2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail from exterior front

Learn about the performance features & capabilities of the 2021 4Runner!

2021 Toyota 4Runner Engine, HP, Drivetrain & Performance Specs

The Toyota 4Runner is the ideal SUV for those who enjoy an on-the-go lifestyle complimented by modern technology, intuitive advanced safety features and impressive performance capabilities. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is the most advanced 4Runner model to date, as it features an extensive model lineup, standard technology, a powerful engine and amenities that add comfort and convenience to each drive. Today, we are going to focus on the performance specs and features of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner, diving into its engine, horsepower and torque, standard and available drivetrains and more. Continue reading below to dive in!


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2021 Toyota 4Runner Performance Features & Specs

2021 Toyota 4Runner from exterior rear

All models of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner are powered by a 4.0-liter V6 engine that produces 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. The 4Runner uses a 5-speed automatic transmission and comes with a standard 4×2 rear-wheel drive configuration, but offers part-time 4×4 or full-time 4×4 configurations for drivers to choose between.

The 2021 Toyota 4Runner offers a maximum towing ability of 5,000 lbs. on most grades, which is ideal for towing a boat to the lake or a camper to Devil’s Lake or another local state park. Those who want to enjoy capable off-road performance can opt with a TRD (Toyota Racing Development) model that is equipped with TRD-enhanced features. Some TRD features that enhance performance and adventures include TRD-tuned springs, a 1.4-inch thick skid plate, a TRD roof rack, TRD floor mats and TRD tires.


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Shop for a New Toyota 4Runner in Southern Wisconsin

Model options for the 2021 Toyota 4Runner include the SR5, SR5 Premium, Trail Edition, Venture Edition, TRD Off-Road, Limited, Nightshade and TRD Pro. Southern Wisconsin drivers interested in experiencing the 2021 Toyota 4Runner from behind the wheel are invited to shop for the SUV at Hesser Toyota in Janesville! Check out our new 4Runner inventory and schedule a test drive today. We hope to see you soon!