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.

4.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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2005 Toyota 4Runner brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Toyota 4Runner Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 102009

4Runner

  • 30,000 miles

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

The emergency bake on my Toyota 4runner-2005 do not hold.the vehicle can be driven foward or in reverse with the emergency brakes on.mileage on the vehicle is 33,000. Miles. The dealer on several occasions was requested to fix the brakes to no avail. I was told that that the way they are & live with them.

- Bedford, VA, USA

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