In 2020, the fifth-generation Toyota 4Runner will enter its 11th model year, making it among the earliest SUVs on the marketplace today. It got a 2014 refreshing to keep it approximately date, however this last-of-a-dying-breed off-road-ready rig is still dated. Though the 2020 4Runner will be a carryover model, its much more rugged TRD Pro trim will get a handful of updates.
2020 Toyota 4Runner Design
Aesthetically, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner will show up with the exact same upright, hard-angled feel and look it’s had given that 2014. This appearance might shut off crossover purchasers, however old-school SUV purchasers will value its nod to an easier age of truck-based SUVs. TRD Pro models will acquire a new grille style to accommodate a radar sensing unit for the new-for-2020 security devices.
2020 Toyota 4Runner Interior
Inside, we anticipate the exact same truck-based cabin to continue the same in the 2020 Toyota 4Runner. Like the exterior, crossover purchasers will likely turn their noses up at this, while traditionalists will value the simpleness.
Though the bulk of the 2020 4Runner lineup’s cabin will stay the very same, the TRD Model will get a couple of little tweaks inside. This will consist of a new 8-inch touchscreen in location of the old 6.1-inch system and an updated infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa compatibility, 2 extra rear USB ports, and keyless entry and ignition.
2020 Toyota 4Runner Engine
Under its hood, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner will stay the same with its basic 4.0-liter V6 engine cranking out 270 horse power and 278 pound-feet of torque. This power will head through a basic five-speed automated transmission and out to the rear wheels. Purchasers can likewise select 4×4. This powertrain will assist the 2020 4Runner preserve its 5,000-pound towing capability.
The Toyota 4Runner has actually long lagged the times in sophisticated security devices, however that will change in 2020. Toyota will gear up the whole 2020 4Runner lineup with basic Toyota Safety Sense P baby-sitters, consisting of automated emergency situation braking with pedestrian detection, lane-departure cautions, automated high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control, and more. Sadly, we anticipate its structural problems, which led to a “Marginal” rating in the driver-side small-overlap crash test, will continue the same into 2020.
2020 Toyota 4Runner Pricing & Release Date
There is no concrete release date for the 2020 Toyota 4Runner, however we anticipate production to release in August 2019 for an October 2019 on-sale date.
Prices likewise stays an enigma, however without any changes coming, we anticipate the 2020 4Runner’s prices to run about the like the existing model’s $35,705 to $47,295 MSRP range.
The 2020 Toyota 4Runner will take on the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, and the Toyota Highlander.