The famous Toyota manufacturer expanded its line of SUVs and pickups with the new trim levels Trail and Nightshade. The upcoming 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail is confirmed and we have some exclusive photos. According to the manufacturer, the latest edition 4Runner is coming to the markets this year, precisely in summer.
The new model is attractive and is favorite among campers because it comes with a Yakima LoadWarrior rooftop cargo basket. As you may have already known, Trail Edition is based on the SR5 trim level. However, Trail adds more equipment and some improvements. For instance, it adds TRD off-road wheels, numerous badging, and much more as the standard equipment.
2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Exterior Looks More Sporty
The recently introduced 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition is an incredibly stylish SUV. Overall, Trail Edition is based on the SR5 trim, and the manufacturer limited this edition to only 4,000 units. The new model is geared up with more off-road features than the base model. However, like the regular model, the Trail version rolls on the same school body-on-frame construction. We must add that all Trail Edition models including the Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner Trail Editions, will feature black exterior badging along with numerous unique utility.
For a start, the shape and dimensions of the Trail model will remain the same as on the base one. The front is unique and this model hosts fresh darkened grille and boomerang-shaped headlights. On the back, we can also see some changes that will include more aggressiveness. The new model features Yakima LoadWarrior rooftop cargo basket that is favorite on the long trip or camping.
As we have already mentioned, all Trail Edition models offering sporty styling and a great package inside. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition looks modern, and it features the same design inside as the Tacoma and Tundra Trail Edition. The new 4Runner Trail comes with all-weather floor mats, unique upholstery, and custom removable 40-qt. cooler to securely stash drinks.
Generally, Trail Edition is based on the SR5 trim. However, the Trail Edition level will come with additional equipment. Like the base model, the new model will offer great comfort inside. Like the base model, the new Trail will have seating for seven passengers. On top of that, it provides the same safety package as Nightshade models. It comes standard with adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic high beam lighting, and advanced automatic emergency braking.
2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Engine Details
The sporty 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition will use the same powertrain as the base model. Under the hood is a reliable 4.0-liter V6 that is available with a standard rear-wheel-drive or optional all-wheel-drive. This engine is potent, and it produces 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque through a 5-speed automatic gearbox.
The regular SUV with this unit provides 17 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. So, we can assume the same numbers on the Trail Edition. Moreover, towing capacity is also the same and this model is capable of towing up to 5000 pounds.
Price and Release Date
The all-new 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail is the latest edition that will look more sporty than the rest of trims, except TRD Pro. Pricing hasn’t been set yet. However, according to some speculations, the upcoming model will cost around $45,000.
The base 2021 Toyota 4Runner comes with the same starting price as before $36,000. Moreover, choosing the range-topping TRD Pro, the price will jump to 50,000. Toyota’s latest 4Runner Trail Edition will arrive this Summer, at the same time as the Highlander XSE model.