2018 Toyota 4Runner Redesign


The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is going to be an excellent and meticulous crossover utility vehicle with fabulous off-road prowess, a boastful engine and an amazing look. This model has been in the market for quit some time now, for almost a decade, and an much needed update is really going to change its outlook soon. Let us come up with the details.

Introduction

Crossovers or crossover utility vehicles, as some people like to call them, are gaining huge popularity in the modern market. With their features that are much like the sport utility vehicles, they have powerful engines and can be driven on any type of terrain.

Other than that, they are also passenger vehicles and provide ample space for their buyers. Thus there is no wonder that they gaining position among the most desired cars of the decade. One such is the Toyota 4Runner 2018. It would be a good idea to get into more details about this wonderful crossover that is going to make its appearance in the market soon enough.

2018 Toyota 4Runner exterior design front view

2018 Toyota 4Runner Release Date

The first thing that you probably want to know is the car’s release date. As far as we know, according to the latest rumors, is that the new 4Runner is going to be released some time in the end of the year 2017. But it can be availed by the major dealerships only in the beginning of the following year. This is, however, what is expected because no official information of any kind has been provided about the release at the time of writing this article.

2018 Toyota 4Runner exterior design side view

Exterior Redesign

According to our sources, the exterior of the new 2018 Toyota 4Runner would not go through too many changes as its tough looks have widely appealed to the people. The grille on the front would be bulky like the popular pickup trucks and there would be black hezel headlights. However, most of the changes would be made on the read end, where it looks a bit odd at this moment. The latest design may feature a roundish appearance wider taillights and a lower rear part with a much needed sportier look. But on summation, outside changes would be kept at a minimum.

Some of the exterior dimensions have been mentioned:

Wheelbase 109.8 inches
Height 70.1 inches
Length 190.7 inches
Width 75.8 inches
Weight 2052 kg

2018 Toyota 4Runner interior dashboard

Interior Design Changes

As can be expected, since there would be little changes on the outside that most of the interior would go through some redesigning. There should be a lot more space inside with seven seats and a lower floor. The design is intended to give the driver more space. There would be features like iHeartRadio, Destination Search and Pandora. There will also be an Entune Premium Audio System to give a nice vibe and a leather covered shift knob.

2018 Toyota 4Runner interior rear seats

What about engine and performance?

The engine would likely get smaller and less powerful and get some benefits for on road drive with a smooth ride. But, this would mean that the car would get worse at towing. The engine would be 3.5-liter V6, which has recently been upgraded with direct injection technology and other upgrades. The car would have a power of around 300 horsepower and have less than 270 lb-ft of torque. The fuel consumption would, however, be quite high at the time it is used for towing. It would also feature a new eight- or nine-speed transmission.

Some of the features are:

Engine type 3.5-litre V6
Fuel type Petrol
Displacement 3.5L
Power 300 hp
Torque 270 lb-ft
Top speed 115 mph
0-60 mph 7.5 sec

2018 Toyota 4Runner V6 engine

Pro Variant

The 2018 Toyota 4Runner Pro Variant would be able to carry a cargo of about 440 pounds and would most likely feature a 4.0L V6 powertrain, delivering more than 270 horses. There is a word that the Pro Variant would be colored in an exclusive hue.

With all these features, the upcoming 2018 Toyota 4Runner would definitely be an excellent crossover to ride.

What price can we expect?

As we already know, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is not going to be an entirely new model, but an improved new edition. The current basic model is available somewhere around $33,000, while the expensive ones can be bought for around $43,000. With the improvement in the model and up gradation, the price of the latest model is expected to go up by about $2000. But this augmentation in the price can be justified by the remarkable changes that the car would go through to achieve its new form.

2018 Toyota 4Runner Spy Photos

For the end, take a look at some of the spy photos that the paparazzi photographers managed to take during the vehicle’s on-road testing.

2018 Toyota 4Runner spu shots

SOURCE;CARANDDRIVR 2018 Toyota 4Runner spu shots

2018 Toyota 4Runner spu shots

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