"The modern SUV is an incredible piece of engineering: stylish, rugged, practical, safe. But if you're looking for something that managed to dodge every single one of those qualities, the BeeJay XL is the only choice on the market."
Southern San Andreas Super Autos description.

The Karin BeeJay XL s a four-door midsize SUV in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.


Grand Theft Auto V

The car features a retro utilitarian design theme, which seems to be inspired by the Japanese styling found on the Toyota FJ Cruiser, but with a flatter, less aggressive appearance and regular second-row doors (as opposed to suicide doors). The rear bumper and fascia bears some resemblance to the first generation Toyota RAV4, while the grille and vent on the hood was likely taken from the Hummer H2.

The front end of the BeeJay XL is very bulky, mostly due to the large bumper with a chromed line on the bottom, turning lights and a "KARIN" marking on the front intake. The front area of the vehicle is represented as a large chrome strip with four circular headlights and the grille between these. The hood features a grey vent for the engine and has a rounded body, matching the car's front end.

The sides of the SUV lack extra formations and has angled mudguards, with the lower sides mostly finished in black and featuring small stepsides. The window channels are finished in black and are easily differentiated from the car's pillars, where the paintjob takes place. Two chrome mirror shells with black trims can be seen on either side.

The rear end of the vehicle is practically dominated by the rear compartment door and features two sets of circular LED lights, with the outer ones placed in the car's main body and the inner ones in the rear compartment door, along with reversing lights located between those lights. From the rear wheel fenders to the rear end, a concave/ridge line surrounds the rear section of the vehicle. The rear bumper is, like the front one, depicted with chrome details on the sides and rear, also containing the two circular exhausts at the bottom.

The BeeJay XL comes in a two-tone paintjob, with the primary one surrounding the entire vehicle and the secondary one on the roof. It uses a set of seven-spoke wide rims with high-profile tires, denoting its utilitarian purpose.

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Grand Theft Auto V

The BeeJay XL has a good top speed, however it leaves much to be desired from acceleration. Due to its heavy weight, some oversteer is noticeable, and because of this, caution must be taken when cornering at high speeds. It is also shown that it can sustain heavy amounts of damage. In terms of pick up and go, the Beejay XL is sub par in acceleration for an SUV but maintains the same level of speed from its competition such as the Gresley and the Granger. When traveling at high speeds there is a notable amount of traction loss compared to its counterparts, yet it seems to have stiffer suspension allowing the vehicle to grab a little more air than the rest.

The BeeJay XL is powered by a V8 engine, as suggested by the engine cover, which is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox in a front engine, all wheel drive (60% front and 40% rear) layout. Like its real life counterpart, it has a large loud sounding engine.

GTA V Overview

Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto V
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
Handling.meta [?]
N/A 81 / 130 5 N/A AWD
60% FWD
40% RWD
2400 / 5291 65
Website Statements [?] / Badges
9.2 Seconds 80 / 129 5 F4 V8 (Cover) AWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
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Grand Theft Auto V

Category Modification Cost (GTA V) Cost (GTA Online) Image
Armor No Armor $250 $500
Armor Upgrade 20% $1,250 $5,250
Armor Upgrade 40% $3,125 $8,750
Armor Upgrade 60% $5,000 $14,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $8,750 $24,500
Armor Upgrade 100% $12,500 $35,000
Brakes Stock Brakes $250 $500
Street Brakes $5,000 $10,000
Sport Brakes $6,750 $13,500
Race Brakes $8,750 $17,500
Bumpers Stock Front Bumper $750 $1,500
Off-Road Bumper $1,250 $2,500
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $2,250 $4,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $3,125 $6,250
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $4,500 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $8,375 $16,750
Explosives Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Horns Main article: Los Santos Customs/Horns - -
Lights Headlights Stock Lights $200 $400
Xenon Lights $1,000 $5,000
Neon Kits Main article: Los Santos Customs/Lights - -
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker N/A $2,000
Full Coverage N/A $3,375
Plates Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
Respray Main article: Los Santos Customs/Respray Colors - -
Roofs Stock Roof $100 $200
Roof Rack $350 $700
Sell Sell Vehicle N/A $2,700
Skirts Stock Skirts $1,250 $2,500
Side Steps $1,500 $3,000
Suspension Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Transmission Stock Transmission $250 $500
Street Transmission $7,375 $14,750
Sports Transmission $8,125 $16,250
Race Transmission $10,000 $20,000
Turbo No Turbo $1,250 $2,500
Turbo Tuning $6,250 $35,000
Wheels Main article: Los Santos Customs/Wheels - -
Windows None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

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Notable Owners


Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online

Enhanced version
  • Can be requested by a VIP (and any bodyguards of the organisation) for free from the Interaction Menu > VIP Vehicles. It will always spawn in matte black and will spawn near the player where there is enough space.
  • Available for purchase for $27,000 from Southern San Andreas Super Autos as part of the After Hours continuation.[1]



  • The word "BeeJay" is a double entendre. In one hand, it is a clear pun on its real-life equivalent, the Toyota FJ Cruiser (in the past, the BJ was the diesel-engined model of the original Toyota FJ). On the other hand, it references a blowjob.
    • "BeeJay" may also be a reference to the name of the real-life Hummer midsize SUV.
  • The default radio stations for the BeeJay XL are FlyLo FM or Soulwax FM.

Grand Theft Auto V

  • Originally, the BeeJay only had the basic modifications available, but a few body modifications were added in an update.
  • If the player has bought the Offroad Bumper and the front of the car is deformed enough, part of the bumper will remain in its original place and simply "float" in front of the car.


  1. 1.0 1.1 As part of the After Hours update continuation.


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