CarComplaints.com Notes: Although it has a stellar record in terms of vehicle problems, initially the 4th generation (2003 - 2009) 4Runner didn't earn our top "Seal of Awesome" rating because it received poor crash test ratings for rear impacts. However it's proven to have one of the lowest driver death rates out of all vehicles (not just SUVs), so we've bumped it back up to our top award.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Toyota 4Runner engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Toyota 4Runner Owner Comments

problem #1

May 022011

4Runner

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A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

2004 Toyota 4 runner. Consumer writes in regards to national safety recall complaint the consumer stated the dealer wanted him to sign an arbitration agreement as a condition to address the recall. The consumer stated he signed the agreement, but he also wrote it was under protest/duress.

- Vestavia Hills, AL, USA

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