Which Trim Level of the 2023 Toyota 4Runner Should You Buy?

SR5, SR5 Premium

The Sr5 is the most cost-efficient 4Runner you can purchase. It comes with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, as well as keyless entry that starts with the push of a button. Additionally, it has LED headlights, taillights and foglights.

The base powertrain for the Toyota includes a 270-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine matched with a five-speed automatic transmission. It comes standard with rear-wheel drive and starts at $40,140 (all pricing includes a destination charge of $1,335, up from $1,215 for 2022); four-wheel drive is available as an add-on option for an extra cost of $1,875 .

The SR5 Premium starts at $43,200 RWD and $45,075 4WD. It includes additional features such as leatherette seats and heated mirrors.

TRD Sport

The TRD Sport’s front has a lower bar that holds the foglights and a color keyed hood scoop to differentiate it from the more intense TRD Off-Road. The significant change here, though, is the X-REAS Sport Enhancement suspension system that makes handling easier. 2 gigabytes of performance are also standard with its built-in Wi-Fi hot spot . petrol models start at $43,000 for RWD and 4WD starts at $44,875.

TRD Off-Road

The $43,985 TRD Off-Road is the most trail-ready model of the 2023 4Runner, with standard features like crawl control and terrain management systems. It also comes with a TRD shift knob and rubberized floormats. For an additional $46,565, you can upgrade to the TRD Off-Road Premium trim, which adds even more features like three USB charging ports and red TRD lettering on the front seat head restraints.

TRD Off-road is a wonderful option for people who prefer active recreation. With a max towing capacity of 5 000 lbs, it is great for going on a trip with a trailer or a boat.

40th Anniversary Special Edition

The 40th Anniversary Special Edition will be available in 2023. This trim starts at $47,705 and has several features to celebrate the 4Runner’s longevity including 17-inch bronze-colored alloy wheels, a bronze-colored tailgate badge, body color front grille and wild heritage stripes on the sides. The interior also boasts of bronze accents and40th anniversary logos on the seats and floormats.


The Limited is the fanciest 4Runner you can buy. Some of its features include: heated and cooled leather front seats, a power sliding moonroof, 20-inch six-spoke alloy wheels and dual-zone climate control. The RWD model starts at $49,375 while the 4WD goes for  $51,410 .


The range-topping TRD Pro is the ultimate 4Runner for those that want a machine that can conqueror the fiercest of trails; it starts at $54,605. Unlike other 4Runner models, the 4WD-only TRD Pro benefits from several revisions aimed at improving its off-road manners. Beefy skid plates help protect the vulnerable internals from damage, and 17-inch TRD wheels hide Fox internal bypass shocks to help keep the 4Runner composed when climbing obstacles.

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