Toyota Land Cruiser ranks among the top few remaining true blue SUV’s in today’s auto world. In Toyota’s previous models, Toyota seems to have given more preference to its functionality rather that in its fuel usage even in this day when people are more concerned with CO2 emissions form motor vehicles. In this regard, Toyota has come up with a unique solution to curb this menace which is in making the Land Cruiser a hybrid in the 2016 year model. Initially, this seemed as if they were just speculations but it has been confirmed by the company. In that case, the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser will be launched soon as an Eco-friendly model in addition to many more changes.
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: Redesign and Features
Its front fascia is going to be dominated by a large chrome grille, emphasized with strategically situated headlights and fog lights. The sides of this new 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser are going to acquire a more sculpted look with steel alloy wheels and door knobs of the same color as that of the body. The rear side will also be redesigned just like the front side, with chrome elements and elegant back lights.
With 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser, it is projected to feature a host of new and superior standard safety features. Among these features will be the rear cross traffic, unseen area surveillance systems and lane departure alert. Its interior will be redesigned to include a more interactive dashboard and leather upholstered seats making the cabin more passengers friendly. Again, 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is expected to be equipped with a powerful sound system with high-tech functions and interactivity. The seats in particular will be covered with high quality materials with unique colors. The dash will not only be bigger but also attractive. Other available features include a standard four wheel traction control, front and rear sonar proximity control, vehicle stability warning and anti lock brake system. There will also be an impressive four zone climate control system with a number of 28 outlets. All these features among others will be available as standard, thus leaving the prospective buyers with the choice of exterior and interior colors.
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: Engine and Fuel Economy
When it comes to its engine options in this new 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser , there is no cause for alarm. Its automaker had carried out careful research which led to the introduction of a powerful power train that will be the 5.7 liter V8 engine which generates 381 horses and 401 lb-ft of torque combined with a hybrid unit with an electric motor that has been designed to raise this car’s fuel economy without interfering with its functionality. There will also be a Li-ion battery pack whose work will be to keep this vehicle running for long. 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is rated at 13/18 mpg city highway respectively.
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: Release Date and Price
The launch of this new 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is scheduled to be around the last quarter of 2015. Its exact price has not been stated but it is approximated at $ 70 000. This increase in cost is as a result of the improvements which will be made to it.