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By kokid
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SUV Sport Edition Rwd 4dr SUV (4.7L 8cyl 5A)


Review

What a wonderfully engineered truck.
Toyota has raised the bar in the mid
suv market. It is the SUV I have been
waiting for and it has finally
arrived. Waited a year so toyota could
work out all first year bugs. It is by
far worth every penny and will hold
its residual value for years to come.
Only SUV that will beat it is the
Lexus version.(if you want to pay 10
grand more) Toyota has hit a
homerun!!!


Best Features

smooth drive train. powerful V8. great ergonomics. Nice ride for sport suspension. Beats all other SUV's hands down!!! Dont hesitate to test drive


Worst Features

I honestly cannot think of anything.


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Great SUV, except Navigation system
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By victor5555
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SUV Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (4.7L 8cyl 5A)


Review

This SUV is one of finest excuted
machines I've ever driven! Has the
ruggedness and off-road abilities of a
mountain goat, yet is UNBELIEVABLY
smooth and quiet and has the
performance matching or exceeding some
sport-sedans!!! WOW! The only major
negative is the SUB-PAR Navigation
system, which is full of errors and
has limited functionality!


Best Features

Ultra-quiet and creamy smooth V8, Unreal handling(with XREAS), impressive ride comfort, phenomenal off-road abilities


Worst Features

DVD-NAVIGATION SYSTEM needs definite improvement(nowhere near as good as the ones offered by Honda/Acura, for example), a bit better fuel economy


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Great Improvements
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By ktully2001
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SUV SR5 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Just purchased the 2003 4Runner, traded
a 2000 4Runner....love the new one,
smooth ride, improved power.


Best Features

4 wheel drive control...courtesy lights, air handling system, console, temperature controls..telescoping steering wheel...all improved.


Worst Features

Don't see the point in the rear cargo mirrors....would like lighted mirrors...


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what were engineers thinking of?
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By rebecca phillips
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SUV Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A)


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WHY make a back window that would go
down with the remote access and not be
able to go up I feel like I am looking
at the sunvisors every time I get in
this vehicle. there are people with long
torsos. AND the fact that you have to
be Godzilla to pull the back door down?
it would be nice to have at least two
phone portals or should I say
phone/computer or just plain more than
one in the front. I find the one near
the console VERY cumbersome. Sounds like
a lot for someone who rather likes the
vehicle but that window is BAD!!!! and
those door locks are horrible!!!!!!!!


Best Features

Like the center console and storage space a lot!!!! Handles very well -- love my heated seats -- do away with those moon roofs -- they take up needed headspace and had to get it


Worst Features

see above --- sorry -- but true think everyone that has the '03 model should have that back window fixed -- no one told me about the fact it would not go back up!!!!!


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My first 4Runner
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By Probos
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SUV Sport Edition 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I've only had it for a week and all I
can say is it's AWESOME. With out a
doubt the best melding of luxury and
toughness out there! Love the ride,
comfort, handling and power this beauty
has, the new V6 engine is just
stellar. The ride is much more comfy
than my previous vehicle (Jeep
Cherokee) but it still feels tight and
responsive.


Best Features

The V6 engine, interior layout, sunroof, and the neato hood scoop.


Worst Features

Side airbags should be standard equipment.


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