Toyota’s midsize segment is expected to acquire a brand new rejuvenated model in the year 2016. It is none other than the 2016 Toyota 4Runner. Various changes are going to take place in terms of its appearance and style in order to produce a brand new crossover. However, specific details regarding the expected changed on the 2016 Toyota 4Runner have been kept at a minimum, so, not much about this car’s changes are known. Nevertheless, people have presumed what this car will look like from what they have seen on other models of its kind. Also, by relying on some limited details from inside the company, it looks certain that this auto will get additional modern features.
2016 TOYOTA 4RUNNER: EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Outside its body, the 2016 Toyota 4Runner will get a new grille. The grille will presumably be the most outstanding attractive adjustment in its exterior. The grille will be bigger and it shall be the first symbol of this car’s transformation. This auto will also get a more durable and muscular look. It shall be offered in three trim levels namely the Base SR5, the Limited Edition and the Trail Offroad. Toyota enthusiasts will again have an option of selecting among the three trim levels.
The 2016 4Runner concept will acquire more aluminum materials in making most of its output parameters. The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is going to be upgraded by including many adjustments inside its cabin. There will be new dashboard which will come with a seven inch touch screen. The infotainment features will also be increased in this version and they include a modern 8 speaker sound system and GPS among others. In terms of comfort, this car will receive superior treatment. It seats will be covered with new authentic leather. Indeed, its interior especially the cabin will receive substantial changes which will make it completely different from the one in the current model. The drivers’ seat will have eight adjustable positions while the passenger seats will have 4 adjustable positions. This car is expected to come with the newest technical software among other innovations.
2016 TOYOTA 4RUNNER: ENGINE OPTIONS
The 2016 Toyota 4Runner will keep the current 4.0 liter VVT-I V6 engine as a base model. In addition, there will be a new V8 engine which will be offered in the lineup. It is also rumored that the V6 engine might be dropped, and in its place will be the V8. This rumor might not be difficult to come by considering that the V8 produces excellent results of 270 horsepower and 250 lb ft of torque, compared to the V6. The engines will then be mated with a 5 speed automatic transmission system, which will then send power to all the four wheels. The 2 wheel drive system in this 2016 4Runner is believed to be available too. This machine’s towing ability will be approximately 4700 lbs.
2016 Toyota 4Runner: Release Date, Price and Competitors
Appearance of the 2016 Toyota 4Runner might take a long time than anticipated. People expected it to come in late 2015, but there are indications that it will appear late in 2016. Since this car is being redesigned to make it more competitive, changes in its price might affect it negatively. Therefore, the current base price of $ 35 000 might remain, while models with a higher trim level might sell from $ 40 000 and above. The bigget rivals of new 2016 Toyota 4Runner are: Nissan Pathifinder, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mazda CX-9.