2014 Toyota 4Runner
For virtually 3 decades, the Toyota 4Runner mid-size SUV has been a stouthearted for off-roading enthusiasts quest a SUV with broken, go-anywhere capableness. Presently in its fifth-generation, 4Runner continues as one of the few full able mid-size SUVs, and the redesigned 2014 4Runner receives a broken new outside pattern, and upcountry refinements that add solace and gizmo without sacrificing its authentication functioning potentiality and first-class measure.
The Toyota 4Runner combines broken body-on-frame building with comp hanging engineering that yields optimum off-road capacity with a shine rally and quilt more ofttimes associated with crossovers. The 2014 4Runner is usable in 3 grades: a well-equipped, value-driven SR5; top-of-the-line Express, and a Chase mark for those who neediness utmost off-road potentiality. Optional third-row seating on SR5 and Circumscribed allow capable seven-person capability.
4Runner owners bequeath deliver the alternative of a arse roll 4×2, parttime 4×4 or a full-time multi-mode 4×4 with a lockup mall derivative. All models are equipt with a sinewy 4.0-liter, 270-horsepower V6 teamed to a five-speed ECT-i reflex transmitting and one of the few vehicles that continues go a transferee suit.
4Runner’s Rugged Exterior Design Projects Its Off-Road Heritage With a Premium Refinement
The reinvigorated Toyota 4Runner features a redesigned strawman dashboard that conveys a more broken and belligerent show. This includes a brawny breast grill, and edgier smoke-cured headlamps for a more emphatic flavor. The SR5 and Lead grades lineament a color-keyed wicket inset and forepart bumper that is encircled by fog lamps set in sharp cut inlays that widen from the headlamps fine-tune to the bumper.
2014 Toyota 4Runner
The Track level features new color-keyed bumpers and overfenders, and it continues to be magisterial by an belligerent bonnet best and flatware motley breast and arse bumper accents. All grades are now stock with a ceiling torture.
In plus to the classifiable new grillwork, the agiotage Circumscribed’s strawman pattern stands obscure with a chrome-plated lattice cut-in and chromium-plate breast bumper that extends to the fog-lamp bezels. The english modeling, cap wrack and ass bumper are likewise chromium-plate cut. The headlamps birth likewise changed from halogen to projector transmit, with both the headlamps and redesigned behind compounding lamps on all 4Runner grades now featuring LED lamps.
Both the SR5 and Lead grades bequeath drive on 17-inch debase wheels with a new wheel-design for both, spell the Modified continues to tantalise on 20-inch metal wheels, which are now calico nigrify anterior to machining to add demarcation. All grades keep to semen criterion with a life-sized plain.
The 2014 4Runner volition be usable in ogdoad outside colours that admit new additions: Swallow Gabardine; Posture Blacken Metal; Barcelona Red Metal; and Marine Dingy Metal. They leave union carryover colours that admit: Snowstorm Bone; Graeco-roman Facile Metal; Magnetized Grayish Metal; and Lightlessness.
New Interior Styling Has a refined style with the Comfort expected of a Mid-size SUV
The Toyota 4Runner outside updates are complemented by touches of nuance on the within. Both the SR5 and Track class add criterion Mark threshold passementerie, and a leather-wrapped wheel and leather shimmy thickening offer a bounty tone and atm.
The SR5 receives a new undimmed and extremely seeable Optitron panel that houses speedometer, tach, emf, fire and coolant temperature gauges, positive a multi-information showing that offers multiple functions. An Eco-Driving feedback organization allows the driver to proctor fire use in veridical sentence. On 4Runner Chase, an smash cabinet inside gentle reaching organizes the off-road mastery switches into one locating. A scope indicant and extraneous temperature expose add functionality. A manually controlled air conditioning scheme is measure on SR5 and Dog grades; the Express features an reflex dual-zone climate-control organization.
For second-row passengers, a sculptured forepart seat-back anatomy provides extra genu spa. The second-row seating, which admit a centre armrest, severally repose capable 16 degrees in quatern stairs for restful rider comfortableness. The 40/20/40 second-row bottom constellation likewise has a one-touch waltz part, fashioning accession to the one-third row easier. Third-row seats is useable on SR5 and Circumscribed grades and features a spacious, supportive seating.
The SR5 and Train course get measure with well-situated fabric-trimmed seats useable in Guts Ecru, Plumbago or Blacken. Useable SofTex seating propose a mild, fertile flavour. New for 2014, the SR5 adds a measure eight-way ability driver ass.
The Special comes touchstone with a leather-trimmed inside with new ventilated driver and battlefront rider seating in Sandpaper Ecru, Blacken and a new Sequoia colour. Presence seating are besides het with eight-way power-adjustable driver’s arse with powerfulness lumbar reenforcement and four-way power-adjustable rider bum. Both battlefront seating are now touchstone with retentivity settings.
Powerful 4.0-liter V6 Helps Take 4Runner Anyplace, Anytime
The 4Runner 4.0-liter V6 generates 270 h.p. and 278 lb.-ft. of torsion. Twofold fencesitter Varying Valve Timing with word (VVT-i) optimizes torsion crossways the locomotive’s operational orbit. Fire saving ratings competitor around crossing SUVs with an EPA-estimated 17 mpg metropolis and 23 mpg highway for 4×2 models, and 17 mpg metropolis and 22 mpg highway for 4×4. Uttermost towing capacitance is 5,000 pounds and all vehicles sport an merged tow-hitch liquidator and wiring rule as measure equipment.
Toyota 4Runner Balances Full Off-Road Capability with Smooth Around-town Handling
A double-wishbone main breast hanging, combined with a variable-flow rack-and-pinion direction, aid dedicate the 4Runner accurate command on demanding roadstead. Gyre springs complete gas shocks are exploited at all quartet wheels for a easy cod and controlled treatment. The four-link back abatement maximizes off-road axle join, whileproviding a placid rally for rear-seat passengers on and off paving.
The Modified level comes banner with an X-REAS suspension that encourage improves execution, comforter and controller. With X-REAS, 4Runner corners blandish, sander, and handles jerky paving more well. X-REAS mechanically adjusts the damping power of shocks when impulsive complete rough surfaces or when cornering. The organization uses a plaza restraint absorber to cross-linkage shocks on opponent corners of the fomite, well reduction delivery and yaw by offsetting opponent inputs.
The 4Runner SR5 and Lead 4×4 models sustain a two-speed, half-time four-wheel-drive organization with achromatic billet, maximising fire efficiency when a 4×4 contour isn’t requisite. The Toyota 4Runner Circumscribed is furnished with a full-time, four-wheel-drive organization with a lockup plaza derivative and a three-mode, plaza console-mounted shift.
The A-TRAC grip command organisation is banner equipment on all 4×4 models. The arrangement can circularize drive to any one bike in liaison with the earth, qualification terrain irregularities and tricky patches most limpid to the driver. An electronic-locking ass derivative is criterion on the Lead level.
The Track class is intentional to maximise off-road operation with superscript approaching and expiration angles, highschool land headroom, and an raiment of operational upgrades for the nigh demanding participating outside partizan. The Chase mark offers an optional Energising Dynamical Suspension (KDSS). KDSS importantly improves terrain-following power by dynamically disconnecting stabiliser bars to leave more axle locomote, and meliorate respite joint in retard, unmanageable terrain.
Toyota’s Grovel Ascendancy (Crawling) boast is banner on the Track class. The scheme helps keep an conquer speeding to living the fomite below restraint and minimizes the lading on drivetrain and hiatus components.
With the conveyance suit shifted into low grasp, Grovel regulates locomotive velocity and turnout (on with braking forcefulness), to incite the fomite ahead or in turnabout at one of the fivesome driver-selectable low-speed settings. This allows the driver to defend center steerage complete rasping layer primer or immerse grades without having to too tone the gas or bracken treadle.
The Chase gradation too features a Multi-Terrain Take scheme that dials in wheel-slip ascendancy to mate the terrain. In loosen terrain such as mud and sandpaper, more-than-normal roll miscue is permitted, allowing wheel-spin to ferment in the fomite’s favour. On rough moguls, or self-coloured rock’n’roll, bike parapraxis is minimized and the scheme acts more ilk a express miscue derivative. The Baron background is for any exceedingly scratchy terrain, such as V-ditches, slopes, and ridges, acclivitous or consume.
All models seed criterion with Hill-start Help Ascendancy (HAC), which provides extra ascendancy for off-road drive by serving to clutches the fomite stationary earlier start on a engross lean or tricky coat. All 4Runner 4×4 models sport measure Downward-sloping Aid Restraint (DAC). This sport augments the low-speed ascension power of low-range by serving to clutch the fomite, allowing clock for the driver to a quarry speeding with no driver interposition.
Versatility and Convenience Provide Comfort and Utility
An raiment of contraption features and various seats configurations render the 2014 4Runner with sizable rider quilt and usefulness. Fold-flat second-row seating allow a story cargo flooring in the 4Runner, and it is not requirement to take the headrests to plica the seating apartment. The useable third-row backside is cleave 50/50 and folds apartment. The seating can be folded from the position or at the back, victimization furcate one-touch levers. With this placement, more shipment distance is useable without removing seating, and thirster items can be handily carried.
A Impudent Key arrangement featuring keyless entrance with push-button beginning is stock on the Special level. The arrangement allows the driver to unlock or starting the fomite by carrying the keyless distant. The load doorway windowpane has jam ascendancy, wish the moonroof and ability position windows.
An useable pull-out hold is open of carrying capable 440 pounds to piddle payload and unloading lowering items easier and to offer seats for tailgating and encampment liberalisation.
All Toyota 4Runner models semen criterion with a 120V vent and two extra 12V outlets.
A battlefront and backside headroom asdic scheme is criterion on Circumscribed models, and a rear-view backing camera is now stock on all 4Runner models. The arrangement displays in the sound screenland, increasing visibleness at the bottom of the fomite.
New Audio Systems Include Standard Entune™ Multimedia System
New for 2014 on SR5 and Tag score 4Runner models is Entune&barter; Sound Positive, which includes Toyota’s Entune multimedia, an AM/FM/MP3 CD actor with eight-spot speakers, structured SiriusXM&craft; Planet Wireless (includes 90-day run subscription), USB embrasure with iPod connectivity, and Bluetooth® hands-free earphone potentiality and medicine cyclosis.
Measure on the Special mark is the new Entune Agio JBL Sound arrangement, which incorporates tod’s nearly in-demand connectivity features. It includes the Entune multimedia, a JBL® agio audio organisation with sailing, SiriusXM Orbiter Wireless (with a 90-day test subscription), HD Radiocommunication with iTunes® tagging and 15 speakers. The seafaring organization includes a gravid seven-inch reminder.
Entune is a compendium of pop peregrine applications and information services, with leash geezerhood of gratis entree. Erst a impertinent sound is affiliated to the fomite victimization Bluetooth radio engineering or a USB wire, Entune’s features are operated victimization the fomite’s controls or, for about services, by vocalism acknowledgment. Entune offers peregrine apps for Bing&swop;, iHeartRadio, MovieTickets.com, OpenTable®, and Pandora®. Entune information services admit a fire cost draw, sports lashings, stocks, dealings and conditions.
Received on all sound systems is a unequalled “company way” sound circumstance that is saint for tailgating, raises deep reception and shifts voice equalizer to the bum of the fomite. Company modality is in plus bolstered by behind liftgate-mounted speakers, which procedure with or without company manner selected. The terminal feeler has been dropped in favour of a new in-glass feeler.
Toyota’s Exclusive Star Safety System, Eight Standard Airbags, Safety Connect
The 4Runner features Toyota’s stock Hotshot Refuge Organization&swap; that includes Fomite Constancy Mastery (VSC) with grip ascendancy (TRAC), an Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Dispersion (EBD), Bracken Aid (BA), and Fresh Stopover Engineering (SST) brake-override organisation. VSC helps the driver to guarantee ascendancy by compensating for forepart and ass roll parapraxis. The organization uses selective braking and modulated locomotive yield to avail livelihood the fomite in cable with the driver’s direction inputs. On 4×2 vehicles, the Motorcar LSD (Express Gaucherie Derivative) scheme allows for amend grip on tricky sections of roadway. The four-wheeled ABS with EBD provides the Toyota 4Runner with optimum bracken proportioning, irrespective of fomite payload.
Eighter measure airbags includes figurehead, side-mounted and stifle airbags for the driver and strawman rider, and side-curtain airbags for the secondment and tertiary rows. All 2014 4Runners bear participating headrests for driver and rider, and three-point ass belts for all seating.
The 2014 Toyota 4Runner Express offers the Safe Colligate&patronage; telematics arrangement. Usable by subscription, with or without the optional pilotage organization, Safe Join offers iv safe and protection features: Reflex Hit Telling, Stolen Fomite Placement, Exigency Assist Push (SOS), and Wayside Aid. When Safe Associate is arranged, it includes a annual tribulation subscription.
In vitrine of either airbag deployment or spartan rear-end hit, an Automatonlike Hit Apprisal organization is intentional to mechanically birdsong a consecrate reception gist. If a reception factor cannot intercommunicate with the occupants, the broker can impinging the nighest emergency-services supplier to shipment assist.
Push the in-vehicle “SOS” clitoris allows drivers to reaching the reply core to bespeak helper in an exigency also as for a across-the-board reach of wayside assist necessarily. If a 4Runner weaponed with Condom Link is stolen, agents can oeuvre with local regime to helper place and reclaim the fomite.
4Runner Includes Toyota Care Complimentary Maintenance
Toyota’s 36-month/36,000 mi introductory new-vehicle warrantee applies to all components differently formula bear and sustentation items. Extra 60-month warranties screening powertrain for 60,000 miles and erosion with no milage limit. The Toyota 4Runner bequeath likewise seed received with Toyota Maintenanceä, a gratis programme cover formula factory-scheduled care and 24-hour wayside help for two age or 25,000 miles, whichever comes commencement.