2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Review, Price

Time has come for Toyota to produce a new Land Cruiser Prado.
It has been a while without seeing a new model of this car on
the roads. According to the Japanese automobile manufacturer,
the upcoming model will be named the 2017 Toyota Land
Cruiser Prado. We expect the new mid-size luxury SUV to be a
state-of-the-art car with sophisticated exterior, interior and
engines.

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - front

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Exterior and Interior Design

The carmaker is planning to use the J150 platform to build the
upcoming Prado. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will share a
lot design elements with the outgoing model, 4Runner and
Lexus GX. The big difference will be on the
size. The new Land Cruiser will be wider and taller than these
three models. The entire body will be decorated with masculine
overtures and sleek aerodynamics. Talking about the
exterior features, you should expect an oversized grille with
vertical slats in the front end of the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser
Prado. A sturdy bumper and bigger headlights will complement
the grille. In the back-end, the car will look magnificent with
a massive bumper and LED tail lights. The wheels will get a new
alloy design. Being a mid-size SUV, the 2017 Toyota Land
Cruiser Prado will have two rows of seats. There will be enough
space around the seats and below the roof, providing for a
comfortable leg and head room. There will also be a roomy cargo
compartment in the rear side of the cabin. Concerning
materials, you can anticipate for leather upholstery,
top-quality fabric and aluminum trim.

Interior:

Toyota will also bring in a myriad of technological features in
the interior of the new Prado. There will be a high-tech
infotainment system with a bigger touchscreen, an audio system
and a navigation unit. The whole center console will be dotted
by both mechanical and digital controls. Other anticipated tech
features include automatic climate control system and
connectivity options like Smartphone integration, Bluetooth and
USB ports. In addition, the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
will get a host of safety and security features, both basic and
advanced. Some of the features include anti-lock brake system,
seatbelts, lane keep assist, cruise control, rearview camera,
proximity warning system, blind-spot monitor, airbags and
stability control.

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - interior

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Engine and Performance

Customers will choose between four engine options when it comes
to the powertrain. You can look forward to a 2.7-liter I4
capable of cranking 160 hp and 181 lb-ft. The automaker will
also bring in a 2.8-liter I4 rated at 170 hp and 339 lb-ft.
Another engine option will be 3.0-liter I4 capable of milling
190 hp and 302 lb-ft. The last option will be a 4.0-liter
V6 engine with a capacity of 278 hp and 281
lb-ft. The four drivetrains will work with both manual and
automatic transmission systems, all expected to support a
four-wheel drive. There will be 4-speed, 5-speed
and 6-speed automatic systems. There will also be 5-speed
& 6-speed manual systems. As for the fuel economy, the
vehicle will have EPA ratings of 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg
on the highway. On the side of pollution, the 2017 Toyota Land
Cruiser Prado is expected to emit lesser CO2 compared to
similar SUVs out there.

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - rear

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Competition, Price and
Release Date

The Toyota Prado 2017 will go head to head with Ford
Everest, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Chevrolet Trailblazer. The new Land
Cruiser Prado 2017 will be more expensive than most mid-size
SUVs out there. You will be required to pay $70,000 to own the
base model. And if you are planning to own a trim level, you
will be required to part with around $85,000. Asking about the
release date? Well, the first bunch of cars will be released
from the production plant at the start of 2017.