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2005 Toyota 4Runner
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Although it has a stellar record in terms of vehicle problems, the reason the 2002 - 2009 4Runner didn't receive our top "Seal of Awesome" rating is because it received poor crash test ratings for rear occupant protection.
Worst 2005 4Runner Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 5
- brakes problems2NHTSA complaints: 23
- exhaust system problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- body / paint problems1NHTSA complaints: 14
- cooling system problems1
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- engine problemsNHTSA: 28
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 16
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 10
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 9
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 8
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 4
- steering problemsNHTSA: 4
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 2
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 2
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 1
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