by echoman2 on Jan 26, 2013 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
I just my '95 4Runner this year, and I love it. I got it with 100,000 miles on it and I've put about 10,000 in it. I get around 14 mpg in the city, and 20 on highway driving. Doesn't have amazing power on the highway, but goes off-road like a champ. I gotten through some pretty crazy stuff, and it's still all stock. Handles the snow like a boss. The rear springs were sagging a litle when I got it, but some new coils and she rides just like new! Has on not started once, and that was when the battery fried on me. But shes got a new battery now, and starts up every time. I love this truck and plan to keep it for a long time.
by janakins42 on Nov 2, 2011 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
My Tacoma saved my life during a collision that totalled her. I was so depressed. I knew the only thing I could do was get another Toyota. When I got my 4Runner she was a real lemon. She had an overheating issue that I didn't discover until I took a small road trip. After I replaced the radiator and thermostat and maintainenced fluids and whatnot...she was the most dependable car I could ever ask for. The funny thing is...they made 2WD 4Runners! And I bought one! Didn't know until servicing her at Jiffy Lube. They were baffled too. She has 168k miles and still runs strong. The gas mileage sucks tho. I have to sell my baby because of it. I will be sad to see her go.
by dan721 on Oct 9, 2011 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
I bought this vehicle in 1995 new from the dealership. The only problems I had was the
water pump and front shocks, other than that
no problems at all. It has 78,000 miles and runs like new.
I highly recommend it to any one who is looking for a reliable car.
On gas takes 16 miles/gallon and not very powerful up hill. Save money on maintenance.
Love it and plan to keep it.
by blaisex22 on Mar 31, 2011 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
I bought my 4Runner from a pawn shop 6 years ago at 135,000 miles. It gets crappy mileage and wont get out of its own way on the highway but for around town and off-road its awesome.
Im now at 210,000 and have had only the head gasket issue. I did the head gasket myself and now Im off and running again.
by skidds327 on Mar 6, 2011 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
Bought this 4Runner last week for 1800. Surprised that everything works except the rear defroster. The Limited is a joy to drive. Gas mileage is at 17city. I have a hard time getting in the driver seat under the steering wheel. I believe in Toyota quality, this one has over 175k and runs great. I have an Avalon with 198k. Don't like the design of access to rear tailgate thru the window. I would buy a 4Runner again.
by MikeInNNJ on Nov 8, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Toyota 4Runner
Very slow, poor fuel economy (14 mpg in mixed driving), not nimble, starts every time. Rust is a problem. Not a lot of legroom if your 6' or taller, good headroom though. I don't drive it everyday so I don't have big expectations for it other than running when I need it. Does well in the snow. The rating I gave it may be low, but I only need it to do a limited amount of things so the rating kinda reflects that as it might apply to a full time vehicle.
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