Additional exterior images are available in the gallery below. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The lower arm uses a closed cross-sectional structure that adds strength while reducing unsprung weight. On Base model 4Runners, an enlarged 2. The older style gear driven transfer case was phased out on the V6 models and they now had a chain driven case. A tilt-up function has been added to the conventional sliding moonroof to maximize interior air circulation, and the center high-mount stop light is integrated into the roof line. Toyota's third generation 4Runner is the first generation that does not share either sheet metal or chassis with Toyota's compact pickups.
The 1998 model year remained largely unchanged, save for a few changes in the electronics. It is available in 3 trim levels, 2 of which were available previously. All 2014 model year 4Runner models are powered by a 4. In contrast, the second generation 4Runner carried over the retractable-glass tailgate from the first generation. All 4runners were equipped with for the engine, transfer case, and fuel tank to prevent damage during off-roading.
The Trekker conversion consisted of a fiberglass tub, bed sides, a non-removable canopy and rear hatch. The rear suspension, while still using an archaic truck-type solid rear axle, is also supported by coil springs. Only the and had lower death rates. Carry-over colors for the 1996 4Runner include Cardinal Red, Black and Evergreen Pearl. The Sport Edition also added black running boards and color-keyed trim, replacing the grey cladding and silver-painted grille, door handles and liftgate trim.
For this first year March to July 1984 production , all models were equipped with black or white fiberglass tops. Both front and rear suspension travel has been increased, but its climb-aboard height is now lower. Factory-rated output was 183 horsepower and 217 lb-ft of torque, and drive is sent to all four wheels through a 4-speed automatic transmission and a 2-speed transfer case. The cabin is upholstered in tan cloth with color-matching carpets and dash. The North American specification Toyota Pickup also adopted this new suspension, but the regular Hilux for other markets at this point retained the more rugged and capable, if less refined, solid axle configuration.
The ergonomics of the interior was completely changed, moving all the controls to the center of the dash for the rear window, and defrost, it also received a new instrument panel with a digital odometer. The Trekker was produced from early 1981 through 1983. Steering feel and response have been improved in 4Runner by replacing the recirculating ball-type steering with rack and pinion steering. The rear speakers have been moved from the cargo area in the previous generation up to the rear doors to enhance rear seat sound quality. With a two-inch longer wheelbase and an overall length that's been stretched by nearly three inches, the new 4Runner's extensive outside modifications not only enhanced its appearance, but make things less cramped inside. Culpa deserunt eu in voluptate cupidatat enim occaecat in est officia aliquip do irure excepteur.
Power windows, power door locks, cd player, leather, tow package, moonroof, utility roof rack, electric rear window, running boards, good tires, pretty good condition overall. Special attention was given to 4Runner's center console design. More ergonomic switch control panels and a newly designed 4 spoke steering wheel, which also necessitated a redesign of the airbag system. For simplified use, both the unlocking of the back door and the operation of the power window can be executed with a single turn of the key. Opening these tailgates requires first retracting the rear window into the tailgate and then lowering the tailgate much like as on a pickup truck.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. The 4Runner first entered dealer showrooms in October 2002 for the 2003 model year. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557446420617 ; listingsSearchManager. The 2002 model year can be distinguished from the rear by their chromed lift gate exterior trim that encompasses the license plate. The new 4Runner was also available with a factory installed selectable electric locker in the rear differential, a first for the 4Runner but available since 1993 in the. Additional cosmetic changes occurred between 1993 and 1995, the last year of the second generation. Japanese models are distinguished from the export specification 4Runner by having a side opening tailgate as opposed to the 4Runner's lift-up tailgate.
With only two seats the vehicle could be classified as a truck rather than a sport vehicle and could skirt the higher customs duties placed upon sport and pleasure vehicles. In North America, they were sold from the 1984½ from May 1984. The Trekkers were all built on Toyota short box chassis'. The new 4Runner used the independent front suspension that had been developed on the previous generation. Also, the cruise control switches have been relocated to a separate lever instead of embedded in the steering wheel. Id duis nulla eu incididunt ut id exercitation non eiusmod non enim Lorem nulla ad. In addition, front dual suspension cross members have been incorporated improving suspension action by strengthening lateral rigidity during cornering and longitudinal rigidity during braking.
While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. The revised front bumper features circular fog lights and a relocation of the turn-signals to the headlamp assembly. Instrumentation has been rearranged for better visibility and a door ajar warning light has been added. As a 1996 Toyota 4Runner owner, you know you can depend on your 4Runner for many miles to come. Accelerating to freeway speeds comes a couple of seconds earlier, and the engine doesn't sound strained under full throttle as with prior 4Runner models.
SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Please verify any information in question with a sales representative. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Seven new sporty exterior colors have been chosen for all 4Runner models: Desert Dune Metallic, Stellar Blue Pearl, Natural White, Azure Blue Pearl, Lavender Steel, Sunfire Red Pearl and Anthracite Metallic. A five-speed manual transmission is also available.