The Japanese car maker says plans are underway to redesign and declassify the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. According to the manufacturer, the new vehicle is set to arrive at the dealers with a whole modern interior and exterior as well as a revised suspension. Seemingly, the incoming Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will be more refined in a bid to attract more buyers.
Compared to earlier versions, the Land Cruiser Prado will grow to become a behemoth in its market category. A reliable source hinted to us that the Land Cruiser Prado borrows several design cues from the Lexus GX model that we find in the US. Toyota stated that it is going to update numerous indicators to improve its stylish appearance, environmental friendliness, efficiency, and level of comfort.
The new vehicle will make its global premiere in November next year at the Frankfurt Motor Show. All in all, the latest Land Cruiser Prado will become more refined and safer than its earlier precursor. It has received numerous tweaks that serve to modernize its cabin and exterior.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Sharper and More Modern
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has re-profiled a lot of elements to aid its visibility, such as the hood, front fenders, grille, and headlights. The inbound vehicle is sharper and more modern than its forerunner. Toyota has repositioned the main headlight beams to avoid damage occasioned by obstacles during off-roading.
The company designers have opted to make the new Land Cruiser Prado more impressive and worthy, which is why this SUV gets restyled for better appearance. Its grille will get an aggressive and eye-catching appearance with vertical teeth that flaunt a huge Toyota emblem. Toyota has changed the optics, and this time we have the LED daytime running headlights and fog lamps. The color of the bumper complements with the overall body.
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser PRADO is a clear demonstration of absolute elegance. It comes with a sharply inclined windshield with a graceful profile. Lateral overhauls include the provision of revised 16- and 17-inch wheels. The new spoiler gets an impressive size with luxurious chrome showing the original model name. Toyota has also updated the new vehicle’s optics.
Interior and Safety Features
The interior of the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will become cozier than before. A lot of things have been updated, such as the rear-ending series and the steering wheel. Interior materials are all leather, and we will have new control buttons as well. The dashboard and front console will acquire more forms—including wooden inserts on the steering wheel.
Inside, we find a 7-inch touchscreen display system, the navigation, and multimedia features. These prove useful in providing a comfortable driving experience in every journey. The new SUV gets equipped with four cameras that observe the route in every direction.
The inbound Land Cruiser Prado is set to bring dozens of active safety technologies. For instance, we will have autonomous features like automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitor, and adaptive cruise control.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Engine and Gearbox
Depending on the intended market, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado may come with either turbocharged inline-4s or V6 powertrains. The supposed inline-4 can be diesel or gasoline flavors, whereas the V6 is exclusively gasoline. A reliable source hints at the possibility of a 4-liter six-cylinder engine with 282 horsepower. It gets hooked to a 5-speed automatic gearbox.
The other engine alternative is diesel which produces up to 190 horsepower. Reports suggest the engine complies with the Euro 5+, and the diesel engine gets linked with either a 5-speed automatic or a six-speed manual option.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Debut and Expected Price
Toyota plans to commence the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado deliveries in November next year. However, we may be obliged to hold on until the year 2019 to receive the hybrid option. The incoming Land Cruiser Prado is set to start at $70,000.