The Land Cruiser became instantly very popular in its car class since its introduction in 1957. Finally, the market will become richer for one more model, the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel. It will come improved, updated, with some changes, but it will keep its macho style. This rugged SUV will come dressed in a suit, with the handsome exterior and a luxurious refreshed interior design.
Talking about the exterior, the new 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel will get a new appearance, but it will keep its macho look. So, it will come with some changes on the front fenders, rear tailgate and hood grille. The new front end will get extra chrome, while the hood will come with two tall power bulges. The front fenders will keep their flat sides with almost non-existent flairs. This model will ride on large 285/60R18 tires that wrap around alloy wheels.
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel Interior
The new 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel will certainly come with some new, good stuff. The interior will come with a new color option for the previously all-black interior. Now, the model will be available with the Terra leather seats too. It will also have wood trim and chrome accents. The dash will keep its overall design, but it will get a welcomed update. The center stack will have a 9-inch infotainment display with Toyota’s Entune system. The rear-seat passengers will be entertained with dual 11.6-inch monitors, placed to the front seat backs. The great thing about this interior is that it will come with 28 air vents spread throughout the cabin. This new SUV will also be equipped with 13 speakers and a subwoofer from JBL and this system offers AM/FM/CD along with WMA and MP3 compatibility. Furthermore, there will also be SiriusXM and HD Radio with iTunes Tagging.
Land Cruiser Specs
Engine wise, this model will come powered with a 5.7-liter V-8, with the capacity to deliver 381 hp and 402 pound-feet of torque. While this is not some big news, since the previous model is powered with the same engine, this SUV will come with a surprise. It will get an all-new, close-ratio eight-speed automatic transmission. It will improve the model’s acceleration and fuel efficiency. EPA numbers are: 13 mpg/city and 18 mpg/highway. Of course, as we are used to, this model will come with 4WD system.
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel Price
As for the price, there is no official statement, but the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel will probably come with a slight price bump from its current $80.155 asking price. Its main competitors are: the Land Rover Range Rover and the Cadillac Escalade.