2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$25,790-$27,380
$23,985-$25,464
16 /CITY / 21 /HWY
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The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a mid-size sport utility vehicle with retro design cues. Introduced as a concept at the 2003 Chicago Auto Show, it went into production for the 2007 model year. Still in its first generation, the vehicle receives minor updates for the 2011 model year. These include improved access to the second row, an upgraded audio system, and folding rear head restraints. There is also a new Trail Teams Special Edition model.

The FJ Cruiser is offered in one trim level, divided into three distinct models based on powertrain configuration. The base, or 4x2 AT, is rear-wheel drive with an automatic transmission. It is configured with water-resistant fabric upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, six-speaker audio system, and 17-inch steel wheels. The 4x4 MT model features four-wheel drive and a manual transmission, while the 4x4 AT is four-wheel drive with an automatic transmission. Major options include lightweight 17-inch alloy wheels, upgraded JBL audio package, daytime running lights, and an electronically-controlled locking rear differential - this last item is standard on the 4x4 AT model.

Toyota fits its FJ Cruiser with a standard 4.0-liter, six-cylinder engine that is rated at 260 horsepower. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard on 4x4 MT models, while the 4x2 AT and 4x4 AT models receive a five-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser between 15 mpg city, and 22 mpg highway, depending on driveline.

The 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4x2 AT starts with a base price of about $26,000 and tops out with the FJ Cruiser 4x4 AT model, which starts around $27,500.

The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a mid-size sport utility vehicle with retro design cues. Introduced as a concept at the 2003 Chicago Auto Show, it went into production for the 2007 model year. Still in its first generation, the vehicle receives minor updates for the 2011 model year. These include improved access to the second row, an upgraded audio system, and folding rear head restraints. There is also a new Trail Teams Special Edition model.

The FJ Cruiser is offered in one trim level, divided into three distinct models based on powertrain configuration. The base, or 4x2 AT, is rear-wheel drive with an automatic transmission. It is configured with water-resistant fabric upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, six-speaker audio system, and 17-inch steel wheels. The 4x4 MT model features four-wheel drive and a manual transmission, while the 4x4 AT is four-wheel drive with an automatic transmission. Major options include lightweight 17-inch alloy wheels, upgraded JBL audio package, daytime running lights, and an electronically-controlled locking rear differential - this last item is standard on the 4x4 AT model.

Toyota fits its FJ Cruiser with a standard 4.0-liter, six-cylinder engine that is rated at 260 horsepower. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard on 4x4 MT models, while the 4x2 AT and 4x4 AT models receive a five-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser between 15 mpg city, and 22 mpg highway, depending on driveline.

The 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4x2 AT starts with a base price of about $26,000 and tops out with the FJ Cruiser 4x4 AT model, which starts around $27,500.

Available Trims for the 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name RWD 4dr Auto (Natl) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25790.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name RWD 4dr Auto (GS) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25790.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name RWD 4dr Auto (SE) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25790.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name 4WD 4dr Man (Natl) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 26970.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name 4WD 4dr Man (GS) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 26970.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name 4WD 4dr Man (SE) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 26970.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name 4WD 4dr Auto (Natl) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27380.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name 4WD 4dr Auto (GS) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27380.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
Name 4WD 4dr Auto (SE) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27380.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
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INTERIOR
  • Water resistant fabric bucket seats -inc: 8-way driver & 4-way front passenger manually adjustable seats, passenger seat back pocket
  • 60/40 split 2nd row seats -inc: removable bottom cushions, fold-down seatback
  • Adjustable headrests in all rows -inc: folding headrests for outboard rear seats
  • Rubber-like floor in cabin & cargo area
  • 3-spoke tilt steering wheel w/silver trim -inc: steering wheel audio & Bluetooth controls
  • Silver-trimmed instrument panel -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel, temp, voltmeters
  • Pwr windows
  • Pwr door locks
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Air conditioning -inc: air filter, 2nd row vents
  • Rear window defogger w/intelligent timer
  • Digital clock
  • (4) cupholders/(2) bottle holders
  • (4) door-mounted map pockets
  • Dual sun visors w/driver-side vanity mirror
  • (4) assist handles
  • Key cylinder light
  • Map lamps
EXTERIOR
  • 17" x 7.5" black steel wheels
  • P265/70R17 tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/rear door mount
  • White roof
  • Black bumpers w/metallic silver trim
  • Black overfenders w/integrated mud flaps
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps
  • Silver painted manual mirrors
  • Washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Silver trim door handles
  • Rear hatch glass window w/release lever
MECHANICAL
  • 4.0L DOHC SFI 24-valve V6 engine w/VVT-i
  • Cyclone air cleaner
  • 5-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission (ECT)
  • Automatic limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 5330# GVWR
  • High-mounted double-wishbone front suspension
  • 4-link rear suspension w/lateral rod, coil springs
  • Front & rear stabilizer bar
  • Pwr variable gear rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Rear differential lock
  • 4-wheel drive
  • 5570# GVWR
  • Automatic disconnect differential
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Vehicle stability control (VSC)
    • Traction control
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Driver & front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: front passenger occupant classification
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
    • 1st & 2nd row side curtain air bags w/rollover sensor
    • 3-point automatic/emergency locking retractor (ALR/ELR) outboard & 2nd row center seatbelts, ELR driver seatbelt
    • Driver & front passenger seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters
    • Front/rear adjustable outboard seatbelt anchors
    • Driver/front passenger seatbelt warning w/buzzer
    • Lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH) system
    • Rear child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Emergency trunk release
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3/WMA playback, aux input, USB/iPod input, (6) speakers
    • XM satellite radio -inc: (90) day trial subscription
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system w/streaming audio

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