One of the earliest models of Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced as early as 1951.these models consist of on and off-road adopted models that are best suited for all conditions. The current 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado received a major facelift in the recent past so not many changes will be expected to be seen in the upcoming 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. The Toyota car manufacturers have established their rapport with their customers by producing decent models, and many customers will be hoping that this new model will not disappoint them.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Interior and Exterior
The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will be one of the smallest SUVs in this category of vehicles. Chrome integration is being seriously considered in the upcoming models, and this might be seen on the door frames and roof rails. The wheel arches will be bigger in size. The flame broil on the front side has also received some chrome touches. The four trim levels produced will be GX, GXL, VX and also Kakadu. The variants will have seventeen-inch wheels. The front fog headlamps have been placed slightly below the normal headlights. The normal headlights will have an automatic leveling feature. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will get seventeen-inch wheels that will be made of steel. The seats available will allow up to seven passengers to seat comfortably in the vehicle
The front grille and power windows will be painted black. Rear parking and side step parking sensors have been included in the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado for easy parking of the model and avoid crashing into things. The LCD has been integrated with the audio system. The audio system will include the music system, AM/FM radio and a CD player. Some of the amazing features that you will find in the model include the vehicle stability access, and Hill begins and downhill assist controls that will be of great help when ascending or descending hilly areas, the inclusion of traction monitoring will be an added advantage to help avoid skidding or slipping. Some of the latest technological inputs in the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado include the keyless access, brake assist system, double front airbags and a spare tire that are mounted on the floor.
The heating system will be operated manually on the front and the rear. The steering wheel has received a leather covering. Bluetooth accessibility and USB port connection will provide some access to content from compatible smartphones. The mirrors have the auto dimming feature while a back view camera has been installed to take care of the blind spot. The cruise control feature will also be available to the driver. Another surprising feature is the ability to navigate with no steering controls. The model also features stability control and smart key fob with engine auto start/stop feature. Trailer hitch and side moldings are some of the extra packages included in this model. Sensors will include the lane departure, tire pressure, and collision alert.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Engine and Performance
Several types of engines will be provided since the model will be available in several trims. A hybrid version will be produced later after the non-hybrid versions have a debut in the market. The base engine will be a 3.0 turbo diesel powertrain, which will have the capability of delivering up to 170 hp and torque amounting to 302 pounds. The engine will be paired to a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission system. The other option of the engine will be the VVT-I petrol V6 engine with a capacity of 4.4 liters and a power output of 270 hp and torque of 281 pounds. This second engine will be linked to the five-speed automatic transmission system.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Price and Release date
The earlier model was going from around $56,000 for the basic model. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has received some upgrades, and this may shift the price to around $58,000.the model will be in the market starting from the first quarter of 2017.