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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4×4 3.4L V6 4-Spd Auto 3rd Gen

Locally Owned & Always Maintained 3rd Gen 4x4 With 38 Dealer Service Records = RELIABLE!
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Your search can end for the highly desirable 3rd Generation 4Runner 4×4. This is the one you want- 100% bone stock, locally owned, always maintained with a whopping 38 carfax service records, and only 205k miles which for the year is low!  Major 90K service completed including Timing belt/water pump performed locally by Toyworx Automotive in Grover Beach at 159k miles! You’d be hard-pressed to find a cleaner unmolested 3rd Gen 4×4 as there aren’t many out there in today’s market. Most have two to three times the mileage and most have been modified, off-roaded, and are junk! Make sure to click the Carfax tab or scroll to the bottom of this listing to see all services performed!


Powered by the bulletproof 5VZ-FE 3.4L V6 paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. Finished in Natural White with blue cloth interior. Options include alloy wheels, roof racks, 60/40 rear split seats that fold-flat for extra cargo space, cargo mat, cargo cover, HI/LO transfer case, tow package, running boards, keyless entry, and more. This ’99 4Runner 4×4 is offered with a two-owner clean carfax, 38 service records, and a clean California title. Don’t miss out as this is the BEST 3rd Gen available on the Central Coast!


Five-Star Safety Ratings:

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Frontal Crash: ★★★★★
  • Side Crash: ★★★★★
  • Rollover: ★★★★★

Expert Reviews:

  • Edmunds praises the 4Runner for its off-road capability, reliability, and spacious interior.
  • Kelley Blue Book highlights its resale value, rugged construction, and long-term durability.
  • Car and Driver notes its comfortable ride, ample cargo space, and strong V6 engine performance.
  • Consumer Reports commends its off-road prowess, build quality, and overall value.


  1. Natural White Exterior: The timeless white exterior finish exudes a classic and clean aesthetic.
  2. Blue Cloth Interior: The durable oak cloth interior provides a comfortable and inviting cabin space.
  3. 205,000 Original Miles: The high mileage reflects the 4Runner’s proven longevity and durability.
  4. Two Owner, Clean Carfax: A clean Carfax with two owners suggests a history of responsible ownership and care.
  5. 38 Service Records: The extensive service records highlight the meticulous maintenance and attention to detail.
  6. Seating for 5 Passengers: The spacious interior accommodates up to five passengers, making it ideal for family outings or off-road adventures.
  7. Reliability: Toyota’s reputation for reliability is evident in the 4Runner’s robust construction and dependable performance.
  8. 3.4L V6 5VZ-FE Engine: The legendary 3.4-liter V6 engine produces 183 horsepower and 217 lb-ft of torque, delivering ample power for towing and off-road excursions.
  9. 4×4 Capability: The 4Runner’s four-wheel-drive system provides enhanced traction and stability in challenging terrain.
  10. Off-Road Features: Standard off-road features include skid plates, a locking rear differential, and optional off-road tires, ensuring confidence in any driving conditions.

History and Production Years:

The 1999 Toyota 4Runner belongs to the third generation of the 4Runner lineup, produced from 1996 to 2002. This generation marked a significant evolution for the 4Runner, introducing a more refined interior, improved off-road capability, and enhanced safety features. The third-generation 4Runner remains highly regarded for its ruggedness, reliability, and versatility, making it a sought-after choice among off-road enthusiasts and daily drivers alike.

Top Features:

The 1999 4Runner SR4 4×4 boasts a range of top features:

  • 3.4L V6 5VZ-FE Engine: The powerful and reliable V6 engine provides robust performance and towing capabilities, making it well-suited for both on-road and off-road driving.
  • Four-Wheel Drive (4×4) Capability: The 4Runner’s advanced four-wheel-drive system delivers superior traction and stability, allowing drivers to conquer challenging terrain with confidence.
  • Spacious Interior: With its comfortable seating for five passengers and ample cargo space, the 4Runner offers versatility for both daily commuting and weekend adventures.
  • Off-Road Performance: The 4Runner’s rugged construction, off-road suspension, and ground clearance make it a formidable off-road companion, capable of tackling even the toughest trails.
  • Long-Term Durability: Toyota’s reputation for building durable and reliable vehicles is exemplified in the 4Runner’s construction, ensuring years of dependable performance and adventure.

Fuel Economy, Horsepower, and Torque Ratings:

The 1999 4Runner SR4 4×4 equipped with the 3.4L V6 engine achieves fuel economy ratings of approximately 16 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. The 5VZ-FE engine produces 183 horsepower and 217 lb-ft of torque, providing ample power for towing and off-road driving while maintaining respectable fuel efficiency.

The 1999 Toyota 4Runner SR4 4×4 stands as a testament to Toyota’s commitment to durability, reliability, and off-road capability. With its rugged construction, legendary 3.4L V6 5VZ-FE engine, and impressive service history, this SUV offers peace of mind and adventure for its next owner. Whether navigating city streets or exploring off-the-beaten-path trails, the 1999 4Runner SR4 delivers a versatile and dependable driving experience that is sure to stand the test of time.




1999 Toyota 4Runner


VINJT3HN86R5X0227871 MakeToyota Model4Runner Year1999 TrimSR5 4WD
Style/BodySPORT UTILITY 4-DR Engine3.4L V6 DOHC 24V Manufactured inTahara, Japan Age25 years


Model Year 1999
Make Toyota
Model 4Runner
Trim Level SR5 4WD
Manufactured in Tahara, Japan


Engine Type 3.4L V6 DOHC 24V
Transmission 4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Manual
Driveline 4WD


Standard Seating 5


Tank 18.50
Fuel Economy City 17
Fuel Economy Highway 19 – 20
Fuel Type GAS


Anti-Brake System 4-Wheel ABS
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
ABS Brakes Standard

Wheels and Tires

Tires 225/75R15
Steel Wheels N/A


Standard Towing 5000
Maximum Towing 5000
Standard Payload 1365
Maximum Payload 1365
Standard GVWR 5250
Maximum GVWR 5250


Turning Diameter 38.10
Front Headroom 39.30
Rear Headroom 38.70
Front Legroom 42.60
Rear Legroom 35.00
Front Shoulder Room 53.60
Rear Shoulder Room 53.30
Front Hip Room 49.80
Rear Hip Room 51.30
Overall Length 183.20
Overall Width 66.50
Overall Height 67.50
Wheelbase 105.30
Track Front 59.30
Depth 38.70


Front Suspension Ind
Rear Suspension Live
Front Spring Type Coil
Rear Spring Type Coil


Air Conditioning Optional


Child Safety Door Locks Standard
Driver Airbag Standard
Front Side Airbag N/A
Passenger Airbag Standard
Keyless Entry Optional


MSRP $26,608
Dealer Invoice $23,295


Automatic Headlights N/A
Daytime Running Lights N/A
Fog Lights Optional


Cruise Control Standard
Heated Steering Wheel N/A
Leather Steering Wheel N/A


Interior Trim Gray Cloth
Oak Cloth
Oak Leather
Exterior Color Autumn Blaze Metallic
Desert Dune Metallic
Horizon Blue Metallic
Imperial Jade Mica
Millenium Silver Metallic
Natural White
Radiant Red
Stellar Blue Pearl
Sunfire Red Pearl


Year: 1999
Make: Toyota
Model: 4Runner
Trim: SR5 4X4 V6
Mileage: 205,273
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
Condition: Excellent
Location: San Luis Obispo
Price: $0
Drivetrain: 4x4
Engine: 3.4L V6 DOHC 24V
Exterior Color: Natural White
Interior Color: Blue Cloth
MPG: 15 City / 18 Highway
VIN Number: JT3HN86R5X0227871

Fuel Efficiency Rating

  • City: 15
  • Highway: 18

Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle condition.

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