Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV

$7,995 - $7,995
1997 Toyota 4Runner

1997 Highlights

Toyota's SUV receives minor changes. The most noticeable is the addition of the 2WD Limited to the model lineup. SR5 models receive new interior fabrics.


  • Great looks and ground-pounding performance make the 4Runner an ideal choice for people who love the great outdoors as well as those who just want to look like they do.


  • Steep price and choppy highway ride temper our enthusiasm for this otherwise outstanding truck.

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Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV for Sale

Toyota 4Runner 1997 4dr SUV 4WD 117,653 miles
Used 1997Toyota 4RunnerBase
Est.Loan: $164/mo
Toyota 4Runner 1997 SR5 4dr SUV 4WD 249,511 miles
Used 1997Toyota 4RunnerSR5
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Features & Specs

4dr SUVLimited 4dr SUV 4WD4dr SUV 4WDSR5 4dr SUVSR5 4dr SUV 4WDLimited 4dr SUV
Transmission5-speed manual4-speed automaticN/A4-speed automaticN/A4-speed automatic
Horsepower150 hp @ 4800 rpm183 hp @ 4800 rpm150 hp @ 4800 rpm183 hp @ 4800 rpm183 hp @ 4800 rpm150 hp @ 4800 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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Awesome SUV
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.
My Reliable Rig
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.
Bullit proof SR 5
I bought this car new early in 1997. Has 185,000 miles still has original shocks/ struts. Replaced right front wheel bearing at 160,000 miles. Currently replacing rear axle seals and brakes. The drivers seat is starting to show some wear, the rest of the interior and paint is in excellent shape except for minor hail damage thanks to spring Texas storms. Still drives very well, 19 mpg city, 23 mpg highway. The mechanic that works on my car has a customer with one of these with 470,000 miles on it still going strong. Mechanic told me to never sell this car, this model 4-runner is the best toyota made. Best car I have ever owned, never breaks and has never let me down.
Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV Overview

The Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV is offered in the following styles: Limited 4dr SUV, SR5 4dr SUV, 4dr SUV 4WD, SR5 4dr SUV 4WD, 4dr SUV, and Limited 4dr SUV 4WD.

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Price comparisons for Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV trim styles:

  • The Used 1997 Toyota 4Runner SUV Base is priced between $7,995 and $7,995 with odometer readings between 117653 and 117653 miles.

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