A Robust Return to the Market
Toyota brings back the much-adored Land Cruiser 70 series to Japan, combining decades of rugged heritage with modern upgrades. Since its 1984 debut, the Land Cruiser has been synonymous with durability and off-road prowess. The 2024 model year sees Toyota enhancing this iconic vehicle's engine, design, and safety features, while preserving its core attributes of strength and dependability.
The 2024 Land Cruiser 70 is powered by a robust 2.8L 1GD-FTV turbo diesel engine, similar to that of the Toyota Fortuner. This engine delivers an impressive 204 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. The vehicle's mechanics also include a six-speed automatic transmission and a part-time 4WD system, ensuring smooth handling across diverse terrains. The Land Cruiser 70, a five-seater with a substantial 130-liter fuel tank, weighs in at 2,300 kg, balancing size and power efficiently.
Advancements in Comfort and Safety
Toyota has successfully enhanced the vehicle's off-road capabilities while simultaneously improving fuel efficiency, noise reduction, and overall quietness. The updated ladder frame construction promises greater comfort on standard roads. Toyota's focus on safety and stability is evident with features like Vehicle Stability Control, Active Traction Control, Hill Start Assist, and Downhill Assist.
Interior and Tech Upgrades
The interior showcases a horizontal design scheme, combining style with functionality. The Land Cruiser 70 is equipped with a Back Monitor and the advanced Toyota Safety Sense suite, which includes pre-crash safety measures, auto-control lighting, and drive-start control functions.
Accessible Through KINTO Subscription
In Japan, the revamped Land Cruiser 70 is also available through Toyota's KINTO subscription services, making it more accessible to a broader range of customers.
Toyota's commitment to blending tradition with innovation is clear in the 2024 Land Cruiser 70. This model is not just a vehicle; it’s a testament to Toyota's enduring legacy in producing reliable, durable, and versatile off-road vehicles. The Land Cruiser 70 is all set to continue its journey as a staple in communities worldwide, helping people in their everyday lives and adventures.