If you are in need of a full capable 4x4 low cost and low maintenance, the Fj Cruiser is for you. I have a 2007 4x4 5speed auto. Kicks butt on road and off. 100,700mi on it and no problems at all. Only replacements have been bulbs other than that it still runs like a champ smooth as ever. Will out preform any other bone stock 4x4s and I mean WILL.. If you're willing to get intense it will need some mods but other than that your set for some mild of roading. This powerful little monster will leave you in awe if you mis judge it, take it for a test drive you might fall in love.
Best features on this new Fj are rugged features like the stock skid plates under the motor and front suspension, also has a small skid plate on the transfer case. Rear lock diff button access come in handy especially when pulling out a stuck object/vehicle. Interior is somewhat water proof for the most part the flooring is, big upside to that
The audio quality for the stock Fjs should be upgraded, after a while inside door panels start to rattle very annoying.. Better plastics or tigher fittings should be applied in newer models. Over all it gets a five star rating anyway in my point of view
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