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Any issues with the 5th Gen 4 runners?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by ipnpulz, May 2, 2019.

  1. May 2, 2019 at 5:54 PM
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    ipnpulz

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    so as I am on my quest to score a 2019 4 Runner I’m curious of any issues some might be having......
     
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  2. May 2, 2019 at 5:56 PM
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    Aside from my steering wheel ocasionally doing a wobble at 60 and having a bit too much wander im satisfied.software updated my radio and it stopped freezing.
     
  3. May 2, 2019 at 6:00 PM
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    Other people might be jealous of your awesome truck, so you'll have to deal with that.

    Trying to figure out what the little compartment on the console behind the shifter is for.

    These are the only issue I'm aware of:D
     
  4. May 2, 2019 at 6:01 PM
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    I have an awesome truck now....
     
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  5. May 2, 2019 at 6:02 PM
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    ipnpulz

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    Any cause for this wooble?

    I have worked my way through the issue of the 3rd gen Tacoma’s transmission,CPS,high pressure fuel pump,seeping diff and a few other misc things
     
  6. May 2, 2019 at 6:04 PM
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    So you're already used to it.

    Seriously, though, I can't think of any real complaints.
     
  7. May 2, 2019 at 6:22 PM
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    Not everyone has the wobble. No problems here. Cept it emptying my wallet for mods.
     
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  8. May 2, 2019 at 7:42 PM
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    The biggest issue I have is that they will no longer be produced in 20 + years when I am ready for a new one.
     
  9. May 2, 2019 at 8:18 PM
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    4Runner fun

    4Runner fun Just the beginning...

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    We were loaned (from dealer a stock SR5 that wiggled at 50 mph+) no clue & no care.
    Ours is fine & only issue is the current amount of accessories we want and the restraint to take another loan just to build this beast!
    I came from 3/4+ ton diesels and this is my favorite.
    I may consider my trucks done & invest in our 5th generation T4R!
     
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  10. May 3, 2019 at 4:12 AM
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    And gas.
     
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  11. May 3, 2019 at 8:38 AM
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    nimby

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    I'm pretty sure there has never been a problem with a 5th gen in the history of 5th gens.
     
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  12. May 3, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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    No major, common issues that I'm aware of. The Entune unit sucks but you probably already know that and there's different solutions for that. Might find a sporadic problem here and there on the forums but for the most part they are pretty solid. We have 120k miles on our 2014 TE and it's been very reliable. Still on OEM brakes, just had to replace the OEM battery a few months ago.
     
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  13. May 3, 2019 at 9:55 AM
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    Well I don't drive mine much so gas not a problem.

    Filled up once in 2 months.
     
  14. May 3, 2019 at 12:14 PM
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    jester243 rabble rabble rabble

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    First problem, they are expensive, 2nd problem all of the aftermarket goodies I want to buy and install now...
     
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    My solution for all the aftermarket goodies.
    if-i-eat-less-i-can-buy-more-4runner-parts.jpg
     
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  16. May 3, 2019 at 5:08 PM
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    Are they a gas hog or do they get close to reasonable milage?
     
  17. May 3, 2019 at 6:08 PM
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    2016Pro Why all of the Pro hate?

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    What is so wrong with the entune?
     
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  18. May 3, 2019 at 6:12 PM
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    Was averaging 14-15 until I added the winch and bumper. Now average 12.
     
  19. May 3, 2019 at 6:35 PM
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    Yeah I have been reading a lot of mixed feelings on the mileage estimates. I do like the 18/20 I get around town with the Tacoma and the 21/22 even 23 I have achieved on the hwy.
     
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  20. May 3, 2019 at 8:01 PM
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    Mine is stock I get 16 city 18-19 mpg highway
     
  21. May 3, 2019 at 9:02 PM
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    Get it out on a test drive and lightly let off the throttle and feather the throttle on/off between 55-75mph. Do it at different speeds in the range-- to make sure you're not getting one with a howling differential.
     
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    I have had both a 2017 Tacoma and now my 2017 4Runner. Both stock tires. With my driving patterns I got about 19 mpg combined city/HWY with the Tacoma and about 17 mpg combined with my 4Runner. FYI for comparison.
     
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    I have stock size KO2's and a roof basket. Plus, I am always hauling a little extra weight. I'm averaging ~17.5 combined and as high as 21.4 highway. I am NOT a leadfoot, though... Usually.
     
  24. May 3, 2019 at 11:57 PM
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    I picked up this 2019 SR5 a month ago and have been loving it. It's stock and I get around 18.5mpg combined. I have zero issues with the vehicle.

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  25. May 4, 2019 at 6:29 AM
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    In my opinion, they don't seem to be too bad. My 5th gen averages 17 with a mix of driving. That's with a plate bumper and winch, 285/70 Ridge Grapplers and some other stuff. For comparison, my mom's Honda Pilot averages 18.
     
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    Awesome pics!
     
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    Is this a serious question?

    To me it's clunky and not very well thought out. It's also limited on what it can do and very temperamental. To be fair, it was terrible on my 5th gen 4runner (even after the updates) but works surprisingly well in my 2017 Tundra.
     
  28. May 4, 2019 at 6:39 AM
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    I think the Entune has a lot to be desired the 3rd gen tacomas are much better imo....

    The interior needs a major update
     
  29. May 4, 2019 at 6:43 AM
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    What does Entune even do? The radio plays just fine. :notsure:

    An the difference in mileage between the 4 and the Taco is the difference between a truck motor and a Camry motor. Toyota tried to increase the mileage on the new Tacos and they succeeded, but in my opinion they screwed it up.
     
  30. May 4, 2019 at 6:51 AM
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    They should have left the 4.0 in the 3rd gens
     

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