2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD

What’s changed on the 2017 Toyota 4Runner?

2017 Toyota 4Runner Changes and Specs

The Toyota 4Runner is the ultimate all-purpose vehicle—the 4Runner can offer a place to camp out for the night, tow a boat for a day of fun on the water, and even venture off road for some hill-climbing action. The all-new 2017 Toyota 4Runner will make its appearance at Toyota dealerships soon. In the meantime, Western Slope Toyota has some initial information about the new model. Continue reading for the 2017 Toyota 4Runner changes and specs.

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2017 Toyota 4Runner Changes

For the 2017 model year, the 2017 Toyota 4Runner received a number of key changes. The 4Runner’s endearing character and impressive ruggedness was refined by the passionate team at Toyota Racing Development (TRD). Last model year’s 4Runner Trail and Trail Premium trims are now known as the TRD Off-Road and TRD Off-Road Premium trims, and they now join the ultimate off-roader in the 2017 4Runner lineup—the 4Runner TRD Pro.

The 2017 Toyota 4Runner also received a number of exterior updates that include new badging and color options. Inside their cabins, the trio of 4Runner TRD models feature a fiber-patterned center console, with the TRD Off-Road trims getting unique “TRD Off-Road” floor mats. The TRD Off-Road Premium and TRD Pro trims add red TRD logos to the front seats headrests. Finally, drivers of all TRD models have the full arsenal of Toyota’s off-road driving technologies at their disposal.

2017 Toyota 4Runner Performance Specs

All 2017 Toyota 4Runner models are powered by a 270-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine mated to a 5-speed ECT-i automatic transmission with sequential shift mode. The V6 engine delivers 278 lb-ft of torque, and the 4Runner can tow a maximum of 5,000 pounds.  The 2017 4Runner lineup features 2WD models with standard Automatic Limited Slip Differential, and an available part-time 4WD system with Active Traction Control. The 4Runner Limited trim features full-time 4WD that uses a Torsen center differential with a locking feature and a three-mode, center console-mounted switch.

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