2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4 V6 from North America

Summary:

The best SUV ever, for price, and off road ability

Faults:

This truck is 3 years old and I bought it used with over 60000 miles and it runs like I just drove it off the lot. Nothing has gone wrong with it.

General Comments:

I am going to update the suspension (shocks, springs) because the ride feels like it is a 60K truck. The rear is starting to sag. common problem with trucks with coil rear springs.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 4th March, 2004

1st Aug 2006, 01:44

Off-road!!! They lack suspension travel, which leads to rollover. Not to mention axle breakage due to oversized tires for the gearing.

2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 standard from North America

Summary:

The most reliable off-road vehicle made

Faults:

Nothing has gone wrong with the car other than standard things such as fluids and tires. I need to replace the shocks and springs, but that is due to excessive off-road use.

General Comments:

I have driven this truck through some of the most remote areas of the lower 48 on some of the most difficult trails any street vehicle can take. 95,000 miles in 2 years. Colorado San Juan mountains for 6 days, Nevada Black Rock desert for a week, The LoLo trail through Idaho. Much more. Used all the gears low and high 8-10hrs a day for weeks on end. Jeepers comment they are surprised a street vehicle (un-modified) can keep up on their stomping grounds. Many flat tires carried 2 spares at all times, but no fault of 4Runner. Truck still looks and rides like new when cleaned up. Change oil that's it. I pulled all the seats out (very simple and modular) and lived out of it for 2 months plenty of room for one person. I would take this vehicle anywhere in the world it is flawless. Wish the dashboard and cup holders had more room. Wish it had more interior hooks for hanging things.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 20th November, 2003

24th Nov 2003, 20:11

I echo that. I have a 2000 4Runner 4WD and have about 50,000 miles on it through harsh prairie winters in Canada... i get called out in some pretty bad stuff including near blizzards at -30...with serious winter tires on and knowing 4Wd doesn't stop me any faster... it is my saviour... I can always rely on it...it's been the better part of four years and not a thing gone wrong.. I take up to my favourite trailheads and never worry about holes, creek crossings, washed out roads or the rocks on the mountain backroads... an awesome vehicle.. a regular tank... just don't buy it if you want a "high performance" 4WD drive...buy it for the truck that it is...

2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 V6 from North America

Summary:

An excellent car for the outdoorsman who lives in the city

Faults:

As of yet, nothing has gone wrong with the vehicle.

General Comments:

It has generous cargo room.

Driver comfort is excellent, and the controls are well placed and the gauges are easily readable.

Mileage is good for a sport utility.

Off road capability is good, and on road handling is excellent for a sport utility.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 24th July, 2001