The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is well-known for its excellent off-road capabilities, spacious and modern interior, and handsome exterior styling. If the latest rumors are true, we are about to see the all-new 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado which will hit the market with no major changes compared to the current model year. However, it is very likely to get some small but visible changes in the external appearance, improved interior design with some new details, and upgraded technology.
Powertrain and performance
Beneath the hood, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will come with a couple of engines. And among which there will be petrol and diesel units to choose from. Starting from the petrol engine, the one is going to be a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine. It will have the output of 165 horses. The next will be a 3.6-liter V-6 and the strongest a 4.0-liter V-6 engine. This one will be able to deliver 271 horsepower. Furthermore, among diesel engines, there will be two engines choices. The one is going to be a 2.8-liter 4-cylinder and the other a 3.0-liter V-6 unit. The engines will probably be coupled to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The all-wheel drive configuration is standard for all trim levels.
2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – exterior and interior design
Visually, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will probably be revised for more modern and contemporary look. However, it will keep up with its muscular and aggressive design. The front end will wear more modern design of the grille and restyled headlamps which will look sharper. As well, the hood is also slightly revised so as the front fenders which has improved visibility. Furthermore, the rear end should be revamped too with new taillights and rear bumper.
Inside the cabin, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado should also be revised with more modern details and an upgraded technology. Perhaps it is very likely to get more quality materials and some real wood accents which will give it a more premium look. The dashboard will be slightly refreshed with the new instrument cluster which will be easy to use. And it will get an upgraded 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system. The seats will be upholstered in quality leather and will be comfortable and supportive.
When it comes to technology, the new 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will come standard with an audio system with six speakers, navigation, USB ports, Bluetooth, climate control, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, and so on. As for the safety, we can expect a host of advanced technologies. So, there will be a rearview camera, parking sensors, airbags, pre-collision warning, active traction control, active braking, blind-spot monitors, and many other more.
Release date and price of the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado might be presented sometime during next year although this information is not yet officially confirmed. The price should stay close to the price of the current model.