Not Spacious for the CarSeat Set
By howiepc on
2007 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
We are a family of six and when it comes right down to it our decision to purchase the Toyota 4Runner came down to three main components: safety, reliability and fuel economy. We downsized from a Ford Expedition to the 4Runner because the rising gas prices were cause for concern. Overall we do not regret our choice, as there is no comparison to the quality and safety of a Toyota. We will keep our Toyota for years to come, but with a family of six it will probably be relegated to our second vehicle. We find that the 4Runner will meet our needs in a pinch as a family hauler, but trying to fit four children, two are still in car seats is uncomfortable put politely. Next time think minivan.
We love the exterior style, along with the quality and safety of the 4Runner. The moonroof has to be one of our favorite features and we rely on the outdoor temperature gage. The onboard fuel gage is neat as it monitors miles per gallon and can tell you how many miles are left in your tank.
The 4Runner can not accommodate car seats with any degree of comfort. Lack of interior space is our biggest complaint. If my husband 6 ft tall adjusts the driver's seat for comfort the kids can't put their legs down comfortably and the infant car seat will not fit behind his seat at all.