This is the 3rd Landcruiser that I have owned. Previous models were '79 FJ40 and '88 FJ62. I have owned this Landcruiser since 8/99 when it had 72k miles. Now it has over 215k. I have replaced rotors one time (my labor), had rear engine seal replaced (mechanic), valve cover gasket replaced (my labor), shocks (my labor). Gets ~14mpg. Vehicle is stock, except for Goodyear 305/70/16 tires which have lasted over 80K miles. Still terrific!
Repairs not withstanding, vehicle starts up every time and gets me where I need to go!
Just bought this 1995 with 98150 on the clock. Unbelieveable how tight and rattle free this is. I am an ex 1999 Chevy Tahoe owner and while the Tahoe has more interior room and power, it lacks the manners, handling, and off road capability that the older Toyota has. I understand that this is the last year of the really heavy duty suspension. So far I would buy this vehicle again and again.
Add gas and go. The Toyota
Landcruiser has been easy to maintain
and easy on the wallet over the last
10 years. Basic wear and tear items
like brakes, batteries , tires and oil
changes were done at reasonable
intervals. Parts and service are
relatively inexpensive compared with
the 95 BMW 740il we spent a small
fortune on every year. It is a good
solid car. Fun to drive for being a
heavy truck and only having a 6
cylinder engine. Highly recommended
even for a ten year old car.