The 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser will be a compact SUV that will have a unique retro look and a strong engine consequently making it ideal for off-road driving. This vehicle model was first made in 2006 where it proved to be a popular choice for many customers. Since then a number of developments and modern features have been added on the vehicle to make it suitable for the current market. However, information from reliable sources indicates that this will final edition of this vehicle. The makers of this compact SUV will be releasing this vehicle as the last edition mainly because of the high manufacturing cost.
2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser Exterior and Interior Design
This 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser will have a conservative but powerful appearance. It will have a box shape which will make it look more aggressive and unique. This look is expected to appeal more to the younger customers and therefore increase the vehicle sales. To help this vehicle achieve the desired look it will undergo a number of exterior improvements. The head lights of this powerful vehicle are expected to be reshaped to make them sharper. These lights will be using the latest technology and therefore will have reduced power consumption. It is also expected that this vehicle will come with enlarged air vents on the front area so as to allow more cooling air get into the engine. Furthermore, to allow this vehicle navigate the tough terrains comfortably and enhance its looks, it shall be using twenty-two inch wheels. The rear bumper of this strong SUV will also undergo several changes to make it more outstanding. The tail lights will also be redesigned to make them more visible. On the side, the wings will come in a different design to enhance the overall appearance of this vehicle.
Customers looking for luxurious features inside the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser might be disappointed. This is because this vehicle is expected to have basic interior features which will enhance convenient driving and comfort. One of the outstanding interior features of this compact SUV is a lot of space for passengers and for luggage. This is important because the vehicle is likely to be carrying luggage most of the time. Users of this vehicle will also get to enjoy a number of connection options which will include Bluetooth, satellite navigation and GPRS. There will also be improved audio system which will provide enough entertainment. Safety inside this vehicle will be provided through features such as rear drive mirror, seat belts and air bags. This 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser will be endowed with three rows of seats which will be covered using durable and comfortable materials.
2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser Engine and Performance
There will be two engine options on the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser. One of the engines will be a 4.0 liter V6 engine that will be generating 260 hp and 271 pound feet of torque. The other engine will probably be a diesel engine that is anticipated to also be able to generate a lot of power. These engines will be paired with either six or eight speed transmissions and will be using either the four-wheel or rear wheel drives. The fuel economy of these engines is also anticipated to be high where they will have 16 mpg in city, 20 mpg on highway and 18 mpg combined.
2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser Release Date and Price
Reliable sources have indicated that the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser will be available for sale during the first quarter of 2016 and it will have a starting price of about $ 28,000 for 2WD version and about $ 30,000 for AWD models. Competitors of this retro SUV will be Ford Bronco (if it ever go again into production), Jeep Wrangler and Nissan Xterra.