The future promises to be quite exciting for motoring enthusiasts. The Japanese motoring giant Toyota is raising enthusiasts’ appetites with the talk of the upcoming 2018 Toyota 4Runner. This vehicle is going to be a continuation of the 4Runner model which is a Mid-Sized SUV. However, the vehicle might shift focus from being more of an off-road vehicle to being more of a family SUV. What are the anticipated features of this new design Toyota 4Runner?
2018 Toyota 4Runner – Exterior and Interior Redesign
This vehicle promises to bring in a fresher look with a facelift on its exterior. These mostly feature on the new-look stylish and sporty lights. The rear comes with LED taillights. Expect to see the color-keyed front and rear bumpers as well as door handles, side rocker panels and a spoiler at the rear. On the roof will be a sliding moonroof with a sun shade.
The 2018 Toyota 4Runner comes with a seven-seat arrangement to cater for family excursions. With excellent air conditioning, spacious seating arrangement and a moon-roof, the vehicle promises to be quite a delight.
The driver’s and passengers’ advanced airbag system brings greater safety measures into the SUV. The airbags will effectively take care of vital body parts, thorax abdomen, and the pelvis, just in case of the unfortunate eventuality.
Its dashboard is designed to accommodate numerous high-end technology. This will include a 6.1-inch high-resolution touch screen display. An Optitron instrumentation which makes it easy to see the gauges whether during the day or at night. The SUV’s will feature an Entune App Suite which brings mobile apps and data right into the 2018 Toyota 4Runner. Finally, additional technologies will enable you to search for the destination, spice up the playlist and a host of other tasty smart features.
2018 Toyota 4Runner – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is likely to come with a 4.0-liter 5-speed automatic transmission. Just like its predecessor the 2016 Toyota 4Runner liters V6 engine petrol engine. The fuel economy is likely to be better than 17/22 mpg for city roads and highways respectively. However, there is also a high possibility of a 3.5-liter turbo engine.
The upcoming SUV will not disappoint when it comes to both off-road and on-road performance. With oversize TRD Bilstein high-performance shocks and TRD- Tuned springs, the SUV promises utmost reliability in mauling unforgiving terrain.
Also, the Toyota 4Runner 2018 comes with 40/20/40 fold flat second rows. With this, you can make room for much more luggage by folding either one or both seats. So, you can get up to 88 cubic feet of cargo space. Alternatively, you can leave the back seats to recline unfolded.
The 4WD feature with active traction assures of the limited-slip differential with locking feature vital for keeping the vehicle in line as you negotiate sharp corners.
2018 Toyota 4Runner- Price and Release Date
The official price of the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is yet to be released. The price will be $ 40, 603 for the 2016 version. Though the release date has not yet been announced. We can expect the SUV to hit the market sometime later in 2017.