The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is a robust AWD SUV with great performance and fantastic design. Now set to witness further renovation in interior, the biggest change to watch out for will be its concept design. It is also being reported that Toyota has braced itself for competition from Honda and Nissan in the same category. It has strategically churned out four trim levels – TRD Pro, Limited, SR5 and Trail. Off road capabilities will also be put under test for this SUV and it remains to be seen how well it can fair with its feature package.
2017 Toyota 4Runner – Engine and Concept Changes
Whether or not Toyota carries out a major overhaul in 2017 Toyota 4Runner is a million dollar question. However given the car has to be novel in getting drivetrains, it is possible that it will be fitted with powerful 4.0 liter intercooler V8 engine as opposed to the now used V4 and V6 variants. This latest engine variant will also be available with twin turbo. Exactly how much power will it produce? One may ask. It can consistently run with 270 hp with a torque of 280 lb.-ft.
As mentioned earlier V8 twin turbo engine is powerful enough but at the same time fuel-efficient too. Fuel consumption of around 20 mpg for highway and 17 mpg for city conditions may be expected in the Toyota 4Runner for 2017.
2017 Toyota 4Runner – Redesign
Other SUV’s have hardly taken into account any extra luggage space. 2017 Toyota 4Runner will certainly earn some brownie points by overlap space behind two rows of the seat i.e. middle and last. As for seat capacity, it has been built for a comfortable ride for eight grown ups. Drivers can access audio control system right from the steering wheel. Like all previous models, 2017 4Runner will have 5 JBL speakers to support sound system. Control panel has been centrally connected with 7 inch touch screen that will control all key features of car interiors.
Another critical component for SUV has been dealt with in 2017 Toyota 4Runner. Eight airbags have been stuffed to ensure complete safety of passengers in case brakes are applied at higher speed level. Side impact door have been designed to counter damage at the time of collision.
Minimal but subtle changes will be made in 2017 model to give it a contemporary look than its precursors. A few touch ups on its lines can be seen so as not to make this best looking car in midsize SUV category lose its signature appearance. Beefiness will be added with a new bumper and bonnet, lights for both front and tail will be developed sing LED technology. One useful addition will be Xenon fog lights that can function well in low visibility situations.
2017 Toyota 4Runner – Price and Release Date
Price will vary depending on what people would opt. While the basic model will cost around $33,000, a more decorated and closely cut model’s cost is expected to go up at $45,000. Already into the last leg of the current year, it is all but obvious to wait till next year to this to car roll out for purchase.