Japanese car companies, in most cases, produce only high-quality vehicles, which are very popular on the world market due to their low cost and excellent quality.
The same number includes Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2019, which, in turn, is a favorite Russian consumer Japanese SUV of impeccable quality. This car became recognizable on the Russian roads long ago due to the characteristic design of the body, repeated in each model.
The new concept of the Japanese SUV has significantly improved the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado range. None of the fans of this Japanese brand were disappointed in the fresh model. In addition, the novelty has directly increased the interest of the consumer in the entire range of this car.
In general, the Prado developers have followed the path of improving the performance of previous models, which allowed Japanese engineers and car designers to create a new innovative, and, importantly, unique, platform for this Japanese SUV.
To date, vehicles of this model range have stunning popularity among motorists around the world, including, of course, Russia.
Like all the early cars in this line, the new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2019 model year received a branded design, typical of cars of this model. It is important to note that the following cars also have a similar design:
- Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 90;
- Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120;
- Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150 series.
Of course, if you compare the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120, which has been developed over a decade ago, the new car of 2019 has changed significantly. However, the body shape and most of the decorative elements remained exactly the same.
As mentioned earlier, the bodywork of the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2019 has not changed much, comparing it with its predecessors, such as the Cruiser Prado 120 or 90. If to estimate the car, without taking, thus, taking into account its previous versions, this car has received registration at level of leaders of the world car market.
The exterior design and equipment are directly dependent on each other. Thus, the appearance of the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2019 model year may vary depending on a particular equipment, that is, in the maximum assembly will be more design elements than in the minimum. Among the most notable parts of the body is:
- the headlight washer;
- halogen headlights;
- steel discs;
- electronic heating of the windscreen in the wiper resting area;
- electronic side mirrors with electronic drive;
- a spare full-size wheel under the bottom of the car.
It is important to note that the exterior design of the new Land Cruiser Prado was highly appreciated by professional car critics and car enthusiasts. At the moment you can easily find a lot of positive reviews with the corresponding photos on the Internet. By the way, if you compare the photos of Land Cruiser Prado 120 and Cruiser Prado 150, it is a bit problematic to find out the obvious differences.
From the inside, the new Land Cruiser Prado model has changed more significantly than the exterior design. Particularly noticeable changes when comparing the new model with, for example, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120, which was also at one time was extremely impressive.
The most notable elements of the interior are equally important:
- air conditioning;
- a modern audio system;
- six speakers;
- electronic window lifters;
- electronic adjustment of the driver’s seat with lumbar support;
- Second row seat auxiliary ventilation system;
- polyurethane steering wheel;
- adjustable steering column in height and outreach;
- folding mechanism of the second row seats (60:40);
- front seats with active head restraints.
As you can see, the developers have significantly changed the interior design of Land Cruiser Prado. The list of changes includes reworking of the steering wheel, to which new buttons have been added to control the SUV, as well as the dashboard. On it and the steering wheel you can notice the decorative inserts made of wood, as well as a great smoothness of shapes.
Operating the machine has become even easier with the help of the convenient monitor, which reflects all the parameters of navigation. The presence of four cameras, the image from which is displayed on the monitor, allows you to monitor the driver from all sides.
In general, the interior is finished in luxury style. It is also possible to order leather upholstery for the seats in the cabin. The cabin has a climate system and seat heating. The car of the new model is presented in two types of configuration.
You can evaluate the interior of the car by looking at the corresponding photos of the Prado 2019. Also as an alternative to the photo, it is possible to watch the video drive test of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado from the new series. The same way you can find out what the price of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is now.
In contrast to earlier versions of this brand, for example, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120, the Cruiser Prado 150 (model 2019), received completely new technical specifications. Here it is extremely important to make a reservation that this machine is more of a reworking of the previous version, that is, the development was conducted on a ready-made base.
Cruiser Prado’s characteristics have received the most positive feedback within this model range. Very warmth of the car was met due to the fact that the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has low fuel consumption.
The new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, the technical characteristics of which are already known to the general public today, is represented by three types of engines: two gasoline and one diesel.
The first petrol engine is as follows:
- working volume – 2.7 liters;
- power is 163 horsepower;
- maximum speed is 160-165 km/h.
The second gasoline engine has the maximum specifications for this model range:
- working volume – 4.0 liters;
- 282 horsepower;
- the top speed is 175 km/h.
The third, last and only diesel engine is the following:
- working volume – 2.8 liters;
- 177 horsepower;
- the top speed is 175 km/h.
Each SUV in this series has an all-wheel drive (4×4). It is also worth noting that the first two sets can be equipped with both mechanical and automatic transmissions. The other Prado 2019 versions are equipped exclusively with a box automatic.
The manufacturer has provided more comfortable and easy operation of such a Japanese SUV and greater safety for the driver and passengers. At high speed, the steering wheel will be tighter due to the fact that it is equipped with a power steering.
The new Japanese Land Cruiser’s frame construction and all-wheel drive, 7 airbags and automatic ride selection make driving as easy and safe as possible for the driver and passengers.
It is worth noting that the engine, which requires gasoline, in any case, gives more power. However, the environmental safety of the vehicle is sacrificed. Despite these nuances, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado gets positive reviews more often than negative ones.
In most cases, each owner of the new version of the Land Cruiser Prado makes positive reviews, emphasizing the high performance and excellent design, attaching the appropriate photos. Also, do not ignore the fact that the new version of the car gets about the same reviews as each predecessor, for example, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120, but maybe with the exception of the first model.