2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A)
I bought this car new in 2003 to be our family truckster. While it had a rattle here and there, it was always reliable and well-mannered on the road through 125,000 miles. Pretty early on in had an ABS problem, which was quickly fixed under warranty. No problems since. Good cargo space and lots of room for rear-passengers. I could just fit 2 kids in boosters and a grandmother in the backseat. I moved up to a BMW 5-series, and less than a month later I am considering moving back to a 4runner.
Roll-down rear window. Family truckster and off-road cred both good.
Toyota, please fix your stinky exhaust. Stock Dunlops not that great, but long-lasting. 18.5mpg combined could have been better.
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