2015 FJ Cruiser, the little brother of the Land cruiser is awaited by a lot of fans. 2015 FJ Cruiser, the new retro SUV should carry minor changes and is not expected to be a major redesign. The budget SUV is a lone ranger’s dream come true. With ample power and space for a couple, it is happy to go off road. Read more….
2015 FJ Cruiser chassis & exterior redesign:
2015 FJ Cruiser came into being as a concept born out of the ever growing Land cruiser range. The Land cruiser grew larger & pricier and left a void for smaller vehicle. The birth of 2015 FJ Cruiser was from a concept that went down well with the people. 2015 FJ Cruiser carries the distinct old connected grille and headlamp set of the original FJ40. The styling is expected to continue with enhancement of LED or bulb based lighting. 2015 FJ Cruiser is expected to carry the same underpinnings to enable it to do offroad duties. A good set of tires, and your FJ is ready for the rock, why i say this is because you can see the vehicle in pictures with some not so good off road sets and they are what matter while going off the road. 2015 FJ Cruiser body line is quite utilitarian with nothing fancy about it, expect the same look with a slight improvement here and there from a full year of customer feedback.
2015 FJ Cruiser interiors
2015 FJ Cruiser is quite basic looking when it comes to interiors but it is quite allright for anybody not looking for a couch in the car. The seats are comfortable enough and the dash is pretty basic. There is an available floating-ball instrument panel that displays outside temperature gauge, compass and includes an inclinometer.There is a standard steering wheel mounted audio/Bluetooth control. There is a 4 wheel drive shifter knob that makes life easier with the vehicle. The 2015 FJ Cruiser will also come with the Star safety system, including Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Active Traction Control (A-TRAC), Multi-terrain 4-wheel Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology® (SST). There are 6 airbags, side impact beams and TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system) for more safety.
2015 FJ Cruiser Engine/Transmission
2015 FJ Cruiser is powerd by the 4.0-Liter V6 DOHC 24-Valve engine with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) that punches out 260 hp @ 5600 rpm & torque of 271 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm. The engine can be mated with 5-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) or 6 speed manual with the full time 4WD. There is part and full time 4WD model choice and also the optional crawl control with 4wd models.
2015 FJ Cruiser release date & Price
2015 FJ Cruiser is expected by this year end, the holiday season seems like the right time, the prices are expected to hover around the range of US $28K-$30K range depending upon the trim, options and your area zip code. More options and packages would mean more money, there are rumors of special editions that may be available as part of the new launch.
Current version shown, new 2015 FJ Cruiser will not be much different as it’s expected to be a minor update
Over to you:
What is your opinion on the 2015 FJ Cruiser? Do leave your comments
- 2015 FJ Cruiser is a classy yet basic SUV for the adventure lover
- Excellent utility at a good price
- Old world charm