2018 Toyota 4Runner  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#28 of 2018 SUVs

#52 of all 2018 vehicles

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

The 2018 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 2018 Toyota 4Runner has a score of 80, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Toyota 4Runner has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0413% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.7202%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0413% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.7202% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9670Nissan MuranoHyundai Santa FeFord FlexToyota 4RunnerFord ExplorerGMC AcadiaJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoLincoln MKXToyota HighlanderHonda PilotVolkswagen AtlasComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Toyota 4Runner with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 96. The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is safer than the 2018 Nissan Murano and the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and less safe than the 2018 GMC Acadia, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2018 Honda Pilot, the 2018 Toyota Highlander, the 2018 Lincoln MKX, the 2018 Dodge Durango, and the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2018 Ford Explorer.

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