Toyota just announced a new trim level to its new SUV. The upcoming 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition is coming to the markets later this year. It is a version for those who love outdoor adventures. Trail Edition builds on the current SR5 trim level, and it adds more equipment. Moreover, this model will gain numerous styling changes, and even the interior will get slight improvements.
That includes special TRD off-road wheels, numerous badging, and much more. The 2021 4Runner Trail Edition will arrive as a body-on-frame SUV, so expect numerous old-school manners. On top of that, a new trim level will add ruggedness and plenty of unique touches.
2021 4Runner Trail Edition Engine Details
The upcoming 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition will ride on a 4.0-liter V6. This unit is available with a standard rear-wheel-drive and optional all-wheel-drive. A 5-speed automatic gearbox is available as well. Potent V6 is producing 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, its towing capacity is rated at 5,000 pounds.
A 4.0-liter also delivers 17 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. We don’t know yet if the speculated diesel engine will be in the offer. If that happens, you can expect a higher level of twisting power and slightly better fuel efficiency figures.
The approaching 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition will get numerous exterior refreshments. Overall, Trail Edition is extremely favorite among the campers. For that reason, this SUV is more than an off-road capable model. Toyota delivers a special TRD Off-Road wheels. Moreover, Yakima Load Warrior rooftop cargo basket is available, along with numerous special utility. Logically, Trail Edition also improves hauling capability.
Both regular 4Runner and Trail Edition will feature the same shape and same dimensions. Boomerang-Shaped headlights are relatively fresh, just like the front grille. For that reason, we don’t expect major changes upfront. The same story continues in the back of the vehicle. The only remaining change will be added ruggedness and aggressiveness.
When you look at Trail Edition models on Tacoma and Tundra versions, all of them are offering similar things. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition will also get black exterior badging, contrast stitching, and much more. Whatsoever, this off-road variant will feature all-weather floor mats and unique upholstery. The 2020 4Runner model arrived with a new instrument cluster and a new layout of buttons and controls.
Now, the 2021 4Runner Trail Edition will host a similar layout with a fresh design. Basically, Trail Edition is an SR5 trim level with additional equipment. This trim level will boast a custom 40-quart cooler and sliding cargo tray. On top of that, freezer-grade gasket, heavy-duty latches for bottle openers, and similar stuff are also available. As you can see, Trail Edition is perfectly equipped for camping and adventures.
2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Price and Release Date
As for the price, all-new 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition will start at around $45,000. To compare, the base trim level costs $36,000 and range-topping TRD Pro 50,000. Toyota’s latest SUV will hit the dealerships this Summer.