|2016 Toyota 4Runner||2016 Nissan Xterra|
|4.0-liter V6||Engine||4.0-liter V6|
|17 city/22 hwy mpg||Fuel Economy||16 city/22 hwy mpg|
|89.7 cu-ft||Maximum Cargo Capacity||65.7 cu-ft|
2016 Toyota 4Runner vs 2016 Nissan Xterra
As one of the few vehicles to still feature a body-on-frame SUV design, the rugged Toyota 4Runner has much to offer prospective SUV shoppers, including a strong V6 engine, plenty of cargo capacity and incredible off-road capability. The 4Runner is certainly showing no signs of slowing down with a superb offering for the 2016 model year. A major competitor of the 4Runner is the Nissan Xterra. Let's see how they measure up in this 2016 Toyota 4Runner vs 2016 Nissan Xterra comparison.
In terms of performance, both SUVs offer a similar 4.0-liter V-6 engine. However, the V6 on the 4Runner delivers a more impressive output with a horsepower of 270, compared to only 261 for the Xterra. Additionally, power is one side of the performance equation, for the 2016 4Runner is also a beast off the pavement, especially with such excellent off-road features like a superb 4WD system, low-range gearing, crawl control and selectable terrain modes.
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Another advantage of the 4Runner over the Xterra is the abundant amount of storage space. With a cargo capacity of 89.7 cu-ft, it offers 24 cu-ft more storage space than the Xterra. This certainly makes the 4Runner a much more viable option when packing up for a long road trip or hauling your tools and goods for your next project. Also, with all of the excellent features in the interior of the 4Runner, such as a fantastic touchscreen interface, navigation system and a refined and spacious cabin, you have the benefit of being comfortable and connected on the inside, when the 4Runner does the rugged work on the outside.
The 4Runner has a much-deserved reputation as an exceptional off-road vehicle and this is further enhanced by available TRD off-road accessories, including such things as a front skid plate, Bilstein shocks and upgraded front springs. This off-roading legend is better than ever, so if you'd like to experience the outstanding 2016 Toyota 4Runner for yourself, don't hesitate to contact us here at Tuscaloosa Toyota. Also, be sure to check out our no-cost non-factory Lifetime Warranty, which extends the standard Powertrain Warranty for any new Toyota model. We look forward to showing you the phenomenal capabilities of the new 2016 4Runner!