For the FJ lovers

25

Asked by Feb 16, 2008 at 12:39 PM about the Toyota FJ Cruiser

Question type: General

I was wondering if anyone that owns an FJ, and if they like it alot? I think it is one of the coolest vehicles on the market. I just want a perspective from an owner.
Thankyou.

4 Answers

6,485

They are "cool" looking but they have their flaws, Premium fuel only, and for what you get I think they are over priced. I had a 07, I had it for 5 months, (It didn't do so well when it got hit parked on the road in town). I also thought that it was an expensive car to insure. I know that I wouldn't of gone way off-road in mine, but the "light off road" trips and bad weather it was ok. The 5 months that I had it, I had to take it to the shop 3 times, once for a rattle they couldn't figure out, I had a oil leak and the other trip was for a no-start. My buddys called it the Fake Jeep (FJ). So to make a long story short, Costly to insure, Prem fuel only (and they dont get good mileage to begin with). And I had some trips to the Dealer. So if none of this is a concern (mostly cost to operate). Enjoy. Best of luck.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
65

I have had my FJ since Oct '06. I absolutely love it. I have never had any mechanical issues at all. It does great off road. The other member called it the Fake Jeep, which is completely untrue. Jeep really doesn't have much that can compete with the FJ. The Wrangler is great off road, but not on road; the FJ is very close to the off road capability of the Wrangler, but much more capable on road. None of the other Jeeps can come close to the abilities of the FJ off the pavement. If you do purchase an FJ and plan to take it off road there are certain changes that you should make. First of all, no running boards, if you take it off road they will quickly get damaged or just torn off. Second, get tires made for the job.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
95

I love my FJ, awesome engine and tranny, will blow a Jeeps doors off on and off road, that I can promise you. I take mine Off-Road quite often and it amazes people what this thing can do and not bad on Roadtrips as well. The only downside is that is has some blindspots and the premium fuel, although I just used Mid Grade in mine and its fine.Cant go wrong with a Toyota Truck, its my fourth one

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
75

i looooove mine. goes every were drives nice . never had one prob mpg ant great but compared to a jeep(jeeps are sooooooooooooooooooooooooo slow to drive i feel like im driving a lawn mower) the fj is just built solid i found the jeeps flimsy uncomfortable and really clanky over priced Junk Every Entire Parts

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Are any of these 1982 SR-5 for sale? 5 answers

    I am a lover of the 1982 Toyota Corolla SR-5 and am still dreaming of having one again. I would appreciate hearing from someone who will sell the Brown one. ggmelodia@gmail.com, Thanks.

    1982 Toyota Corolla SR5 Coupe

    -

    General

  • Is there anyway to upgrade the 2014 JBL sound system? 27 answers

    I just bought a 2014.5 Camry with the premium sound system and I HATE it. It has terrible sound quality. I had a 2007 with the JBL and it was 10x better. I wish I had my old car back!!! Is there a...

    2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

    -

    General

  • Weird screeching sound when I turn right 5 answers

    I hear a strange screeching sound when I turn right in my car. It doesn't happen every time I turn right, but mostly when I am on a decline, or taking a sharp right. People who have heard it think i...

    2010 Toyota Camry SE V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Toyota Camry 2007 Car Dies and Rear Defrost Light Blinks 9 answers

    Hi I have a Toyota Camry 2007 137000 miles on it. My car dies when I drive on low speed so I went to toyota and they said there was too much carbon in the fuel tank. I taught the problem got fixed b...

    2007 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • WHY!!????? A day of mourning,for mustang II lovers.................... 1 answer

    A guy,across the street from me,couldnt figure out how to get his starter out of his mach I,and got tired of push-starting it....Sooo--He DROVE a 1978 v-8/4-speed good condition Mustang,across the sca...

    Ford Mustang

    -

    General

FJ Cruiser

Looking for a Used FJ Cruiser in your area?

CarGurus has 2,434 nationwide FJ Cruiser listings starting at $8,900.

ZIP:

Search Toyota FJ Cruiser Questions

Toyota FJ Cruiser Experts

#1 Rony Khalife
Rony Khalife
Reputation 50
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 40
#2 Mike Browning
Mike Browning
Reputation 40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota 4Runner
377 Great Deals out of 20,046 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota Tacoma
777 Great Deals out of 33,021 listings starting at $1,900
Used Jeep Wrangler
483 Great Deals out of 17,012 listings starting at $2,990
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
461 Great Deals out of 37,343 listings starting at $8,997
Used Toyota Tundra
643 Great Deals out of 28,032 listings starting at $1,599
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
24 Great Deals out of 1,177 listings starting at $4,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,120 Great Deals out of 69,008 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
3,339 Great Deals out of 203,183 listings starting at $1,273
Used Toyota Highlander
653 Great Deals out of 27,635 listings starting at $2,988
Used Nissan Xterra
121 Great Deals out of 3,692 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota RAV4
1,117 Great Deals out of 53,918 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,622 Great Deals out of 148,188 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
1,041 Great Deals out of 32,011 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
684 Great Deals out of 38,189 listings starting at $1,750
Used Jeep Cherokee
317 Great Deals out of 53,107 listings starting at $2,495