The Toyota 4Runner Gets Lit for 2021; TRD Pro Tweaked, Too
Like a cockroach in a nuclear wasteland, the Toyota 4Runner simply refuses to die. It is therefore not surprising that the 4Runner enters the 2021 model year as basically the same SUV as it was over a decade ago. Despite this, Toyota continues to improve its aging mid-size model, and all 2021 4Runners benefit from the addition of LED low beams and fog lights. Opt for the more luxurious Limited versions, dark colors Nightshade or TRD Pro all-terrain and the Japanese manufacturer is also launching LED headlights.
The exterior lighting is far from the only change to the bodywork on the 4Runner chassis, and the boxy Toyota is seeking to take advantage of its off-asphalt capabilities by means of a new (and previously unveiled) special edition Trail model which adds TRD wheels, a loading basket on the Yakima roof and personalized cooler in the hold. (The Trail kit is also available on Tacoma and Tundra vans.) However, those who seriously want to tackle the toughest off-road conditions will want to upgrade to the more powerful version of the 4Runner: the TRD Pro.
Off-road ready: the Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro 2021
Although already very competent, the TRD Pro benefits from additional off-road skills for 2021. Stronger, black-painted TRD wheels work with the previously available Nitto Terra Grappler tires to make the most of the reworked Fox brand shock absorbers of the Pro which promise improvement at low – and tarmac performance at high speed. Until we get behind the wheel of the 4Runner TRD Pro 2021, however, we will only have to believe that Toyota thinks these revisions help it better deal with difficult things.
Anyway, the 2021 4Runner TRD Pro will certainly be more beautiful to bounce on the trails thanks to the addition of a new color: Lunar Rock. The blue tint replaces last year’s army green and is available on all other 2021 TRD Pro models, such as the Tacoma, Tundra and Sequoia.
The price you pay for the Toyota 4Runner 2021
The price of the Toyota 4Runner 2021 remains confidential, but expect a slight increase in the entry cost of the model, which currently stands at $ 37,240 for the entry-level 2WD 4Runner SR5. The same should apply to the 421 Runner TRD Pro 2021, whose 2020 model starts at $ 50,985.
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