Goes good, good tires, new battery,power windows ncluding back one. We have lived with the stiff and sometimes harsh ride. Usually this resolves on its own, but sometime only after several days. Free And Clear And Has Been For Many Years — for a vehicle that is over 10 years old, i see many on the road and it still looks like a recent model - its a great vehicle. Need to rely on miles driven to know when to fill up.
This is a heavy vehicle. Dealer recommends changing oil after running for 5oo kilometers or so. Towing is fine under 5000k preferably 3500k. This allows the driver to make the choice of positively locking both rear wheels and one of the fronts together, meaning at least three tires will be clawing their way through muck or slush. Mine has 220k miles on the odometer and my latest repair was replacing the front suspension.
Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. Owned 1 year, drove in winter. The standard V6 engine and four-speed automatic transmission delivers snappy acceleration performance. In one of the 4runner forums I found a guy driving this at 300,000+ miles without a single problem. My Toyota dealer could not or did not want to find this leak. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. I heard that 2001 was the last Japan-assembled model.
Suspension, f: Independent Suspension, r: live axle Ground clearance: 11. Failed to get data, please try again. The 2001 4Runner I highly recomend. Handles dirt roads, streams, snow, and mud without a problem. Yes Review Date: 4th April, 2008 Faults: Radio antenna jammed. Only knock for some is a pretty rough ride. At first could reset and drive for 2-3 months before it came back on.
This was useful when three of us drove to a restaurant with all of my fishing gear, including some two-piece nine-foot fly rods. It is very tight when you try to swing your legs in the vehicle. Toyota does not make the new ones as good anymore. Re-wiring the system to add a solenoid switch will work, but is surprising to have to do since these things have been used since the dark ages. In the rear, the axle is mounted with a multi-link arrangement and coil springs instead of the more common, and less sophisticated, leaf springs. Was told the transmission needed to be rebuilt. Model year 2001 Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 3.
I have been involved with Toyota for over 16 years. Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 3. Model Lineup All 4Runners come in a four-door body style. A must in the wreck yard! Highlander is built off the Camry platform and behaves more like a sedan in terms of road manners. One bad comment is rust and the bumper. I had it replaced, but it's still not working properly.
The rear seat headrests are conveniently stored by sticking them into a pair of holes on the seat bottom. I now have 314k miles on it over the past 16 years. All four-wheel drive models come with a two-speed transfer case that provides low gearing to slowly creep down steep declines. Eventually the starter system simply stops working like mine did. If you take care of your ride providing it with love in the form of routine matainance, then the 4Runner is too choice. It has very little rust, I have washed it after each winter event and beach trip. Clean the cable and contact, and you are home free for two years.
I have a bad back, cannot get into it anymore. Over the past 10+ years, its had very few maintenance issues. All controls are where you expect and need them and operate logically and easily, from your first grab of the door handle to turning on the wipers or using a cup holder. The 4Runner also has the precise feel of rack-and-pinion steering and a tidy turning circle of 37. Failed to get data, please try again. Starting problems have nothing to do with solenoids; all you have to do is take off the main cable to the starter and clean it.
Model year 2001 Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 3. The four-cylinder engine was dropped for 2001, leaving the excellent 183-horsepower V6 as the standard powerplant. Model year 2001 Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 3. A secure, safe, fun to drive vehicle. V-6 is a little underpowered in some highway situations, but is extremely reliable. Very reliable vehicle if you can put up with slightly rough ride.
I work on this year a lot. The 4Runner comes with well-designed big side mirrors, which provide excellent rearward visibility. I have been sand, steep rock slopes, over tough terrain. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. Primary Use: Commuting to work T4r — acce;eration is decient for how small the engine is compared to the mass of the car. I sometimes regret that decision.