Toyota Land Cruiser - Variants explained
Toyota Land Cruiser is known for its lineage of being a bulletproof SUV that can challenge any terrain thrown in its way. The automotive industry of United Arab Emirates endearingly calls Toyota Land Cruiser the “pride of the land”. The SUV’s off-road capabilities are unparalleled in the segment and its escapades have been tales of legends. Over the course of years, Toyota Land Cruiser has also evolved to become a versatile and practical family SUV and has incorporated several luxury features along the way.
Toyota Land Cruiser price for the base variant starts at AED 215,900 and goes all the way up to AED 329,000 across the SUV’s eight variant lineup. Land Cruiser dimensions definitely bestow it with an intimidating stance as the SUV is 5095 mm long, 1980 mm wide, 1930 mm high and weighs 3300 kilograms.
Toyota’s full-size SUV is available with 3 different powertrain options starting with a 4-liter unit than a larger 4.6-liter motor and finally the top of the range 5.7-liter mill. The Cruiser can accommodate up to 8 passengers and is one of the few SUVs in the segment which is offered with a reliable V8 motor.
Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L/4.6L/5.7L EXR base trim level
This is the entry-level variant of Land Cruiser and comes equipped with features like push start button, cruise control, center console cooler box, remote engine starter, smart keyless entry, leatherwood trim steering wheel, steering wheel control for audio and telephone, woodgrain interior package, Moquette fabric seats, power seat on driver side and a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system that comes equipped with a six-speaker audio unit. Land cruiser EXR trim rides on 18-inch alloy wheels.
Toyota Land Cruiser specs sheet of base variant includes standard safety features like anti-locking brakes with brake assist, dual front airbags, electronic brake distribution, hill start assist control, tire pressure monitoring system, crawl control, and side and curtain airbag. Additional driver-assist features like a rear-view camera front and rear parking sensors are offered as optional extras.
Other than the engine options the different variants in every trim level like the EXR trim, share the same equipment options.
Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L/4.6L/5.7L GXR mid-range trim level
This is the better-equipped version of Land Cruiser with the entry-level 4.0-liter model. The interior trim in addition to the equipment offered in base model gets features like passenger side power seat, 4.2-inch color TFT speedometer display, a rear scuff plate and floor illumination and a larger 10-inch touch screen infotainment system with 6 speaker audio unit. GXR Land Cruiser rides on a completely redesigned 20-inch alloy wheels.
Instead of the Moquette fabric seats, the mid-range GXR trim gets Nubuk seats
Toyota Land Cruiser 4.6L/5.7L VXR top-end trim level
This top of the line trim level gets advanced interior features like four-zone climate control, dynamic radar cruise control, leather seats, 9- inch JBL touch screen infotainment system with 14 JBL sound units. The car rides on all-new 20-inch alloy wheels and gets sunroof as standard. Unlike the EXR and GXR trims, the rearview camera is offered as standard in VXR models and an additional feature called performance damper is also offered as standard. Other additional standard features include automatic high beams, multi-terrain select, multi-terrain monitor with 4 cameras, adaptive variable suspension system, active height control suspension and lane departure alert, blind-spot detection, and rear cross-traffic alert.
Toyota Land Cruiser price list
Toyota Land Cruiser is not the most competitively priced SUV in its segment. Other offerings in the category feature technology that is more superior to that one found in the outgoing model of Toyota’s popular SUV even with its recent updates. However, if you are looking for a reliable and utilitarian vehicle that can carry a large number of passengers comfortably across the harshest of terrains then there is hardly any other car that gets the job done like the latest Toyota Land Cruiser and with a wider range of variant lineup, there is a Land Cruiser for every driver and every budget.
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