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2022 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2022 Toyota 4Runner

2022 Toyota
4Runner

MSRP*: $38,105 to $52,920
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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

MSRP*: $39,995 to $48,175
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MPG - City 16 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 88.8 - 89.7 ft3 64.2 ft3
Engine
  • 270-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 295-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 hp 201 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,200 - 2,700 lbs
Exterior Length 190.2 - 191.3 in 180.5 in
Exterior Width 75.8 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 32.9 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 40.6 - 41.1 in
Rear 38.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen ID.4 than in the Toyota 4Runner, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volkswagen ID.4 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota 4Runner, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Toyota 4Runner or the Volkswagen ID.4, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota 4Runner is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Toyota 4Runner, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Toyota 4Runner has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Toyota 4Runner is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen ID.4 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota 4Runner greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen ID.4.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Toyota 4Runner does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Utility
The Toyota 4Runner offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Toyota 4Runner, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen ID.4.