1986 Toyota 4Runner User Reviews

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    1986 Toyota 4Runner Review
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    65

    Bad — The handling sucked it had no power no off road abilities it was really bad for snow and ice and rain for that matter it was OK for goi to work n back but not much else it had a five speed in it

    Pros: Mpg

    Cons: all of it

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    I Love My Toy. (just Not Rich Enough To Treat It Right) — project truck 22re auto on 31's. Warm weater only! (body like swiss cheese) was daily driver but started to fall apart. needs: full front end upgrade (its all shot) brake work (one day they quit working) trans swap (auto sucks) EMC relocation (doesnt like to be under water)

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: it starts every time

    Cons: gas comsumption. prone to body rust. factory bumpers weak.

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    Great If You Have A Restored Or Pampered One — I loved this car for what it was. A very underpowered but beautiful topless chick magnet! I owned this truck in my early 20's in a beach town and it was spectacular to have. But in the end it wound up coming apart and I was barely able to sell it for anything.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: A lot of fun for a 3rd car

    Cons: hard to find one that is in good condition and will stay that way

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    Hands Down The Best Suv Ever Made Toyota!!!!!!! — Awsome lil truck all around, great mpg, body still is in great shape (no rust) never gets stuck mud snow ect, removable to great, never has let me stranded. gets a lot of looks, 5spd 22re very dependable will probably have it when my kids start driving.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 5spd,tourque,room.off road capability even though shes all stock

    Cons: hard to find the chrome pieces for windshild let alone anypart for the exterior of the truck

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    It Was A Fun Toy While It Lasted — This is one of the best off road 4x4 vehicles. With the proper gears, even a 4 cylinder will climb hills. Not so great on the Jumps. Rough inside and AC was not factory standard. Just a bit warm in the summer.

    Pros: great in the mud

    Cons: no standard a/c

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    Always Going To Have And Drive Till The Day I Die. — She has 500,000 miles on the original engine, runs stong, super reliable, I can still do 130mph, I get 29mpg city. Has 5 seats, Extremely fun to drive, has the W56 5Speed. Does wonderful offroad, on snow. Extremely easy to work on, modify, whatever it calls for!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Cheap, gas mileage, ladys love it! Offroad, reliablity!

    Cons: If you cannot refrain from ruining these beautiful vehicles.

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    Wouldn't Trade It For A 2009. — 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 for a brand new 4Runner - somewhere along the line, Toyota messed up. The 4Runner started out as a go-anywhere beast and ended up just another box to carry your airbags around in. I love how many looks it gets - there just aren't that many first-gen 4Runners around.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a convertible, will crawl up anything and go anywhere, looks mean as hell.

    Cons: As much as I like the looks of 2 doors, it's kind of inconvenient.

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    1986 Toyota 4runner. 2.4l 4cyl. Auto — 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 breaking system. the handling is one of the best ive driven. being a 23 yr old 4x4, weve had our work cut out for us with body work. im sure i can bondo in my sleep now. the appearance is a little bleak, white and gray gets old after time but the good thing about these trucks is you can beat em up or paint em and theres no adverse effects. i wouldnt trade it for anything...maybe a house...hmmm...naa, i can put the back seats down and sleep in it! its perfect!!! =)

    Pros: sturdy, easy to work on, spaceous, everything else

    Cons: gas (16-18 town) (18-22 highway) not bad but...

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    Fun 4runner — Fun truck, awesome to drive, rugged, easy to work on, 22RE engine will last forever if you do the maintenance. Highway mpg is definitely in the 20s 24-25 maybe, i don't know about city. Removable hard top is awesome but nowhere sells a soft top :-(

    Pros: 4.10 factory rear end, awesome feel, capable offroad

    Cons: cracked sunroof

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    Best Mini Utility Ever — If You like versatility and dependability. This one will take you anywhere. Features a removable fiber glass shell on the rear for the open top off road ride. Roll bar and cab roof keep safty in tow. Great OFF Road and On road

    Pros: Agile and tourqey   great balance      power rear glass

    Cons: oyher people are jealous

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

    I Get Complements Everywhere I Go By Leightg

    I love this car, i've just decided i need something a little smaller for my family. We had plenty of space on our family vacation and got great gas mileage on the highway (24MPG). Only thing i wish ... Read More

    2013 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

    Great All Around Suv By SSGKeith

    Well designed and practical truck that can work for any situation. Has never had any problems and would own another in the future. It has been a great truck for work, play and ready for the mountains ... Read More

    Take The Good With The Bad, And An Extra Helping Of Good. By pruster1

    I've had the 4runner for about a month now, and abslolutely love the thing for its refined road manners, surrpisingly good handling for a truck-based SUV. The fuel consumption is miserable. Everyt... Read More

    2012 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

    Awesome 4runner By cmoody

    The 4Runner is a tough, body on frame SUV that combines the legendary Toyota reliability into one of the few true SUVs that are on the market today. Love the sound of the JBL audio system and the sate... Read More

    Great All Around Family Vehicle!!! By Moates1970

    4 wheel drive came in great when visiting family up north for Christmas. Gave me great confidence in this vehicles performance in all conditions. 3rd row always a bonus to have when have those couple ... Read More

    2011 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

    Reliable Stylish Suv By Jasonloyd

    Toyota 4Runner has been great. Love the styling. Very minimal maintenance cost. Ride is comfortable in town and on the highway. Could use a little more power and better gas mileage, but I guess yo... Read More

    Worthy By Robert

    Great style and comfort. The newer V6 is far more fuel efficient than its predecessor. The tailgate does not have a push button assist which would be a plus. Also, the SR5 model requires adding a... Read More

    2010 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

    I Love It By Troye

    I love the heated leather seats, ability to tow up to 5500 lbs, and have 5 passengers sit comfortably on a road trip. it has enough room to move cargo from place to place. Also, the automatic sliding ... Read More

    I Love This Vehicle! By kaylasage

    I love almost everything about this vehicle. I cannot think of a more perfect vehicle for someone who needs a little extra room, likes to take the bikes to trails and can fit just about anything in th... Read More

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