2020 Toyota 4Runner  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#57 of 2020 SUVs

#111 of all 2020 vehicles

The 4Runner, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup for decades, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 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 2020 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 2020 Toyota 4Runner has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Toyota 4Runner has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0442% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0465%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0442% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0465% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9474Toyota 4RunnerNissan MuranoFord EscapeV. Atlas Cross SportHyundai PalisadeDodge DurangoJeep Grand CherokeeHonda PassportLincoln NautilusVolkswagen AtlasHonda PilotSubaru AscentComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Toyota 4Runner with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 74 to 94. The 2020 Toyota 4Runner is less safe than the 2020 Ford Escape, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, the 2020 Dodge Durango, the 2020 Subaru Ascent, the 2020 Honda Pilot, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus, the 2020 Honda Passport, and the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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