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First Look at Interior for 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

Today we get out first look at the refreshed interior of the 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro. You will really like how it looks.


Many fans and followers and enthusiasts have been waiting patiently to see the refreshed 2020 Toyota 4Runner. Fortunately, the 2020 model year 4Runners should be reaching dealerships in the month of September. Our wait is just about over.

2020 4Runner gets updates

I got my first look at both the exterior and interior for the 2020 4Runner TRD Pro in the all-new exclusive Army Green color. It looks fantastic to put it mildly, and I think previous, current and future 4Runner owners will really like it.

The outside looks slightly changed, with the addition of radar technology in the front grille to accommodate Toyota Safety Sense active safety features, standard for the first time ever on all 4Runner trim levels.

2020 Toyota 4Runer TRD Pro Interior Controls

Inside the cabin, though, you will find quite a few pleasant updates and upgrades to provide additional convenience, especially with technology.

Multimedia screen changes to the 2020 4Runner

The multimedia section of the 4Runner receives a fresh, modern look. First, drivers will really appreciate the 8-inch touch screen that replaces the previous 6.1-inch screen seen on the 2019 4Runner. The screen always seemed small to me compared to the wide, spacious interior. I certainly welcome this change.

2020 Toyota 4Runer TRD Pro Touch Screen

Technology buffs will be able to enjoy the popular applications Android Auto and Apple CarPlay across the board in the 2020 4Runner. Android Auto will first come to the 2020 Tundra, followed closely by the 2020 Sequoia, 2020 Camry and 2020 Tacoma.

Push Button Start in 4Runner

When I first saw that familiar push button in the 2020 TRD Pro, I almost could not believe my eyes. I am so used to using a traditional key when starting TRD Pro. This is an incredible and highly convenient update.

2020 Toyota 4Runer TRD Pro Push Button Start2020 Toyota 4Runner steering wheel updates

In a move similar to the newest popular Toyota Camry and Corolla and RAV4 models, 4Runner engineers have added lane departure alert and dynamic radar cruise control buttons to the steering wheels. This will help lessen distractions for drivers, while also making it really easy to set and change your safety settings while you drive.

2020 Toyota 4Runer TRD Pro Steering Wheel Controls4Runner Rear USB help in the back

2020 Toyota 4Runer TRD Pro Rear USB Ports

For families with regular back seat passengers, help is on the way. The 2020 4Runner now has 2 standard USB ports in the second row behind the center console for charging and staying connected technologically.

Your thoughts on 2020 4Runner

I cannot wait to hear what you think of the updates seen in 2020 4Runner. What new features will help you the most?

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Thanks for reading everyone. See you next story where I am taking a first look at the 2020 Toyota Tundra Limited Interior with 6 images. Update from Sept. 3, 2020: Pricing Just Released for 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro.

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Michael Mc (not verified)    August 29, 2019 - 8:00PM

I'm still waiting for a Cummins diesel engine to be put in the 4Runner with a 8 or 10 speed transmission and a snorkel with dual CB Radio antennas . And of course the army green color .

Jess (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 1:36AM

In reply to by Michael Mc (not verified)

Can I have a 6 speed REAL manual transmission please to actually have FULL control over my traanny , rather than paddles that override me, unnecessarily?!

Paul (not verified)    August 29, 2019 - 10:49PM

I love the big knobs in 4 runners people who dis this have never tried to adjust something in a bumpy road or at at a 30 degree angle. Its all designed to be 4 wheel friendly with out having to look.

Bill (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 6:45AM

I was so excited to see the safety features being added. Then I realized that blind spot monitoring will still not be included. You would think that is a basic feature that also would have been added.

RK (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 11:09AM

Looks good. I'll be getting black though. If it only had blind spot monitors I'd be happy. I'd forego the adaptive cruise and lane departure crap for that.

Colin (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 11:26AM

The horsepower to torque ratio is disappointing. I own a 2004 4Runner V8 Limited that provides 235 how and 320 lb-ft of torque, pulling 2,300 more pounds than the current model. That being said, I'd like to see the same ratio in a redone version of the tried and true 4.7 liter engine- 270 hp and and 365 ft-lb. That would equate to a 8,400 lb towing capacity. The mpg difference is one mile per gallon, in the present comparison, and can be tweaked to maintain or surpass the same. In the same token, a diesel engine of the same quality as the 4.7 without losing horsepower, but pushing up to 315 hp and 495 lb-ft would be beautiful and provide better fuel economy.

Roy McDaniel (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 5:01PM

I have a 2005 Toyota 4runner bought it new it is without a doubt the best vehicle I have ever owned and I am looking forward to getting another 4Runner however I'm not very fond of the current model styling especially the SR5 front headlights I don't get the vertical slits I don't know it's butt ass ugly I hope that there will be changes to the current front styling

Judy Fowler (not verified)    August 30, 2019 - 10:57PM

I don't know about all that but ipurchased a Beautiful 2000 4runner SR5 Forest Green 4x4 in I love it n have had soany praises on its looks n performance. Thank youToyota

John (not verified)    August 31, 2019 - 1:11AM

Dual air temp is a big deal for me, but only available on certain models. Then color is limited on certain models. I like super white on the limited but only comes in the pearl white. Currently own (2) tacoma limited pickups(
( 2019's.) Would love a 4 runner in white, black leather, heated power seats, dual air, and blind spot/lane depart pkg. I know it's not like the old days where you could order whatever you want, but hey its my money and it would be nice to be able to mix features from several models. Also on the 2019 TACOMA limited I noticed that the sto rage compartment in the bed on drivers side not available. May check w/dealer or custom shop on that one. That larger compartment on my friends 2016Tacoma bed is really handy for straps or bungee cords.

Sherry Moss (not verified)    August 31, 2019 - 3:00PM

Instead of worrying about backseat USB chargers, they should do something about the ventilation. Two little vents in the console are worthless. Children in carseats either freeze or sweat. Terrible design. And I’m a huge Toyota fan.