Here’s Why You Need to Buy a Toyota FJ Cruiser

  • Published: 12 May 2019
  • Toyota FJ Cruiser review. Here’s Why You Need to Buy a Toyota FJ Cruiser, SUV review and SUV tour with Scotty Kilmer. Car show off contest winner Burrad and his 2012 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Edition. What it's like to drive a FJ Cruiser. This 7 year old SUV has tons of off road features and still retains it's value even after production as stopped. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 51 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   1 months back

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    • Andre adventure
      Andre adventure  1 months back

      Prob one of the best 4x4s ever . I will not buy anything else.

    • Andre adventure
      Andre adventure  1 months back

      @woodyfive0 then get divorced rather.

    • Andre adventure
      Andre adventure  1 months back

      @Dima Ilin have you driven one before ? Prob the smoothest 4x4 ever

    • Code Mode
      Code Mode  1 months back

      Look into getting verified with Brave and ill tip you directly through the browser

    • Ja Billups
      Ja Billups  1 months back

      Aye!!! All hail the FJ !!! The Toyota Gods have been good to us! Be well Scotty

  • joseph flanagan
    joseph flanagan  11 hours back

    The interior looks so similar to my MR2 spyder in styling. I love it.

    • Timothy Weaver
      Timothy Weaver  1 days back

      Anyone know the towing capacity?

      • Principal Skinr
        Principal Skinr  2 days back

        I once pulled an FJ out when it was stuck. That guy was glad I bought a Wrangler.

        • 1949dodgejm
          1949dodgejm  2 days back

          Sounds like a lgbtq flag waver

          • Larry Mulalley
            Larry Mulalley  2 days back

            The Solid Color Toyota FJ Cruiser are a Special Addition where as the White color tops are regular ones

            • Moey D
              Moey D  2 days back

              wow 2012 model with 10k miles. Great find!

              • shawn —p
                shawn —p  2 days back

                I owned one, it looks cool and people love it, but driving it is a damn nightmare! It has a million blindspots, it guzzles gas, The factory headlights are garbage. The interior is a plastic Tonka toy. This truck is design over function and that never translates into a great daily. Those back doors, good luck getting an adult in there!

                • Ryan Fuller
                  Ryan Fuller  3 days back

                  Almost thought of selling mine, glad I talked myself out of that!!

                  • buzzydj
                    buzzydj  6 hours back

                    same here. that's also why I try to keep the miles very low

                • USA4thewin
                  USA4thewin  3 days back

                  I owned 2 of those an Auto and a 6 speed Manual Love the car

                  • daniel barrett
                    daniel barrett  3 days back

                    I have 2011 trail teams A.K.A mean green love it bought new in Mesa Arizona also own some Jeeps 2 rubicons 1 hard rock 1 recon both 2 doors gotta keep mean green around in case them keeps get stuck fj is serious beast.

                    • Ahmad Kaddoura
                      Ahmad Kaddoura  4 days back

                      i'm a bit not sure which to buy , wrangler or FJ cruiser.. can you advise which is better and why ? please note i'm not often on off-roads, yet like to be there sometimes. thanks

                      • Jon de Carbonel
                        Jon de Carbonel  4 days back

                        I heard the blondspots are something else.
                        I like them both, but I'm pulling towards a wrangler.

                    • ChieNaka Wu
                      ChieNaka Wu  4 days back

                      fj cruiser,

                      • Seekthetruth3000
                        Seekthetruth3000  4 days back

                        Too many blind spots.😮😮😮😮😮😮😮

                        • Jonathan Williams
                          Jonathan Williams  2 days back

                          Ya get a after market radio with a fish eyelens reveiew camra helps out alot.

                      • whewdoggie1
                        whewdoggie1  4 days back

                        A lot to like on the FJ but after driving one I could not get past the horrible visibility. The 90 series has great visibility. My wife's Prius has better visibility. Also wish it had better low end grunt but I could have lived with that. Dont know why people ever compare mileage on SUVs. They all suck.

                        • Thunder Melo
                          Thunder Melo  4 days back

                          I bought a recent one and has 40k km on it now.

                          • João Matos Graça
                            João Matos Graça  4 days back

                            Amazing car, deserve a better engine note. But it's a Toyota. So can't expect a miracle.

                            • xbpbat21x
                              xbpbat21x  4 days back

                              But can you take the doors and top off?😜😜😜

                              • richystar2001
                                richystar2001  5 days back

                                Ugly cars.

                                • Victor Muthoka
                                  Victor Muthoka  5 days back

                                  The moment he said 4Runner & Tacoma parts, I immediately wrote it off for real off-road. It's basically a city car that can play off-road some, but not for grunt work like the Land Cruiser. Ugly though, and not pretty kind of ugly like the Hammer.

                                  • ダルフォンにゃん


                                    • Joseph Letosky
                                      Joseph Letosky  6 days back

                                      I've been saving up for one for a year now!

                                      • Hansen Peter
                                        Hansen Peter  6 days back

                                        At least 6 cyl should be stated in the human rights!

                                        • Bry Pom
                                          Bry Pom  6 days back

                                          All the jeep diehards are butt hurt ,Toyota is far superior to any American manufacturer ! Chrysler is at the bottom and I hope they fail !!

                                          • abo ahmad zmame
                                            abo ahmad zmame  6 days back

                                            🤙🤙🤙🤙 اف جي

                                            • JC O
                                              JC O  6 days back

                                              Gas guzzler

                                              • trump 2020
                                                trump 2020  7 days back

                                                Can someone please tell me how to make this creep stop showing up in my feed??

                                                • chenyu liu
                                                  chenyu liu  7 days back

                                                  It is so great that Toyota decided to stop making it, mean while toyota still make the 4Runner.

                                                  • Jim Stein
                                                    Jim Stein  1 weeks back

                                                    I test drove one. It has blind spots so large you need seeing eye dogs to drive it.

                                                    • Rick O'Shea
                                                      Rick O'Shea  6 days back

                                                      I've had one for 11 years there are no blind spots if you have your mirrors adjusted properly

                                                  • IgnitusFalls
                                                    IgnitusFalls  1 weeks back

                                                    ugly but reliable in my opinion

                                                    • Zendar Dino
                                                      Zendar Dino  1 weeks back

                                                      Who owns this car? Is there a good car for a family or everyday driving in city??

                                                    • Cherokee Xxx
                                                      Cherokee Xxx  1 weeks back

                                                      Thats an ugly car 😝

                                                      • Ryan Norman
                                                        Ryan Norman  1 weeks back

                                                        Cleanest low mileage TT anywhere.
                                                        My 2008TT just rolled over 100K and I’m looking forward to the next 300.

                                                        • James Tate
                                                          James Tate  1 weeks back

                                                          I have a 2003 mercury mountaineer when the ignition is off the security lights start flashing and the horn starts blowing , mostly at night 2 or 2 in the morning, can you please help, now I keep the door open all night been lucky.

                                                          • Ray Nasir
                                                            Ray Nasir  1 weeks back

                                                            One of my top favorite vehichles

                                                          • Is This Real Life
                                                            Is This Real Life  2 weeks back

                                                            I want one so bad and hope Toyota brings it back

                                                            • DonaldDuck Gacha
                                                              DonaldDuck Gacha  2 weeks back

                                                              wait so this guy is saying that FJ's isn't a family car but i have a family of 5 sooooo and i also have and FJ

                                                              • Ali Adhm
                                                                Ali Adhm  2 weeks back

                                                                نعم لاماذ احتاج الا شرا انت سوف تعطيني مجان ج

                                                                • Nelson Gonzalez
                                                                  Nelson Gonzalez  2 weeks back

                                                                  As much as I love the look of the FJ but 17mpg in the city and 22mpg on the “highway” is a joke.

                                                                  • A- Negative
                                                                    A- Negative  2 weeks back

                                                                    Nelson Gonzalez I hear ya my 2015 Ford Edge sport didn’t do much better. 20 city/25 highway per the readout in the car. I live in LA. Stop and go traffic everywhere.

                                                                • Dylan M
                                                                  Dylan M  2 weeks back

                                                                  Get a K&N filter. On top of that run some sea foam through gas tank; in oil 100km before next oil change; through the intake, and you will see a noticeable difference in mileage in the city.

                                                                  • Mike Victor
                                                                    Mike Victor  2 weeks back

                                                                    Transmissions are junk and frames rust out not bad 4 20 grand

                                                                    • ꧁༒Josehp ༒꧂
                                                                      ꧁༒Josehp ༒꧂  2 weeks back

                                                                      Mi carro de los sueños someday lo tendré haha

                                                                      • فيصل الغامدي

                                                                        We stil have 2019 in saudi arbia
                                                                        But we have the same story with the crown vic from 2012 when they stop marking it it went up

                                                                        • ToyBJ74 86
                                                                          ToyBJ74 86  3 weeks back

                                                                          It’s a low fat Prado and no relation to the original “FJ” legend , petrol only which sucks too !

                                                                          • john ross
                                                                            john ross  3 weeks back

                                                                            I always love these Cruisers. They remind me of a tonka toy, or something Godzilla would snack on.

                                                                            • Krasnaludek
                                                                              Krasnaludek  3 weeks back

                                                                              This guy is a Toyota nut hugger & pushes all the most boring vehicles on the planet. Toyota propaganda every time. Would rather drive an Alfa Romeo that leaks oil & at least drive a car that actually handles well or a Jeep Rubicon that will leave this FJ in the dust.

                                                                              • tony p
                                                                                tony p  3 weeks back

                                                                                Hey Scotty! Can you address Jake Andreozzi's comment please?

                                                                                • nnickolas9
                                                                                  nnickolas9  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Got 225k miles on my toyota fj cruiser, absolutely love the car. It eats gasoline like crazy, but i get looks when driving down the road like its some military vehicle.

                                                                                  • Brandon Vecera
                                                                                    Brandon Vecera  2 weeks back

                                                                                    nnickolas9 my Jeep gets 13 and I’d love the savings and extra power of an FJ