by toyota3309 on Nov 13, 2011 Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner
If you want something that can go anywhere, get a 4runner. Don't even worry about what the weather is like. Snow, rain, mud, doesn't affect the 4runner. I average 24 mpg with some city, but mostly highway. 220,000 miles and nothing has hardly been touched. Plenty of cargo space and even has a back electric roll down window. Do your self a favor and get a 4runner!
by nick28powell on Jul 14, 2011 Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner
I just recently had a unfortunate traffic incident where an ignorant woman ran a light ad hit my back end. i have a small dent in the body work no larger than a football.
however her car was cremated her hood is screwed lights smashed wheel arches bowed out.
good safe strong reliable car and not to bad on gas either.
by Susan on Oct 18, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner
It is so reliable. I looked in consumer reports before my purchase as it had 44,000 miles on it and was spendy at that time.The only thing I have ever had to do is change the starter at 85K and purchase tires.I have never had any mechanical problems.
by Joe on Oct 5, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner
I bought this SUV new in Sept. 1997 and it now has 150,000 miles and it is still running strong. Wife wants me to buy a new truck and I would get another 4Runner, but I am not ready to give up this truck. They just don't build them like this anymore. Quality for all manufacturers is just not the same as it was in the 90's. 13 years old and is as dependable as the newer cars in our family. I may give this truck to my daughter in a couple of years when she starts to drive and needs a car.
by MRDUCKS1 on Mar 14, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4Runner
Unparalleled quality and reliability No major repairs required in 11 years Best all weather vehicle available. Exceptional. Used in states ranging from AK, KS, CO, SC, SC, IL, VA, LA and everywhere in between. I would not hesitate to take it anywhere with 235,000 miles on it today.
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