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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

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2006 Toyota 4Runner accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2006 Toyota 4Runner Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 082011

4Runner

  • miles

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

When installing our brand new sunshine kids radian xtsl we found that just touching the metal buckle tightener on the super latch strap causes it to loosen. Our child can also reach her foot over the edge and loosen it. It is not safe to install in our vehicle (2006 4runner) with their new super latch adjuster that can very easily be loosened. (related vehicle information: Model year=2006, make=Toyota, model=4runner).

- Bend, OR, USA

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