On August 3, the Japanese automaker announced the launch of a slightly updated Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. The SUV is little changed specifications, new security system, as well as increased motor power.
We are talking about the upgraded version of the 2.8-liter diesel motor under the symbol 1GD-FTV. Now it produces 204 HP and 500 Nm, and before that it was – 177 HP and 450 Nm. As stated by the manufacturer, by optimizing the design of the engine fuel consumption has been reduced by 17%. Previously this engine debuted on the upgraded Hilux and Fortuner.
While we are talking about Land Cruiser Prado for Japan market, but soon a new engine will be available in other countries.
In addition, the Land Cruiser Prado started to install an updated version of Toyota’s Safety Sense 2.0. The system learned to determine in advance of pedestrians and cyclists. Plus, now the function of warning about leaving the traffic lane and traffic sign recognition is included in all versions as standard equipment.
Among the options appeared media system with 9-inch screen. It supports the connection of smartphones.
In Japan, Land Cruiser Prado with a new engine is estimated 4 285 000 5 530 000 yen or approximately 40 400 52 200 dollars at the current exchange rate.
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