Gray 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition on Desert Trail vs Red 2020 Toyota 4Runner at a Campsite

2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota 4Runner: What Are the Differences?

Differences Between the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and 2020 Toyota 4Runner 

Do you have your mind made up on your next Toyota? Do you have your heart set on the Toyota 4Runner? With the addition of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner to the Toyota family, you may want to know – what are the differences between the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and 2020 Toyota 4Runner? We are here to help with a quick comparison created by Downeast Toyota! 


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2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Trim Levels and Price 

With the arrival of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner on the horizon, Bangor-area drivers will find an expanded model lineup that adds a Trail Special Edition – tailor-made for family camping trips. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner will be available in an impressive nine trim levels – SR5, SR5 Premium, TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, Trail Edition, Nightshade Edition, Venture Special Edition, Limited and TRD Pro – with a base MSRP of just $36,340. New 2020 Toyota 4Runner models start at $36,120. 

Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Features 

  • 40-Quart Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Cooler 
  • Black Exterior Badges 
  • Black and Tan Interior 
  • All-Weather Floor Mats 
  • Sliding Cargo Tray 
  • Yakima® LoadWarrior Rooftop Cargo Basket 
Gray 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Cooler in the Back of a 4Runner

2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Engine and Features 

Built for adventures on the road less traveled, the Toyota 4Runner employs a high-strength, body-on-frame design that is backed by a tried and true 270-horsepower 4.0-liter V-6 engine that makes 278 pound-feet of torque. Married to a reliable five-speed automatic transmission, the Toyota 4Runner is built to survive extreme terrain. Available four-wheel drive systems include an on-demand 4WD system with Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) and a full-time 4WD system with A-TRAC and a Torsen® limited-slip differential.  

2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Rooftop Cargo Basket
2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Front Interior

No matter which Toyota 4Runner model year you choose, you will find an impressive list of features and equipment. Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 is a fixture in the Toyota 4Runner lineup that will add a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and Automatic High Beams. When adventure calls, it is important to stay connected and Toyota 4Runner entries will deliver with an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa and Wi-Fi Connect smartphone integration. 


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What are the differences between the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and 2020 Toyota 4Runner? Find the right fit for you and your family with this Toyota 4Runner comparison. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota 4Runner that will match your lifestyle and budget!