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2014 Chicago: Toyota reveals TRD Pro lineup for their 4x4s w/ video

Following some teasers, Toyota finally revealed their all-new TRD Pro line for their 4×4 SUVs and trucks, which take existing models and give them some factory performance upgrades straight from Toyota’s Racing Development division. Available for only the four-wheel drive models of the Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner, the TRD Pro packages add to the already […]

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Toyota teases some new TRD Pro variants to their 4×4 models

Toyota released some new teasers with a picture of what appears to be a TRD’ed 4RUNNER and a video of the Tacoma and Tundra versions. This is indicative of the introduction of some new models, specifically some factory-decked 4×4 models for the off-road enthusiasts. Automakers are starting to produce their own “performance” lines, which have […]

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Report: Toyota seems adamant about sticking with body-on-frame SUVs

Most manufacturers of SUVs have been resorting to the crossover route by ditching older body-on-frame technology—similar to ones used on pickup trucks and even larger full-scale trucks—and utilizing unibodies. SUVs have originally been built with body-on-frames, which means the body of the SUV sits on a pair of girders, welded together in a way to […]

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2014 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota reveals facelifted 2014 4Runner midsized SUV, gets minor visual and option upgrades

Toyota seized the moment at this year’s Stagecoach Music Festival just outside Palm Springs, California to debut the newly updated 2014 Toyota 4Runner midsized SUV. Much of the core componentry for the 4Runner carries over from the previous model, though with several minor changes. To start, the 4Runner is still powered by Toyota’s 4.0L V6 […]

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Toyota teases updated 2014 4Runner ahead of debut at 2013 Stagecoach Music Festival in Calif.

Toyota has officially announced that the 4Runner SUV will be getting a visual update for the 2014 model year with the 2013 Stagecoach Music Festival being the stage for the debut just outside Palm Springs in California. It marks the brand’s first-ever public reveal at a major music festival. The event is slated for Saturday, […]

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NHTSA recalls several Toyota models over improper airbag calibration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for a select number of Toyota models produced between 2009 and 2013. The recall is for Toyotas sold by Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. The recall is for possible airbag calibration faults for models equipped with interior accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters, and […]

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NADAguides announces Must Consider List for 2011

Are you in the market for a new car but have no idea what you want? NADAguides is here to help with their annual Must Consider List for 2011. “The annual NADAguides Must Consider List provides consumers with unique vehicles that may not necessarily be at the top of consumers’ minds, but have definitely earned […]

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Consumer Reports points out 6 models that are worse than their predecessors

In these days, nothing seems to be built like they used to be. The simple answer is that it’s all about the money. In desperate bids to increase profits and expand into markets to raise volume, much has been sacrificed in the realm of build quality, reliability and handling performance. This should not be news […]

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee outscores Toyota 4Runner in Consumer Reports test

The American auto industry seems to be standing up strong and tough. In a recent test conducted by Consumer Reports, the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee earned a ‘Very Good’ road test score and outscored its traditional rival, the Toyota 4Runner, which earned a Good score. The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee impressed Consumer Reports in terms […]

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2010 SEMA: Four Wheeler Toyota 4Runner Backcountry

Reading a car blog, people come to appreciate the machines for their intrinsic value: their beauty and their speed. But it”s important too to remember that people use cars as tools to explore their passions. One example of this is Four Wheeler Magazine“s Project Toyota 4Runner Backcountry, which debuted at SEMA 2010. This modified vehicle […]

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