I am interested in buying an old Toyota FJ, and was wondering if anyone had any useful info for choosing a model and year. There are so many with huge price ranges. Any suggestions?
A friend has one, and “semi” regrets the buy. Only if you’re interested in real off road experience or are a “jeep me too crowd” would I recommend one. With the mechanics and reliability of a 4 Runner, and the ride of a Jeep coupled with poor visibility, it’s been such a marginal seller and soon, if not already to be discontinued. I’d recommend you amend your search to a post 2003 4 Runner, which is a much better all round car. In the base SR5 v6 form, still very well equipped, they should be nearly the same price.