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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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Driver Kick Panel

How do I remove the driver side kick panel in a 2003 Toyota 4runner?


Fuel Cleaner

I have a 2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 with approximately 166000 miles on it it's in good shape the only thing I do notice is the power doesn't seem a strong maybe cuz it's hot outside my air is running...

What Do Check Engine, Vsc Trac, And Track Off Lights Mean?

I have a 2003 Toyota 4runner with about 213xxx miles. I just had the ignition coils and spark plugs replaced. On my way home tonight, my engine light, vsc trac and track off lights all came on. Any...

Does Car Have To Sit After Bars Leak Is Put Into Radiator?

I have a slow leak in my 2003 Toyota forerunner radiator and it’s been recommended that I use for Barsleak, I know I have to drive the car for 15 to 30 minutes when I add it to coolant ...but mixe...

2003 Toyota 4runner Change In Alarm Behavior

After a routine oil change, I began to notice that when I set my alarm it no longer sounded two "honks" saying its set. Also, if I left my lights on and locked the door my car would go crazy honking...