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2014 4Runner is Hideous!

Discussion in '4Runners' started by Graham, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. Apr 30, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Satoshi with FJ badge, factory cruise, factory intermittent wipers, Redline Tuning hood-lift struts, Hellwig Swaybar, Rosen DVD-Nav
    I'd buy that before I'd buy the '14 4Runner.
     
  2. Apr 30, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    Yea its funny people bitch about the 14 runner being so bad. Look around at the rest of SUVs. Look at the 2013 Ford explorer holy shit it looks like a Subaru tribeca. Or how about the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. I remember when that thing was bad ass not now. New 4 runner still looks way better than the 2013 Xterras. Or perhaps people will be happier with a 2013 Chevy Equinox. Its still a Toyota and its still fu#king awesome.

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  3. Apr 30, 2013 at 8:25 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Didn't say I liked any of them ;)

    But we have to blame the insurance industry and modern safety standards.

    SUVs and pickups with their tall front ends and high approach angles are deadly in side-impact collisions with vehicles lacking side airbags.
    So the manufacturers are being forced by modern safety standards to lower their bumper heights (primarily front) so vehicles are "better matched"

    Of course, the result makes the front end look like the front of a cab-over Semi.
     
  4. May 1, 2013 at 12:55 AM
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    Think you need your eyes checked if you think this is uglier than the 14 4runner
     
  5. May 1, 2013 at 12:57 AM
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    Some people arent happy unless they are bitchin about something.. Oh toyota never changes and then when they do oh why did they do that. lol
     
  6. May 1, 2013 at 10:02 AM
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    The mid-size SUV markets looks have gone to sh*t with the present and upcoming model years. I think Nissan owners have the biggest gripe to bitch about as the new Pathfinder is hideous and I would gladly take a '14 Runner over that terd. I would have thought Toyota would have offered more interior space with the 2014 as the 2014 Highlander seems to be more accommodating to families now than the 4Runner which is surprising. Curious to see if the Highlander will out price the Runner now. We had an 08 4Runner that we were out growing and I would have loved to put my wife in a new one a little over a year and a half ago but the third row option is a joke and once you deploy that third row there is virtually no storage space left which made the Runner a no go for us. Sadly we ended up with GM junk and bought an Acadia Denali which GMC also took the opportunity to destroy the looks of a once somewhat decent looking mid-size SUV. The trend now seems to be, the uglier the better. Too bad for Pontiac as they were too early to the party with the hideousness of the Asstek. :D
     
  7. May 1, 2013 at 11:50 AM
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    Well I love our 2011 trail. Most bad ass machine we've ever owned for sure. Could not be more happy with it
     
  8. May 1, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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    Grew on me...took all of nine pages for me to get on board. Hope the gen 3 looks this good. waiting two years for the gen 3...........
     
  9. May 1, 2013 at 9:04 PM
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  10. May 3, 2013 at 11:41 PM
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    Anyone know what the 14 trail is going to look like? I'm guessing same with trail trim, nav, kdss, etc??
     
  11. May 4, 2013 at 5:18 AM
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    I kinda like it.
     
  12. May 4, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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  13. May 4, 2013 at 9:56 AM
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    I dig it. Remember how many people didnt like the new Tacoma nose and now do?
     
  14. May 4, 2013 at 10:03 AM
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    Good call. Looks awesome
     
  15. May 4, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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    Okay, that's decent.

    Operating under a big assumption that the body panels allow for a straight cutoff at that point. The original photo doesn't look like it, so now we're talking cutting and painting.

    Stock front end still looks like shit.
     
  16. May 4, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    You already have to cut on the current 10-13 5th gens

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  17. May 4, 2013 at 7:09 PM
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    Scrap the original design, and make this standard.
     
  18. May 6, 2013 at 9:11 AM
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    This must be the base model, not to bad!
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  19. May 6, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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    I don't hate it. Could be worse, they could have wussied it up like Nissan did to the Pathfinder.
     
  20. May 6, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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