The 4Runner was completly redesigned back in 1996 and remains vitually unchanged for 1997. New for 1997, the 4Runner is available in a new... Read More
The 4Runner was completly redesigned back in 1996 and remains vitually unchanged for 1997. New for 1997, the 4Runner is available in a new 2WD Limited V6 model and the four cylinder engine recieves a distibutorless ignition system. The sequential multiport fuel injection system has been updated for greater economy and efficiency. The rear door is a one-piece lift-up for improved ease of use. A soft-chip primer has been applied to the hoods front edge and front bumper to prevent paint damage due to chipping from small rocks. The Leather Trim Package is optional on SR5 and standard on the Limited. Power and Convenience Packages are optional on the base models. A Sport Package with locking differential is available on the 4WD SR5 model. Minimize
Product Review Summary
43 Reviews from Epinions.com
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Dec 17, 1999
God, I love my 4Runner!
Pros: Reliable, comfortable, strong, sleek, empowering, great in bad weather.
Cons: Road noise, loves to drink gas.
As of this update, I'm at 75,000 miles and I've had no major or minor repairs needed on my 4Runner. This is one reliable, versatile, and very well made vehicle. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 12, 2000
4 Runner: Reliable, Safe, Fun. Buy It!
Pros: Reliable, Beautiful, Powerful
Cons: A bit more pricy than an Explorer Read More at Epinions.com
May 14, 2003
Trust it more than other new SUVs
Pros: Reliability, quietness, solid, strong a/c
Cons: 4 cylinder a bit under powered, bumpy
Reliable, solid, quiet, comfortable make it an excellent SUV (especially used). Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 27, 2009
Wonderful vehicle . . .
Pros: Dependable, stylish, comfortable, and versatile.
Cons: Just basic maintence - nothing really big.
I highly recommend this vehicle because of it's versatility, dependability, and stylish looks. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 11, 2000
The only car you need.
Pros: Reliability, safety, passenger/cargo room
Cons: Ride with full load of passengers, cupholder
Get one, you will not be disappointed. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 11, 2007
Pros: Overall, my 4Runner is still a BEAST! I'm surprised, amazed, and so happy! Tony K
Cons: I wished this car had more features as many of it's successors
This thing is so realiable. It handle's like a car with a view of a tower. After 10yrs and 208.5k miles, it's still kickin... Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 18, 2000
Pros: good value, good features, easy to drive, not so big on gas, great car!
Cons: ride smoothness could be improved a little more... Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 7, 2000
Pros: Safe, Reliable, Fun to drive, lots of room
Cons: Haven't found any yet!! Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 13, 2002
Go 4-Running Wherever and Whenever
Pros: It is very reliable.
Cons: I don't know of any.
I recommend this vehicle to anyone. Though new ones are expensive, the old ones are just as reliable. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 2, 2000
Gotta Love It!
Pros: EVERYTHING other than my cons
Cons: numb butt syndrome, taillight has blown out twice, a/c smells from sister's smoking Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 3, 2000
Aggressive Looking. Reliable BattleMaster
Pros: Aggressive Styling, Power, Reliability
Cons: So many people have one already Read More at Epinions.com