have a 1997 with 136K and I still love it. I would probably keep it and buy a new one.
The current 4Runner is actually smaller in cargo space than my 97. And comparing the cargo size of the 97 to the 2010 it is finally making sence.
Total Cago Volume = 79.8
2nd row seats up = 44.6
Total Volume = 89.7
2nd row seats up = 47.2
#220 of 769 Re: 4WD systems [rsarrami]
Sep 25, 2009 (4:10 pm)
I think Toyota deleted the running boards so that rock sliders could be installed, but didn't have production sliders ready for the Sept 24 introduction. Here are a few pics of the Trail grade T4R with sliders on the Rubicon Trail where the teaser photo was shot. I think they just slapped on the sliders from the FJ Cruiser since they look a little short on the 4Runner.
Also, the Limited will not come with an electonic locker for the rear differential like the one available on the Trail grade. But if you're in Canada (since you posted the Canadian Ordering Guide PDF) you might be able to get some options on the Limited that aren't available in the states. For instance all Canadian 4Runners will get full-time 4WD, while only the Limited gets full-time 4WD in the USA.
#222 of 769 Re: 4WD systems [sven007]
Sep 25, 2009 (6:25 pm)
this very helpful. I will certainly not order one till I see it now.
The pick and features are somewhat different from US to Canadian version. Running board, AWD, engine and etc.
It appears I will be opting for the SR5 Upgarde or a Limited. I still whish I could have had the Trail with the regular look.
#223 of 769 2010 4Runner Videos from ToyotaUSA
Sep 26, 2009 (6:55 am)
Hey everyone - I am new to this forum but I had to post this link. I just found videos from ToyotaUSA just added on youtube. They have a video for just about every feature of the new truck and the best thing about it is it is direct from Toyota and should clear up any rumors.
#224 of 769 Re: 4WD systems [rsarrami]
Sep 26, 2009 (3:44 pm)
Wrt tire, the walls are the issue. The 20” doesn’t appear to be very low but not high enough either. Could I simply swap them for a descent off road tire. I usually use Michelin LTX M/S?
The sidewalls on the 20" tire are simply too short, IMO. I would NOT take it offroad with 20" wheels.
If I were to buy a 2010 Limited, I'd either try to get the dealer to swap the 20" rims with 17" rims, or I'd buy 17" rims and sell the 20" rims and tires to someone who likes that look.
#225 of 769 Rear Spoiler
Sep 26, 2009 (8:51 pm)
Every 2010 4Runner in the photos and videos I have seen has a rear spoiler. Also, the brochure on the Toyota website lists this as standard equipment. Although it's a matter of personal taste, I find the rear spoiler to be both ugly and tacky.
Does anyone know if the rear spoiler is going to be on all new 4Runners? It's hard to believe that Toyota would do this, but as I said above, I have yet to see a photo or video that doesn't have the rear spoiler. This would probably keep me from buying one. To me, it looks like something that should be on a '70's model Dodge or Plymouth sports car.
#226 of 769 Re: Rear Spoiler [nitron]
Sep 27, 2009 (11:47 am)
I believe it is going to be on all 4Runners. It is not listed as optional equipment, all the trim levels on Toyota.com show it, and it hides the rear wiper (which has moved from the bottom of the rear window on the 4th generation to the top of the window on the 5th generation).
#227 of 769 Option packages
Sep 27, 2009 (11:58 am)
Toyota has gone the way of the Vensa and eliminated the various option packages.
Now you get an SR5, Trail or Limited in 2 or 4WD.
The rear spoiler is standard along with most everything else.
#228 of 769 Re: Option packages [vau33880]
Sep 27, 2009 (3:10 pm)
Not sure what you mean -- the previous generation 4Runner has always been available in various trim levels with varying levels of equipment. The 2010 is no different.
That's different from the Venza, which has a single trim level with options grouped in packages. There is no "Limited" Venza. A "top of the line" Venza has a combination of all the available packages (the Premium Package 1 or 2).
What is different with the 2010 4Runner is that a lot of the individual options have been made standard, especially on the Limited. The 2009 Limited had optional DRLs, moonroof, JBL, etc. The 2010 Limited has just 2 options: Navigation and the 3rd Row.