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Toyota sends the FJ Cruiser off into the pages of history with the Ultimate Edition

Toyota revealed the final edition of the current FJ Cruiser SUV, one of the few offerings from the Japanese automaker that perpetuates the brand’s long-standing history of producing solid off-roaders. The ending variant is called the Ultimate Edition, and was revealed at the SEMA show in Las Vegas not too long ago. Only 2,500 examples […]

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Report: Toyota seems adamant about sticking with body-on-frame SUVs

Most manufacturers of SUVs have been resorting to the crossover route by ditching older body-on-frame technology—similar to ones used on pickup trucks and even larger full-scale trucks—and utilizing unibodies. SUVs have originally been built with body-on-frames, which means the body of the SUV sits on a pair of girders, welded together in a way to […]

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Recalls: Toyota and NHTSA recalling 2007-2013 FJ Cruisers over excessively bright headlights

Toyota Motor Corporation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have just issued a recall for 2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs for “excessively bright headlights,” particularly with ones equipped with Toyota’s factory Auxiliary Driving Lamp kits—the ones that sit on the ram guard in front of the grill. The lamps are 55 watt bulbs from […]

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Toyota recalls 209,000 FJ Cruisers over premature seatbelt anchor wear

Toyota has officially announced a recall for 209,000 FJ Cruiser SUVs for faulty driver and passenger front seat belts, which are mounted on the rear suicide doors. The Japanese auto giant found that the seatbelt retractors are insufficiently mounted and that cracks could develop over time as the rear door sees use. That said, the […]

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NHTSA recalls several Toyota models over improper airbag calibration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for a select number of Toyota models produced between 2009 and 2013. The recall is for Toyotas sold by Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. The recall is for possible airbag calibration faults for models equipped with interior accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters, and […]

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TRD FJ Cruiser Concept gets Baja-themed off-roading capability

TRD, Toyota’s in-house tuning arm has revealed the details and images of a new FJ Cruiser Concept that will make its debut at the 2013 SEMA Show. The TRD FJ Cruiser Concept takes a look into studying a Baja-themed off-roader. “TRD’s work on high-performance off-road variants of Toyota vehicles goes back a number of years,” said […]

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Some 2012 Toyota, Lexus models get a price increase

Toyota Motor Corp. has released prices on some 2012 model year vehicles including the 2012 Corolla, Matrix, Tundra, Venza and Highlander. Select models for the 2012 Toyota and Lexus models will see an increase in price. For the Toyota brand, those models include the FJ Cruiser, Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, and Tundra Double Cab and […]

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Toyota teams up with Trail Teams, unveils new special edition FJ Cruiser

Toyota’s history of making extremely durable and rugged off-road vehicles is just as prominent as Jeep’s or Land Rover’s. Now, Toyota has teamed up with Trail Teams to come up with a special edition FJ Cruiser. The 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Special Edition is only offered in a special Radian Red paint scheme […]

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Toyota recalling 2011 FJ Cruiser, 2009-2011 Tundras

Here is some quick boring recall news: Toyota is recalling 1,489 units of the FJ Cruiser and Tundra vehicles because the tire pressure monitoring system may not be properly calibrated. The recall covers 2011 FJ Cruisers 2009-2011 model year Tundras sold with accessory light-truck tires where the tire pressure warning lamp may not light-up if the pressure in […]

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Toyota recalls 22,000 vehicles due tire pressure monitoring system

Toyota is recalling 22,000 vehicles due to a problem with the tire pressure monitor. The recall includes the Toyota FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Tacoma and Tundra from the 2008 to 2011 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicles safety […]

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