SuV choice

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  1. tcc

    tcc Elite Refuge Member

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    Skip the 4Runner and move up to the Landcruiser. Very stout and capable rigs; biggest downside is fuel economy ain't so great.
     
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    thank you all. will look at a used 2011-14 4 runner. Seems the deals are in cars that were previously used as rentals. any concerns about getting a used rental or is the 4 runner reliable enough that I do not have to worry
     
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    Rentals are actually probably some of the best to look for. Everybody jokes about abusing them and such but few people actually do. They are generally maintained very well and likely have documentation to back it up.
    I still recommend looking at a 5yr-ish old Landcruiser...
     
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    I wouldn't buy any rental I ever rented... :l
     
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    A land cruiser would be nice but too expensive. i think i'll just try and find a low mileage 4 runner and enjoy it. will go and look tomorrow.
     
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    A year old 4 runner ain't gonna be cheap.
    If i planned on keeping it a while I'd just personally take a 5-6yr old cruiser over a 1yr old 4runner.
     
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    Where did he say he wanted a year old 4Runner?
     
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    Good choice. We just sold our 4Runner, '05 < 98k miles. My wife and I really liked that vehicle.
    Not as nice as a Cruiser but WAY easier to find and afford.
     
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    around here(minnesota) the cheapest Land cruiser is 35k and has 150k miles.
     
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    Several posts up from your response. He stated he was looking at '11-'14 4runners----last I checked a '14 would be about a year old.

    He also stated he drives in a lot of snow, and he keeps vehicles a long time. A Landcruiser would be ideal in the snow as it's full time 4wd. It's also ideal to keep for a long time as they're incredibly well built; even amongst other Toyotas they're the creme of the crop.
     
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