2023 Toyota 4Runner Safety and Reliability

Toyota 4Runner Reliability Rating

2023 4Runner Safety

Modern family SUVs are expected to be some of the safest cars on the road, seeing as they carry a big load of precious cargo. The Toyota 4Runner doesn't score perfectly in crash tests, but according to the NHTSA review of the Toyota 4Runner, it's worth four stars overall. Rollover tests score only three stars out of five. The 4Runner failed to receive a Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS but still managed four top ratings of Good with only the small overlap front: driver side evaluation rated at Marginal.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2023 4Runner Key Safety Features

Each Toyota 4Runner comes equipped with eight airbags, including front seat-mounted side airbags and driver and front passenger knee airbags. All models come standard with Toyota's Safety Sense suite of driver assistance systems, consisting of automatic high beams, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert, and dynamic radar cruise control. All models now come with a blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, and the Limited gets front and rear parking assist sonar. A surround-view monitor is optional on some of the upper trims, and standard on Limited and TRD Pro.

Toyota 4Runner TrimsSR5TRD SportSR5 PremiumTRD Off Road40th Anniversary Special EditionTRD Off Road PremiumLimitedTRD Pro
Back-Up CameraSN/ASSN/AOSN/A
Cross-Traffic AlertSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Rear Parking AidN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/ASN/A
Blind Spot MonitorSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Lane Departure WarningSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Lane Keeping AssistN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Night VisionN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Brake AssistSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Stability ControlSN/ASSN/ASSN/A
Traction ControlSN/ASSN/ASSN/A

2023 4Runner Reliability

Toyota's legendary reliability is ever-present in the 2022 4Runner SUV. J.D. Power gives it a quality and reliability rating of 87 out of 100. 2023 models were recall-free at the time of writing, with 2022 models having three recalls to deal with. These were for issues relating to incorrect load carrying capacity labels, illegible load labels, and inoperable driver's side high beam lights.

Toyota offers the 4Runner with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, a five-year corrosion warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty, a two-year/25,000-miles maintenance warranty, and a two-year roadside assistance plan.


  • Basic:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    5 Years \ 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    2 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Maintenance:
    2 Years \ 25,000 Miles
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