What year 4Runner should I avoid?

Bar far, these model years – 2003, 2004 and 2005 – had the most complaints and should be avoided if you have the choice. Carcomplaints.com labeled the 2003 year as the “worst model year ever,” but to clarify, none of the 4Runners are really that bad.

Do 4Runners have a lot of problems?

Many owners have complained about issues in the front brake calipers and front brakes, warping problems, and premature wear in the front brake rotor and brake master cylinder. Fourth generation 4Runners are notorious for brake problems, especially the 2003-2005 model years.

How many miles do old 4Runners last?

Because, as it turns out, the 4Runner is made to last for more than 200,000-miles. In fact, according to iSee Cars, approximately 0.2% of 4Runner models will last for more than 300,000-miles.

What gas mileage does a 1990 4Runner get?

1990 Toyota 4Runner

EPA MPG Owner MPG Estimates
1990 Toyota 4Runner 2WD 4 cyl, 2.4 L, Automatic 4-spd
Regular Gasoline View Estimates How can I share my MPG?
18 combined city/highway MPG 17 city 20 highway 5.6 gals/ 100 miles
1990 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 6 cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 4-spd

Which year 4Runner is the best?

The most reliable Toyota 4Runner model year from the fourth generation is 2008. The 2008 Toyota 4Runner is recommended by Vehicle History. In addition, the 2008 4Runner earned the Dependability Award from J.D. Power. It boasts a “Great” reliability score of 87/100, and was the No.

Are Toyota 4runners expensive to fix?

Cost. The average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Toyota 4Runner is $514, compared to an average of $573 for midsize SUVs and $652 for all vehicle models.

Why is there a 4Runner shortage?

Blame a global computer chip shortage that has crippled car production, pent-up demand caused by coronavirus pandemic restrictions, or simply a bustling economy. No matter the cause, one thing is for sure: new cars are in short supply. The 4Runner SUV is down to just 9 days’ supply.

Do 4Runners hold their value?

A Toyota 4Runner will depreciate 35% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $29,266. The Toyota 4Runner ranks in our Top 10 for both the 5-year and 7-year rankings, and does very well for retaining its value over time. The 4Runner has been in production since 1984, and has a very loyal following.