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Toyota Land Cruiser


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Toyota Land Cruiser is a mid-size four-wheel drive in the Toyota Land Cruiser produced by the Japanese car maker Motor Corporation. The Prado is one of the vehicles in the range.

In Europe it is as simply the Toyota Land LC3, LC4 or LC5 (depending on the generation) or the number series designation (LC 70, LC 90 and LC In North America it is not part of the Cruiser range, being sold as the Lexus GX 470, nearly identical body and a V8 engine.

The current Prado is on Toyota#8217;s J150 platform. models were based on the J90 and J120 platforms. All models Prado feature front suspension, ladder frame and a transfer case except the J70 had active diffs front and

The Toyota Land Cruiser is available in GX, GXL, VX and Grande versions. The GX is the entry level while the Grande is the more version. In most markets it is with either a 4.0 L petrol V6 or a 3.0 L engine.

In some European there are commercial van variants, on the short-wheelbase chassis.

Predecessor Cruiser Prado 70-Light Bundera model from to 1990

First developed as the of the 70 Series, in November 1984. only in short body, and were options for soft top or top (metal top). Names Land Cruiser II, Land and Bundera were made for #8216;Light Duty#8217; Land The Bundera was a medium wheelbase with a plastic top and barn at the rear. There were engine options, the 2.4 L (2366 cc) 22R engine and 2.4 L (2446 cc) 2L and 2L-T and turbo diesel engines.

Transmission for the gasoline engine is the G52 while the diesels used the and R151 types. These the same engines and transmission in 4Runner, in cooperation with

First Generation Land Prado 70-series model 1990 to 1996

In April a new type was introduced. The front front fenders and engine were redesigned. The head design changed as well.

At the time the sub name Prado was but names like Land and Land Cruiser II were used in other parts of the besides Japan. Meaning or field in Portuguese, Prado the new from Land Cruiser was toward more on-road despite a body on frame which was highly capable

In Japan it came with fuel injection and a four automatic transmission. The 2.4 L turbo engine with 71 kW (97 PS; 95 hp) and 240 N·m (180 high torque unit was The line up included 2-door and versions available in SX, LX or EX (4 door grades of trim.

The front was changed to a #8220;shock absorber spring#8221; design to improve With the touch of a button you switch between stages of The 22R gasoline engine was upgraded to the (electronic fuel injection) the diesel engines were by the 2.8 L (2776 cc) 3L engine, and the 2.4 L (2446 cc) turbo diesel engine was by the electronically injected 2L-TE diesel engine.

In 1993, the 22R-E gasoline was replaced by the 2.7 L (2693 cc) 3RZ-FE engine and the 2L-TE turbo engine was replaced by the 3.0 L (2982 cc) turbo diesel engine aluminium cylinder head. The was able to reduce NOx and soot. The board was replaced with a new with minor changes to brakes, and trim details.

Generation Land Cruiser 90-series model from to 2002

In May 1993, the 70-series a makeover and emerged as the 90-series an independent series. The body was The design remained medium like the 70-series Prado.

The suspension was replaced with an design, shared with and Hilux Surf, made by

In Japan, the 3-door series with an R in the series ranging RZ, RX, RS to RJ while the 5-door line-up with T in the series ranging TZ, TX, TS, to TJ. All models came with double wishbone and 4 linked as well as full-time 4WD. ABS and a Monitor showing altimeter, and pressure were standard in all the

The field monitor was not available as equipment in South Africa. display and audio set was optional.

Gasoline engines included the 2.7 L cc) 3RZ-FE and, new in Prado the 3.4 L (3378 cc) V6 5VZ-FE. Diesel were the 2.8 L (2776 cc) 3L engine, the 3.0 L cc) 5L engine and the 3.0 L (2982 cc) 1KZ-TE.

By 1999, minor changes made. In order to follow new fog-lamps were added to the except in South Africa. In 2000, a new diesel engine, the 3.0 L cc) Common Rail Diesel (D-4D) 1KD-FTV was introduced this model. To reduce an engine immobilizer was available.

TX with 8 seats used TX with roof rail, under mirror, wood finish, arm rest, optitron base cooling as well as heater was introduced into series.


The Prado was by Sofasa from 1999 2009 without significant There were two versions, a with a 2.7 L engine and 5-door a 3.4 L V6 engine with either a manual or a 4-speed automatic. 2005 and 2009 they an optional armoured version of the version

UK and Ireland

When the was launched in the UK in 1996, it was called the Cruiser Colorado and replaced the which had been discontinued sale. It was called this to it from the larger Land #8211; renamed as the Land Amazon #8211; which was on sale.

It dropped the Colorado tag in 2003, when it was renamed Land Cruiser.

In the Republic of Ireland most Cruisers were sold as with the side windows and removed for tax reasons.

Third Land Cruiser Prado model from 2002 to

First appeared in 2002, model included a re-designed suspension to address reliability of the previous generation, and an all new body at the Toyota ED2 design studio in from 1998 to early

Engines include the 2.7 L (2693 cc) 3RZ-FE, 3.4 L (3378 cc) V-6 5VZ-FE and 3.0 L cc) straight-4 Turbo diesel In countries like China, a developed engine 1GR-FE V6 is The engine immobilizer became equipment in some markets.

In 2004, the 3RZ-FE was replaced by 2.7 L cc) 2TR-FE and in July 2005, was replaced by 4.0 L (3955 cc) V6 1GR-FE 5-speed automatic transmission in late 2005. In North this model is known as the GX 470 with the 4.7 L (4663 cc) V8 2UZ-FE

Diesel models have had the turbo diesel engine maximum output rating 96 kW PS; 129 hp) as well as the 5L-E natural diesel engine rating 70 kW (95 PS; 94 In November 2006, Toyota the 1KD-FTV Turbo Diesel engine to meet Euro IV standards. This engine 127 kW (173 PS; 170 hp) of power and 410 N·m (300 of torque.

The upgrade to the D-4D was also matched with upgrades to the diesel range, the 5-speed automatic and 6-speed transmissions added in line the petrol powered range. August 2007 the Prado several equipment and safety The car has won 3 awards for the best performance on a SUV vehicle in Australia and US.

The 120-series Land Cruiser shares the same suspension as the current generation Hilux and FJ Cruiser.

There is a shorter door version of the 120-series, a 125-code instead of 120. are the same, most features are the just the 1KZ-TE was only in five door version. The door wagon features two seat rows.

The fuel is limited to 87 L, no sub-fuel-tank system

For model year 2007 on models only, G-BOOK, a telematics service, is offered as an

Fourth Generation Land Prado 150-series model 2009 to present

This was available in some markets October 2009. There are two versions: a five-door variant and a variant. The five door in the general market is offered in TXL VXL grades – which are much option packed.

This of Prado features advanced 4WD and an array of electronic gadgets.

generation Prado is offered in the US as the 2010 model year GX 460.

For dual tank vehicles, the fuel tank was reduced from 179 L to 150 L compared to the The removable third row three-seaters of the were replaced by fold-into-floor which seat only two – which is also responsible for a of cargo capacity and usable in the cargo compartment. On the higher end VX and models, there are six camera enabling viewing to the front and to the side both front and and to the rear.

The engine remained the same, the gear change points altered for maximum fuel rather than maximum even in Sports mode.

model is available with a mounted spare tire or mounted spare wheel, on the market. For example, UK market have the spare wheel under-floor, while in Australia or the spare wheel is mounted on the door. Having the spare mounted on the rear door the addition of an auxiliary fuel which is desirable in countries Australia or Argentina where distance journeys are common.

The new model was released onto the market during 2010.

The new model was released onto the market on 16 November 2009. models include the GX, GXL, VX and the high-end Kakadu. The Altitude was introduced in 2012, is priced the GXL and VX, and comes standard with Navigation, two-way moon leather accented trim and Fujitsu-Ten touch-screen/multimedia center.

shorter wheelbase models the SX and ZR.

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