Toyota Motor in 2021 will remove the full-size frame SUV Toyota Land Cruiser 200 from the US and canadian markets. there will be no replacement of the model in these countries. Rumors about the imminent departure of the SUV from the North American market went for several years, finally confirmed in Toyota Motor USA.
Toyota Land Cruiser has been a legendary name for over 60 years. Although sales of this vehicle in the United States will be discontinued after the 2021 model year, we remain committed to the large SUV segment and will continue to explore future products that reflect Land Cruiser’s rich off-road history. We encourage dedicated enthusiasts and brave adventurers to keep an eye out for future developments, ” Toyota said in a letter in response to a request from Road & Track.
Journalists noted that, despite all the advantages of the Land Cruiser 200, this SUV can no longer compete with other cars in its segment due to the outdated interior and the lack of modern technologies. Still – “dvuhletki” is available since 2007, although during that time and spent two restyling.
Another obvious reason for the rejection of TLC is weak demand: last year, only 3,536 Land Cruiser 200 units were sold in the United States. At the same time, the co-platform luxury Lexus LX will not leave the US and canadian markets, and it will continue to be offered here after 2021.
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