For many off-roading enthusiasts the lack of a diesel engine option will be the killer blow, which is a shame really, because the FJ Cruiser is an honest four-wheel drive with plenty of character.
Typical price: $44,990.00
With the 2007 FJ Cruiser, Toyota scores with a styling statement that has the substance to back up its retrocool image. It offers on-road comfort and good space with serious off-road ability. At 17mpg, fuel economy is its weakness.
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The winners from our Toyota FJ Cruiser competition won a day-long off-roading course with John Eggenhuizen from Get About Training Services.
Checking out the FJ Cruiser at your Toyota local dealership may tell plenty about the car, but it's hard to imagine what it would look like in the real world and you certainly won't be able to check out all of its components.