Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Refreshed with New Looks, More Luxury

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Refreshed with New Looks, More Luxury

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Refreshed with New Looks, More Luxury

The exterior changes to the Prado include a new hood, fenders, grille, headlamps, tail-lights, wheels and front bumper.

Toyota Australia has unveiled the new, 2018 LandCruiser Prado, which brings in a new-look front end and updated design elements, increased technology and features, and amped up interior quality.

The refreshed Land Cruiser Prado luxury SUV gets interior and exterior changes; continues with previous model's underpinnings.

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The outgoing Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, launched in 2013 in India, retails at Rs 84.71 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and comes with a 3.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that develops 173hp and 410Nm of peak torque. There's also a new eight-inch, full-color multimedia screen.

There will also be a 2.7-liter gasoline engine making 160 horsepower and a larger 4.0-liter unit making 245 hp. In profile, the auto looks different thanks to a taller front bumper plus realigned wing lines and bumpers, all on the same horizontal axis. As a result of these changes, the Land Cruiser Prado is now longer than the previous model. The Land Cruiser sells in more than 190 countries all over the world, so it's the best Toyota in terms of availability. It also gets bespoke 20-inch alloy wheels, bumper mounted lights and black door handles.

Controls for the drivetrain and comfort have been grouped together in different zones for ease of use, and the top of the centre console stack is lower for better visibility off-road.

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Toyota calls the Land Cruiser's off-road ability peerless, but then itwould, wouldn't it?

Since this update seems largely concerned with aesthetics, we reckon the disaster preppers among you have nothing to worry about - your zombie-proof vehicle of choice is still a proper off-roader. These now get Toyota's Safety Sense active technology package that includes a Pre-Collision System (PCS) with pedestrian detection function, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Departure Alert (LDA) and Automatic High Beam (AHB).

The Toyota Land Cruiser has grown to become quite the behemoth when compared to earlier generations.

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