2003 Toyota 4Runner Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Galactic Gray
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,238 - $8,616
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
15 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
235-245
Seats
5

How 2003 Toyota 4Runner Ranks In Its Class

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#14
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#1
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#10
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Toyota 4Runner Models & Trims

chevronDown icon SR5 $5,291 - $8,024
Horsepower: 235 hp - 245 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7, 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon SR5 Sport $5,238 - $7,921
Horsepower: 235 hp - 245 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Limited $5,665 - $8,616
Horsepower: 235 hp - 245 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Drives great, has lots of room, back seats fold easily down to provide extra room for larger items or multiple items. Purchased a cargo net to help hold groceries in the back so they do not get thrown around so much. Sunroof works great and is fun to use. Not used to leather seats which typically causes items to slide around too much.

Sharon W
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It still runs like it's new!

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I love the fact that my vehicle still runs and drives well for it's age. We have had no major problems with our Toyota. This is the second Toyota that we have owned and it most likely is not our last one. My 14 year old son will inherited this vehicle and we will probably replace it with another Toyota.

Kelly O
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The sunroof and the back window that opens are my favorite part.

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The car has over two hundred thousand miles on it and still runs very well and I have not had to do much maintenance on it for the past 3 years other than normal up keep, it has nice leather seats and the air conditioning is good in it, plus seat warmers and sun roof and back window opens as well.

Laney R
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,291 - $8,024
$5,238 - $7,921

Horsepower

Horsepower
235 - 245 (hp)
235 - 245 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L DOHC EFI 24, 4.7L DOHC EFI 32
4.0L DOHC EFI 24, 4.7L DOHC EFI 32
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Not Available
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Standard
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Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 (in.)
41.7 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 (in.)
39.7 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.7 (in.)
34.7 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 (in.)
39.1 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Standard
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/65R17
P265/65R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 (in.)
109.8 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 (ft.)
36.7 (ft.)

Length

Length
189 (in.)
189 (in.)

Width

Width
73.8 (in.)
73.8 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4025 - 4410 (.lbs)
4065 - 4450 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 (hp)
245 (hp)

Torque

Torque
283 (ft. lbs.)
283 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 (.lbs)
500 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders, V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders, V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
23 (gal.)
23 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

City

City
16 (mpg)
16 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
20 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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Front
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Driver & front passenger multi-stage airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system *
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • Rear wheel traction control (TRAC) *
  • 4-wheel traction control (TRAC) *
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Rear child protector door locks

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

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Recall
Report Receipt Date:
NHTSA Campaign:
03V146
Summary:
On certain sport utility vehicles with V6 engines, the fuel pulsation damper, located on the fuel rail, may have been improperly assembled, causing a diaphragm in the pulsation damper to be damaged. If the diaphragm fails, fuel may leak. This could result in an engine compartment fire if a heat source or an ignition source is present.
Consequence:
Remedy:
Dealers will replace the pulsation damper. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during May 2003. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

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