The Toyota Land Cruiser has great credentials for its off-road capability and you can also rely on Toyota’s well-known durability and dependability. The Land Cruiser also cruises well on the road although many rivals provide a more composed ride. But, Toyota’s rugged, body-on-frame SUV also delivers luxurious and feature-laden cabin. Toyota refreshed this capable machine for the 2016 model year while the latest 2018 version returned in the same form.
As for the upcoming 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser, it seems that Toyota will again update some styling elements and revisit available equipment including the safety tech. Toyota hasn’t commented on the upcoming Land Cruiser yet, but the latest information suggesting the same powertrain combined with the revised styling and safety equipment.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser: Styling
With the truck-like cues the Land Cruiser tells a lot about its specialty and despite its design has been a familiar form for almost three decades, this SUV still looks attractive. The latest reports suggesting us that the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser will adopt taller front bumper and slightly restyled grille version. The taillights should also come in slightly different form while tweaked bumpers should also change how the model looks from the profile.
The cabin of the mighty Land Cruiser will provide great ride comfort unexpected from the truck-based, off-road ready machine. Toyota is not expected or reported to change much on model’s interior and layout. The Land Cruiser will have exceptionally comfortable front seats and the middle row will also be very accommodating. The third row won’t be very comfortable.
The model will also be equipped with the number of the off-road toys but won’t also lack the latest tech, safety and convenience features. A leather-trimmed cabin will come with four-zone climate control, heated and ventilated front seats, power and heated steering wheel, driver memory setting, etc.
Toyota’s latest infotainment system, navigation and JBL sound system will also be there. The safety will also meet the latest standards. The model will come with adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitors with rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, surround view system, automatic head lights, etc.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser: Performance
On the performance front, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser will likely return with the same running gear. The model comes with different power units depending on the market. The US version of the Land Cruiser will draw power from the mighty 5.7-liter V-8 engine. This engine develops 381 horsepower and torque of 401 pound-feet.
The power goes to all four wheel through the eight-speed automatic transmission and two-speed transfer case also improves its capability.
The model will also use Toyota’s Kinetic Dynamic Suspension setup and Multi-Terrain Select system. The model will also allow more than 8, 000 pounds of the towing capacity. The fuel economy will stay around 15 mpg combined.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser: Arrival, Price
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser should hit the market in late 2018. The price will again have the similar start point.