2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2WD 4dr SUV (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
THIS IS OUR THIRD TOYOTA. OUR FIRST WAS
THE '91 PREVIA LE, WHICH WE PURCHASED
NEW AND TRADED FOR OUR 2002 4RUNNER. WE
STILL HAVE OUR '92 LANDCRUISER, AND ARE
THE ORIGINAL OWNERS OF THAT VEHICLE.
THE 4RUNNER REMINDS US OF THE
LANDCRUISER, BUT SINCE MY WIFE DIDN'T
WANT SUCH A CAVERNOUS SUV, BUT DID WANT
TO SIT UP TALL, SHE FELL IN LOVE WITH
THE 4RUNNER. COMPARED TO THE
LANDCRUISER, THE 4RUNNER IS MORE FUN TO
DRIVE, EASIER TO PARK, AND HAS BETTER
PICK-UP. WE FIND THE INTERIOR DESIGN
JUST FINE, IF NOT UTILITARIAN. ALL IN
ALL, THE 4RUNNER PROVIDES EVERYTHING WE
NEED IN AN SUV, INCLUDING THAT ALL-
IMPORTANT TOYOTA RELIABILITY, SAFETY
AND RESALE VALUE.
OUTSIDE DESIGN, EASE OF PARKING, SOLID
RIDE FEEL, FUN TO DRIVE, TOYOTA'S
ATTENTION TO QUALITY FIT AND FINISH.
NEEDS A V-8 ENGINE. I DON'T KNOW WHAT
TO EXPECT IN TERMS OF '03 EXTERIOR
DESIGN CHANGES TO THE 4RUNNER, BUT I'M
PRETTY SURE THAT A V-8 ENGINE WILL
REPLACE THE 3.4 LITRE 'O2 V-6. BESIDES,
HOW COULD THE '02 4RUNNER LOOK ANY
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