Is FJ Cruiser good for off-road?
The FJ is still a quite competent off-roading vehicle, but it slightly misses the key off-roading demographic. The FJ Cruiser is more functional as a vehicle that you can go camping with, a vehicle that can help you schlep a kayak or a raft to the river bed.
Should I drive in H4 or L4?
H4 is a high-speed mode that engages four-wheel driving and should be used in low-traction conditions. L4 is a low-speed mode also for four-wheel driving and should be used when maximum traction or power is needed, such as driving on steep hills, or hard pulling in slippery conditions.
Does FJ Cruiser have diff lock?
To avoid the poseur label that could have easily befallen a new SUV wearing the “FJ” badge, Toyota has outfitted the FJ with a choice of two 4×4 systems, two transmissions and two types of locking differentials.
Why did Toyota quit making the FJ Cruiser?
The Toyota FJ Cruiser debuted in 2003 as a tribute to Toyota FJ Land Cruisers. When sales continued to plummet after the start of the recession, Toyota decided the sales were too lackluster to justify the manufacturing cost of producing a second generation, culminating in the FJ Cruiser’s 2014 discontinuation.
How do you drive a Toyota FJ Cruiser offroad?
There is no drive directed to the front wheels until one of the two 4X4 modes is selected. As soon as you’re on to dirt, or into more challenging terrain like sand, mud or ruts, engage 4X4 by using the selector lever in front of the gearshift.
What makes the Toyota FJ Cruiser stand out?
The Toyota FJ Cruiser definitely stands out when compared to the rest of the midsize SUV’s on the road. It’s got a distinct style that will help you stand out and the interior design is just as intriguing. The Toyota FJ Cruiser is often described as being “funky” so you will have to decide if that fits your personality.
When to use Crawl Control in FJ Cruiser?
Use crawl control when you need to travel really, really slowly, for example up or down very steep hills or across very deep ruts. You can take over at any time. To see how all this tech worked out in real life check out Jane Nicholls’ FJ Cruiser roadtest, and her Girls Got Grit story about her experience on Fraser Island.
How does a Trac work on a FJ Cruiser?
A-TRAC has the ability to sense a different level of traction and to apply the brakes to just the wheel that is spinning – even if it is completely off the ground – this allows the drive to be distributed to the wheel (s) with traction and allows the vehicle to move.