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2025 Toyota 4Runner: Redefining Off-Road Adventure

13 Apr 2024
  • What are the design features and specifications of the 2025 Toyota 4Runner?
  • What are the available trims for the 2025 Toyota 4Runner?
  • What are the interior design features of the 2025 Toyota 4Runner?

After a decade and a half since its last redesign, the iconic Toyota 4Runner is back with a bang for 2025. Sporting a fresh look, enhanced capabilities, and modern technologies, the 2025 Toyota 4Runner promises to reignite the passion of off-road enthusiasts while catering to modern comfort and safety needs.

Design and Powertrain

Design and Powertrain

Built upon Toyota's new TNGA-F truck platform, the 2025 4Runner embraces a radical overhaul. Say goodbye to the old V-6 engine and hello to a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generating 278 horsepower and a robust 512 Nm of torque. For those seeking more power and efficiency, an optional I-Force Max hybrid variant of the same engine produces 326 horsepower and an impressive 630 Nm of torque. Both powertrains are paired with a new eight-speed automatic transmission, a significant upgrade from the previous model's five-speed gearbox. True to its heritage, the 2025 4Runner boasts formidable off-road prowess. It offers various drive configurations including two-wheel drive, part-time four-wheel drive, and full-time four-wheel drive with advanced features like Active Traction Control (A-Trac) and an electronically controlled two-speed transfer case. The addition of a new Stabilizer Bar Disconnect Mechanism enhances articulation, allowing the 4Runner to conquer challenging terrains with ease.

Trim Options

Trim Options

Toyota presents a comprehensive lineup of nine trims for the 4Runner, catering to diverse preferences. From the rugged TRD Pro and Trailhunter editions to the sophisticated Limited and Platinum models, there's a 4Runner for every lifestyle. The Trailhunter trim, equipped with aggressive off-road enhancements like 33-inch tires and a high-mounted air intake, exemplifies the brand's commitment to adventure.

Interior and Technology

Interior and Technology

Step inside the 2025 4Runner, and you'll find a blend of comfort and innovation. The cabin features premium materials, an 8.0-inch touchscreen (upgradable to 14.0 inches), and a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster. Higher trims offer advanced connectivity with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging, and USB-C outlets. Safety remains paramount in the new 4Runner, incorporating Toyota’s Safety Sense 3.0 suite as standard. This includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-tracing assist, road-sign recognition, and high-beam assist—enhancing both on-road confidence and off-road security.

In summary, the 2025 Toyota 4Runner marks a long-awaited evolution of a beloved off-road legend. With a robust powertrain lineup, enhanced off-road capabilities, advanced technology, and a wide range of trims to choose from, the new 4Runner promises to uphold its reputation as a go-anywhere SUV while embracing the demands of contemporary drivers. Stay tuned for more updates as this exciting model hits dealerships soon.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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“The whole BMW Art Car project is about invention, about imagination, about pushing limits of what can be possible. I don’t think of this car as something you would exhibit. I am thinking of it as something that will race in Le Mans. It’s a performative painting. My BMW Art Car was created in close collaboration with motorsport and engineering teams,” says Julie Mehretu. “The BMW Art Car is only completed once the race is over.”

The collaboration between BMW and Julie Mehretu also includes a joint commitment to a series of PanAfrican Translocal Media Workshops for filmmakers, which will tour various African cities in 2025 and 2026, and will culminate in a major exhibition at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

“The BMW Art Cars are an essential part of our global cultural commitment. For almost 50 years, we have been cooperating with artists who are just as fascinated by mobility and design as they are by technology and motorsports. Julie Mehretu's vision for a racing car is an extraordinarily strong contribution to our BMW Art Cars series,” said Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG. “Julie Mehretu has created more than an amazing Art Car. Her ideas provided the impetus for us to expand the cultural commitment of our Art Cars to promote the creativity of young artists in Africa.”