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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Toyota 4Runner Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.4 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 183 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/19 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Toyota 4Runner

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Great looks and ground-pounding performance make the 4Runner an ideal choice for people who love the great outdoors as well as those who just want to look like they do.

  • Cons

    Steep price and choppy highway ride temper our enthusiasm for this otherwise outstanding truck.

  • What's New for 1997

    Toyota's SUV receives minor changes. The most noticeable is the addition of the 2WD Limited to the model lineup. SR5 models receive new interior fabrics.

Full 1997 Toyota 4Runner Review

What's New for 1997

Toyota's SUV receives minor changes. The most noticeable is the addition of the 2WD Limited to the model lineup. SR5 models receive new interior fabrics.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



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Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4dr SUV 4WD

bought my '97 SR5 as a demo with 20k on it. It has been the most reliable car ever. I think the late 90's was a time when Japan and Toyota in particular decided to overtake GM and Ford in market share and the chose product quality as their method of attack. Essentially this car is the antithesis of a GM or Ford. It never breaks. I have replaced the battery brakes and tires and a few worn out mechanisms like the ignition switch and bulbs but everything else remains in perfect working order and starts every single time I turn it over. I just hit 225k and am handing the keys to my 16 year old daughter who refuses to drive anything else because she grew up in this vehicle.



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edmart
edmart
11-27-2001
(1997 4Runner, 2WD, 4Cyl, AT)...


rooaddict
rooaddict
03-19-2014
Hello, I was recently hit by a car who slid into me during the ice storms. My 1997 Toyota 4Runner (280,000 miles) still runs perfectly fine, but the two left doors won't open and are smashed in. The c...


flashwave
flashwave
10-30-2003
1997 - 2000 4Runner (with 3.4L V6)....



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  • 15
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  • 19
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