Riding in Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is an unparalleled experience. Learn about the features, specifications and the price in India of this SUV, in this review.

Cars in India: Toyota: Land Cruiser Prado

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Land Cruiser Prado

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Toyota Land Cruiser Prado made its appearance on the Indian roads in 2005. The Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) offers unmatched comfort. The all-terrain automobile is an absolute powerhouse that can go to any extreme. Land Cruiser Prado truly rules the road and is a real head-turner. A never-felt-before degree of enthrallment is guaranteed by the SUV. It reduces all the efforts usually taken to control a vehicle on gushing streams and rushing traffic. Land Cruiser Prado, in fact, acquires full control over the situation, once it is sets on trail.

Engine
Under the hood of Toyota Land Cruiser lies a powerful DOHC VVT-i, 24-valve engine that churns out a mind-blowing power of 235 PS @ 5200rpm and torque of 362Nm @ 3800rpm. Prado's all time Four Wheel Drive (4WD) offers power packed performance on all road conditions.

Design And Comfort
The stunning looks of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado set the pulse racing! Its frontage, with dynamic headlamps and muscular front grille, contributes to its captivating appearance. In the rear is the tail lamps cluster, which further accentuates the exteriors. The cabin of the SUV is tactfully designed to offer an unmatched level of comfort to the passengers. The cushioned seats of Land Cruiser Prado, equipped with good under-thigh support, are extremely relaxing. Its dual-zone air conditioner ensures that the occupants enjoy a cool ride in the car, allowing them to maintain their preferred cabin temperature. The SUV promises a comfortable ride to as many as eight occupants.

Interiors
The breath-taking interiors of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado are crafted with finest materials, for exceptional comfort. The steering wheel has been given a beautiful finishing touch, with audio controls mounted on it. With the latest model of audio system - 6 CD-changer with ASL (Auto Sound Leveliser), Land Cruiser Prado assures a pleasant and fun ride. Small storage areas are cleverly positioned within the cabin of the SUV.

Ride And Handling
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is equipped with a unique Torsen LSD (Limited Slip Differential) which distributes appropriate power between the front and rear wheel, according to the driving conditions. This provides excellent riding stability, control and traction, especially at increasing speeds. The five-speed automatic transmission offers smooth shifting, for excellent performance and good fuel efficiency. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado seems to be massive, but is lightweight. It offers a smooth navigation through roads and is surprisingly silent.
Land Cruiser Prado Photos
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Safety
Advanced safety features make Toyota Land Cruiser Prado safe and comfortable even in the extreme conditions. Front and rear crumple zones of the cabin absorb impact energy in the event of collisions. Apart from this, the SUV is equipped with dual front SRS airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Toyota Electronic Modulated Suspension (TEMS). Optimum distribution of braking force is provided by Electronic Brake Force Distribution.

Land Cruiser Prado Price, Variants And Color
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado VX Automatic is available in five colors - Black, Beige Metallic, Dark Red Mica, Silver Metallic and White. The impressive SUV is worth Rs 37.5 lakh (approx).

Land Cruiser Prado Mileage
Time to cruise on the road as Toyota Land Cruiser Prado gives a decent mileage of 7-10 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Land Cruiser Prado
Overview
Model Land Cruiser Prado
Body Type SUV
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 8
Fuel Capacity 87
Dimensions
Length 4715 mm
Width 1875 mm
Height 1905 mm
Wheelbase 2790 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.7 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 1900-2070 Kg
Engine
Type 1GR-FE, Petrol
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 3956 cc
Transmission 5 speed, automatic
Max. Power 235 PS @ 5200 rpm
Max. Torque 362 Nm @ 3800 rpm
Suspension
Front Suspension Double Wishbone type suspension
Rear Suspension 4 link type suspension with lateral rod
Brake
Front Ventilated Disc
Rear Ventilated Disc
Steering Type Power assisted, Rack & pinion
Tyre Size 265/65R17

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