Toyota 4 Runner is one of the most popular off-road SUVs in the world today. The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is set to bring a new generation of the model which will mark the onset of its new life.
Toyota 4Runner 2016 Exterior
The 2016 Toyota 4Runner will be offered in a number of trim levels which will be SR5 (the base), Trail, TRD Pro and Limited. The entire chassis of the new model will be completely redesigned. Enthusiasts of the 4Runner will therefore get a new body style which will feature LED daytime running light and new fog lights. Its bumpers and side cladding will receive modern touches too.
At the front, the SUV will get a new grille which will be bigger compared to the current model. The grille will add a robust, powerful and aggressive look on the new model. Its Toyota logo will also be redesigned and placed on the grille. This midsize SUV will feature projector-beam headlights, LED taillights, new front and rear mudguards as well as 17.6-inch spoke alloy wheels and skid plates.
Other optional equipment will include heated mirrors, a hood scoop, over-fenders, power moon-roof with sunshade, side rocker panels, a rear spoiler among other fantastic features.
2016 Toyota 4Runner Interior
The interior of the new 4Runner will receive some sprucing to hook it up with modern touches to reflect developments in the industry. The front will feature bucket seats; the driver’s seat will have 8-way power adjustable option along with power lumbar while the front passenger’s seat will have 4-way adjustability option.
The rear seats will have a 40-20-40 split folding capability. On the dashboard, we will see a new 7-inch display strategically placed. The vehicle will also feature an 8-speaker audio system. It will also feature modern hardware and software such as USB ports, a GPS system, Wi-Fi connectivity, a newly upgraded infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity among others.
For occupants comfort, the 2016 4Runner base trim will feature a manual air conditioning system, air filtration and 12 DC and an AC power outlet. For entertainment of users, the vehicle comes with an Entune Audio Plus radio with 8 speakers, wireless phone connectivity, window grid diversity antenna and an LCD screen in the front fascia.
Engine, Specs and Fuel Consumption
Under the hood of the 2016 Toyota 4Runner, you will find a 4.0 L V6 engine which will produce 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque and. The engine will be mated with a 5-speed automatic transmission system.
The SR5 and Limited trims will have an option of either all wheel drive mode or rear wheel drive mode. However, the Trail and TRD Pro trims will only be available in all wheel drive mode. Due to use of lightweight materials and work done on the engines themselves, the model will improve its fuel economy. It will have a combined 19 mpg and 17/22 for city/highway when paired with a rear wheel drive and 17/21 for city/highway and 18 mpg combined for all wheel drive.
The five-door SUV will accommodate five passengers and leave plenty of cargo space.
Price and Release date
We understand that the new 2016 4Runner is likely to be launched in autumn 2016. The auto maker has released information on an official price , starting MSRP price will be $ 33,510 for the base (SR5) trim model. Higher trims will attract a slightly higher price, price of Trail trim level starting from $36,415, Limited trim start from $41,825 and highest TRD Pro level starts from $ 41.550.