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Do you refer to your 4Runner as a Truck, SUV, or Car?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Jere39, Apr 23, 2022.

  1. Jun 14, 2022 at 9:18 PM
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    Reldn

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    I usually refer to it as either 4Runner, Truck, or The Green Behemoth.
     
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  2. Jun 16, 2022 at 6:17 AM
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    Brandonium

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    Screw all that. My 4Runner is my significant other! LOL
     
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  3. Oct 7, 2023 at 11:26 AM
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    Bronco

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    interesting! i'm considering my first 4Runner, but i live in a condo which has very restrictive rules about Truck registered vehicles. so i found this thread and feel comfy that technically SUV or crossover is a good legal fit for my er...truck to be!

    i did find this searching the web regarding the issue: "In the state of PENNSYLVANIA a 4runner is classified as a station wagon". i guess i'll need to get some wood wax for the sides....
     
  4. Oct 7, 2023 at 11:59 AM
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    TheGreekFreak

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    I use truck or 4runner. Saying SUV for a body on frame truck sounds a little weird to my ear.
     
  5. Oct 7, 2023 at 12:03 PM
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    Latrans

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    I just call it my 4Runner. Before it, I owned two different Jeep Patriots and I’d call those either my Jeep or my Patriot. My other vehicle is a Mazda 3 and I call it car to anyone except my wife, then I say “the Mazda”
     
  6. Oct 7, 2023 at 2:13 PM
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    K-Paul

    K-Paul Looking for a water crossing

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    :rasta:
     
  7. Oct 7, 2023 at 2:13 PM
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    Dirty Dog

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    Truck. Trucks don't necessarily have a bed. It is different in Texas I guess. Back in the day, even full size vans had Texas truck plates.
     
  8. Oct 7, 2023 at 2:23 PM
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    I'm all over the place. When I'm at the grocery store it could be a car or an SUV. However, when I hear the engine running and I feel the ride, it's a truck. When I try to clean the windshield with the short-handled wiper at gas stations, it's a truck. When I rotated the 10-ply Wildpeaks with the OEM jack, it was a truck. When I can't maintain speed on a big uphill, it's a truck. When I have to go slower than the posted speed on a tight curve, it's a truck.
     
  9. Oct 7, 2023 at 2:40 PM
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    When my wife drives the 4Runner or Tacoma I say take that car or this car. I refer to them as trucks, but Toyota calls the 4Runner an SUV.
     
  10. Oct 7, 2023 at 2:43 PM
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    4runner or car.
     
  11. Oct 7, 2023 at 3:03 PM
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    “Meat Wagon”!
     
  12. Oct 7, 2023 at 7:00 PM
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    ChessGuy

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    My dad used to love his dodge/chrysler vans. He had 3 of them....and it is just stuck in my head...."Get in the van". So I call my 4r a van from time to time. Brings me back in time and it reminds me of him. I missed the old man.
     
  13. Oct 7, 2023 at 7:43 PM
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    Cowboy59

    Cowboy59 Enjoy the Adventure

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    Ditto
     
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  14. Oct 7, 2023 at 11:19 PM
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    Call it what it really is:
    Awesome!
    :headbang:
     
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  15. Oct 8, 2023 at 5:38 AM
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    POOLGUY

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    I call it what it is :
    The 4Runner
    The Tacoma ( sometimes the blue truck )
    The Acura
    The Isuzu ( sometimes the silver truck )
     
  16. Oct 8, 2023 at 6:56 AM
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    CygnusX-4

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  17. Oct 8, 2023 at 7:10 AM
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    POOLGUY

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    Crossovers are just cars trying to be something they aren’t.
     
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  18. Oct 8, 2023 at 11:32 AM
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    TRDSD

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    Truck. It's on a ladder frame.
     
  19. Oct 8, 2023 at 11:39 AM
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    pastoreater

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    rig / small rig

    even if it never does anything riglike with you, if it ever ends up in a junkyard, other rigs will come along and feast on and incorporate the tastiest bits of carrion
     
  20. Oct 8, 2023 at 12:19 PM
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    Greg D

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    It's a truck because it has a frame. I use truck with people who know and 4runner for the clueless..
     

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