Pride of Toyota, envy of many to put simply, that is the popularity of Toyota’s Land cruiser over the years. It is futile to debate over its performance on tough terrains. Now 2017 Land Cruiser is set to get a facelift both internal and external. But what truly is a bugger for world’s best SUV car maker is that leaked photographs are doing rounds even before the completion of entire fascia change. One Instagram user with a username hamad1two3 was the first to come up with pictures of new look 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser which eventually were published in a Japanese automobile magazine.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Exterior and Interior Changes
So what could possibly trigger a change of fascia? To begin with 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will witness first change since 2008 in its 2017 model. Retaining the same mammoth masculine build, we get to see an all new bumper and stylish new fog lights upfront in Toyota Land Cruiser. Rear view shows a chrome horizontal bar unifying tail lights. LED enhanced lights continue to rule even in this model. Emission has always been an area of concern, but as you step inside Toyota Land Cruiser, obvious change can be sighted in central air vent.
The doors particularly trunk door has been undergone noticeable change. Same can be said about door handles, exterior colors and alloy wheels. Getting more on the interior what can be found is a funky TFT screen infotainment system with very few buttons. Transmission system will be controlled by 4/4 control buttons. Trim levels of high zoom and piano black will be present in central console.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Engine Specs
One may also be enthused to know to about redesign it had undergone mechanically under the hood. Leaked photos suggest that V8 engine will continue rule the market with 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser. Select markets will have 2.7 liter turbo diesel four-cylinder engines. Eight gen Hilux will pump 174 hp with 331 lb ft of torque. Expected rpm is 3,400. Middle Eastern markets will have the option six speed manual transmissions and six-speed automatic. Rumors indicate that United States market will have to do with 5.7 liter V8 engine that wields 381 hp.
Fuel efficiency will mark a surge as it is predicted that busy streets can fetch 13 mpg and tranquil highways can be 18 mpg considering these roads provide hassle free driving conditions.
More interior changes in 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser have been resulted with Sonar sensors and climate control in 4 zones. With ABS and sonar system that doubles up as alert system for close contacts, security is pretty satisfactory.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser – Price and Release Date
Not too long ago Land Cruiser by 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser was known as J 200. Other than name, it also had mid cycle update required to stand a chance against the likes of BMW M6 GTR which is also due for next year’s release. No matter how big updates are, price is enough to set the rumor mills spinning. Price to be expected after all permutations and combination will be approximately $70,000 to $82,000. Grand release is expected for market in countries like Canada, USA, Middle East and certainly Japan.