ExPo Classifieds: A Toyota 4×4 Van for $7,500

If you’re itching to get on the van life plan, but don’t have $100,000 laying around for a sprinter, or $60,000 for a clean Vanagon or E-Series then we have just the thing for you. This 1987 Toyota Van has four-wheel drive, fresh Bilstein shocks and coils, a new set of General Grabber AT2’s, and most importantly a list price of just $7,500 USD.

The seller states that this Toyota Van LE has 175,000 miles on the odometer with the factory five speed transmission and a transfer case for 2-high, 4-high, and thank the van gods even 4-low. It has a factory fridge and ice maker, though the owner doesn’t say if it works or not, as well as two mid-swiveling captains chairs and a reach bench seat. There are climate controls for both the front and rear of the van, but the air-conditioning system does need a recharge. Condition is described as having the “typical interior and exterior cosmetics for a 32 year old van but no serious issues”. I have to be honest, it’s hard not to grab this Toyota for myself, as it is undoubtedly a huge bang for your buck when it comes to options in the van world these days.

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Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Chris didn’t receive a real taste of the outdoors until moving to Prescott, Arizona, in 2009. While working on his business degree, he learned to fly and spent his weekends exploring the Arizona desert and high country. It was there that he fell in love with backcountry travel and four-wheel drive vehicles, eventually leading him to Overland Journal and Expedition Portal. After several years of honing his skills in writing, photography, and off-road driving, Chris now works for the company full time as Expedition Portal's Senior Editor while living full-time on the road.