Toyota is considering the possibility of restarting production of the SUV FJ Cruiser, which was removed from the conveyor during the last year, reports Automotive News. It turns out that the Japanese manufacturer marketers are fatally mistaken, as have recommended stopping production of the model. His demand, especially in the US, even increased over the past year, the price of the sold units of the second-hand market has risen. With some well-preserved cars it reaches 30,000 dollars as costs and new FJ Cruiser, according to the information. In Toyota hoped that with the release of the new 4Runner (second photo) customers will be directed precisely to him as he is genetically closer to FJ Cruiser. It has not and most Americans want the old model. So now the company’s management discussed option where both the SUV to be manufactured simultaneously.
Toyota FJ Cruiser was produced from 2006 to 2014, which is quite a big period for a typical niche model. For eight years from the SUV were sold over 220,000 copies just in the US. At the core of the model is the previous 4Runner, as the 4.0-liter V6 engine is available with 239 or 276 hp. The model was available in both RWD and a system for AWD.