2023 Toyota 4Runner  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#61 of 2023 SUVs

#106 of all 2023 vehicles

The 4Runner, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup for decades, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 Toyota 4Runner has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Toyota 4Runner has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0408% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6566%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0408% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6566% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Toyota 4Runner is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Toyota 4Runner is 0% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Toyota's Safety Sense greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. All trims and versions of the 2023 Toyota 4Runner include the following active safety systems: Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA), and Blind Spot Monitor.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Optional side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9869Jeep WranglerToyota 4RunnerNissan MuranoFord BroncoCadillac XT5Ford EdgeVolkswagen AtlasV. Atlas Cross SportNissan PathfinderLincoln NautilusToyota HighlanderHonda PassportComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Toyota 4Runner with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 98. The 2023 Toyota 4Runner is safer than the 2023 Jeep Wrangler and less safe than the 2023 Nissan Murano, the 2023 Ford Bronco, the 2023 Cadillac XT5, the 2023 Ford Edge, the 2023 Honda Passport, the 2023 Toyota Highlander, the 2023 Lincoln Nautilus, the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, and the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas.

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