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Which model would be best for my money?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by SCTrojans, Oct 4, 2018.

  1. Oct 4, 2018 at 10:35 AM
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    SCTrojans

    SCTrojans [OP] New Member

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    Hey Everyone-

    So I have a bit of a unique situation. I have a 2018 Toyota Tundra Limited with 1300 miles on it and it is a Lemon. The State of Washington ruled in my favor that the truck qualifies for replacement under the Lemon Law after 97 days at the dealer.

    So that leaves me to my next decision. I am looking at another Toyota and am leaning towards a White Limited Nightshade. I love the ride and the look is great but want to make sure I am making the best decision. My main question, which I am sure you all have heard a million times, is which model is the best value for the money. I like the Limited because of the AWD aspect and the Leather but how does it compare to the Off Road Premium or the SR5? I would love everyone's opinions on why they bought the model they did and if they have any regrets.

    Thanks in Advance-

    TR
     
  2. Oct 4, 2018 at 11:12 AM
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    JBTRD

    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    Depends what you will be useing it for. Do you offroad? Then go with the TRD offroad. Do you just want something plane jane to get from point A to B then the SR5 is good. Do you want something luxury or live in a very snowy climate then the limited is the way to go.

    I went with the Trail non premium (which is currently the Off Road) i went with that because i wanted the off road features but i knew i would be changing the suspension so thats why i did not go with the pro. I dont like leather and dont need all the fancy features just nav and a radio so i opted with a base version. I dont regret it at all but each persons needs and wants are diffrent.
     
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  3. Oct 4, 2018 at 11:15 AM
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    SCTrojans

    SCTrojans [OP] New Member

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    Thanks @JBTRD. I am leaning towards the Limited Nightshade. The sticker is $50,150 and they will sell it to me at invoice which is $45,050. I am concerned about the lack of safety features like the Blind Spot Monitor and Radar Cruise Control but I can live without them.
     
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  4. Oct 4, 2018 at 11:22 AM
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    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    The 4runner no matter what trim is good choice. I went through a lemon law on my 2015 Tacoma and was given a hudge discount on my 4Runner, so see if you can make them budge more. Radar cruise control is not all what it is hyped up to be, it has its flaws. And i thought the limited has blind spot, if not you can do the rav4 mirrior mod and get the built in convex lenses which helps out some.
     
  5. Oct 4, 2018 at 12:41 PM
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    Thanks my Friend. I am loving that Nightshade edition. Here is the one I will be picking up.

    IMG_4239.jpg
     
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    Nice and congrats on the nice rig! You will love the new 4runner
     
  7. Oct 4, 2018 at 2:15 PM
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    ruiz4251

    ruiz4251 "but it was funny huh?"

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    I'm a little jealous. nice ride
     
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    jgcaps

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    Sure is purdy.! Congrats.!
     
  9. Oct 5, 2018 at 8:28 AM
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    So I have a bit of a unique situation. I have a 2018 Toyota Tundra Limited with 1300 miles on it and it is a Lemon. The State of Washington ruled in my favor that the truck qualifies for replacement under the Lemon Law after 97 days at the dealer.

    So that leaves me to my next decision. I am looking at another Toyota and am leaning towards a White Limited Nightshade. I love the ride and the look is great but want to make sure I am making the best decision. My main question, which I am sure you all have heard a million times, is which model is the best value for the money. I like the Limited because of the AWD aspect and the Leather but how does it compare to the Off Road Premium or the SR5? I would love everyone's opinions on why they bought the model they did and if they have any regrets.

    Thanks in Advance-

    TR[/QUOTE]
    If i may ask, what was wrong with your Tundra? I have a friend with 2018 Tundra that had to have a new rear end at about 1500 miles and it is now heading down the same path as before. He is considering a Lemon case. Just wondering if you had the same rear end issue.
     
  10. Oct 5, 2018 at 9:44 AM
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    ruiz4251

    ruiz4251 "but it was funny huh?"

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    that's a kick in the family jewels. dont know if i would go with another runner. maybe a commuter car but that shade is a kick ass truck. if you do go 4 the shade I will be jealous and :D(not that you care I'm sure). nah....F it...get it coach
     
  11. Oct 5, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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    If i may ask, what was wrong with your Tundra? I have a friend with 2018 Tundra that had to have a new rear end at about 1500 miles and it is now heading down the same path as before. He is considering a Lemon case. Just wondering if you had the same rear end issue.[/QUOTE]

    I had a creaking sound coming from the back of the truck under the bed. Multiple Field Tech's count not determine the sound or if the truck was safe to drive. There have been a number of similar issues from other owners on Tundra forums.
     
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  12. Oct 5, 2018 at 8:05 PM
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    Tinted windows. USR tail lights.
    I am kinda digging the nightshade edition. I just wish their was some accent to the wheels instead of ALL black. Look cool if they were smoked chrome too. But then again, I am probably one of the very few that actually likes all the chrome on my Limited.
     

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