The all new 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser is a no nonsense SUV. Toyota is known for producing the best vehicles and this new land cruiser will have power enough to rival its toughest competitor. The current SUVs with wide body experience challenges in producing power, but this is certainly not the case for the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser. Despite the luxury feel, it is expected to have excellent experience as it navigates toughest and roughest terrains. This new model is expected to have advanced off-road capability.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser – Exterior and Interior Redesign
Toyota has done minor changes to the exterior of the 2018 Land Cruiser when we compare it to its predecessor. The few changes are an updated front grille that consists of five vertical bars with a Toyota logo in the middle and impressive designed headlights. They have integrated the LED daytime running lights. It is rumoured that this new model will be slightly larger than its predecessor.
When it comes to interior design, its cabin is as elegant as the exterior. One of the major changes will be the infotainment system which will be upgraded to Toyota’s latest offering. It comes with advanced technological features like the use of keyless ignition or start-and-stop technology. The seats are wrapped in leather where you can adjust their height.
The car will have three rows of seats but there won’t be enough leg space when it comes to the third row. Among other features to enjoy in this car are 4 one-touch power windows, quad-zone automated environment control, heated mirrors, adaptive cruise control, front and rear door pockets, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, side and rearview camera, hands-free entry, front and rear parking sensors and much more.
On the entertainment side, the vehicle will have satellite radio, a 14 speaker JBL audio system and 8 touch screen display. Generally, its cabin will contain a great combination of elegance and technology.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser engine will be the same as the current model. They will be no power reduction like many manufacturers do nowadays. To review the engine, it will be a 5.7-liter turbocharged V8. It can deliver 381 horsepower and 401 ponds-feet of torque.
The new features in the engine will be a variable valve timing technology which can cut fuel consumption as much as possible. Like before, it will be a four-wheel drive system with an 8-speed automatic transmission which will make it smooth, fast and easy to drive. The engine EPA rating of this car is at 13 mpg in a city and on the open road will be around 18 mpg.
As far as mileage is concerned, this car can travel 443 miles per fuel tank on the highway. Its fuel tank can hold up to 24.6 gallons. With this engine, the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser towing capacity will be 2,200 lbs. It mean it can pull almost everything.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser – Price and Release Date
The Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 will be a luxury SUV and one will have to pay huge for this car. Its base price is expected to be around $85,0000. However, you can pay almost $100,000 depending on features and trim levels. Toyota is expected to release this car in mid-2017.