Toyota FJ Cruiser – Toyota Wiki

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Market placement

pricing is between USD 22,545 and US ([2] ). At 183.9 inches in the FJ Cruiser is the longest compact SUV in North America, with closer to the Hyundai Santa Fe and between the smaller RAV4 in. overall length; originally to be replaced by the FJ Cruiser) and the Mid-size (184.6 in. overall length).

The of the FJ Cruiser adds a sixth SUV in United States lineup, Toyota will have two SUVs (the RAV4 and FJ two mid-size SUVs (Highlander and ), and two Full-size SUVs (Sequoia and Cruiser ). One in each category is for on-road use, while the caters to more off-road (though the Sequoia and Land are Body-on-frame SUVs, the Sequoia is more car-like). It is also only current vehicle to use the Toyota spelled out across the instead of the corporate emblem first since the 1994 Land Cruiser), a nod to the classic and Land Cruiser family and to Toyotas before the introduction of the emblem in 1990 for the 1991 year. This off-road usually attracts young that want a sporty that is built for the off-road

Toyota began selling the FJ in Mexico as a 2008 model.


4WD System

4WD models with the RA61F manual have a full time 4wd that is permanently engaged for use on all both on and off road. Automatic 4WD models have a simpler time system which can operate in 4WD mode on slippery without binding and possible to the 4WD system.


The FJ Cruiser a high-mounted, double-wishbone front and stabilizer bar, and a 4-link suspension with lateral rod coil springs and stabilizer The 120-series Land Cruiser shares the same suspension as the FJ Cruiser.


The FJ Cruiser power-assisted 4-piston front/2-piston ventilated disc brakes Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force (EBD) and Brake Assist and is equipped with vehicle control (VSC).


The FJ’s body rear access doors give a unique look to the The FJ captures its heritage with its wheel base, stocky and grille/headlight arrangement. The windshield is vertical with three wipers for maximum surface coverage. Structurally, it is a body on truck style design on the Toyota Hi-Lux truck

Toyota has made revisions to the bay inner fender aprons due to bulging and cracking issues 2007 and some early models. The bulges and cracks in the fenders were attributed to a design flaw through VIN numbers. Some speculation was that aftermarket steel had put extra weight and stress on the causing them to crack, but of FJ’s equipped with bumpers suffered no damage. addressed the problem in most models by boxing the inner and adding a third layer of and a new bolt inside the fender. [1]

The 2007 FJ Cruiser was available in 5 – Sun Fusion (yellow), Cherry (dark magenta), Metallic (silver), Black (black), and Voodoo Blue Available options and packages

Convenience Package – configuration; a remote keyless system; cruise control; outside mirrors with markers; rear privacy rear wiper; rear parking assist; and daytime lights.

Upgrade Package 1 17-in. 6-spoke aluminum wheels with P265/70R17 with exterior rear-door full-size spare; Active Control (4WD only); locking rear differential; 400w power outlet; modulation / FM 6-disc in-dash CD . MP3 / Windows Media Audio capability, and 8 speakers; exterior door trim inserts; display floating ball (with inclinometer, compass, and leather-wrapped steering wheel integrated audio controls; and brush transmission lever and lever (on 4WD models).

Upgrade 2 – similar to Upgrade 1, except the stereo includes a with off switch.

Other include driver and front front-seat mounted side and front- and second-row side airbags.

There are a number of accessories to the FJ Cruiser, including such as running boards, rock roof rack, front plate, brush guard, portable navigation device, tire cover, passenger-side dash applique, tow hitch, mats, and cargo net.

The FJ Cruiser is equipped with ABS and Stability Control standard. curtain airbags for both and side torso airbags standard in 2008 models but optional on 2007 models.

The has given the FJ Cruiser its Top Safety award. The FJ Cruiser not only the Good overall rating in the front and side impacts but received the Good rating in all measured categories. [2] [3]

The NHTSA the 2008 FJ Cruiser the following

TRD Special Edition

Toyota Development (TRD) is also a limited-production TRD Special Edition FJ which includes such as a TRD performance exhaust, TRD air filter, suspension components (TRD/Bilstein tuned shocks, painted rock rails, and TRD badges. The TRD Edition is available only in an paint scheme, and includes a roof (instead of the traditional as well as 16-inch gun-metal finish wheels (instead of the 17-inch bright aluminum), the spare.

The TRD Special Edition includes changes to synchronize the locking with the active traction (resulting in the rear differential no overriding the active traction), enables the FJ Cruiser to navigate difficult off-road terrain.

numbers for the TRD Special Edition are to 5,000 units for the 2007 year and 3,500 or the 2008 Team Special Edition. price for the TRD Special Edition FJ is approximately US $23,735 (manual and US $24,145 (automatic transmission), the TRD Special Edition package a US $7,265 premium on manual models, and US $7,250 for automatic for a total MSRP of approximately US for manual transmission models and US for automatic transmission models.

Model Year Changes

The model received only changes. 3 new colors were BRICK [02JX,03R8](Red), SANDSTORM and ICEBERG [00580(White). The Iceberg, all models, still has a white The color Black Cherry (03P0) is discontinued.

Added for 2008 to all models: Seat Mounted Side and Roll-Sensing Front and Rear / Side curtain airbags. Immobilizer, Rear Window Front Seat Side Sun Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS), Integrated Remote in

The B package has been renamed package, and now includes P265/75R16 BFG Trail tires on alloy as well as Bilstein shock The temperature/compass/inclinometer cluster that was on available in the C package also On US models, the roof rack is no included, but is available as a dealer Canadian models retain the rack.

Other features the 2007 B package are unchanged.

C package now receives SubWoofer to the Audio system, which was in Canada previously.

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