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Average User Score
4.6 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 18 reviews
1997 Toyota 4Runner Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 17 reviews
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
Door Won't Open From Outside
Hi there- I just brought my 97 4Runner to the dealership to get the brakes done. After leaving the lot and going into a nearby store, I returned to the car to find the driver's side door handle would...
Just Put Knew Fuel Pump On 97 4 Runner And It's Not Getting Power. Can Anyo...
What Does It Mean When The Battery Light Comes On
1997 Toyota Limited 4 Runner, The Electrical System Inside Quited Qorking, ...
the electrical system inside quited working, windows, chairs, door locks...
Why Won't My 1997 4runner Start After I Rolled It?
I rolled my 4Runner onto it's left side where it remained for about 2 hrs. and now it won't start. Batt is strong, engine motors freely, the plugs are new and clean, I verified a good strong spark, ai...