2013 Toyota 4Runner Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$31,490-$41,030
$28,971-$37,749
17 /CITY / 21 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Transfer case lever replaced by switch in SR5 4WD model
  • Optional automatic running boards on SR5 and Limited trims

Exterior Features
The 2013 Toyota 4Runner is a midsize, body-on-frame SUV designed for off-road travel and capable of carrying 7 passengers. The 4Runner is sold in SR5, Trail and Limited trim levels.

Standard equipment for the 4Runner SR5 includes 17-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, heated exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators and puddle lamps, wiper de-icer grid, and dark-tinted rear window glass. Choose the available 4-wheel-drive (4WD) system, and the SR5 trim adds underbody skid plates.

Interior Features
The 2013 Toyota 4Runner SR5 is equipped with standard air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, power windows with automatic up/down operation for all windows, tailgate window that powers down, and an 8-speaker stereo with Bluetooth streaming audio, satellite radio, USB port, iPod connection, and a \"party mode\" for tailgate parties. Additionally, the SR5 offers a height-adjustable driver seat, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, and a universal garage door opener.

Optional Features
A Convenience package is optional for the 2013 4Runner SR5, adding power front seats, power sunroof, and front and rear 120-volt power outlets. A Premium package adds leather seats, heated front seats, and a touch-screen infotainment system with HD Radio, iTunes tagging capability, navigation system, and Entune mobile application services accessed through a paired smartphone. Additional options include a sliding rear cargo deck, auto-dimming rearview mirror, reversing camera, split-folding third-row seat, and automatic running boards.

The 4Runner Trail includes 4WD and is designed specifically for off-road adventures. It is equipped with unique 17-inch aluminum wheels, all-terrain tires, mudguards, full-size spare tire, locking rear differential, active traction control system, and something Toyota calls CRAWL, which is a low-range gear with multiple speed settings for easier maneuvering on difficult terrain. A separate Multi-Terrain Select feature maximizes traction on a variety of paved- and off-road surfaces.

The Trail trim level is set apart from the SR5 by black exterior trim, smoked headlights and taillights, and a hood scoop. The cabin is equipped with water-resistant upholstery, 8-way power driver's seat, upgraded gauge illumination, dual 120-volt power outlets, sliding trunk tray that holds up to 440 pounds, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with a reversing camera. Options for the Trail version include the touch-screen infotainment and navigation system with Entune technology, and a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) that provides greater wheel articulation by disconnecting the front and rear stabilizer bars when traveling off-road at slow speeds.

Like the 4Runner SR5, the 4Runner Limited is offered with rear-wheel drive (2WD) or 4WD. The Limited trim, however, includes 20-inch aluminum wheels, auto-damping suspension, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, heated front seats, keyless access and push-button ignition, and a touch-screen HD Radio with navigation and Entune services.

A full-time 4WD system is optional on this version, and includes a locking center differential. Additional extras include a premium sound system, sliding rear cargo deck, and a third-row seat.

Under the Hood
The only engine offered in the 2013 4Runner is a 4.0-liter V-6 generating 270 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission delivers power to the rear or to all four wheels. The 4Runner's maximum towing capacity measures 5,000 pounds.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Toyota 4Runner are:

  • 4Runner 2WD: 17/22/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • 4Runner 4WD: 17/21/18 mpg

Safety
The 2013 4Runner is equipped with 8 air bags, including knee air bags for the driver and front passenger. Traction control, stability control (with multi-terrain tuning on Trail models), hill-start assist control, 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and rear clearance sensors are standard. Toyota's Smart Stop technology is also standard. The system is designed to make it impossible for the SUV to accelerate when the brake pedal is depressed.

Models with 4WD have downhill assist control, and the 4Runner SR5 can be equipped with a reversing camera that comes standard on the Trail and Limited trims. The 4Runner Limited also includes a 1-year subscription to Toyota's Safety Connect telematics system, which offers Automatic Collision Notification and an SOS button.

In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 4Runner received a 4-star (out of 5) overall crash-test rating. However, rollover resistance is rated 3 stars and front passenger frontal-impact protection is rated 3 Stars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 4Runner as this overview is written. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

What's New for 2013:

  • Transfer case lever replaced by switch in SR5 4WD model
  • Optional automatic running boards on SR5 and Limited trims

Exterior Features
The 2013 Toyota 4Runner is a midsize, body-on-frame SUV designed for off-road travel and capable of carrying 7 passengers. The 4Runner is sold in SR5, Trail and Limited trim levels.

Standard equipment for the 4Runner SR5 includes 17-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, heated exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators and puddle lamps, wiper de-icer grid, and dark-tinted rear window glass. Choose the available 4-wheel-drive (4WD) system, and the SR5 trim adds underbody skid plates.

Interior Features
The 2013 Toyota 4Runner SR5 is equipped with standard air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, power windows with automatic up/down operation for all windows, tailgate window that powers down, and an 8-speaker stereo with Bluetooth streaming audio, satellite radio, USB port, iPod connection, and a \"party mode\" for tailgate parties. Additionally, the SR5 offers a height-adjustable driver seat, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, and a universal garage door opener.

Optional Features
A Convenience package is optional for the 2013 4Runner SR5, adding power front seats, power sunroof, and front and rear 120-volt power outlets. A Premium package adds leather seats, heated front seats, and a touch-screen infotainment system with HD Radio, iTunes tagging capability, navigation system, and Entune mobile application services accessed through a paired smartphone. Additional options include a sliding rear cargo deck, auto-dimming rearview mirror, reversing camera, split-folding third-row seat, and automatic running boards.

The 4Runner Trail includes 4WD and is designed specifically for off-road adventures. It is equipped with unique 17-inch aluminum wheels, all-terrain tires, mudguards, full-size spare tire, locking rear differential, active traction control system, and something Toyota calls CRAWL, which is a low-range gear with multiple speed settings for easier maneuvering on difficult terrain. A separate Multi-Terrain Select feature maximizes traction on a variety of paved- and off-road surfaces.

The Trail trim level is set apart from the SR5 by black exterior trim, smoked headlights and taillights, and a hood scoop. The cabin is equipped with water-resistant upholstery, 8-way power driver's seat, upgraded gauge illumination, dual 120-volt power outlets, sliding trunk tray that holds up to 440 pounds, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with a reversing camera. Options for the Trail version include the touch-screen infotainment and navigation system with Entune technology, and a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) that provides greater wheel articulation by disconnecting the front and rear stabilizer bars when traveling off-road at slow speeds.

Like the 4Runner SR5, the 4Runner Limited is offered with rear-wheel drive (2WD) or 4WD. The Limited trim, however, includes 20-inch aluminum wheels, auto-damping suspension, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, heated front seats, keyless access and push-button ignition, and a touch-screen HD Radio with navigation and Entune services.

A full-time 4WD system is optional on this version, and includes a locking center differential. Additional extras include a premium sound system, sliding rear cargo deck, and a third-row seat.

Under the Hood
The only engine offered in the 2013 4Runner is a 4.0-liter V-6 generating 270 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission delivers power to the rear or to all four wheels. The 4Runner's maximum towing capacity measures 5,000 pounds.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Toyota 4Runner are:

  • 4Runner 2WD: 17/22/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • 4Runner 4WD: 17/21/18 mpg

Safety
The 2013 4Runner is equipped with 8 air bags, including knee air bags for the driver and front passenger. Traction control, stability control (with multi-terrain tuning on Trail models), hill-start assist control, 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and rear clearance sensors are standard. Toyota's Smart Stop technology is also standard. The system is designed to make it impossible for the SUV to accelerate when the brake pedal is depressed.

Models with 4WD have downhill assist control, and the 4Runner SR5 can be equipped with a reversing camera that comes standard on the Trail and Limited trims. The 4Runner Limited also includes a 1-year subscription to Toyota's Safety Connect telematics system, which offers Automatic Collision Notification and an SOS button.

In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 4Runner received a 4-star (out of 5) overall crash-test rating. However, rollover resistance is rated 3 stars and front passenger frontal-impact protection is rated 3 Stars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 4Runner as this overview is written. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

Available Trims for the 2013 Toyota 4Runner
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name SR5 (RWD 4dr V6 (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31490.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name SR5 (RWD 4dr V6 (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31490.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name SR5 (RWD 4dr V6 (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31490.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Limited (RWD 4dr V6 (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 38995.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Limited (RWD 4dr V6 (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 38995.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Limited (RWD 4dr V6 (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 38995.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name SR5 (4WD 4dr V6 (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 33365.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name SR5 (4WD 4dr V6 (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 33365.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name SR5 (4WD 4dr V6 (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 33365.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Trail (4WD 4dr V6 (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37155.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Trail (4WD 4dr V6 (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37155.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Trail (4WD 4dr V6 (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37155.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Limited (4WD 4dr V6 (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41030.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Limited (4WD 4dr V6 (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41030.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name Limited (4WD 4dr V6 (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41030.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 6-way manual driver seat w/pwr lumbar, 4-way manual passenger seat
  • 2nd row 40/20/40 split reclining fold-flat cloth bench seat
  • Driver & front passenger active headrests
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio controls
  • Analog instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp, LCD odometer, ECO driving indicator, warning messages
  • Multi-information display -inc: clock, fuel consumption, cruise range, temp, compass
  • Pwr windows w/auto up/down
  • Programmable pwr door locks
  • Pwr rear liftgate window w/auto up/down
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Air conditioning -inc: air filter
  • Rear HVAC vents
  • Rear window defogger w/timer
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • 12V pwr outlets -inc: (2) front, (1) rear
  • (10) cup & bottle holders
  • Overhead console w/sunglass storage
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Leather heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • 2nd row 40/20/40 split reclining fold-flat leather bench seat
  • Tilt/telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel -inc: audio controls
  • Optitron gauges -inc: speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp, LCD odometer, ECO driving indicator, warning messages
  • Smart Key system w/remote keyless entry, push button start, illuminated entry
  • Anti-theft alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Dual-zone auto climate control -inc: air filter
  • 120V AC pwr outlets -inc: (1) front, (1) rear
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/integrated backup camera display
  • Water-resistant cloth front bucket sport seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • 2nd row 40/20/40 split reclining fold-flat water-resistant cloth bench seat
  • Sliding rear cargo deck -inc: under-floor storage compartment *Supports up to 440 lbs*
EXTERIOR
  • 17" 6-spoke aluminum wheels
  • P265/70R17 mud & snow tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/steel wheel
  • Color-keyed rear spoiler
  • Chrome-painted roof rails
  • Color-keyed front & rear bumpers w/chrome inserts
  • Color-keyed fender flares & rocker panels w/chrome inserts
  • Color-keyed front grille w/chrome insert
  • Aerodynamic multi-reflector auto-off halogen headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, puddle lights
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist cycle
  • Windshield de-icer
  • Hidden rear intermittent wiper
  • Chrome rear license plate garnish
  • Chrome door handles
  • 20" split 6-spoke aluminum wheels
  • P245/60R20 tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/aluminum wheel
  • Pwr tilt/slide moonroof w/sunshade
  • Aerodynamic multi-reflector halogen auto-on/off headlights
  • Chrome door handles -inc: touch-sensor lock/unlock feature
  • 17" styled aluminum wheels
  • Hood scoop
  • Black utility roof rack w/rail system
  • Black front & rear bumpers
  • Black fender flares & rocker panels
  • Front & rear mudguards
  • Black off-road front grille
  • Smoked headlamp bezels, smoked rear lamp bezels
  • Black heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, puddle lights
  • Black rear license plate garnish
  • Black door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 4.0L DOHC 24-valve VVT-i V6 engine
  • 5-speed ECT automatic transmission w/OD -inc: sequential shift mode
  • Automatic limited-slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Integrated tow hitch receiver -inc: wiring harness w/4-pin & 7-pin connectors
  • Skid plates -inc: engine, fuel tank
  • Independent double wishbone front suspension w/coil springs
  • 4-link rigid type rear suspension w/coil springs
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Variable gear pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes
  • Foot pedal parking brake
  • X-REAS Sport enhancement suspension -inc: X-REAS shock absorbers
  • Part-time four wheel drive
  • Skid plates -inc: engine, fuel tank, transfer case
  • Adaptive terrain management system
  • Crawl control
  • Locking rear differential
  • Locking center differential
  • Full-time four wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
    • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
    • Smart Stop Technology (SST)
    • Vehicle stability control (VSC)
    • Traction control (TRAC)
    • Hill start assist control (HAC)
    • Daytime running lights w/cutoff switch
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
    • Driver & front passenger knee airbags
    • 1st & 2nd row roll-sensing side curtain airbags w/cutoff switch
    • Backup & clearance sonar
    • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions -inc: driver emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic/emergency locking retractor (ALR/ELR) for all passenger positions, driver & front passenger pretensioners w/force limiters
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) in 2nd row outboard seating positions
    • Rear child-protector door locks & pwr window lockout
    • Tire pressure monitor system
    • Safety Connect -inc: 1-year subscription, emergency assistance, stolen vehicle locator, roadside assistance, auto collision notification
    • Downhill assist control (DAC)
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: SiriusXM satellite radio w/90-day subscription, aux audio jack, USB port w/iPod connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone capability, Bluetooth music streaming wireless technology, (8) speakers
    • Display audio w/navigation & Entune -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player, 6.1" touchscreen, integrated backup camera, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90-day subscription, HD Radio w/iTunes tagging, aux audio jack, USB port w/iPod connectivity, vehicle information, Bluetooth hands-free phone capability, Bluetooth music streaming wireless technology, (8) speakers

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