The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most popular large luxury SUVs today. The car was first produced in 1951, and since then, it has been redesigned over at least six generations. The Japanese automobile manufacturer is planning to introduce a new model which will be dubbed 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser. This will be a strong car with better visuals and improved performance.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Exterior and Interior Design
The upcoming Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 will be based on the same platform as Lexus LX 570. Its overall design will also be similar to the Lexus model. As for the weight, the car will be lighter than the outgoing model. This will give it better speed and performance. The car ends will have an aesthetic appearance with decorated features while the body will look elegant with smooth lines and fine-tuned aerodynamics. The front end of the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will have a bigger radiator grille & horizontal crosspieces, LED headlamps, a smaller bumper and LED fog lights. The sides will be glazed by 18-inch aluminum wheels, shiny door handles, and more functional mirrors. In the rear end, you can expect a modified bumper, LED taillights and anti-fog lights.
The interior of the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will be redesigned to look more stylish and modern. There will be all sorts of features and mechanisms in the seats, from soft leather and headrests to ventilation and adjustment mechanisms. The cabin will offer hassle-free journeys with enough legroom and headspace. On the side of technology, the upcoming Toyota full-size will get an updated infotainment system which will be compatible with connectivity features like Bluetooth and Smartphone apps. We anticipate for other technological features like satellite navigation, a four-zone AC system, and an audio system. There will be a myriad of digital and mechanical buttons to help in the control of these features. Users of the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will not be worried about the safety and security of the car. The automaker will equip it with necessary protection features like rearview camera, downhill assist control, parking sensors, ABS, cruise control, seatbelts, lane keep assist, kinetic dynamic suspension system, blind-spot monitoring, and airbags.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Engine and Performance
According to the automaker, there will be three engine options for the new Land Cruiser. The main engine will be a 5.7-liter V8 rated at 381 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque. Another engine will be a 4.6-liter V8 with a capacity of 318 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque. The last engine option will be a 4.5-liter V8 capable of generating 268 hp and 575 lb-ft of torque. The three engines will work with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. Concerning fuel economy and pollution, the upcoming Toyota SUV will be fuel saving and environment-friendly. It will record around 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. It will also give out lesser CO2.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Price and Release Date, and Competition
The upcoming 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will be sold at around $81,000. The prices will be higher for cars with innovative features. You can expect to pay around $90,000 for the top trim level. On the side of release date, the Toyota SUV will hit showrooms in 2016. The main rivals of the new 2017 Land Cruiser include Land Rover Range Rover Base, Cadillac Escalade Premium Collection 4WD, Lexus LX 570, Nissan Patrol, Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition and Infiniti QX80.