5 speed or auto? There are many auto trans trucks floating around, but most have 200-250K miles. Not sure if that scares him or not. '01 and '02 have full time 4WD, which some people seek out. 2000 is the last year of the 5 speed and they are rather rare.
Colo Springs, CO
'78 FJ40, '89 FJ62, '98 4Runner