The Toyota 4Runner is known for being a rugged, capable off-roader. However, this capability depends largely on which trim you get. For instance, some 4Runners come standard with 2WD while other come with 4WD. And that’s not all that differs.
So, what’s the difference between the trim levels? That’s exactly what we want to know. We looked at two popular 4Runner trims—the SR5 Premium and the TRD Off-Road—and found quite a few differences in features between the two. Take a look.
The 2020 Toyota 4Runner comes in seven trims: SR5, SR5 Premium, TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, TRD Pro, Limited, and Nightshade Edition. Each 4Runner is powered by a 4.0-liter V6 and a five-speed automatic. Each one also has the Toyota Safety Sense-P suite, which includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, dynamic radar cruise control, lane departure alert, and automatic high-beams. The SR5 Premium and TRD Off-Road both have Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon, Alexa, satellite radio, HD radio, Bluetooth compatibility, voice recognition, and an 8-inch touchscreen.
The SR5 Premium starts at $39,215. Standard features include SofTex synthetic leather upholstery, heated front seats, power adjustable front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a universal garage door opener, and integrated navigation. The SR5 Premium comes with 2WD but can be upgraded to 4WD
The TRD Off-Road starts at $39,740. It doesn’t receive the features of the SR5 Premium, but rather that of the base model SR5. However, its off-road capabilities far exceed that of the SR5 Premium. The TRD Off-Road has standard 4WD, a locking rear differential, Multi-Terrain Select drive mode selector, and crawl control.
Come test drive the 2020 Toyota 4Runner at Arlington Toyota and see which model is right for you.