Crossover SUV segment will be richer next year because the all-new 2021 Toyota 4Runner is confirmed. The popular SUV will get some changes and updates. Also, according to the officials, the upcoming model will be offered with two new engines alongside the standard one.
Besides new engines, 4Runner will deploy a more attractive look, great off-road capability and plenty of standard features. The midsize SUV is built on the body-on-frame construction that brings many novelties. Thanks to this platform, the 2021 Toyota 4Runner offers a spacious cabin and it comes with three rows of seats.
2021 Toyota 4Runner Redesign
The 2021 Toyota 4Runner will be redesigned as per latest update. Like the popular Toyota RAV4, the upcoming 4Runner will offer attractive styling. Furthermore, both models will also provide some identical lines. Furthermore, thanks to the new Global Architecture platform (TNGA) and use of aluminum this model will be slightly lighter and it will provide much better efficiency and better headling.
TRD Pro will be also available. This model still remains to be the ultimate off-roader that will look more rugged. It will come with a hood scoop, skid plates, chunky tires and raised suspension. Also, TRD Pro will also deploy Voodoo Blue paint.
The interior of the upcoming 2021 Toyota 4Runner will be simple and clear. Unfortunately, at this moment there is no available image of a cabin. However, according to the latest report, we can expect more luxury than before and more standard features. The cabin will be more spacious and it will provide comfort. The current model is available in few trims SR5/SR5 Premium, Limited, and TRD Off-Road/Off-Road Premium/Pro trim levels. The base SR5 comes with Entune Audio Plus system, Siri Eyes Free, Bluetooth music streaming, and an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat.
However, if one chose the TRD Pro, it will get in this package features like water-resistant seat fabric, 15-speaker JBL sound system, navigation, and so on. Limited trim is the most equipped. This trim consists of dual-zone climate control, leather-trimmed seats (heated/ventilated in front), and a moonroof.
Two New Engines
Under the bonnet, the Toyota 4Runner SUV will get some changes. The manufacturer will add two new engines this year. The current mid-size SUV comes with a 4.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, this engine sends power through RWD as the standard, while AWD is optional. Also, with the base engine, this model is able to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
However, the new engines will be added and according to some gossip, one of the engines also powers Toyota Tacoma pickup. The new variant consists of the 3.5-liter drivetrain that will be able to make 278 HP and 265 lb-ft. However, another engine that will be added is a turbocharged 3.0 engine. This engine also powers the Supra sport model. Under the Supra model, the same engine provides 335 HP and 365 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy and exact numbers of output will be available soon according to the officials.
2021 Toyota 4Runner Release Date and Price
The upcoming 2021 Toyota 4Runner will be available for sale sometime in 2020. The new SUV according to the latest images will be redesigned and it will provide sportier look than before. Thanks to the all above, we can also expect some slight price increase.
The current model starts with price 36,000. This price includes the destination charge. However, the TRD Off-Road will also arrive, and it will cost slightly less than $40,000. The most equipped model can reach $50,000. With those prices above, the 4Runner cost slightly more than models such as Ford Explorer, Nissan Pathfinder, and Kia Sorento.