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Can You Tow A Boat With A 4runner? Ratings For Each Generation

The Toyota 4runner is a fantastic option for anyone that enjoys the outdoors – be it camping, fishing, extreme sports, or just exploring in general. Boating certainly fits in with the rest of the outdoor lifestyle so you might find yourself asking if you can tow a boat with your 4runner. Yes, it’s very possible…

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Is A 4runner A Truck? The Age-old Arguments For And Against

It’s time for another polarizing article here on Canadian Gearhead. Today we’re going to dive into whether or not you should be referring to your Toyota 4runner as a car or truck. It’s not quite as simple as you might think. Technically speaking, a Toyota 4runner is considered a Sport Utility Vehicle (or SUV). This…

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Can You Sleep In A Toyota 4runner? A Trick For More Space

The Toyota 4runner makes an excellent adventure vehicle. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the best on the market. It can take you far off the beaten path but that often requires spending the night in a remote location. That begs the question, could you sleep in the back of your 4runner if…

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Why Are Toyota 4runners So Popular? The Top 10 Reasons:

The Toyota 4runner is one of the most popular SUVs of all time. Many of us have become so accustomed to its popularity that we forget what actually makes it such a special vehicle. So what is it about the 4runner that we love so much? Toyota 4runners are known for being simple, capable off-road,…

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Are Toyota 4runners Safe? You Might Be Surprised:

An SUV like the Toyota 4runner is often believed to be one of the best “Mommy mobile” options next to a minivan. They sit up nice and tall, have plenty of cargo space, and are very reliable. You’d think they’d also be one of the safest vehicles on the market due to their dimensions but…

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Why Do Toyota Trucks Last So Long? The Top 5 Reasons:

Reliability and resale value are two of the most well known traits of a Toyota truck. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Tundra, Tacoma, Sequoia, 4runner, or Land Cruiser – they all have a similar reputation. What makes these Toyota trucks last so long though? There are a few reasons why Toyota trucks last so…

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How To Get The Best Fuel Economy In Your 4runner

If you own or plan to own a Toyota 4runner, MPG is likely not the first thing on your mind. That doesn’t mean we can’t do our best to improve it though. So here are some tips on how to get the best fuel economy in your 4runner. While the 4runner isn’t quite as box-like…

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11 4th Gen 4runner Hidden Features You Might Not Know About

Everyone knows that Toyota 4runners are pretty cool vehicles. The funny thing is, there are a few 4th Gen 4runner hidden features that many people aren’t aware of – even though they’ve owned one for years. Some of these are obvious, and some aren’t. Today we’re going to break down the top 11 interesting features…