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Average User Score
4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
1996 Toyota 4Runner Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 4 reviews
Another generation, another step away from the truck-with-a-lid genesis the 4Runner had seen. The 1996 Toyota 4Runner somehow grew while becoming more car-esque, kind of like an SUV puberty.
Perhaps as a reaction to all the complaints about the back seat, the leg room for it was 3 inches longer, and the door was now 1.5 inches longer. The standard engine was a 2.7-liter I4, while the V6 was now 3.4 liters. (Definitely SUV puberty, as these numbers still seem a bit away from full-grown. Anyway....)
A new one-Touch, Hi-4 system was available as part of the Limited package, which allowed the driver to shift between driving a rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. Reviewers seem to love this option, along with the durability of the truck, though the SUV is still noted to have poor gas mileage, and some have cited high maintenance costs.
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Toyota 4Runner Questions
I Have A 1996 Toyota 4 Runner. I Want To Replace The Front Seats, Electric....
Have A '96 4runner And The Rear Window Goes Down When I Turn On The Car.
Have a '96 4Runner and the rear window goes down when I turn on the car. Sometimes the rear window is down when I come back to the car a few hours later/overnight. Got to the point of putting a ta...
My Left Side Of My 1996 4runner Cd Player Doesn't Work. I Have Heard This W...
Rear Window Will Not Function
Rear Window Defogger Just Stopped Working On My 96 Toyo 4runner Sr5 2wd. Wi...
Rear window defogger stopped working on my 96 Toyota 4runner SR5. All else works. Could it be a fuse and where is it? Had a roof leak once, did something short out? Or what else could be the problem...