• (4.7) 39 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,697$12,169
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-19
  • Engine: 245-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2003 Toyota 4Runner

Our Take on the 2003 Toyota 4Runner

A redesigned version of the Toyota 4Runner went on sale in October 2002. Adding a V-8 engine choice is just one of the notable changes that Toyota made to its popular sport utility vehicle. In the prior generation, a V-6 was the only power plant available, but the 2003 model offers both choices.... Read Full Report

2003 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

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Rugged, Reliable and Tougher to Roll This is a review of the 2003 Toyota 4Runner. It is a midsize sport-utility vehicle. Thus, this column might offend SUV opponents. They need not tarry here. This is for people who are interested in SUVs. They include lovers of sport-utility vehicles and potential first-time buyers. This is a story about one of the best SUVs available. The Toyota... Read full review for the 2003 Toyota 4 Runner

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by Toyota truck lover from Richland, MI on April 20, 2009

I've owned my 03 V8 Sport since 9/06 and have put about 35k on it. Absolutely love this SUV. No other midsize SUV holds a candle to the 4Runner. Top notch quality (zero issues to date, nothing more th... Read Full Review

12 Trim Levels Available

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2003 Toyota 4Runner Safety Ratings

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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