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Pros: Four wheel drive works flawlessly.
Cons: Could use more power, especially when towing.Over 100,000 miles and basicly never touched. Still has original brake pads and shoes!!
Pros: the v8 engine
Cons: gas milageGreat car
Cons: Bluetooth offline more than onawd limited with nav. doors and hood flap in breeze. Everything else is perfect afetr 3500 miles
Toyota is supposed to be great but it is not.
Pros: Sliding rear glass.
Cons: Teapot sound and the morning brake squeal.From day one the brakes have squealed in the mornings and the vehicle sounds like a teapot going off at 60 to 70 mph. Took to the dealership for both problems a few times and they can't duplicate the teapot sound so they don't fix. They say all brakes do that. My Nissan, Dodge and Ford do not do the brake sound. Very disappointed with Toyota.
Pros: Handling in snow and slippery road conditions.
Cons: Stowage for CD's.First automobile I have owned that all four doors snap shut like a refrigerator door. Car is silent running and very comfortable.Heating and cooling system excellent. Handling, braking excellent. For a large vehicle has excellent fuel mileage (18 to 21). Looking forward to future ownership of later model.
Pros: The Nav system and the sound system are incredible.
Cons: There isn't anything about this vehicle that I would classify as liking the least.
Advice: If you can afford itWe've had our Limited (Blizzard white pearl finish with black interior and leather seats) for one-month and have enjoyed driving it in the city and on the highway. We have friends who also own 4Runners and they've enjoyed their vehicles as well. We will be taking it off-road in the next two weeks and look forward to having fun with it in the dirt. The mileage computer display has gotten up to 24.6 mpg on the open road while using the cruise control and no A/C. On average, we've gone from 18.5 mpg per tank to 19.9 as of today. I think I can squeeze a couple more mpg out of it over the next few months. Great SUV!
Pros: Sunroof and roll down back window
Cons: gas mileage and not being able to lock the back window to keep it from rolling down by accident
Advice: budget gas money. Though reliable it tends to want to stop at gas stations.I bought this to carry my bike and camping gear to trailheads. When I bought gas was cheap and I enjoyed the truck like ride. I love this truck. She is aging gracefully and has been very reliable.