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What car did your 4Runner replace?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by M319, May 4, 2021.

  1. May 5, 2021 at 8:11 AM
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    NightRunner

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    2009 Honda Accord. Drove it for 11 years and put 280K miles on it. Now my dad drives it to get around town, and I still have the car I had before the Honda, which I plan on keeping.


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  2. May 5, 2021 at 8:16 AM
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    glwood54

    glwood54 Stop making me buy stuff!

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    I get the 2019 replacing the 2008, but why the 2020 replacing the 2019? o_O
     
  3. May 5, 2021 at 8:31 AM
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    brownersd

    brownersd You are the weakest link, buh-bye!

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    Haha, long story... So, I felt like with the 2019, it came with a little streak of bad luck. I had the sunroof blow out on me one day while driving to the office. Someone also hit the back bumper in a car park (either going in or coming out of the space next to me), and left no information. Once i had the bumper repainted, i thought that I wasn't going to wait for a third incident.

    It worked out well, since the 2020 has a better and bigger radio, and a lot more features. One thing that i started researching how to install a 2020 radio in a 2019, I just figured as well, it's just less headache to go with the 2020. I got a great deal on it, so it was tough to pass up.

    Cheers,

    Sean
     
  4. May 5, 2021 at 8:36 AM
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    TrailGuy2016

    TrailGuy2016 New Member

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    Raptor lights, TRD front grille, RCI Metalworks skid plates
    2005 Honda CR-V EX that I bought new in 2005. After 284K of completely reliability, I traded it in with a failing A/T towards my 2016 Trail Premium.
    I REALLY wanted to get to 300k but it wasn't going to be feasible, sadly.
     
  5. May 5, 2021 at 8:49 AM
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    NightRunner

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    Whoa, you had one of those 'exploding' sunroofs? I can only imagine what that was like while driving down the road. :laugh:
     
  6. May 5, 2021 at 9:34 AM
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    Big B

    Big B Out Exploring

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    Reno/Tahoe
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    KINGS! w/ adjust Method Race Wheels, Good Year Ultra-terrains 285/70/r17, GOBI Rack, Baja-Designs/Cali-Raised LED Lights, SSO stealth front bumper, RSG Sliders, FACTOR 55 ultrahook Smitty Bilt x20 winch (syn.), TYT TH9800, X Bull Recovery Boards
    I've had every brand of full size gas and diesel truck pretty much, and haven't enjoyed any of them as much as I've enjoyed(and been impressed by) the 4runner
     
  7. May 5, 2021 at 9:51 AM
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    ericam38

    ericam38 New Member

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    2007 Camry SE. I loved it, bought it brand new, and actually still have it. My partner uses it as his daily driver. I do miss it, but absolutely love my 4 runner

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  8. May 5, 2021 at 10:10 AM
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    lowflyer

    lowflyer New Member

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    2017 Tundra. I miss the power, stability and ride but am getting used to the T4R and liking it a lot.
     
  9. May 5, 2021 at 10:20 AM
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    rickystl

    rickystl New Member

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    2010 FJ Cruiser with 161,000 miles on her. Trading it in this coming Friday for a 2021 4Runner TRD/ORP. Going to be hard letting the FJ go. Never a problem. Just regular maintenance. Bout it new in March 2010. But it's been a good long run. But at least I'll be getting the exact same drive train as the FJ.
     
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  10. May 5, 2021 at 10:21 AM
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    Beachguy

    Beachguy Normal turned up too loud

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    2015 F-150 XLT 5.0 V8. Sold it with 88K on it for the express purpose of getting the 2021 SR5P which I love. Don't think I'll ever own a pickup again.
     
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  11. May 5, 2021 at 10:45 AM
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    Jack Diesel

    Jack Diesel New Member

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    2017 Wrangler Rubicon. My 3rd Jeep POS (leaky roof, electrical problems, cheap finishes, etc)........I think I've finally learned my lesson because I'll never go back.
     
  12. May 5, 2021 at 11:08 AM
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    Marchy

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    I parted ways with two vehicles to get my T4r,

    Traded in a 2012 boss 302 LS (number 95 of 760ish total made that year) Fun car, but I honestly prefer smaller lighter rwd sport coupes like my old brz. and it got real old being followed by every cop I passed by because this thing was not quiet or subtle by any means and it was completely stock.

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    The other was an absolute gem of a 91 toyota pickup with a 22re, 4x4 and a 5 speed manual. LOVE LOVE LOVE that truck, it had 230k miles, didn't burn a drop of oil, shifted into gear like butter and got me everywhere. but getting a second dog made it a wee bit tight in the cab.

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  13. May 5, 2021 at 11:24 AM
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    ruiz4251

    ruiz4251 "but it was funny huh?"

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  14. May 5, 2021 at 11:57 AM
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    Rock-N-Roll

    Rock-N-Roll TRD Amateur

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    I just bought a 2021 T4R TRD ORP to replace my beloved 2018 Taco TRD OR. I loved that Taco. And it kept me safe while taking one for the team. It will be missed dearly but I already love the 4R for several reasons. Now working to get the T4R up to speed with a lift, tires, wheels etc...

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  15. May 5, 2021 at 12:42 PM
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    JustATallDude

    JustATallDude New Member+

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    Had a 17 Mitsubishi Lancer. Base model CVT. It was just as bad as it sounds. I'm gonna get another Lancer but it's going to be from the late 90s
     
  16. May 5, 2021 at 12:58 PM
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    Sjewell94

    Sjewell94 New Member

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    2009 Tacoma PreRunner RWD Access Cab Manual - Loved driving it especially with the stick but the back seat was useless for people and I wasn't using the bed aside from moving into our house. Truck was in mint condition when I sold it, only 86k miles.

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  17. May 5, 2021 at 1:34 PM
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    brownersd

    brownersd You are the weakest link, buh-bye!

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    Mate, it was not fun... It sounded like a gunshot that came through my vehicle. It scared the living Jesus out of me.

    Cheers,

    Sean
     
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  18. May 5, 2021 at 1:37 PM
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    DaRunna

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    025102CF-DDC1-4783-9713-D5B339B3031D.jpg 2019 Widebody ScatPack. 6 speed manual. A blast to drive but was bad luck. Rear ended, A pillar dented from rock, dead battery, rear end bad. All in 11k miles
     
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  19. May 5, 2021 at 2:42 PM
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    Over the LINE

    Over the LINE New Member

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    2007 Gen 1 Sequoia 2wd with about 75K. Would have kept it forever but it had corrosion issues. Still might have kept it as a hunting truck if it was 4wd. We seriously considered another Sequoia. The fact that we could get a new 2019 4 Runner that doesn't care if we change lanes without signalling, will run into the car in front of you with the cruise control and has no idea if you have your hands on the wheel was the deciding factor.
     
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  20. May 5, 2021 at 2:52 PM
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    ee4r21

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    Had a 2020 Honda Pilot before my 2021 4R. I regretted buying that Pilot after a month in. Made a weird throttle body noise that sounded like a whoosh and click. Took it to dealership and after having the car for 3 days, they said "working as designed". The sound became more noticeable. Wasn't sure if it was me being hyper aware of the noise or if it was actually getting worse. After getting rear ended and a rock puncturing the radiator, felt like I needed a change. Becoming a remote worker made the decision much easier as I didn't have to worry about gas as much. Best decision getting the 4R. Love it.
     
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  21. May 5, 2021 at 2:52 PM
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    Curt56

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    Great vehicles, mine was a 2001 V8 AWD that I gave to my friend with 250,000 miles on it.
     
  22. May 5, 2021 at 2:53 PM
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    Gamma Ray

    Gamma Ray Be excellent to each other

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    Who cares? This never shows everything anyway.
    My 2009 Jeep Liberty Renegade was my previous vehicle until February last year. I know it was a piece of crap in the eyes of the car-loving public, but I loved it. I loved how cheap and plasticy the interior was. It was plenty capable at not too much of a price, too. It got me out of a sticky situation when Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey back in 2012. Unfortunately, it developed issues as it aged. I don't put so many miles on my vehicles to begin with, so even though it was old it still fell apart rather prematurely in terms of mileage. The big ones were that it was on its third heater core, and it would have needed a third transmission if I decided to keep it. I did not decide to keep it, and I ended up with a 4Runner instead. The Liberty did spoil me, though. It really drilled into my mind what an SUV should be. Really, the only thing non-Wrangler that compared at the time of getting my 4Runner was the 4Runner unless I wanted to go way, way, way up in price. So many "SUV"s these days are just front wheel drive-based station wagons that are a bit higher, a bit taller, and a bit stubbier. Even the current Cherokee, which the Liberty replaced its predecessor, is a far cry from either the Liberty or the old Cherokee. It's just a front wheel drive-based station wagon. Totally lame.

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    That was the final mileage. So low. While it took me all the way down to Georgia and all the way up to Ontario, I think I was pushing my luck more than I should have on those trips :D
     
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  23. May 5, 2021 at 2:58 PM
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    Marcor

    Marcor Someday

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    It was a great truck. My third Tacoma, but I love the 4Runner.06B8B7C8-AB2D-4134-91AE-6C94ADD26DEA.jpg
     
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  24. May 5, 2021 at 3:21 PM
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    Daytonaviolet

    Daytonaviolet TRD Bro

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    2004 Limited —> 2016 Limited

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  25. May 5, 2021 at 3:40 PM
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    Toffees

    Toffees Stuff and things

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    It was actually a great truck, loved it, but didn't have enough seat belts...

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  26. May 5, 2021 at 4:45 PM
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    thirdyota

    thirdyota shouldn't be trusted

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    It replaced my '14 Tacoma
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  27. May 5, 2021 at 5:11 PM
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    importman

    importman The mountains are calling and I must go...

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    A really solid 88 Wrangler. It was a lot of fun and really reliable. Like my 4runner it had zero rust. But it was too unrefined for long trips and with no A/C it was used simply as a toy for me. With the 4runner we can drive from home to our mountain place, (about 5.5 hours), then enjoy it on the "trails" er forest service roads. No way I would've driven the Jeep for 5.5 hours mostly on the interstate. Very happy with the 4R. But, sometimes I still miss the Jeep.
     
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  28. May 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM
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    ShayBrah89

    ShayBrah89 New Member

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    2019 Tundra. Great truck, loved the V8, didn’t love the massiveness and MPGs

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  29. May 5, 2021 at 6:09 PM
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    Fish pro

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    Probably the Tacoma or the Z.

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  30. May 5, 2021 at 6:14 PM
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    ruiz4251

    ruiz4251 "but it was funny huh?"

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    ICON custom stage 6 3"; 33's; gobi rack; SSO bumper; SSO high clearance; Rigid lights; 10k X2o winch; AFe intake; brola cat back; tint; aftermarket sound; opor sliders; pedal commander, viper smart start mobile tracker, Canvasback Liner; Rago rear window molles; victory 4x4 center console molle; cbi front skid steel; cbi aluminum tran skid; rci fuel aluminum skid; rci dif skid; rago rear shock skids; rci lower link skids; tenton workshop shift knob; yoga shop grenade trans knob;alpha rex headlights; USR blacked out tails; USR turns to turns; blacked out sequential mirror turn
    ^ So not the elements?
     

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