It was clear that Toyota wanted to transform their famous car since photos of an alleged 2020 Toyota 4Runner appeared. After 5 generations of success, the 6th generation looks to change the game once more. The new model has a remodeled front with a subtle but aggressive nose. The headlights are higher and they use the latest LED technology. It still however uses the body-on-frame architecture that increases flexibility on and off the road.
The model is one of the most recognizable off-road SUVs made by the famous Japanese company. It remains a mainstream vehicle for SUV enthusiasts. The latest 2020 model features innovative technology from Toyota, which will cement its status in the very competitive market of pickup trucks.
The new 4Runner is safer to drive with the new 2.0 Toyota Safety Sense system. It combines a collection of features such as lane keeping assist, automatic cruise control, black spot warning technology and a 360-degree camera. With these innovations, drivers are free to navigate all terrains safely.
This new SUV model is available with 2 different engine options, a diesel and a petrol engine. The petrol one is a 3.5-liter V6 engine, while the diesel engine is a new D-4D. In addition, there is also a 1KZ power plant for the SUV, a new option. It has a 3.0-liter diesel capacity. A Hybrid engine is also available. As a result, there is a wide variety of powertrains to satisfy all the different tastes.
In order to maintain attraction to current markets, the new 4Runner has a new design with an aggressive styling, which shows in the bumper, the grille and the side skirts. Headlights are slimmer and they have more LED tubes. The suspension has been improved so the SUV now rides higher, which enables better ground clearance on off-road terrain.
The interior of the truck has been made more comfortable. Luxury features are incorporated in all 3 trim levels. Even the base model SUV has a new Entune music system, while the navigation is more accurate. In addition, all trim levels are equipped with a rear view camera system.
4Runner Limited updates
The 4Runner Limited it he most luxurious version of this new SUV from Toyota. The leather, heated and ventilated seats are now a standard for this model. It also features automatic parking assist. With all of these additions, the Limited trim is the most feature rich and the most comfortable option.
4Runner TRD Pro updates
T4Runner SUV trim is known as the performance option. It is improved so that the driving experience and the vehicle systems give the best impression. It is also equipped with performance shock absorbers, all terrain tires and improved suspension.
Toyota amazed car enthusiasts with the 4Runner for 5 generations. With the new model, they will remain competitive while wowing the crowds. With the updated exterior, interior and technology, it offers even more than ever.
A wide range of vivid colors is available for the drivers to choose from. The exterior color palette includes Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blizzard Pear, Barcelona Red Pearl, nautical Blue Metallic, Super White, Classic Silver Metallic, Cavalry Blue and Midnight Black Metallic. When it comes to the interior options, drivers can pick Redwood, Sand Beige and Black Graphite as their upholstery color.
To make the offer even wider, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner will be available with different trims. These include the 4Runner TRD, 4Runner Limited, 4Runner SR5 and the 4Runner TRD Pro. They contain updates, which improve the interior comforts, like heating and navigation, as well as off-road capabilities.
Enhanced suspension system
The new 4Runner model received improvements on the suspension front for better performance. It now possesses a rear differential with locking capability and enhanced stabilizers. To make sure the driving experience is smooth, it also has a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System. Drivers can now also enjoy the low range gearing system.
The new 2020 Toyota 4Runner has brand new heated side mirrors, and some running boards are power deployed. The front seats are now both heated and ventilated, while the comfort is maximized with a Dual-Zone climate control.
The new model improved on the old one’s Entune music system. The car now supports media technologies like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This boosts compatibility with popular smartphones and increases the overall fell of car entertainment.
2020 Toyota 4Runner Rumors
Toyota’s new 4Runner model has a curved front fascia, while its lower bumper carries a radiator grille. Both of these are matte black and offer a sporty look to the pickup truck. The Toyota emblem sits high on the new grille.
A pair of fog lights are situated on both sides of the bumper featuring LED technology. This provides better illumination of the road ahead. The headlights are closer to the hood and they sit higher. These also rely on LED tubes to enable better vision during both night and day.
The new truck has a luggage carrier on the roof, and aerodynamic side mirrors. The rugged build of the new model continues across the shoulders all the way down to the taillights. The rear LED illuminators look frosted when the engine is off.
For maximum durability, the wheel wells are lined with hardened polyvinylchloride (PVC). Overall, this is a modern exterior.
Just like the exterior, the interior is also changed. The 2020 model has an updated cabin with SofTex leather covered steering wheel. Glove department, instrument stack and arm rest.
Black, gray and brown options are available for this. The steering wheel has a 4-spoke design, and it has buttons that control various elements of the infotainment system of the car.
The pickup truck also has an Entune music system and a moon-roof. The gearshift lever has a frosted aluminum finish.
A 7-inch screen sits among a number of buttons and knobs, which control the interior environment like the air conditioning, entertaining system and seat heating. Overall, it possesses a very comfortable interior setup.
Its direct and main competitors are the Toyota Tacoma, Jeep Wrangler, Subaru Outback, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Drivers can choose from 2 different engines, the 3.5-liter and 4.0-liter V6 engines. The first is a stock option, and the second a more powerful one which offers a 270 horsepower output with a 280 lb./ft. of torque.
The stock engine is equipped with a turbocharger, while both engines go in pair with a 5-speed automatic transmission system. With the aforementioned 4.0-litre engine, the pickup truck can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.5 seconds.
The new truck will be offered with a number of different trims that include the SR5, Trail, TRD Pro and Limited. They provide different options when it comes to the efficiency and the appearance of the new 4Runner SUV.
|2020 Toyota 4Runner Specs|
|Engine And Transmission|
|Power/torque||270 hp/280 lb/Ft|
|0-60 mph||7.5 seconds.|
|PRICE RANGE: $34,000
|Competitors:Toyota Tacoma, Jeep Wrangler, Subaru Outback, Jeep Grand Cherokee|
Drivers who choose the Limited or SR5 options will be able to select between two options, a four-wheel drive (4WD) and a rear-wheel-drive (RWD). The TRD Pro and the Trail trims come with a standard All-Wheel-Drive (AWD).
Toyota points out that new engine options for the pickup are on the way. A diesel engine or a powerful V8 are also possible. The new 2020 Toyota 4Runner’s mileage is 18 mpg in the city, and 21 mpg on the open highway. Its towing capacity is 4,700 pounds.