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1996 4Runner Detailed Specifications:
 
09/01/1995
ENGINE
•2.7-liter, 4-cylinder, double-overhead cam, 
EFI, cast iron block with aluminum alloy head
Bore & Stroke:       3.74 x 3.74 in
Displacement:                2694cc
Compression Ratio:            9.5:1
Valve Train:       4 valve/cylinder
HP (SAE Net):     150 HP @ 4800 RPM
Torque:       177 lb.-ft. @ 4000RPM
Ignition System:         electronic
Fuel System:                    EFI
Recommended Fuel:87 octane unleaded
Emission Control:    close loop TWC

•3.4-liter V6, double-overhead cam, 24-valve,
EFI, cast iron block with aluminum alloy heads
Bore & Stroke:    3.68 in x 3.23 in
Displacement:                3378cc
Compression Ratio:            9.6:1
Valve Train:       4 valve/cylinder
HP (SAE Net):     183 HP @ 4800 RPM
Torque:       217 lb.-ft @ 3600 RPM
Ignition System:         electronic
Fuel System:                    EFI
Recommended Fuel:87 octane unleaded
Emission Control:    close loop TWC

POWERTRAIN
Drive System Type  
2WD front engine rear wheel drive and
4WD front engine with shift on the 
move 4WDemand
•2.7-liter 2WD and 4WD with 5-speed manual
Ratios        1st.........3.954
              2nd.........2.141
              3rd.........1.384
              4th.........1.000
              5th.........0.810
              Reverse.....4.091       
Differential Ratio.......*4.100 (2WD 3.727)

•2.7-liter 2WD and 4WD with 4ECT
Ratios         1st.........2.804
               2nd.........1.531
               3rd.........1.000
               4th.........0.705
               Reverse.....2.393
Differential Ratio........*4.100 (2WD 3.909)
•3.4-liter 2WD and 4WD with 4ECT
Ratios       1st.........2.804
             2nd.........1.531
             3rd.........1.000
             4th.........0.705
             Reverse.....2.393
Differential Ratio....**+3.909 (2WD 3.727)
•3.4-liter 4WD with 5-speed manual
Ratios       1st.........3.830
             2nd.........2.062
             3rd.........1.436
             4th.........1.000
             5th.........0.838
             Reverse.....4.220
Differential Ratio.....**3.909
* = 4.556 w/ optional P265/70R 16 tire package
** = 4.100 w/ optional P265/70R 16 tire package    
    (standard on Limited)
+ = 4.300 w/ optional P265/70R 16 tire package 

SUSPENSION
•Front
Coil spring independent double wishbone with
low-pressure, gas-filled shock absorbers
•Rear
Four-link coil spring with low-pressure, 
gas-filled shock absorbers
•Stabilizer Bar Diameter
Front - 26mm/1.02 in.
Rear  - 19mm/0.75 in.

BRAKES
•With ABS:  Power-assisted with rear LSPBV 
(load sensing proportioning and bypass valve)
Without ABS: Power-assisted with rear LSPV 
(load sensing proportioning valve)
•Front       
16-in/15-in wheel......12.5 in. Disc/11.6 in. Disc
•Front Swept Area
16-in/15-in wheel..........271 sq. in./248 sq. in.
•Rear
16-in/15-in wheel....................11.6 in. Drum
•Rear Swept Area 
16-in/15-in wheel......................144 sq. in.
•Parking Brake - hand operated, mounted between 
front seats in front of center console
•Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes - standard on V6 models, 
optional on four-cylinders

STEERING
•4WD and 2WD
Type:       power-assisted rack and pinion
Overall Ratio:                      20.0
Turns (lock to lock):                3.5
Turning Circle (curb to curb):      37.4 ft.

TIRES & WHEELS (optional)
Wheel Size:       15x7 in. (16x7 in.)
Type & Material:  Styled steel (alloy)
Tire Size:   P225/75R 15 (P265/70R 16)
Tire Type:                mud and snow
Spare Tire:            full size spare

SAFETY SPECIFICS
•Standard Dual Airbags
•Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes - standard on
V6 models, optional on four-cylinders
•Side Door Impact Beams - front and rear
•Rear Center High Mount Stoplight - standard, all models
•Headrests and Three-Point ALR/ELR Seatbelts - 
on all outboard positions (ALR only on driver seat) 
•Child Protector Rear Door Locks

CAPACITIES
Engine Oil:       4 Cyl: 4.7L
                     V6: 4.9L
Cooling System:   4 Cyl: 
                 V6: M/T 8.9L
                     A/T 8.8L
Fuel Tank:           18.5 gal

BASIC LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE
1 yr/12,500 mi. service adjustments
3 yr/36,000 mi. comprehensive
5 yr/60,000 powertrain
5 yr/unlimited mileage corrosion perforation

BODY DESIGN & MATERIALS
Steel full box section ladder frame

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (in.)
Wheelbase:          105.3 
Overall Length:     178.7 
Overall Width:       66.5 
Overall Height: 
  P265/P225 tires.......68.7/66.5 
Front Track:         59.3 
Rear Track:
15-inch brakes...............58.9 
16-inch brakes...............59.4 
Running Ground Clearance:     8.5 
Ground Clearance 
  with P265 tires:            9.5 

ANGLE OF APROACH:       
P265/P225 tires.....36/32 degrees 

ANGLE OF DEPARTURE:       
P265/P225 tires.....29/26 degrees 


INTERIOR DIMENSIONS (in.)
Headroom:
Front.................39.2
Rear .................38.7
With optional
 moonroof front/rear....NA

Legroom: 
Front..................43.1
Rear ..................34.9

Shoulder Room:
Front..................53.9
Rear...................53.9

Hip Room:
Front..................49.8
Rear...................51.4

Cargo Volume (cu ft):  44.6
Cargo Volume With 
  Rear Seats Folded:   79.7 cu ft
Seating Capacity:       5

VEHICLE WEIGHTS (preliminary figures in lbs.)
                                   Pay-
•2WD 4-cyl.          Total GVWR    Load
5-speed manual       3340  5250    1910
4ECT                 3355  5250    1895

                                   Pay-
•4WD 4-cyl.          Total GVWR    Load
5-speed manual       3695  5250    1555
4ECT                 3740  5250    1510

                                   Pay-
•2WD V6             Total GVWR     Load
4ECT                 3520  5250    1730

                                   Pay-
•4WD V6             Total GVWR     Load
5-speed manual       3835  5250    1415
4ECT                 3880  5250    1370
Limited              3925  3925    1325
(GVWR = Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)

TOWING (lbs.)
•Maximum Trailer Weight
2.7-liter...............3,500
3.4-liter...............5,000

•Maximum Tongue Weight
2.7-liter ................350
3.4-liter.................500

•Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)
2.7-liter 2WD/4WD............7,600/7,900
3.4-liter 2WD/4WD............8,800/9,200

(Toyota dealers have further details on 
required additional equipment)

PRELIMINARY EPA EST. FUEL ECONOMY

•2.7-liter 2WD       City/Highway
5-speed manual       20/25
4ECT                 20/24

•3.4-liter 2WD
4ECT                 18/21

•2.7-liter 4WD
5-speed manual       17/21
4ECT                 19/22

•3.4-liter 4WD
5-speed manual       17/20
4ECT                 17/19

1996


 
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