2003 Toyota 4Runner Top Comparisons

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2003 Toyota 4RunnerReview
Guru9VWK9H writes:
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Nothing the matter with this vehicle just wasn’t a 4 wheel drive

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robert writes:
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These are great vehicles , maintained properly last forever. Great buy

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Calebdt writes:
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Very good car pretty reliable and ok gas mileage

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Guru99PZSJ writes:
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this car ROCKS! best vehicles ever made. highly recommend

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GuruGVQ18 writes:
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Horrible vehicle to offer the mileage is extremely too high

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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4WDReview
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I Have Loved It. Best Vehicle I Have Ever Owned. — The 4Runner is so fun to drive. I got to the place where I actually looked forward to snow. It handles what mother nature throws at you so well. Absolutely a pleasure to own. plenty of power to get you there.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The stylish lines of the 4Runner makes it stand out in this SUV market. The handling and ride are hard to compare. The 2003 year model was a significant upgrade in size and engineering to the previous years so the interior room is fantastic.

Cons: The only negative I can think of is the fuel economy. It gets what all of the ratings says it should get so I really can't complain.

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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4WDReview
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Best Suv Ever — This never failed me until I had some PM work done at the dealership. BE careful who works on this piece of art. Should last you 300,000 miles with the right mechanic. I had the v8 which had similar fuel economy to the new 6 but I liked the 8 better personally.

Pros: outstanding tow vehicle

Cons: Gas economy

8 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5Review
Allen writes:
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Amazing. — The performance is amazing! I have the iForce 4.7L 32 valve V8 in mine, and it has a lot of passing power & get-up-and- go! I test drove the 4.0L 24 valve V6 too, and it is the same as well, just a little less. The quality is out standing, it is a Toyota after all! Reliability is still being tested, I've only had it for a little over a month and only driven it 1,199 miles but I know that they are reliable, a family member owns one (Only his is 4x4, 4 wheel drive, mine is only 4x2, 2 wheel drive) and they have 160,000 miles and have only done routine maintenance (oil changes, air filters, brakes, tires, etc)

Pros: I love the whole thing, power, comfort, everything.

Cons: Gas mileage. (MPG'S)

10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WDReview
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I Love My 4runner —

Build Quality: This 4Runner sustained a rear end collision while we were stopped when the other driver hit me at a speed between 45-55 MPH - it was verified that she didn't try to stop. My 4Runner had minor damage. Her car was trashed. My toddler was safe. I had minor neck injury from the sheer force of the hit. The emergency crew on scene were astounded at how well my vehicle stood up in that scenario and said most cars and passengers in those same situations end up badly injured with totaled vehicles. My car was drivable and had minor body work done. I still drive it and would buy another one. Performance: It outperforms most vehicles of this class, and even some smaller cars which have been tricked to race. Tow capability. Handles very well. Appearance: Rugged exterior yet still sleek in body styling. Spoiler is a must! Interior is comfortable, user friendly and roomy. Plenty of space for the family and your luggage for your road trip. Cost of Ownership: MPG is excellent, we've maintained the vehicle meticulously, so even now that we're over 100K in miles, it runs as beautifully as the day we drove it off the lot. Fun Factor: It's 4WD, it's fun! Upgrade your tires and you're set for some major fun. If we had the SeaDoo's we'd be towing them around to the lake and back for more fun. The tow capability is good for the V6. Get a V8 and it's even better.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Rugged, Fun, Durable, Safe, Roomy, Sleek, Handles very well.

Cons: N/A

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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5Review
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Its Perfect — no squeaks/rattles, styling is awesome, very low cost of ownership, very fun, acceleration, braking and handling is absolutely perfect and fun, it has great mpg, never had a problem, quick 0-60, very comfortable and safe, i love it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fast and solid

Cons: nothing

9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

Review By Guru9CHPV2

The 4Runner has pretty good features. I would like for it to have lane change/blind spot lights on the mirrors, warning me of a vehicle close like the ones on my 2015 Yukon. I relied on them, more t... Read More

Review By Hoagtown001

It performs well for what it is designed for, however the unit is aged in a precarious way. The 4RUNNER needs mechanical updates in a transmission and engine to compete in fuel economy but not to hurt... Read More

2020 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

Review By Frances

These used to be cool capable vehicles l had thought one would be a great practical choice The one I drove was a brick It lumbered up the freeway ramp noticably slower than my 4 cyl Frontier The s... Read More

Review By Cbenton318

For what I’m looking for it is perfect. Only thing I would ask for is a little more torque. Read More

2019 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

Review By Issarina

Love it. Don’t like the color. Only thing I don’t like Read More

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2018 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

Review By FlyingChef

A very well-built SUV. Im sure it will be reliable for years to come. The downside is the lack of storage spaces. no below deck storage. The major storage areas are the glove box and center console. I... Read More

Review By Loganf_15

I love the different look and the detailing, very sporty which I love! Read More

2017 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

Review By Guru9BD4Y1

Love the features, easy to figure out. This car was a reasonable value, that is why we went 2 hour away. Wish that it had a 3rd row seat and a DVD player. Read More

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