Off-road excursions and road trips require a vehicle as bold as the driver. With a host of commanding systems combined with ample cargo space, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner is ready for adventures near Baltimore, MD.

Read through this review crafted by your neighbors at Thompson Toyota to see how this SUV can fit into your exciting lifestyle.

If you're near Edgewood, Clayton, or Bel Air, MD, and you want to review the 2020 4Runner, reach out to a member of our team to schedule a test drive today!

Toyota 4Runner Features

4Runner Stats

Toyota 4Runner Engine

4.0-liter V6

Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

Toyota 4Runner Interior Technology

Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth®

Toyota 4Runner Safety

Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, and more

Toyota 4Runner: Built for Adventure

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner is ready to take on whatever is thrown its way with its two available four-wheel drive (4WD) systems:

  1. Part-time 4WD with Active Traction Control
  2. Full-time 4WD system with Torsen® limited-slip center differential

For supreme control over sand, snow, and mud, opt for part-time 4WD with Active Traction Control. However, if you want the ultimate off-roading performance across some of the most challenging terrains, consider the full-time 4WD system with a limited-slip center differential with locking feature.

The full-time 4WD system consistently moves your wheels at the same speed-even if one is off the ground-for a commanding performance over rocks and hills. The Multi-terrain Select system also lets you choose between four difficulty modes to regulate wheelspin and optimize traction in a variety of off-road situations.

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When tackling unpredictable trails, select available Crawl Control for a simpler and more focused off-road experience. This intelligent system automatically modulates the throttle and brakes on five low-speed settings, allowing you to devote your full attention to the thrills of the road.

Toyota 4Runner Engine

Superior performance begins under the hood. That's why the 2020 Toyota 4Runner is armed with an authoritative 4.0-liter V6 engine with standout specs:

  • 270 horsepower
  • 278 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity

The commanding 4.0-liter V6 engine generates an exhilarating 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque to invigorate your morning drives and keep you engaged, no matter how long your next road trip lasts.

When properly equipped, this powertrain can haul up to 5,000 pounds with ease, too. So, if you're looking to take your small hard-sided RV or recreational boat on your next journey, the 4Runner is up for the job.

To get this kind of capability, the 4Runner comes equipped with a standard integrated towing hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4- and 7-pin connectors.

Toyota 4Runner Interior

Every excursion is different, so the Toyota 4Runner features an interior that's easy to customize for each unique adventure.

It starts with giving you plenty of room for your friends and gear, as you can see from the interior measurements below…

  • Seating capacity: 5 or 7
  • Headroom (first/second/third): 39.3 inches/38.6 inches/34.3 inches
  • Legroom (first/second/third): 41.7 inches/32.9 inches/29.3 inches
  • Maximum cargo volume: 89.7 cubic feet

When taking a getaway for five, you'll have space for all your camping gear, thanks to 47.2 cubic feet of trunk space behind the second-row seats. If you have a larger crew, add the available third row to create seating for seven passengers. This seat has a 50/50 split so that you can maximize your interior for your passenger and cargo needs.

You can also fold the rear seats down when traveling solo to access the full 89.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

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You'll be able to hit the trails quicker with the help of a standard power rear glass window. Simply press a button to lower this feature so that you can reach into the trunk and easily grab your daypacks and hit the road. When you return, just press the button again, throw your gear back in, and head off to your next destination.

Now, if you've got a heavy cooler in the car for your day at the beach or weekend at the campsite, there's no need to climb into the trunk to unload it. Simply pull on the available sliding rear cargo deck and your gear will come to you.

Toyota 4Runner Safety

As you hit the open road in your 2020 Toyota 4Runner, you'll take plenty of technology with you. This includes all the standard smart safety features designed to give you even more awareness of the road around you.

What we're talking about is the Toyota Safety Sense™ P suite, which includes driver-assisting systems like:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Standard Automatic High Beams are a favorite feature for backroad drivers, too. These automatically toggle your high beams on and off for you based on the flow of oncoming traffic. They'll also adjust your headlights if you approach a traffic signal or intersection.

With a feature like this, you can keep your focus on navigating through dark or inclement conditions, instead of adjusting your high beams.

Toyota 4Runner Technology to Take with You

The interior of the Toyota 4Runner is also teched out with plenty of connectivity features kept within reach.

An 8-inch touchscreen display comes standard and sits comfortably embedded within the center stack. It's compatible with several features that keep you connected, such as:

  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ allow you to access your favorite smartphone apps directly through your SUV, including navigation, phone contacts, and internet radio.

If you really want to stay on course, you can upgrade to the available Premium Audio infotainment system with Dynamic Navigation. This integrated navigation system can be your go-to when you're navigating uncharted waters by providing turn-by-turn directions to your destination.

Plus, with the available JBL® audio system with Clari-Fi®, you'll keep the music pumping the whole way as the 15 speakers (including subwoofer and amplifier) create a surround-sound, concert-like experience.  

Test Drive the 2020 Toyota 4Runner in Edgewood Today

Buckle up and get ready for your next big adventure at Thompson Toyota. A member of our sales team will sit down with you to learn about your getaway needs, so they can help you review the eight Toyota 4Runner trim levels that are available.

Thrill seekers near Edgewood, Clayton, Bel Air, and Baltimore, Maryland, can contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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