What to look for when buying a Used Toyota FJ Cruiser

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What to look for when a Used Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser. Click for image

Nothing on the road like the FJ, especially in Magma Sun Fusion yellow or Army colors. Just looking at truck makes you want to it up with camping gear and somewhere far.

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Fuel Economy: The 4WD automatic FJ Cruiser is rated at mpg (14.7/11.8 L/100 km) city/highway on gasoline. The 2010-2011 FJ 4WD auto 17/21 mpg (13.8/11.2 L/100 km) on gasoline. The 2012-2013 4WD automatic returns 17/20 mpg (13.8/11.8 km) on regular gasoline.

Interior: The driver’s seat is even on long trips. An seating position provides visibility in the front, however, and rear view is obstructed by pillars and the spare tire. large side-mirrors helps, but lanes and backing up is a bit of challenge. The backup camera built the rearview mirror was very during our test-drive.

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Mechanical: Toyota FJ Cruiser is on the Land Cruiser Prado platform with independent suspension and solid axle coil springs in the back. The FJ is available as 2WD or 4WD (only 4WD in Canada). The 2WD were only available a 5-speed automatic transmission. The 4WD FJ comes with a five-speed or six-speed manual. Disc are on all four wheels.

The only engine choice is the 4.0L DOHC V6 (upgraded to 259 hp for This engine has a timing instead of a belt. A timing doesn’t need to be replaced there is a problem with it. this is a strong solid

4WD System: In manual-transmission models, the case uses a Torsen ( ) limited-slip center differential a locking feature and distributes the power 40:60 under driving conditions. The Torsen varies power distribution the front and rear axles as for better traction. The automatic FJ Cruiser employs a part-time drive system. A locking differential is available.

Handling and ride: On the road, the FJ drives better than expect from such a truck. The ride is soft. We drove the FJ during a snow so we had a good chance to test of the features. We found that the ABS and Control were very to keep the truck from We took the FJ Cruiser on some back roads and the truck easily through two feet snow. The FJ Cruiser’s suspension bumps well; it’s quiet inside the cabin for a nice-sounding exhaust tone.

Read about safety, and cons, what to look for in a FJ Cruiser next.

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