Toyota Land Cruiser originally came into the market some 8 years back, and was referred to as the Land Cruiser J 200 back then. In last few years, it has gone through some alterations and 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will be a mid-cycle upgrade of the vehicle. This is supposed to be a big update and make the SUV bigger, better and tougher for better performance on roads.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Interior and Exterior Redesign
The interior is unlikely to be changed much. You can expect some changes on dashboard and some small alterations in internal cabin in the form of restyled air vents. The highly comfortable 4-zone climate control system is likely to be retained with all its 28 outlets. The seats and upholstery is talked about to flaunt in innovative colors and wrapped with classic materials.
The exterior gets revved up with changes, both in styling and appearance. The radiator grille will be offered with bold chrome treatment and horizontal slats can be noticed. The lower bumper of 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will be revised with inclusion of small fog lights and a thin chrome strip. To make things more advanced headlamps with LED running lights for daytime is a big plus!
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Engine Specs
Under the bonnet, this SUV gets a completely new 4-cylinder, 2.8 L turbo diesel engine, producing a maximum power of 174 hp @ 3,400 rpm and a peak torque of 331 pounds per feet @ 1,600 – 2,400 rpm. However, there are rumors that the manufacturer might just retain the same V8, 5.7 L engine that powers the existing version and can produce 401 pounds per feet of torque and 381 hp of maximum power.
Engine will be coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox. This can act in minimizing fuel expenses for buyers of 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser.
Fuel economy is not likely to be much higher than its predecessor. It is reported that it will offer about 13 mpg in the busy city traffic and around 18 mpg on bigger roads.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Special Features
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will come with 4-zone climate control system, including weather management. It will have anti-lock braking system (ABS), many stability control features, traction management feature on all of 4 wheels, sonar sensors that would also work as a proximity warning system etc. There is unlikely to be any complaint on safety front.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Price and Release Date
It is not known how much the car will cost exactly, as the manufacturer has not shared any information on this regard. But there are rumors that this vehicle will be sold to public in a price range between $ 70,000 – 80,000, approximately. Exact date of release of 2017 Land Cruiser is still unknown, considering the fact that Toyota has not revealed anything about the exact release date of this vehicle. However, it is being speculated that it will see the light of the day sometime in 2015, expected in the last quarter. So just brace up, arrange your finances well if you are eyeing this vehicle for long.