Let’s be honest, the FJ Cruiser isn’t the first Toyota 4WD that comes to mind when we think about long-term vehicle travel, but it might be one of the coolest. I have a real soft spot for these trucks, and would argue that they’ve aged like a fine wine. Despite being two decades old the FJ still manages to look contemporary and purposeful. We’ve featured a number of adventure-ready examples including this 2007 TRD, 2007 Supercharged, and Basil Lynch’s stunning 2007 Overland Build. If you’d like a better idea of what this platform is capable of then I’d recommend checking out the Colorado 4×4 Adventures YouTube channel and specifically their FJ Cruiser offroad Colorado episode. Today’s 2012 model has covered 144,573 miles, features a long list of premium modifications, and is priced competitively at $29,000.
From the Seller:
“Selling my 2012 FJ Cruiser, I’m the second owner and it has been a great rig! I’ve taken it out to Colorado 3 times and out to the Sierras once. I wouldn’t hesitate to jump in it tomorrow and drive to Alaska. The only reason I’m selling it is that I’m restoring an FZJ 80; I’m torn but the FJ Cruiser has to go.”
2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser
The FJ is fitted with a V6 motor that produces 260 horsepower, 271 pound-feet of torque, and returns a combined 18 mpg. Despite its size, the Toyota is surprisingly nimble on-road and will sprint to 60 mph in under 8 seconds. However, it’s when the tarmac ends that this vehicle comes to life thanks to full-time 4WD, coil springs, four-link rear suspension, A-Trac traction control, and rear locking differential. The interior is intentionally utilitarian with oversized controls for use with gloves, washable rubber materials, and a three-gauge cluster with compass, temperature, and inclinometer.
- Icon Stage 7 suspension
- Method Racing 701 wheels with Toyo AT3 tires
- Baja Designs lighting
- RCI rock rails and skid plates
- Damello front bumper and Expedition-One Trail Series rear bumper with swing-out and jerry can holder
- Prinsu roof rack
- Warn winch
This 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser is listed for $29,000 and is currently located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Check the full vehicle specifications via the original Expedition Portal forum post here.
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