– 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado made its India debut at the 2018 Auto Expo.
– The facelift version of the SUV has been priced at Rs 92.60 lakh (ex, Delhi).
– The 2018 Land Cruiser Prado looks more robust, and features higher quality interior.
– The on and off-road dynamics of the SUV are better than the old model.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado carries more robust styling and higher quality interior.
The Indian arm of Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has silently launched the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado at Rs 92.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Available in a single variant VXL, the luxury SUV has a more robust appeal combined with higher quality interior and improved and-off-road driving dynamics. The updated version of the SUV had its India debut at the Auto Expo 2018 in February. Globally, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is in its fourth generation and received second major facelift in September 2017. Just so you know, the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado had its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year. Check Out: Upcoming Toyota Cars in India
– New 5-solt grille
– Revised LED headlamps with LED DRLs
– New bumpers
– Angular fog lamps
– Raised fender tops
– Multiple alloy wheel options
– New LED stop light
– Smaller rear garnish plate
– New exterior colours
– New dashboard styling
– Revised instrument cluster and centre console
– 8-inch infotainment display mounted low
– Toyota Touch 2 with Go system
– Navigation system
– Bluetooth connectivity
– Advanced voice recognition function
– 4.2-inch TFT colour multi-information display
– New leather clad gearlever
– Automatic climate control
– Front seat ventilation
– Rear seat heating and
– Heated washer nozzles
– An electric, heated windscreen
– Reverse tilting door mirrors
– Toyota Safety Sense
– New Tyre Pressure Warning System
– Blind Spot Monitor
– Rear Cross Traffic Alert Read – Toyota Alphard Luxury MPV Is Coming To India
Toyota’s flagship SUV is available in a single LC200 VX variant priced at Rs 92.60 crore (ex-showroom). For 2018 model year, the SUV receives radical aesthetic updates, expanded comfort and safety features and improved driving dynamics. Similar to the old model, the facelifted version will be brought to India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). For people not in the know, Toyota sells the Land Cruiser Prado in more than 190 countries across the nation. Known for its on and off-road capabilities, sturdy body built and top-notch interior, the SUV dominates its segment in over 10 European nations. Pictures –Toyota CH-R Crossover Looks Stunning
Visually, the refreshed version of the SUV looks more robust and appealing. Face of the car has been revised with a new 5-solt grille standing more upright now, revised LED headlamps with LED DRLs (daytime running lights), re-designed bumper and angular fog lamp enclosures. The cooling openings of the headlamps and grille have been repositioned for enhancing protection and increasing its wading depth. The fender tops have been raised and bonnet has been redesigned for better downward visibility at the centre. Toyota offers the new Land Cruiser with multiple alloy wheels – six-spoke 17-inch alloys with new RRC (Rolling Resistance Coefficient) tyres, high gloss painted 18-inch and new 12-spoke machined finish 19-inch alloy wheels. Round the back, the SUV sports new LED stop light, revised bumper with pronounced corners and smaller rear garnish plate within the license plate surround. Read: Toyota Yaris To Challenge Hyundai Verna & Honda City
Globally, the 2018 Land Cruiser Prado is available in 10 colour options including two new shades – Dusty Bronze and Peacock Black. The India-spec version, however, continues come in 11 paint schemes, namely, Attitude Black, Black, Blue Mica, Grey Metallic, Dark Red Mica Metallic, White Pearl, Copper Brown Mica, Silver Metallic, Beige Mica Metallic, Dark Blue and Super White. Read: Toyota Rush SUV – All You Need To Know
Significant changes have been made inside the cabin. The new Land Cruiser gets a new dashboard styling and revised instrument cluster and centre console design. The SUV also features a new, larger 8-inch infotainment display mounted low for better outward visibility. The Toyota Touch 2 with Go system supports Wi-Fi connectivity and provides access to Toyota customer portal and multiple applications. There is a 4.2-inch TFT colour multi-information display offering comprehensive infotainment and vehicle data. The gear lever has been reshaped and gets a new leather cladding.
What add more to its comfort and convenience quotient are tri-zone automatic climate control, front seat ventilation, rear seat heating and, heated washer nozzles and an electric, heated windscreen, 9 speaker audio system and reverse tilting door mirrors. Features such as navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, advanced voice recognition function, white illumination for centre console, instrument panel and door switchgear, glove box lamps and new interior lighting scheme are also on offer. Read About – New Toyota Fortuner | New Toyota Innova Crysta
With respect to safety, the 2018 Land Cruiser gets ‘Toyota Safety Sense’ that includes several active safety technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC0, Pre-Collision System (PCS) with a pedestrian recognition function, Road Sign Assist (RSA), Lane Departure Alert (LDA) and Automatic High Beam (AHB). Other safety equipment include seven airbags, multi-terrain ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), hill start and downhill assist, VSC (vehicle stability control), active headrest, a new, auto location Tyre Pressure Warning System (TPWS) and Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). Read – Toyota Cars At 2018 Auto Expo
|Engine||3-litre, D-4D turbocharged Diesel|
|Max Power||171bhp @ 3400 rpm|
|Max Torque||410Nm @ 1600-2800 rpm|
Under the hood, the 2018 Land Cruiser houses a 3-litre, D-4D turbocharged diesel engine paired to a 5-speed automatic gearbox. It’s the same powertrain that did duty in the old Fortuner. Though, it has been tuned for generating more power and torque in the Land Cruiser Prado. This turbocharged motor is now capable to produce 171bhp (173PS) at 3400rpm and 410Nm of torque between 1600-2800 rpm. The SUV comes with all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. Read – Toyota Yaris ATIV Sedan Is India Bound
|Acceleration (0-100kmph)||11.7 seconds|
Deriving its power from the 3-litre D-4D tubocharged diesel engine, the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado luxury SUV will offer fuel economy of around 11kmpl.