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Love my FJ Cruiser!
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By Susan Signorelli
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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 6M)


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I have owned my 2008 FJ Cruiser since 2009 when I bought it new! I absolutely love it. I am so disappointed that they have chosen not to continue manufacturing them. That is a real mistake, as the FJ is a fabulous as well as unique SUV! I am currently looking to possibly trade mine in for a new one, only because I want to be able to own one longer! Toyota rules, and it is by far the best vehicle I have ever owned. The milarky about the blind spot being a problem, as far as I am concerned, is a problem ONLY for "inadequate" drivers. I have no problem navigating this vehicle! Love it! Toyota, please reconsider and bring them back!!!!!!


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Best SUV I have owned
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Andrew
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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This truck is everything I like about an off road SUV and everything I needed for small family transportation.


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Not for All
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By Patrick Goungo
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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This vehicle is only for young people. If you have infants or small kids, very bad for them, no room.


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161000 miles a I find I building a new fj!!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Jim sauerheber
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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I have a 2007 FJ and I had to replace the following torque converter, break system and rear end. I put a Lemon on the antenna!


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130,000 Reliable Miles and Counting !!!
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By stutz1
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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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After driving 130,000 miles on my 2008 FJ Cruiser, I have found this SUV to be very dependable.
I love the plastic floors which I just spray down and wipe down. Don't miss carpeting . I enjoy the easy to clean durable interior fabric, however I would like to have as an option a leather interior. A fellow FJ owner told me there is a shop in Buffalo NY that sells leather skins that simply stretch over existing seats.
Most people that ask me how I like FJ follow up with gas mileage question. I get around 18mpg which is fine for a vehicle that can tow up to 5000lbs.I'm not risking life for mileage!This vehicle gets top marks (5 star rating) for rear and side impact crash testing.


Best Features

Easy to clean fabric, classic retro styling,plastic flat floors which are also easy to clean,5000lb towing capacity,5 star safety rating,split seat in back which enables me to lay snow skis flat on floor,4.0 v6 engine with plenty of power smooth riding , shift on the fly 4wd.I also love the large swing door lock feature. This lock feature(easy to use) keeps the door in set position while unloading. Why have AWD where all running gear turns all the time whether your on dry road or snow? That wastes mpg.


Worst Features

The horn is very lame. I think it must of come from a little Toyota Tercel. Not a huge issue,but Toyota should drop the front passenger alarm for air bag which goes off if something light weight under 40lbs is on seat. I also get tired of seat belt warning sound when seat belt is not connected promptly.


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