The future is bright for those who have invested in great quality overlanding lights for their 5th Gen 4Runners. For those who have not, you don’t have to stay in the dark for too long because in this article, we will light the way for you on the best LED light options for your 4Runner roof rack.
The Toyota 5th Gen 4Runner is the paragon of a dream overlanding vehicle due to its unrivaled toughness and knockout appearance. For a long-lasting vehicle like this, it is just right to match it with a lighting system that will last just as long too. Good thing is that there are a lot of light bar choices you can attach to your vehicle’s roof racks.
Do you need extra lighting?
The primary reason for needing 4Runner roof lights is utility. These LED lightbars give extra illumination—which is very helpful when trailing a rough terrain, driving in bad weather conditions, or even when camping at night. The better visibility it provides keeps your vehicle on track and steers you and your passengers away from possible hazards.
The high positioning of 4Runner roof light bars plays an advantage. For instance, spot-flood combo lights make it easier for the driver to spot obstacles ahead and observe around your vehicle while on the trail. This type of lighting provides illumination to both nearby and distant areas of your car. To know more about combo lighting and other beam patterns, check out our blog on everything about overlanding lights.
Top Overlanding Lights for 4Runner Roof Racks
A best-seller, this product is custom-made for the Prinsu roof racks. This robust, corrosion-resistant lightbar is easy to install and requires no modification upon mounting. Available in white and amber colors, this product holds an IP rating of 68 and offers 40,000 of searing light. Its slim and low-profile design guarantees minimal to zero wind noise and vibrations.
An all-in-one package, this product includes a solid roof rack system and a light kit. Plus a bonus feature of an adjustable LED wind deflector (ALWD). The ALWD system protects your lightbar when not in use. There are three lighting options for this premium roof rack: 1) 43" dual-function LED light bar, 2) 42” white dual row spot beam LED light, or 3) 42” white dual row combo beam LED light bar.
This sturdy and long-lasting kit is custom-designed to fit the Front Runner SlimLine roof rack. It comes in either White LED or Amber 42” Slim Lightbar. It is easy to install, low profile, corrosion-resistant, and powder-coated with a durable black semi-gloss mini texture.
This highly-dependable roof rack lightbar holds 36 high-performance LED’s that can light up to 525m and deliver 6000 lumens—giving you an excellent range of vision when overlanding. The 5700 Kelvin light intensity is distributed as a combo beam pattern for a near-and-far visual.
It has an intelligent reflector design that diverts the light from the LEDs so that incoming traffic is only indirectly exposed to the light. Moreover, its integrated driver and thermal management system, measures and regulates the temperature of the LED, eliminating the risk of overheating and aiding in the longevity of its lifespan.
Toyota 4runner Roof Lightbar Essentials
Aside from the superior lighting kits listed above, we have included two accessories that will make your overland lighting installation easier and more secure: the Prinsu Light Bar Mount and the Prinsu Ridgeline Handles.
- The Prinsu Light Bar Mount works with most lightbars to securely mount your lighting kit to your roof rack. It is made of durable stainless steel and only weighs 1lb apiece.
- The Prinsu Ridgeline Handles is a functional accessory that acts as a handle to put your hand when needing to access your gear or the top of your rack. At the same time, it also serves as a mount for a Baja Designs Rock Light. It is made of high-strength aluminum material that bolts directly to crossbars.
Moment of Enlightenment
Roof lights are worth it additions to 4Runners. They come in handy when camping or overlanding at night, they are functional and aesthetic, and they last long just like a Toyota 4Runner. Carry your light to every dark corner with any of the lighting solutions above. You may also browse through our other lightbar options or speak with one of our experts.