Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport Added to Lineup for 2022 Model Year

2022 4Runner TRD Sport 1


  • Sport-tuned X-REAS Suspension Enhances On-Road Driving Dynamics
  • TRD Sport Adorned with TRD Hood Scoop, Colour-Keyed Accents
  • New Machine-Faced 20-inch Wheels with Dark Gray Accents
  • All 2022 4Runners Receive LED High Beams in Addition to Low Beams, Fog Lamps


TORONTO, Ontario – Jun 1, 2021 – As a Toyota lineup buttress for scarcely 40 years, a Toyota 4Runner has forged out a place as a do-anything SUV that’s during home either on a cement or a trail. For 2022, a 4Runner lineup expands with a further of TRD Sport, charity an well-developed mixed of character and performance.

Takin’ It to a Streets

Similar to a mid-size lorry kin a Tacoma, 4Runner adds TRD Sport class to element TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro, though where TRD Off-Road and Pro supplement trail-ready comforts designed for rebellious a toughest terrain, TRD Sport looks to supplement style, aptitude and some road-worthy upgrades.

With an importance on bland comfort and extended highway dynamics, 4Runner TRD Sport adds a disdainful Cross-Linked Relative Absorber System (X-REAS) cessation to raise on-road handling. The X-REAS system, also found on a Limited grade, automatically adjusts a damping force of startle absorbers when pushing over rough surfaces or when cornering. A centre control absorber cross-links a startle absorbers on conflicting corners of a vehicle, like an “X,” to assistance revoke representation and bend by offsetting hostile inputs.

TRD Sport is accessible in part-time 4WD with a 2-speed send box and yield an copiousness 9.6 inches of belligerent clearance. TRD Sport builds on a SR5 class on that it is formed by swapping a 17-inch wheels in preference of new machine-faced 20-inch wheels with Dark Gray accents. All 4Runners come versed with a full-sized gangling tire.

Unique styling comes in a form of colour-keyed accents on a grille, rocker panels and physique molding. The signature TRD-style hood dip is combined to TRD Sport, as is a front spoiler, and black roof rails element a colour scheme.

Inside, TRD competition ditches cloth for SofTex-trimmed seats, that adds exhilarated front seats to a mix. The black SofTex-trimmed seats offer singular gray contrariety stitching, and a front headrests underline gray-coloured TRD stitched logos. TRD Sport building mats are enclosed and a customary TRD change doorknob completes a look.

4Runner TRD Sport is versed with a customary 8-inch multimedia touchscreen display. In further to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a multimedia element includes a USB media port, hands-free phone capability, modernized voice approval and song streaming around Bluetooth® wireless technology, and a SiriusXM® 3-month All Access trial. Connected Services embody Safety Connect® with 1-year trial. 

For 2022, all 4Runner grades embody LED headlamps (low beams), haze lamps and now LED high beams as well.

4Runner: The Do-It-All SUV

4Runner’s fundamental strength starts with a tough-as-nails, body-on-frame construction featuring a four-link back spindle and coil-spring cessation – with TRD Sport, of course, adding X-REAS to a list of cessation features. 4Runner is powered by a 270-horsepower 4.0-litre V6 engine. The powerplant’s 278 lb.-ft. of rise torque gives it copiousness of get-up-and-go, and Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with comprehension (VVT-i) helps optimize torque opposite a engine’s handling range. 

Mated to a V6 is a five-speed ECT-i involuntary delivery that includes a consecutive change mode for manually changeable when some-more control is desired. TRD Sport, like all 4Runner grades, includes a customary integrated tow-hitch receiver and wiring strap and can draw a limit of 5,000 pounds, with a limit 500-pound tongue weight. 

The customary part-time 4WD element uses Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) and bolsters off-road capability with a 2-speed send box with selectable low-range. By distributing expostulate force to any one circle in hit with a ground, A-TRAC can assistance say traction when it senses circle slippage occurring on turf irregularities and sleazy patches.

 When it comes to storage, 4Runner offers mixed options. With a second-row seats in use, a load area offers adult to 1,337 L. of carrying space. If it’s only dual people and their rigging attack a highway or trail, folding a second quarrel opens a cavernous 2,450 L load area. The second-row seats overlay prosaic but carrying to mislay a headrests. For energy on a go, a 4Runner has a customary 120V opening and dual 12V outlets.

 An 8-way energy driver’s seat, leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic steering wheel, atmosphere conditioning with back chair vents and pollen filter, and power-sliding liftgate window are customary on TRD Sport. A 4.2-inch multi-information arrangement provides a motorist with readouts for outward temperature, odometer, outing meters, fuel economy guess averages, and TSS-P features, including Lane Departure Alert and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

Toyota Safety Sense P

All 2022 4Runner models come customary with Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P), an modernized apartment of driver-assist technologies that includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System, Automatic High Beams, and High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

Along with TSS-P, 4Runner models also come versed with Toyota’s Star Safety System that includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with traction control (TRAC, or A-TRAC with 4WD) and Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), and a Smart Stop Technology (SST) brake-override system.

Eight customary airbags embody motorist and front newcomer Advanced Airbag System; front seat-mounted side airbags; motorist and front newcomer knee airbags, and all-row roll-sensing side screen airbags.


About Toyota Canada Inc.

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