When we compare the Toyota FJ Cruiser's and the Toyota Tacoma's specifications and ratings, the Toyota FJ Cruiser has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Toyota Tacoma has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Toyota FJ Cruiser's and the Toyota Tacoma's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Tacoma is a better car than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.
Toyota FJ Cruiser vs. Toyota Tacoma Pricing
A used 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser ranges from $23,205 to $43,993 while a used 2014 Toyota Tacoma is priced between $14,976 to $29,900.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota FJ Cruiser’s base engine makes 260 horsepower, and the Toyota Tacoma base engine makes 159 horsepower. The FJ Cruiser is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 380 miles. The Tacoma is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. This gives the Toyota Tacoma the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota FJ Cruiser. Both models use gasoline.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota Tacoma has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.