Is the Toyota FJ Cruiser good for off-road?

Is the Toyota FJ Cruiser good for off-road?

Surprisingly, despite its amazing off-road capabilities, the FJ Cruiser fares pretty well on paved roads. Of course, you shouldn’t expect great comfort over long rides, but the suspension adjusts nicely whether you’re driving on asphalt or a rough trail. Handling is also commendable.

How capable is a stock FJ Cruiser?

Very capable stock. But with a few of the right mods, it becomes unstoppable. It is the best stock 4×4 on the market.

Is FJ Cruiser full time 4wd?

A six-speed manual and a five-speed automatic are the transmission options. In an odd arrangement, FJ Cruisers with a manual transmission get full-time four-wheel drive, and automatic-equipped models get a simpler part-time four-wheel-drive system or rear-wheel drive.

How do I use the 4X4 gear in my FJ Cruiser?

To engage low speed four-wheel drive, stop the vehicle and depress the brake. Put the automatic transmission into neutral. Shift the smaller lever past neutral to L4 – the VSC off indicator will light up. Then put the automatic transmission back into drive.

Does the FJ Cruiser have a locking differential?

No leather here, rugged fabric is designed to resist dirt and water. An Off-Road package further enhances the FJ’s capabilities with trail-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers and a rear differential lock that works in conjunction with Toyota’s A-TRAC off-road traction control system.

What is Upgrade Package 2 FJ Cruiser?

Upgrade Package 2 – similar to Upgrade Package 1, except the stereo includes a subwoofer with off switch. Other options include driver and front passenger front-seat mounted side airbags and front- and second-row side curtain airbags.

How deep can a FJ Cruiser go underwater?

Skid plates protect the underbody, and components are tucked into frame rails, while the high ground clearance and short wheelbase are assets, along with good wheel articulation–and the FJ’s approach and departure angles and water-fording depth (27.5 inches) are better than most other stock off-roaders.

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