How Much Does the 2022 Toyota 4Runner Cost?

The 2022 Toyota 4Runner is an SUV that can handle off-roading and is versatile and flexible enough to appeal to a wide variety of car shoppers. How much does the 2022 Toyota 4Runner cost? While its price starts in the mid-$30,000s, there are so many ways to customize the 4Runner that it isn’t difficult to drive the price up pretty high. Let’s look at the 2022 Toyota 4Runner price and what you get for your money.

A red 2022 Toyota 4Runner splashing through a puddle.
2022 Toyota 4Runner

How much does a 2022 Toyota 4Runner cost?

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The 2022 Toyota 4Runner costs $38,520 for the base trim, the SR5. It comes with a 4.0-liter V6 engine that puts out 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The 2022 Toyota 4Runner gets 17 mpg combined in fuel economy. Edmunds calls it “one of the few traditional truck-based SUVs left these days.” That’s thanks to its high ground clearance, available four-wheel drive, and the option to upgrade to even more rugged 4Runners.

In addition to the SR5, the 2022 Toyota 4Runner comes in several other trim levels. These include the TRD Off-Road ($42,350), the Trail Special Edition ($42,365), the TRD Sport ($43,240), and the SR5 Premium ($43,805). The 2022 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium is the most popular trim option.

There are even more high-end 2022 Toyota 4Runners available as well. The TRD Off-Road Premium ($45,295), Limited, ($50,140), and TRD Pro ($53,335) up the 4Runner’s game and off-roading ability while also making the price pretty high.

Is a Toyota 4Runner worth the money?

If you’re looking for a truck-based SUV that you can take off-roading, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better SUV. If, on the other hand, you’re looking for something to cart your kids around town or navigate through the city, you might be happier with something else.

Consumer Reports gives the 2022 Toyota 4Runner an overall 61/100. That mediocre score is in large part thanks to its ride, which scores just a 2/5 and its fuel economy. Its safety ratings aren’t the best, either. The NHTSA gives the 2022 Toyota 4Runner just a marginal rating for the small overlap test on the driver side. The IIHS also wasn’t happy with its version of that test, giving the 4Runner 4/5 stars. Even worse, the IIHS found the passenger side only worthy of 3/5 stars.

What problems do Toyota 4Runners have?

The predicted reliability of the 2022 Toyota 4Runner is a 4/5. Consumer Reports based this rating on the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Toyota 4Runners. The 2019 and 2020 Toyota 4Runners each have a 4/5 for reliability, while the 2021 4Runner scores a perfect 5/5. Problem areas include the fuel system in the 2019 and 2020 and brakes and body integrity in the 2020.

Overall, Toyota 4Runner owners are pretty happy with their SUVs. The predicted overall owner satisfaction score for the 2022 Toyota 4Runner is a 4/5. Current owners of 4Runners really love its styling, and are pretty happy with its driving experience and comfort. Value isn’t rated as highly, but that doesn’t keep 4Runner owners from being mostly happy with their SUVs.

If you’re looking for a rugged SUV, the 2022 Toyota 4Runner just might be the right SUV for you. Of course, you should definitely take into consideration those safety ratings, and look at what else is on the market before making your decision.

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