1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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1986 Toyota 4runner. 2.4l 4cyl. Auto by lutherlavey
 — i have a 1986 toyota 4runner, automatic 2.4 liter 4 cylinder. its a little slow on acceleration but makes up in torque. disk breaks in front and drum breaks in back, i couldnt ask for a better breakin... Read More
Wouldn't Trade It For A 2009. by Clayton
 — My favorite thing about this truck is that it has a hell of a lot of personality. Congratulations, you might have a 2009 Lexus, I'm not impressed. As the review title says, I wouldn't trade this thing... Read More
Great Little Off Road And High Way Truck by Sharlyn
 — This little truck is awesome ,it's great on gas and since i spend most of my time in the mountains ..the 4x4 is perfect for all my "MANY" back country needs and on those days i just feel like beach'n... Read More

1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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1986 Toyota 4Runner

Was 1986 the year that SUV's started to go from being off-roading monsters to grocery getters? Perhaps not, but the 1986 Toyota 4Runner was perhaps a little too easy to drive.

A complete redesign of the 4Runner changed the suspension from a solid front axle to an independent front suspension (IFS). Complaints about highway driving were in part responsible for this change. With the new suspension, driving was smoother, but off-roading capabilities were reduced. Rear seats were not the standard in 1986, and many were put in aftermarket, so this was not quite a supermaket SUV yet =D.

A new engine was also available in 1986: the 22R-TE I4, a turbo-charged version of the prior 2.4-liter I4.


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