Out the door: 10,000 Toyota FJ Cruisers
Toyota FJ Cruiser
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Toyota's "go anywhere, do anything" FJ Cruiser has conquered yet another
summit by posting 10,000 sales in Australia.
Launched in March 2011, FJ Cruiser has taken just four years and four months to reach the sales milestone at an
average of 194 a month - almost twice the volume originally forecast for the model.
Engineered for serious off-road driving capability, the FJ Cruiser pays homage to the LandCruiser FJ40 that was sold
in Australia during the 1960s, 70s and early 80s.
Toyota Australia's executive director sales and marketing Tony Cramb said FJ Cruiser's remarkable success is due to a
simple, rugged formula that has attracted a loyal following.
"Toyota's FJ Cruiser has developed a passionate following in Australia as the vehicle for having outdoor fun with
its retro-inspired design and serious off-road driving performance," Mr Cramb said.
"FJ Cruiser turns heads because it embraces the compelling styling themes of the original FJ40 in a contemporary
way, including angular lines, round headlights and an upright windscreen with three wiper blades," he said.
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"This modern interpretation of the FJ40 is also fun to drive - whether you are taking advantage of its substantial
off-road capability or using its practical driving performance for everyday transport," he said.
FJ Cruiser features a rugged ladder-frame chassis, part-time 4x4, heavy-duty all-coil suspension, an electrically
activated rear differential lock and switchable active traction control technology.
Its ride and handling were developed for local conditions by Australian engineers who calibrated the shock absorbers
and tuned the power steering for a sporty ride and sharp handling on bitumen while retaining a pliant ride in off-road
The 31-degree departure angle and 29-degree break-over angle are the best for any vehicle in Toyota's local 4WD range.
Its approach angle of 36 degrees is bettered only by the 70 Series. Ground clearance is 224mm.
FJ Cruiser is powered by a 200kW, 380Nm twin-cam 4.0-litre V6 petrol engine driven through a five-speed automatic
transmission. Its fuel consumption rating is 11.4 litres/100km (combined cycle) of petrol for a notional range of almost
1,400km from its 159 litres fuel capacity.
Other standard features include six airbags, vehicle stability control, anti-skid brakes, active head restraints for
the front seats and a reversing camera, plus CRAWL Control for added off-road driving competence.
The FJ Cruiser is also functional with side access doors that open 90 degrees in a clamshell-like manner for access to
the rear seat.
Offered in a single grade with a high level of specification, including 17-inch alloy wheels, the FJ Cruiser is priced
from $46,990*. Metallic paint is $550* extra.
FJ Cruiser is covered by Toyota Service Advantage capped-price servicing currently set at a maximum of $220 per
* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as
on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are