2005 Toyota 4Runner Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,334 - $11,020
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
16 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
245-270
Seats
5-7
Color:  Titanium
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,334 - $11,020
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
16 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
245-270
Seats
5-7

Toyota 4Runner Models & Trims

SR5 $7,334 - $10,405
Horsepower: 245 hp - 270 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7, 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SR5 Sport $7,343 - $10,424
Horsepower: 245 hp - 270 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Limited $7,719 - $11,020
Horsepower: 245 hp - 270 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.59

87 Reviews

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Small spaces between car seats but big trunk space.

The problem I have is that the front windows are too small and it is impose to see a vehicle coming around in the front by the sides. I would have to lean over just to double check. The windows in the car overall is too small. The performance is amazing though and I do feel comfortable in the car because it is a equal spacing that provides me with comfort. The features are great as well but if you want a car lighter that is just a downfall but the features are great and easy to adjust even while driving.

- Mamie L

Reliability. No mechanical issues. Strong engine.

I love this SUV. Rides like a truck. I get about 15 miles to the gallon. Has 4 wheel drive. I've never gotten stuck with it. Whether it be in snow or mud. Good tires are expensive. You can haul many things. Whether it be towing a trailer or loading it full of items. Has lots of room. Cargo area is large. Has spare tire that is not a doughnut. Has roof rack and comes with tow hitch. We have the basic model. But does have power door locks and windows. Back window goes all the way down. Cloth seats.

- Amanda D

The perfect reliable family SUV.

The car drives very smoothly and I love the size. It has been very reliable for me and my family and we feel safe in it on a daily basis. It is quite comfortable and the perfect size for our family. We really like Toyotas in general and will probably continue to buy them. We have gotten good feedback from our mechanics on Toyotas and specifically the 4runner, so we know it is a good solid car. We like the leather seats, the look of the car, and that the back windshield goes down.

- Emma M

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$7,334 - $10,405
$7,343 - $10,424

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 - 270 (hp)
245 - 270 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L DOHC SMPI 24
4.7L DOHC SMPI 32
4.0L DOHC SMPI 24
4.7L DOHC SMPI 32
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 (in.)
41.8 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 - 39.7 (in.)
38.3 - 39.7 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.6 (in.)
34.6 (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

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional
Optional
Not Available

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

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
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/65R17
P265/65R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 (in.)
109.8 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 (ft.)
37.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
189 (in.)
189 (in.)

Width

Width
73.8 (in.)
73.8 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4045 - 4505 (.lbs)
4070 - 4530 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
270 (hp)
270 (hp)

Torque

Torque
330 (ft. lbs.)
330 (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
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Standard
Standard

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
19 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
17 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
20 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
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

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side N/A
  • Roof Strength N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
Not Available
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (4)

Air Bags Feb 5, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 5, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V065000
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX470, 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, 2004-2006 Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX470 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield-air bags. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield-air bags to deploy inadvertently.
Consequence:
If the side curtain-shield-air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.
Remedy:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge. Owners were sent interim notices on March 1, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0C and GLB.
Equipment Feb 3, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 3, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V036000
Summary:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.
Consequence:
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.
Seats Jun 2, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 2, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V396000
Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4Runner, Highlander, Sequoia, and Sienna, 2005-2010 Avalon and Tundra, 2006-2008 Camry Solara, 2006-2010 Highlander hybrid, 2006-2011 Rav4 and Tacoma, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2007-2011 Camry hybrid, 2009-2010 Venza, 2010-2012 Prius, 1988-1990 and 2005-2010 Camry, and 1989 and 2009-2010 Corolla vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters with a copper strand heating element. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.
Consequence:
If damaged, the copper strand heating element may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the seat heaters, free of charge, and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory. The recall began on July 14, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET number for this recall is SET16B.
Equipment Feb 3, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 3, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V035000
Summary:
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.
Consequence:
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

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