5 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About the 2021 Toyota 4Runner
A visit to any off-highway vehicle park in the nation will ensure sightings of a wide variety of Toyota 4Runners of various vintage. Thanks to its prowess off the beaten path, the 4Runner is a legend among vehicles that are designed to shine during those moments when the asphalt stops and the adventure begins. It’s one of the few truck-based SUVs left that hasn’t evolved into a soft, car-based crossover vehicle.
For the better part of almost four decades, the 4Runner has impressed drivers on-road and off. The 5th-generation 4Runner, introduced with the 2010 model, is geriatric in terms of car years. And its 270-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 lacks the newfangled technology needed to match current engines when it comes to fuel efficiency and power.
Yet, year after year, the 4Runner remains the vehicle of choice for legions of fans who love it for its long-standing capability and its talent for charming drivers, whether they’re traversing Moab or wine tasting in Napa. Here are five reasons why.