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Toyota 4Runner repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 1160 repairs.
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Toyota 4Runner repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (12%)

Chart based on 418 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Toyota 4Runner problems by year

before 2000 (24%)

2001 - 2002 (5%)

2003 - 2005 (34%)

2006 - 2009 (25%)

2010 - 2013 (9%)

2014 - present (3%)

Chart based on 1161 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
First one purchased full 2010 Toyota 4Runner review
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
Great experience with my previous 4Runner. full 2008 Toyota 4Runner review
2008 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
6 Toyotas and roughly 1 million miles of near-trouble free service. full 2008 Toyota 4Runner review
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
This is my 4th 4Runner. Every version is a major improvement over the last. full 2007 Toyota 4Runner review
2006 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Love my previous 4runner, and this one is just as good. full 2006 Toyota 4Runner review
2005 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Reliability full 2005 Toyota 4Runner review
2004 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
Very dependable car; no problems w/ this vehicle or our previous 4Runner. full 2004 Toyota 4Runner review
2004 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 4.0L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
My 1997 4runner had over 200,000 miles on it when I sold it for $5500. Still ran perfectly. full 2004 Toyota 4Runner review
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
I have owned several toyota and all have been great full 2003 Toyota 4Runner review
 

Toyota 4Runner Problems and Repair Histories

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