Among the best sport utility vehicle, is the Toyota 4Runner series. The SUV was ranked number 3 among the top 10 longest-lasting vehicles in the US by iSeeCars.com. There have been 5 generations of these mid-size Toyota 4runners. The fifth generation includes models from 2009 to present. A 2018 Toyota 4Runner, which will be in the fifth generation, is presumed to be released before or after the year 2018. This version will be a redesign of the 2016 model. The new model is expected to thrill SUV lovers. The 2018 Toyota 4Runner will have new excellent features to look out for. Here are some of the attributes of the anticipated model.
2018 Toyota 4Runner – Redesign Exterior and Interior
The 2018 Toyota 4Runnner model, unlike the other models, will have an appearance that is somehow sturdy. The SUV will have an innovative a truck-on-body structure. This is set to facilitate off-road cruises. The medium sized vehicle will have a higher dimension than the previous 4Runners models. This will be presented in a larger and taller 4Runner. The alloy wheels will be about 17 inches. A 20 inches option also be available. The power moon roof, power windows, and headlights are parts which will be improved. You should expect newly fitted LED running lights on the 2018 model. The LED lights are to be used during the day. The tail lights will also have an improvement. A civilized look is set to be achieved.
The interior of the 2018 4Runner model will be aimed at providing comfort. It will have a snug feeling on its seats which will be made of high-quality leather, probably a punctured cowhide. The vehicle’s cabin will be embodied with a soft plastic. This plastic will fit perfectly on door and dashboard parts. The 4Runner is set to accommodate 7 passengers. This model will feature a 6.1 touch screen just like in all 4Runner versions. You should also expect an enhancement that allows gauges to be visible day or night. A satellite navigation unit will be available but not for all models. Only the base model will boast of this feature.
2018 Toyota 4Runner – Engine Options
An engine capacity of 3.5-liter on a V6 engine will replace the old outdated 4.0-liter V6 engine in the 2018 Toyota 4Runner. A power increase up to 300 hp on the SUV is expected despite an improvement in the vehicle’s fuel economy. This SUV will have a fuel consumption of an average of 18.88 mpg. You should also expect a 260 lb-ft of torque. This version will come with a 6-speed automatic transmission gear box. The gear box will blend smartly with the engine unit for the best performance. This vehicle will be either a rear wheel drive or an all wheel drive. The top speed of the vehicle will be around 116 mph.
2018 Toyota 4Runner – Release Dates and Price
The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is scheduled to be released at the end of the year 2017 or at the beginning of the year 2018. This is according to rumors. Some rumors claim that model may even be released in 2019. The price for this SUV will depend on the wheel drive. The all-wheel drive will cost higher. If a hybrid will be available, it is predicted to be the most expensive. The crossover price is estimated to be around $33,500 to $42,500 with some sources predicting the price to be higher.