Most people wouldn't know it thanks to the Toyota badge, but the FJ Cruiser is a damned good off-road machine. As a tool to get you stuck in the middle of
nowhere with no place to stay and nothing to eat, it is nearly as useful as a Jeep Wrangler.
Of all the FJs to buy, your best bet is likely the new Trail Teams Ultimate Edition. Toyota calls it a "farewell to an off-road icon," I call it a last
minute attempt to get rid of spare parts, as it comes with just about every factory extra and add-on available. Toyota's got , but if you want one you'll have to track down a Toyota dealer.
With that in mind, it might be a good idea to pack some portable shelter. You know, just in case. This is big enough for eight, so
when you are angry at your three other passengers after hours lost in the woods, you have plenty of extra space to spread out and glare balefully at each
Now, go forth and conquer, and maybe pack a map.