2003 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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2003 Toyota 4Runner Overview

After the success of the 2002 model, it would have been easy for Toyota to sit back and enjoy few changes for the next model year. Instead, the 2003 Toyota 4Runner is completely redesigned, inside and out.

Toyota replaced the 3.4-liter V6 with a 4.0-liter V6 rated at 245 horsepower and 283 lb/ft torque, with a 4.7-liter V8 rated at 235 horsepower and 325 lb/ft of torque available as an upgrade. The V6 gets 18/21 (4x2) or 17/20 (4x4) city/highway fuel efficiency, while the tow-intended V8 gets 16/19.

The 4Runner manages to maintain the comfort of a car while getting near the strength of a full-size SUV and true off-road vehicle. Reviewers love the strong ride and seem to only complain about the mileage.


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    Rear Window And Windshield Wiper Not Working

    My windshield wiper is not working nor is my window trying to figure out how to reset this 2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited

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    Can I Press The Brakes While Shifting From D To D3 While Going Down A Steep...

    I have a 2003 4runner with an automatic transmission. I am heading over some steep mountains with a uhaul trailer and was advised to downshift to d3 so i don't burn out my brakes. I've never downshi...

    4 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    2003 4runner Bolt Pattern The Same As 2017 Tacoma

    Looking to upgrade wheels on my 2003 4runner. Found some 2017 tacoma TRD wheels and was curious if the bolt pattern was the same. Thanks

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    Bent Rear Axle Due To Low Impact Collision

    Do I find an entirely new rear axle, or is there a certain part that can fix the fact that my two rear tires wear on the inside and seem to be pointing away from each other towards the front of the...

    16 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Back Window Wont Operate

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