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Has anyone heard rumors on if the R1S will include a power rear window? This is one of the elements of the Toyota 4Runner than I love, and would like to see it on the R1S. Given what I saw with the lower rear window wiper, I don't think that is the case now, but would like to see them pivot and include this as an option.





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I don't think so. Looking at promotion photos and videos it appears the rear window is attached to the top gate and not the drop bottom tailgate. Also I don't think either piece of the rear door have enough room to store the whole window.

However, I do love the split gate. The explorers used to have it in the early 2000s and I liked opening up the top of the rear gate, but still having the bottom closed so stuff didn't tumble out. This is even better since you can drop the tailgate to sit on or drop it 180 so you can reach in easier.
 
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I don't think so. Looking at promotion photos and videos it appears the rear window is attached to the top gate and not the drop bottom tailgate. Also I don't think either piece of the rear door have enough room to store the whole window.

However, I do love the split gate. The explorers used to have it in the early 2000s and I liked opening up the top of the rear gate, but still having the bottom closed so stuff didn't tumble out. This is even better since you can drop the tailgate to sit on or drop it 180 so you can reach in easier.
Split gate would be a great option as well. The reason I am a big fan of the power rear window is for my dog who loves to have her head out of the car while driving when heading to the lake or farm, but we now have 2 little kids so need to keep her out of the back seat away from them. Having the top half of the split gate all of the way open isn't as effective. I tried that on my sports wagon and usually ends up shutting itself.
 

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Has anyone heard rumors on if the R1S will include a power rear window? This is one of the elements of the Toyota 4Runner than I love, and would like to see it on the R1S. Given what I saw with the lower rear window wiper, I don't think that is the case now, but would like to see them pivot and include this as an option.
I highly doubt it will be an option, but I haven't heard any confirmation if it'll have it or not. Having that power rear window would be great though!
 
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Confirmed with a support team member that the hatch on the R1S is "a full powered clamshell tailgate but I haven't seen any images or details to suggest the window opens just yet."
 

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Confirmed with a support team member that the hatch on the R1S is "a full powered clamshell tailgate but I haven't seen any images or details to suggest the window opens just yet."
I've been waiting for 3 months for an email confirmation about that [classic, we'll get back to you on that]... it was the first question I asked before I even preordered. Maybe once get my R1S, I'll find out for sure...
 

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I don't think so. Looking at promotion photos and videos it appears the rear window is attached to the top gate and not the drop bottom tailgate. Also I don't think either piece of the rear door have enough room to store the whole window.

However, I do love the split gate. The explorers used to have it in the early 2000s and I liked opening up the top of the rear gate, but still having the bottom closed so stuff didn't tumble out. This is even better since you can drop the tailgate to sit on or drop it 180 so you can reach in easier.
I have a 2001 land cruiser with the split gate and it is one of my favorite features on the vehicle. Nice in the rain or snow to get gear on and off. Many a diaper and tire tube changed on the tailgate. it is a pain to load with the tailgate down though, so 180 drop will be nice for loading. My wife drives a sequoia with the power rear window and that is my favorite feature on that vehicle. Given the choice I would take the tailgate, my dog would say otherwise. I would have preferred they got innovative and had the power window with a slide out tailgate that retracts into the vehicle, but at least they went with the split gate.
 

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