• (4.9) 25 reviews
  • MSRP: $25,366–$39,722
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 18
  • Engine: 260-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Our Take on the Latest Model 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

What We Don't Like

  • Gas mileage
  • Backseat roominess

Notable Features

  • 260-hp V-6
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Manual or automatic
  • iPod connection and satellite radio
  • Rollover-sensing curtain airbags

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Reviews

Vehicle Overview

Toyota's retro-styled FJ Cruiser SUV recreates some of the 1958 FJ40's original charm. With seating for five people, the FJ competes with off-road-oriented SUVs like the Nissan Xterra and Jeep Wrangler.

New for 2014
There are no significant changes for 2014.

Exterior Highlights

  • Boxy, throwback styling
  • Windshield has three wipers
  • Rear-hinged access doors facilitate backseat entry
  • Rear swing gate with spare tire
  • 17-inch wheels
  • Power side mirrors with turn-signal indicators
  • Available TRD Package with 16-inch wheels, which accommodate higher sidewall tires for more cushioning

Interior Highlights

  • Air conditioning
  • Power windows and locks
  • CD stereo
  • Water-resistant seat fabric
  • Folding 60/40-split backseat
  • Available six-CD changer
  • Available auxiliary gauges for outside temperature, vehicle pitch and heading

Under the Hood

  • 260-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine
  • Engine uses regular gas
  • Rear-wheel-drive model gets a five-speed automatic transmission
  • Four-wheel-drive models get either the automatic or a six-speed manual
  • Four-wheel-drive includes a two-speed transfer case with a 2.57:1 low-range ratio
  • Skid plates, mud guards and tow hooks
  • Off-Road Package features Bilstein shock absorbers and a special locking rear differential that communicates and cooperates with the brake-based traction control
  • 4,700-pound towing capacity

Safety Features

  • All-disc antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system
  • Front-seat side-impact airbags
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Active front head restraints

 

Consumer Reviews

4.9

Average based on 25 reviews

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Best vehicle Ive ever owened

by Bign81970 from Durham NC on October 20, 2017

his suv is everything I wanted in a suv. Not little but not to big. Four wheel drive and reliable. I wanted one for a long time.

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2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota FJ Cruiser Base

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
A
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota FJ Cruiser Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
A

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

Save on maintenance costs and do your own repairs.

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

24mo/25,000mi

Free Scheduled Maintenance

24mo/25,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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