Toyota 4Runner
Toyota 4Runner
Toyota 4Runner

2022 Toyota 4Runner

Pros: Off-road capability; large, versatile cargo area; well-designed infotainment controls

Cons: Fuel economy; ride quality and handling finesse don’t match most competitors; 2nd-row seat space isn’t as generous as exterior size might suggest

CG Says: The 2022 Toyota 4Runner lineup adds a TRD Sport trim level with a suspension tuned for on-road handling. LED high-beam headlights and a rear occupancy alert feature are now standard on all trims, and a blind spot monitor and rear cross traffic alert are standard on most. The Toyota 4Runner is pretty much in a class by itself. No other midsize SUV offers a traditional body-on-frame design with seating for up to 7 passengers. While passenger room is just OK by modern standards, 4Runner has excellent cargo space and flexibility thanks to a couple unique features, such as its available power-opening liftgate glass and slide-out loading tray. A 270-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission is the sole powertrain. Rear-wheel drive is standard and 4-wheel drive is available. Standard Toyota Safety Sense P safety equipment includes autonomous emergency braking, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam headlights. Other available features include heated/ventilated front seats, keyless access and starting, locking rear differential, Downhill Assist Control, and power running boards. While you’ll never mistake its on-road behavior for a modern crossover, the 4Runner is civilized enough to be livable as a daily driver. The current-generation 4Runner is one of the oldest vehicle designs still on the market—it was last redesigned for 2010—and its fuel economy and interior ergonomic/technology features trail most rivals. However, a new-generation 4Runner is in the works, and it could possibly debut for the 2024 model year.

The Facts
Class Midsize SUV
Body Style(s) 4-door wagon
Passenger Count 7
Drive Wheels rear-wheel drive, 4-wheel drive
Manufacturer Toyota
Nation of Manufacture Japan
Base Prices SR5: $39,320
4WD SR5: $41,195
4WD Trail Special Edition: $43,165
SR5 Premium: $42,730
4WD SR5 Premium: $44,605
4WD TRD Off-Road: $42,610
4WD TRD Off-Road Premium: $46,095
Limited: $48,905
4WD Limited: $50,490
TRD Sport: $42,165
4WD TRD Sport: $44,040
4WD TRD Pro: $54,135

Base Engine
4.0-liter V6
Horsepower
270
Std. Transmission
5-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
16
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
19

Toyota 4Runner
2022 Toyota 4Runner Limited
2022 Toyota 4Runner
2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
2022 Toyota 4Runner
2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport
NHTSA Ratings
Overall - 4
80%

(5 is the highest rating)

Front Crash - 4
80%
Side Crash - 5
100%
Rollover - 3
60%

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