In spite of some minor design issues, the FJ is the best do-it-all, purpose built SUV on the market. If you don't need/want 4 full doors and don't routinely haul adult back seat passengers, it is extremely comfortable and spacious. It is absolutely the best vehicle I have ever owned for off road performance and handles winter road conditions with ease (I have had three jeeps - no comparison). The blind spot issue has received too much attention. If you know how to use rear/side mirrors you will not have a problem. Wind noise is surprising low in spite of cool "rolling brick" aerodynamics. Bullet-proof engine and transmission. Interior is simple and controls are well thought out. FUN!
Engine torque and pep. Rock solid construction. Go anywhere, handle any road condition ability. FJ Jammer stereo. Tons of headroom. Easy to clean/maintain interior. Fit/finish is fantastic. Better paint than our $60k Sequoia. No longer requires premium fuel (yes!). Exceptional resale value.
More storage needed. The glove box is tiny and the "open hole" console needs to be expanded and covered. Should have a roll down back window and sunroof. The spare wheel/camera cover looks terrible. Larger fuel tank would be nice (at least 24 gal). No floor mats? Better tires! Come on, Toyota!!