Comparison - Toyota 4Runner Limited 2017 - vs - Toyota Fortuner 3.0 4x4 AT 2015

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Toyota Hilux Surf

Also called:

Hilux SW4,Toyota SW4

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Average Price: 
44,560
Updated: 
02 Dec 2017
34,576
Converted from AUD
Updated: 
29 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2015
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
5-speed Shiftable Automatic
4-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.00gals
21.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Barcelona Red Metallic
#68070E
Classic Silver Metallic
#8E8E8E
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#38373C
Midnight Black Metallic
#03020C
Nautical Blue Metallic
#303C64
Super White
#DADADA
Color: 
CRYSTAL PEARL
#C1C5C7
SILVER SKY
#6E6F6F
GRAPHITE
#2A2F3C
PHANTOM BROWN
#392927
NEBULA BLUE
#00276A
GLACIER WHITE
#D5D5D5
ECLIPSE BLACK
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The last of an increasingly rare breed of truck-based SUVs, the 4Runner will take you off the beaten path like few other production vehicles. Adverse terrain is where it thrives, so if that's not where you generally tread, the Toyota Highlander is a better choice.

For 2017, the 4Runner is carried over with minimal changes. The Trail and Trail Premium are renamed TRD Off-Road and TRD Off-Road Premium, and the TRD Pro Series is available in three additional colors.

While day-to-day commuting isn't the 4Runner's forte, this midsize SUV is thoughtfully designed. Weekend excursions are what this traditional SUV does best thanks to rugged drivetrain hardware and enough ground clearance to deal with tricky off-road situations. Its cargo area is quite versatile, too, especially when equipped with the optional sliding rear cargo deck.

Pros
Serious off-road capability few other competitors can match
Variety of configurations to suit many buyers and price points
Versatile cargo area, especially with optional slide out

Cons
Choppy ride quality compared to more modern crossovers
Standard V6 is not particularly fuel-efficient
Tall step-in height makes for ungraceful entry and exit.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is offered in a number of trim levels, starting with the SR5, the SR5 Premium, TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, Limited, and TRD Pro models. All models are powered by a 4.0L 270 hp V-6 mated to a five speed automatic transmission. Maximum towing capacity on properly-equipped models is 5,000 pounds. Although similar in size to the Highlander midsize crossover, the 4Runner has a distinctly different mission in life, catering to those seeking a higher level of off-road capability. To that end, the 4Runner offers Toyota’s Crawl Control feature helping to maintain a constant speed in challenging off-road situations, regulating engine and braking force within five driver-selectable low-speed settings. The optional Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) facilitates extended wheel travel for greater off-road control and stability.

The 4Runner last received a major makeover in 2014, when it received a new and controversial front-end styling update, LED taillights, and interior revisions aimed at giving the traditional SUV a more upscale feel. Big news came in 2015 with the introduction of the TRD Pro model, joining the Tacoma and Tundra with a model specifically targeted toward off-road enthusiasts. New for 2017 are the TRD Off-Road and TRD Off-Road Premium grades. For the avid off-road enthusiast, the TRD Pro model returns for the new model year. The TRD Off-Road models offer unique interior and exterior badging, carbon fiber-look trim, and TRD red letter embroidery on the front headrests for the TRD Off-Road Premium model.

The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is a traditional body-on-frame midsize SUV related to the Tacoma midsize truck, the global Land Cruiser Prado, and U.S.-market Lexus GX. Five-passenger seating is standard, with an optional third row bringing total capacity to seven. The SUV is offered in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations and the standard powertrain is a 4.0-liter 270 hp V-6 mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.

Pros
New TRD Pro model
Truck roots give it off-road ruggedness
Entune multimedia suite

Cons
Last-generation V-6 engine
Truckish feel and handling
Polarizing styling.

By: 
motortrend.com

If it's an exploration companion you're after, the Toyota 4Runner fits the bill exceptionally well

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We're not all smitten with the 4Runner, but there's no denying that it stands out.

Though its trucky roots show around town, the 4Runner is an especially capable off-roader.

Comfy seats and a roomy and versatile cargo area make the 4Runner a great pack mule.

Bigger isn't necessarily better when you lack some advanced safety tech.

While it's not a budget Range Rover, the 4Runner is well-outfitted and features a lot of available off-road tech.

Think of the 4Runner as a throwback SUV...with throwback gas mileage.

Pros
Off-road capability and features
Distinctive styling
High-tech suspension options
Strong V-6 engine
Power rear window

Cons
Weak third row
Choppy ride
Lack of steering precision
Price can climb quickly
Subpar fuel economy

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Diesel
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
20.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
v
4
DOHC
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
2.98L
Torque: 
278ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
252ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
270hp
at 5 600rpm
163hp
at 3 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
40.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
no
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio Control
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.70in
185.00in
Width: 
75.80in
72.40in
Height: 
71.50in
71.00in
Ground Clearance: 
9.00in
8.60in
Front Track: 
63.00in
60.60in
Rear Track: 
63.20in
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in
108.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.60
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
38.60
40.28
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
41.89in
Rear leg room: 
32.90in
31.30in
Front Hip Room: 
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
58.39in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in
53.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
89.70cu.ft
66.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
47.20cu.ft
27.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
30.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
26.00degrees
30.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4525.00lbs
4078.55lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Power mirrors
Adjustable ORVM

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
4 -way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leather
Bucket front seats
8-way power driver seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat Adjustment
Adjustable Head-rests
Rear Seats Features: 
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Split Third Row Seat

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Double wishbone front independent suspension
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Solid live axle rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Keyless Ignition
12V Power Outlets
Automatic Climate Control Air Conditioner

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
15 total speakers
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In
17
Wheels more: 
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
no
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Disc
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Drum
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Dusk Sensing Headlamps
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Keep It Wild Savings
Convenience Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Exterior Options: 
Special Color
Automatic Running Boards
Roof Spoiler
Chrome Door Handles
Fender Flares
Chrome Exhaust Tip
Chrome Radiator Grill
Day Time Running Lights
Door Mirrors
Powered/Retractable
Front Fog Lamps
Rear Parking Sensors
Interior Options: 
Sliding Rear Cargo Deck
Leather-Trimmed 50/50 Split Fold Flat Third Row Seat
Fabric Seats
Central Locking
Foldable Rear Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Graphite, leatherette
#313131
Sand Beige, leatherette
#B5AEA1
Color: 
fawn leather
#937050
dark brown leather
#4D4445