2001 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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Average User Score

3.95 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Magnificent Machine by mooncat
 — this vehicle is the 4th 4-runner we have owned. i cannot say enough good about it. we drive city, highway, mountains and desert. it has gone on some extraordinary adventures - including extreme ... Read More
Wonderful Ride by Dan
 — This is a vehicle that will not nickle and dime you to death. change the timing belt, change the oil, and it will last forever. The gas millage is not particularly great but it will get about 18mpg in... Read More
2001 4runner Makes Winter Driving Easy And Comfortable. by Angela
 — I love the heated leather seats, the 4WD and the paint color (light gold). The running boards are extra slippery, and the windshield washer does not spray a nice, wide fan of bug juice like a GM. It... Read More

2001 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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Based on 14 reviews

2001 Toyota 4Runner

The 2001 Toyota 4Runner marked the end of the almost-universally panned I4; all 4Runners now came standard with a 3.4-liter V6 rated at 183 horsepower and delivering 217 lb/ft of torque. Let us rejoice! Toyota tempered the power with some additional control features, including TRAC (traction) control, and a vehicle skid control system.

Fuel economy reflects the new power, with 16/19 city/highway estimates. The cabin is spacious and comfortable, particularly with the leather trim. The high ground clearance allows those who still buy SUV's to take off-roading to hit the trails.

Reviewers love the new engine and continued comfort of the interior. Complaints about fuel economy continue, but these are typical numbers for a mid-size SUV.


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Toyota 4Runner Questions


I Bought An 01 Toyota 4 Runner With No Users Manual. Also, I Have Never Ow...

I have tried to use the 4wd, but it won't engage. I need to know if it even works, or if my technique is to blame.

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

Need To Replace Heater Coil, No Heat When Idling Dash Has To Be Removed?

Been told it is $800 job, have 2001 with 236,000

865 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Why Are My Trac Off, Vsc Trac And Check Engine Lights Still On?

I have 2001 4Runner. the TRAC OFF & VSC TRAC lights have been on for a year. dealer has turned them off about 4 times and they still come on. I have replaced gas cap, no luck. Last week i replaced t...

1,998 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
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Could The Solenoid Make A Crazy Sound When You Try To Start The Vehicle Or ...

Cleaned the battery terminals yesterday.. Jumped in after cleaning them and the car started right up. Went in the house and came back out to go to the store and when I went to start it it made a ver...

179 views with 2 answers (last answer 11 months ago)

2001 4runner .....when You Go To Pull Out It Will Idle But Wont Go When You...

is it a throttle control or something ? some one was saying traction control. some mechanic saying its a glitch in the computer system used in the 2001 .

22 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)