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1997 4Runner Detailed Specifications:
 

1997 Color Chart
(1997 color chart provided by Jason B.)
09/01/1996

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 
    and all models with locking rear differential 



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

 4-Cyl. Models: Power-assisted with rear LSPBV
 (load sensing proportioning and bypass valve)

V6 with ABS: Power-assisted with rear PBV 
(proportioning and bypass 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 (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
 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............(2WD) 68.5/67.5

                           (4WD) 69.3/67.5 

Front Track:     59.3 

Rear Track:
P225 tire........58.9 
P265 tire........59.5 

Running Ground Clearance:               9.8 
Ground Clearance with P265 tires:(2WD) 10.2
                                 (4WD) 11.1 



ANGLE OF APROACH (4WD):
P265/P225 tires...............36/32 degrees 

ANGLE OF DEPARTURE (4WD):     
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     3440  5250    1810
          4ECT     3485  5250    1765



                                 Pay-
 4WD 4-cyl.        Total GVWR    Load
5-speed manual     3690  5250    1560
          4ECT     3735  5250    1515

                                 Pay-
 2WD V6            Total GVWR    Load
          4ECT     3565  5250    1685
       Limited     3610  5250    1640

                                 Pay-
 4WD V6            Total GVWR    Load
5-speed manual     3850  5250    1400
          4ECT     3895  5250    1355
       Limited     3940  5250    1310
 (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


1997


 
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