MANILA: With roughly 10 days due for the inaugural of Manila International Auto Show 2016 (MIAS 2016), all the participants are gearing up to make this show the best till now. Almost all the renowned automakers have revealed their itinerary for the upcoming auto event and in this series, the Japanese giant Toyota has also announced to come up with the latest version of its Toyota Land Cruiser. The 2016 model of this drive was launched months back in October 2015 and is enjoying good booking numbers. The reason behind the appreciative sales of 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is better equipment and features which make the journey of the occupants more comfortable and convenient. The robust SUV has gone through a major advancement to give a boost to Toyota sales and sweat to the competitors. Offered in 2 trims – Land Cruiser and Land Cruiser Premium, this drive is surely a must-to-have-drive if you love adventurous off-roadings.
If you are planning to book the Toyota Land Cruiser 2016 at the upcoming MIAS 2016, have a look at what the new model possesses for you -
Yes, you read it right! Toyota has just enhanced the overall dimensions of its Land Cruiser making it count to 5095 mm x 1980 mm x 1945 mm (L X W X H) which is way longer (145 mm) wider (10 mm) and taller (400 mm ) than the previous model. However, with the extended length, the wheelbase has not been changed and still counts to 2850 mm only but that is good enough for 7 passengers.
Though Land Cruiser was never a boring SUV but who doesn't want a facelift. During its tenure of more than 5 decades, Toyota has given it numerous revisions but this time, it is indeed different. The prominent front end with its new Bi-LED headlamps, thicker chrome garnish and revamped bumper, altogether give a brand new look to the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser. The newest set of 18-inch alloy wheels not only enhance the style statement but also give more confidence to the driver to take it on Off-road terrains.
If you are thrilled with the exterior, hold on, there is lots more to come. The new Land Cruiser 2016 has more features to excite you in its cabin area. The latest model comes with 4-Zone automatic climate control facility, illuminated door scuff plates and a new steering wheel which suits the sporty theme of the revised SUV. Apart from these features, the new Toyota Land Cruiser carries a reworked center console, a 4.2-inch multi-information screen and a cool box storage as standard aspects.
Now we are into the segment which every petrolhead must be looking for, the power segment. 2016 Land Cruiser houses a massive and efficient 4.5-litre V8 engine coupled with turbo technology to deliver thrilling drives on and off the road. This twin-turbo diesel power-unit makes sure to keep the adrenaline rush flowing in the veins of the adventure loving people. The sole engine of this SUV pumps out 232 hp of power at 3200 rpm and 615 Nm of impressive torque between 1800 and 2200 rpm. Mated with 6-speed automatic gearshift, this drive is capable of giving you goosebumps on acceleration.
Toyota has always kept the safety of the passengers in its drives at priority. Keeping the same tradition in-line, the new 2016 Land Cruiser has been given an advancement in the safety segment to make sure that the occupants have peace of mind while having a drive in the updated SUV. The new model is now able to deliver safer drives with the added features comprising Hill-Climb Assist (HAC), Traction Control (A-TRAC), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Multi-Terrain select aspects. A highly advanced CRAWL feature is also hooked up in this model which assist during off-roading and make it safer and easier for the driver.
Undoubtedly, the new Toyota Land Cruiser 2016 is a better drive for customers who love to take off-roading terrains frequently with their families and friends. Loaded with new safety features, this model is surely an asset you can rely upon. With a highly competitive price of PhP 4,422,000 for the Land Cruiser 200 and PhP 4,845,000 for the premium variant. Check it out at the MIAS 2016 and share your reviews with us!