50 reviews
2006 Toyota 4Runner
2006 Toyota 4Runner
Available Price Range $6,805-$16,905 Trims12 Combined MPG 17-20 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2006 Toyota 4Runner

Our Take

Toyota last redesigned its midsize 4Runner sport utility vehicle for 2003, making a V-8 engine available for the first time. At that time, Toyota wanted to make the truck-based 4Runner larger, roomier and more fuel-efficient, yet still retain its offroad capability.For 2005, the V-8 gained 35 hor... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Ride quality in Sport Edition
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Side airbags optional

Notable Features

  • Standard 236-hp V-6
  • Available 260-hp V-8
  • Two or three rows of seats
  • RWD or 4WD
  • Face-lifted for 2006

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 50 reviews

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2 4Runners in the Family

by Siteguy from Toronto on March 28, 2013

I can not believe I purchased another 4Runner. I did a bit of research beforehand to check out some other brands such as the Chevy Equinox and Ford escape. We needed to get a new car as our Grand Prix... Read Full Review

12 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

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$27,635 - $38,385
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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota 4Runner Limited V6

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota 4Runner Limited V6

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
P
Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota 4Runner Limited V6

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota 4Runner Limited V6

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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