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Toyota 4Runner vs. Subaru Ascent: It’s Not Even Close

If you’re the outdoorsy type, Toyota 4Runner and the  Subaru Ascent are probably on your shortlist of new midsize SUVs. The 4Runner has some extreme off-road capabilities, and the Ascent is trail-rated too. But as you do more research, you’ll see that the 4Runner and Ascent are almost incomparable. Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota RAV4 off-road  Subaru initially launched the …

2020 Kia Telluride off-roading in the desert
Trucks & SUVs

The Kia Telluride Fails to Live up to Its Name

The Kia Telluride has one bold off-roading name that comes from Telluride, Colorado. However, the Kia Telluride isn’t exactly built for off-roading. For true adventuring, you may need another option like the Toyota 4Runner instead.  The Kia Telluride isn’t for off-roading Telluride, Colorado, is a beautiful mountain town that now has multiple safe ways to …

Toyota's logo on the front of a truck.

What’s the Difference Between the Toyota Highlander and 4Runner?

Toyota presents an appealing lineup of versatile SUVs, two of them being the Toyota Highlander and the Toyota 4Runner. The Highlander and 4Runner are among the most dependable vehicles you can buy. Both have their charms, but what’s the difference between the Toyota Highlander and 4Runner? Let’s start with some similarities It’s hard to go wrong with a used …

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium

Is the Toyota 4Runner Underpowered?

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner blends old-school capabilities with new. The 4Runner is one of the few midsize SUVs that has a body-on-frame design ideal for off-roading. This Toyota is undoubtedly a charismatic performer, but does the 4Runner feel underpowered? Power and capability  We aren’t exaggerating when we refer to the 4Runner as old-school. That’s putting it nicely. We often …

Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro on display at the Denver Auto Show at the Colorado Convention Center

These Are the 5 Fastest 2020 Toyota SUVs

Technology and increased efficiencies and better tolerances in manufacturing have brought engine technology a long way in the last two or three decades. Today, an SUV is as quick from 0-60 mph as some performance cars from the early 1980s. Of course, Toyota is one of the manufacturers working to make their portfolio of SUV/crossover …

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Is the Lexus GX the Same as the 4Runner?

Toyota and Lexus are among buyers’ first choices for an enjoyable, reliable vehicle. And if you’re especially interested in an exceptional off-roader, these brands have answers for that too. Perhaps the most popular option under Toyota’s lineup is the 4Runner, and Lexus’ is the GX. But you might be wondering, is the Lexus GX the same as the 4Runner? The …

A Toyota Tundra TRD Pro on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Most Complained About Toyota Trucks

Toyota truck complaints aren’t isolated to only the pickup trucks. Toyota also offers a lineup of SUVs on truck platforms that fall into the category, too. In fact, the two pickup trucks aren’t the highest two for most complaints. So which of those body-on-frame SUVs made it onto the list of Toyota’s top most complained …

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
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What Does Toyota TRD Stand for?

We’ve seen the famed Toyota TRD badging on many models. The trucks like the Toyota Sequoia, 4Runner, Tacoma, and Tundra all have options for TRD packages. Additionally, we now see TRD packages for the Camry and the Avalon. But what is the Toyota TRD meaning? What do these letters stand for? Toyota Racing Development TRD …