After discontinuation in 2016, Toyota FJ Cruiser could return pretty soon. This off-road crossover with classic look will get a modernization. Also, new powertrains will help it develop more power and torque. We are going to see the mid-size SUV as 2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser. For better performance, the vehicle is getting special suspension and shocks. Furthermore, many safety features will guarantee protection. Finally, the standard driving mode is 4×4, as it was in the last generation. While it is still fresh in memories of fans, Japanese carmaker decides to bring back their favorite crossover.
2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser specs
The 2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser is going to use a 4.0-l V-6 drivetrain as its main engine. This VVT-i powertrain will be more efficient than its predecessor. Of course, energy created in the mill goes to all 4 wheels. Some of the features that will boost overall off-road performance are active traction control and electronic circulation of brake pressure. Balance is better with 4WD, but boost comes from a stability control function. Finally, off-road capabilities are so good thanks to 225 mm of ground clearance.
2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser redesign
To be competitive in the mid-size segment, 2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser needed a redesign. Changes are coming both outside and inside the vehicle. Premium trims will be packed even more luxurious, with satellite navigation and similar features. Touch screen display will show all required information for safe ride. Outside, the crossover is looking like a tough vehicle, ready for snow, mud, and other hard conditions. There is also crawl control button that initiates better traction, throttle and brakes.
2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser release date
According to first sketches of 2019 Toyota FJ Cruiser, we will see a very attractive model, which will easily lure many buyers. So, its premiere should be a spectacle. The company could choose one of the biggest car shows in the world to present this crossover. In that case, most fans won’t miss its debut. On the other hand, some other vehicle can steal the show. Other solution is to bring it to some lower tier car show, where FJ Cruiser would be a start. In that case, an SUV can reach less people, but appearance would fulfill the goal.