I owned a Ford Explorer prior to this
4Runner, and while it was a good SUV,
it just isn't in the same class as the
4Runner. This is a great looking,
well made SUV. There are no squeaks
or rattles - the truck is tight, even
after 50,000 miles. The steering is
very responsive. While the engine is
fine, more power would be appreciated
(and is now offered by Toyota).
This is a surefooted, good looking
SUV, and I can go anywhere I want to
go, and be comfortable getting there.
This SUV sorely needs and upgraded
stereo. It is a "vanilla" sounding
unit - probably due to the cheap
speakers in the doors. Even though you
can adjust treble, mid, and bass, it
just never gets to the place where you
can lean back and say "that sounds
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