Here's Why the Toyota FJ Cruiser Should Come Back

  • Published: 13 August 2019


    The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a special SUV -- and today I'm going to review the Toyota FJ Cruiser to show you why it deserves to make a comeback. First I'm going to show you all around the FJ Cruiser, and I'll show you its quirks and features. Then I'm going to drive the FJ Cruiser and explain how it drives.


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  • ultrabaiter
    ultrabaiter  11 hours back

    If a person really wants a riduculous off road thing...just look at military surplus humvees...they are cheap and you could spend the money you save on getting it modded up..for a unique crazy thing :) (that is unstoppable..and does 8mpg with a horrific auto box)

    • BaddaBigBoom
      BaddaBigBoom  15 hours back

      A properly made Hummer! (...ducks and runs)

      • KingBeastKilla 125
        KingBeastKilla 125  16 hours back

        Yeah, this is nowhere near stock. He is talking like it is tho. The subwoofer looks like that anyway.

        • CJ R
          CJ R  1 days back

          The floor mats look less tough, and more like the carpet from the Shining

          • Fra LP
            Fra LP  1 days back

            It's even worst than fiat multipla

            • BbqBoss Man
              BbqBoss Man  2 days back

              I had one of those, I miss it so much

              • trev p
                trev p  2 days back

                That car engine has seen some better days

                • Arasan 94
                  Arasan 94  2 days back

                  doug the type of guy, who gets turned on as cars get quirkier.

                  • Elai Dickens
                    Elai Dickens  2 days back

                    I thought you said daschund score

                    • Ron Johnson
                      Ron Johnson  2 days back

                      Other than being 100% butt ugly and no visibility while driving this vehicle both on and off-road, it was a pretty good 4x4.

                      • oceanpower
                        oceanpower  2 days back

                        This guy tries to over exaggerate things when they really aren’t that big a deal. Oh my gosh those are huge AC controls. I wonder if you can see out the windshield with those things on there.?

                        • Arthur Pownceby
                          Arthur Pownceby  3 days back

                          That car needs some serious bodywork before its worth 5 grand a month

                          • 1SaG
                            1SaG  4 days back

                            Couldn't agree more on this car's current potential. Just looking at the success of the new Suzuki Jimny and the silly premiums you still have to pay on those over here seems to validate that statement. All those silly SUVs they currently sell basically look like bars of soap with wheels stuck on. Something more old-school looking while still being modern would probably be a huge hit.

                            • ocBTyga
                              ocBTyga  4 days back

                              doug the type of guy to grind pepper while driving

                              • ArchV1
                                ArchV1  4 days back

                                Toyota fj kills jeeps

                                • sirjigsalot
                                  sirjigsalot  5 days back

                                  The floors are convenient for when you go offraiding or to the beach you can wipe the mud up with a rag, unlike jeeps. It'll take awhile to get sand out of the upholstery

                                  • Drice Productions
                                    Drice Productions  5 days back

                                    the E/M might be "English/Metric"

                                    • alan castorena
                                      alan castorena  6 days back

                                      Doug is like Billy Eichner doing car reviews

                                      • Texan Elite
                                        Texan Elite  6 days back

                                        This is a newer model mine is a 2008 buts I still love mine it’s a freaking tank

                                        • SHADE PLĀYZ
                                          SHADE PLĀYZ  6 days back

                                          Never had an issue of blind spots coz of the massive mirrors

                                          • George L
                                            George L  7 days back

                                            The seating position and the difficulty of accessing the rear seats on this car contributed to its low sales. It’s huge, cumbersome and uncomfortable.

                                            • Electric_ mohawk
                                              Electric_ mohawk  7 days back

                                              My dad had this car. It got stolen when my dad left.

                                            • Random One
                                              Random One  1 weeks back

                                              At least you don't have to take your eyes off the road to use any of the controls, climate or otherwise.

                                              • Kia
                                                Kia  1 weeks back

                                                That’s tough.

                                                • Roberts Woodsman
                                                  Roberts Woodsman  1 weeks back

                                                  The half rear door is called a suicide door

                                                  • Steven Bonilla
                                                    Steven Bonilla  1 weeks back

                                                    Hey doug, I'm trying to sell my Honda element, can you make a video like "the element is the severely underpriced FJ cruiser's cousin" so that the market value shoots up 120%?

                                                    • Charles Bonniwell
                                                      Charles Bonniwell  1 weeks back

                                                      They should have made the pickup versions - got rid of the big B pillar and would compete with Jeep Gladiator.

                                                      • HereFishyFishy
                                                        HereFishyFishy  1 weeks back

                                                        Doug is the kind of guy to borrow your car and scratch the crap out of the windshield.

                                                        • Christian Jerota
                                                          Christian Jerota  1 weeks back

                                                          How tall is that fj cruiser?

                                                          • MsThylacine
                                                            MsThylacine  1 weeks back

                                                            One additional note re: the rear compartment- there is a 115 volt outlet adjacent to the subwoofer. Lots of folks use it to power their air compressor for adjusting tire pressure during off road adventures. Cool feature.

                                                            • Alexander Foyenko
                                                              Alexander Foyenko  1 weeks back

                                                              E/M on temperature scale means Empirical/Metrical system of measurement

                                                              • Daniel McMurray
                                                                Daniel McMurray  1 weeks back

                                                                I love how he says "tough."

                                                                • Teri Augustine
                                                                  Teri Augustine  1 weeks back

                                                                  I love my 2008 and will never get rid of it. If Toyota brought them back I'd buy a new one and have 2. The only thing I don't love about it is the gas mileage, it's awful. Just make sure that when you get the windshield replaced that they put new pins on the front cowls otherwise they will blow off when you get up to interstate speeds...ask me how I know.

                                                                  • garattyfisher
                                                                    garattyfisher  1 weeks back

                                                                    I think this vehicles exterior is beautiful. Great styling. But the interior is God awful. The oversized dimensions on everything is way too much.

                                                                    • Megan S
                                                                      Megan S  1 weeks back

                                                                      the FJ is my dream car. I absolutely love it. every time I see it on the road, my heart gets warm and beats fast. it's my one true love

                                                                      • maureencora1
                                                                        maureencora1  1 weeks back

                                                                        I Think It Will When Toyota See the 2020 Land Range Rover Defender 90'.

                                                                        • Steven Bonilla
                                                                          Steven Bonilla  1 weeks back

                                                                          The landcruiser 70 series is an amazing idea. Every manufacturer should make throwback cars.

                                                                      • Stuart Conner
                                                                        Stuart Conner  1 weeks back

                                                                        Many hatches open the glass separately.

                                                                        • Stuart Conner
                                                                          Stuart Conner  1 weeks back

                                                                          It must get the backup cam and mirror display from ford.

                                                                          • billy valentine
                                                                            billy valentine  1 weeks back

                                                                            It was toyopet in the 60s due to its pet like size and that’s an 80s to 90s logo just saying

                                                                            • J Jack
                                                                              J Jack  1 weeks back


                                                                              • Eric Arden
                                                                                Eric Arden  1 weeks back

                                                                                EM stands for "emergency heat". Still makes zero sense.

                                                                                • mariahh lovera
                                                                                  mariahh lovera  1 weeks back

                                                                                  12:57 when someone asks me to explain math

                                                                                  • lil nips
                                                                                    lil nips  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Can you open the front doors while the driver is using the safety belt?

                                                                                    When Doug was driving it I couldn’t help but to notice.

                                                                                    • kevin quinn
                                                                                      kevin quinn  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Best vehicle by far I've ever owned.

                                                                                      • Scotty
                                                                                        Scotty  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I have this exact FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Edition, second owner 67k original miles. Never getting rid of it.

                                                                                        • yuan escusa
                                                                                          yuan escusa  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Befour my mom and dad got a 2001 ford f150 and it got 2 doors with a back
                                                                                          Sit and you can open the back door by opening the front door but sad thing its sold

                                                                                          • Buddy Piper
                                                                                            Buddy Piper  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Pop up 3 wipers!

                                                                                            • HighHopes2510
                                                                                              HighHopes2510  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Still we have 2019 model in middle east!!