4wd rided the same as 2wd. i just bought a 2001 4x4 doublecab and i absolutely love it! ive had it for 3 weeks and i already have a list of thing i wanna do... lift kits, rims/tires, skidplates etc. toyota's the way to go, my dad had an 89 4runner which was my 1st vehicle and ive been hooked ever since. my buddy has a 01 s10 and hes ready to trade it in for a tacoma..