1997 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV
Avg. Price: $5,503
4 Dr Limited SUV
Avg. Price: $4,868
4 Dr SR5 4WD SUV
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4 Dr SR5 SUV
18 national listings
4 Dr STD 4WD SUV
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4 Dr STD SUV
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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 17 reviews

Good Investment. Toyota Can Build Them And Worth The High Resale Value They Carry. by kingvonh
 — I purchased this vehicle approx a week ago for my wife. We have 3 small children and her two door car wasn't very practical. The 4Runner is known for reliability, safety and overall performance. We pu... Read More
Rock Solid by jorgeix
 — 230K miles and still going strong. This is my 2nd 4runner and I'm getting ready for the 3rd one, exept this one still doesn't want to quit. If you are looking for a reliable SUV, that is not too expe... Read More
A Surprise Suv Gem! by cashcarz
 — This car has quick and precise handling, easy acceleration and you can whip right into parking space as if it was a car. You will be pleased to know that even at 14years old, this car requires minimu... Read More

1997 Toyota 4Runner Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 17 reviews

1997 Toyota 4Runner

After a complete redesign in 1996, the 1997 Toyota 4Runner remained primarily unchanged. A new 2WD Limited V6 model was available, and leather trim was now available on all SR5's in addition to being standard on the Limited.

The base engine remained the 2.4-liter I4, while the 3.4-liter V6 rated at 183 horsepower remained the optional power motor. It has higher ground clearance than its competitors (Jeep Cherokee, Chevy Blazer, etc.), yet has many of the car-like luxuries that 4Runner owners have come to expect, such as an available moon roof and intelligently designed instrument panel.

Reviewers have continued to knock the power and gas mileage of the vehicle, while they praise its reliability and roominess.

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Toyota 4Runner Questions

ichawaii
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Why Do Both Front Btrake Cslipers Lock Up At The Same Time?

it has 4wheel abs. If i open either front caliper bleeder screw both wheels free up. Also when brakes lock up the brake pedal height is high. checked brake hoses seem to be ok. I am thinking master cy...

349 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
finepic
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Only Happens About Once Every 2 Wks, Car Acts Like Needs A Battery But The ...

Out of the blue when i start my toyota 4 runner it acts like the battery may need to be replaced. I had the battery checked and they tell me its fine. This happened about 6 months ago a few times th...

122 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
tstitt79
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Where Is My Knock Sensor?

I had my motor replaced in my 4runner 2 years ago and its now 3400 motor V6. So the knock sensor is not located in the same place that the old one was. Where is my knock sensor and is it possible th...

357 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
terrilynn
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What Does It Mean When The Battery Light Comes On

295 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
san_burns
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1997 Toyota Limited 4 Runner, The Electrical System Inside Quited Qorking, ...

the electrical system inside quited working, windows, chairs, door locks...

321 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)