1985 Toyota Landcruiser 4.2L 6 cylinder


It's slow, but strong and steady, and reliable


Water pump replaced at 90k.

Rear springs sag.

Small rust spots on the tail gate door.

Paint faded last year.

Difficult shift to 2nd when cold.

Exhaust gasket makes a noise when accelerating.

Transfer case leaks.

Seal between tranny and engine leaks.

General Comments:

It's hard to start, but runs like a champ -- a slow, but strong champ...

Tows anything without a problem. Loads of torque, but not much revs.

Original 1985 A/C blows cold! Easy to adjust the valves.

Driver's seat is made for Japanese midgets -- too close and too high for me.

I get thumbs up from teenagers! Must be doing something right.

Understeers like crazy, and rolls a lot, but overall good handling.

Has held up very well for a 28 year old truck.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th May, 2013

1985 Toyota Landcruiser


Love it


Fuel pump needed replacing at 105000.

General Comments:

One of the most reliable vehicles I have ever owned. When I purchased this truck it had a small battery and things were not working the best. Once I put the recommended battery in, all is well. My small family has taken this truck for a 10 day camping trip covering over 2000 miles and it brought us back safe and sound. The only hesitation is gas $$. But as any SUV one has to give up something.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 15th November, 2005