2013 Toyota 4Runner  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#25 of 2013 SUVs

#45 of all 2013 vehicles


The 4Runner, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup for decades, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Toyota 4Runner is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Toyota 4Runner has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Toyota 4Runner has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0424% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8475%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0424% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8475% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Toyota 4Runner is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Toyota 4Runner is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9766Mazda CX-9Nissan MuranoToyota FJ CruiserSubaru TribecaToyota 4RunnerToyota HighlanderJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoHonda PilotGMC AcadiaFord ExplorerCadillac SRXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Toyota 4Runner with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 97. The 2013 Toyota 4Runner is safer than the 2013 Mazda CX-9, the 2013 Nissan Murano, and the 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser and less safe than the 2013 Cadillac SRX, the 2013 Ford Explorer, the 2013 GMC Acadia, the 2013 Honda Pilot, the 2013 Dodge Durango, and the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2013 Toyota Highlander.

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