2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser redesign, price, specs – Toyota FJ Cruiser will be one more car that will stand in the line along with other Toyota SUV models and fight for a prestige on the market. While some consider it didn’t approve expectations of its makers in the last few years, the fact is that this midsize SUV got a lot of positive feedbacks since its first appearing on a Detroit car show in 2003. Maybe that’s the key why Toyota decided after one year of pause to reactivate its producing and designed a new Toyota FJ Cruiser 2016 for the year of 2016.
2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser redesign
New Toyota FJ Cruiser 2016 is expected to be streamline designed with new bumper, skirts and to be little bit thinner in comparison to its predecessor. It will also feature with powerful 37 inches steel rim tires that will provide access to any kind of terrain and get out even from the stickiest situation. Rear side will feature with a huge tailgate with a spare tire mounted on it. Size of the tailgate will allow easier loading of cargo.
As for the interior, it will be roomy and spacy, designed for a 5 passengers to travel with enough of comfort for each one. Seats are going to be made of special materials that will be easy to clean. Dashboard will not feature with so sophisticated elements, but it will be definitely very functional, made of plastic, incorporated with Bluetooth network, wide screen interface, CD player, climate control and satellite navigation. Also one of the interior features worth to mention is a back side with a lot of trunk space, which will make the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser perfect for big families.
Toyota FJ Cruiser 2016 specs
It’s still unknown what would be definitely option for new Toyota FJ Cruiser 2016 or whether would be more engine options. As a platform it’s mostly considerable 4.0-liter V6, that generates around 260 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque, but according to some speculations it might be also a new edition of 4.0-liter V6 with 280 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. Making up the range, there are some speculations about supercharged version of V6 with 320 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque, but it is not likely, because that would have significant impact on the price of the car. The main weakness of the engine will be poor fuel economy and it is most likely that the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser will not be able to meet CAFE standard, so it won’t be able to show up on the US market.
2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser for sale price
The exact date of hitting the market is still unknown, but it is expected that Toyota FJ Cruiser 2016 for sale should be available somewhere in the beginning of 2016. As for the price, it has been announced that it will cost around $10,000 more than its previous model, thanks to the improvements. If we consider that the price for the last model was $28,000, we can expect the 2016 Toyota FJ Cruiser price will be somewhere around $38000.