Compare 2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota Tacoma

2021 Toyota 4Runner
2020 Toyota Tacoma
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Limited 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4Runner Limited 2WD 16 19 $42,014 $45,670
4Runner Limited 4WD 16 19 $43,888 $47,705
4Runner Nightshade 2WD 16 19 $43,316 $47,085
4Runner Nightshade 4WD 16 19 $45,189 $49,120
4Runner SR5 2WD 16 19 $33,823 $36,765
4Runner SR5 4WD 16 19 $35,548 $38,640
4Runner SR5 Premium 2WD 16 19 $36,638 $39,825
4Runner SR5 Premium 4WD 16 19 $38,364 $41,700
4Runner TRD Off Road 4WD 16 19 $37,471 $40,730
4Runner TRD Off Road Premium 4WD 16 19 $39,858 $43,325
4Runner TRD Pro 4WD 16 19 $46,684 $50,745
4Runner Trail Special Edition 2WD 16 19 $35,639 $38,740
4Runner Trail Special Edition 4WD 16 19 $37,363 $40,615
4Runner Venture 4WD 16 19 $41,302 $44,895
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $35,936 $38,790
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,422 $26,050
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,541 $28,310
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,902 $26,880
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,085 $27,825
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,034 $30,970
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,601 $28,715
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,752 $32,115
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,214 $32,615
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,497 $34,000
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,697 $32,745
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,498 $34,000
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,962 $34,500
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,783 $41,865
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,305 $29,125
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,791 $31,775
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $29,937 $32,315
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $28,969 $30,900
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,166 $34,310
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,600 $35,190
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,063 $35,690
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $33,777 $36,030
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,243 $36,965
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,733 $35,335
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,810 $37,575
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,230 $46,665
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,724 $43,960
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,777 $36,030
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,550 $34,720
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,243 $36,965
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,733 $35,335
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,811 $37,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,014
$35,936
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,670
$38,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$761 / month
$647 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is a hugely capable and cool throwback SUV with a modern price attached. Myriad detail upgrades keep the 2020 Toyota Tacoma competitive in the increasingly competitive mid-size pickup truck market.
TCC Likes
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.9 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 57.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
71.5 70.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 127.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9 -
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 212.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
89.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
47.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.2 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 60.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 19.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 40.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60SR20 P265/60SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60SR20 P265/60SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 670
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2998 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6100 5600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3439 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 11360
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
750 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5600 278 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
278 @ 4400 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
Displacement
4.0 L/241 3.5 L/211
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 21
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.60
Transfer Case Model
None None
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.49
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.58
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota 4Runner Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
S T
Body Style
Sport Utility Double Cab
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.91
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.5 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 Toyota 4Runner
  • 2021 4Runner is available
  • Lease: $489/mo. (est.)
  • Finance: No financing offers
  • Rebate: Up to $1,000 off
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2020 Toyota Tacoma
  • 2021 Tacoma is available
  • Lease: From $270/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: $500 off
  • Finance: 2.9% APR for 60 mo.

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