In this review...
- Safety Features
- Price list
1. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Philippines: Introduction
Toyota launched the Toyota Land Cruiser in 1951 and since then, the full-size SUV has successfully been adding to the brand’s greatness. At the present, Land Cruiser is the longest running series from Toyota.
The vehicle is the harmonious combination of styling, luxury equipment, interior space and off-road prowess. All are so perfect that it seems that nothing can beat it.
Land Cruiser is the longest running series from Toyota
The Toyota Land Cruiser 200, which received the latest update in October 2015 is one of Toyota’s flagship SUVs in the Philippines. Some rumors suggest that next update could be carried out sometime in 2018, but before that goes right, Philkotse.com will bring you all about the current-generation Land Cruiser in this Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Review.
Now, let’s go anywhere, do anything with the all-new Toyota Land Cruiser 2018.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser
Update (28/11/2018): Philkotse.com has come up with a brief report of what to expect in the upcoming Land Cruiser 2019. Check it out now!
2. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Philippines: Exterior
Without a doubt, the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 is the biggest, bulkiest, and most opulent in Land Cruiser family. It can be said the AWD vehicle is born to become a true off-roader. The proof is that it is exclusively designed in proper dimensions worth 4,950 mm long, 1,970 mm wide, 1,905 mm tall and a 2,850 mm wheelbase.
Apart from the size, its bold styling also exudes its immense strength.
Toyota Land Cruiser 200 is the biggest, bulkiest, and most opulent Land Cruiser
The bold styling exudes its immense strength
Up front, Toyota has managed to give the Land Cruiser a commanding and impressive look by decking it with a wide and bulging muscular bumper, a new robust front grille flanked by sleeker bright bi-LED headlights with daytime running lights. To tell the truth, the SUV looks as if it will devour all obstacles blocking its way. Yes, “daring design” is the word Toyota uses to accurately describe the Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 exterior.
Up front, Toyota has managed to give the Land Cruiser a commanding and impressive look
It gets a wide and bulging muscular front bumper
A new robust front grille is flanked by sleeker bright bi-LED headlights with daytime running lights
As aggressive and robust as the front fascia, the rear view is now embellished with solid LED taillights and a glossy body stripe. Particularly, the rear combination lights are mounted at the edges of the rear, consequently the Cruiser will be more visible to other drivers behind as well as on sideways.
The rear view is now embellished with solid LED taillights
Also contributing to the athletic exterior design is a tough set of 18-inch alloy wheels, a distinct power back door and rear black roof bars.
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3. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Philippines: Interior
3.1. Luxurious cabin
Right the first moment you step in the Land Cruiser, you can feel the scent of premium. Every bit of the Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 interior is luxurious and sophisticated but still reminiscent of the necessary ruggedness of a real off-roader.
Every bit of the Toyota Land Cruiser interior is luxurious and sophisticated
Leather-trimmed seats, portions of the side panels, a cabin cool box, and new dash design promise to get you satisfied. Despite some faux woodgrain bits on the dash, the cockpit is still lavish and extravagant. In addition, a power moonroof is very stylish while the redesigned steering wheel and multi-information display boost the car’s functions.
Leather-trimmed seats, portions of the side panels, a cabin cool box, and new dash design promise to get you satisfied
The infotainment head unit is a large and high-resolution touchscreen with intuitive controls. The audio quality is not fully appreciated though, built-in navigation, HDMI input, wireless connectivity and others come finished with exceptional quality.
The SUV comes exclusively with a power moonroof
Another point worth noting here is the automatic 4-zone airconditioning with automatic rear cooler. Presumbly, you have never exprienced climate control like this. With a total of 28 vents mounted throughout the cabin, all passengers from the driver to those at the rear can control their environments more effortlessly.
3.2. Airy inside space
Toyota has managed to bring its customers a favorite room outside the house, in truth. Seeing is not enough, you have to feel what you capture. The 8-seater cabin again, forces you to enjoy your rides in superiority and comfort.
Owing to multi-stage heated and ventilated front seats, a heated 40/20/40 split second row and a 50/50 split third row, everyone can nestle in comfort, not to mention help of the active front headrests.
Toyota has managed to bring its customers a favorite room outside the house
The Cruiser has 40/20/40 split second row and 50/50 split third row seats
Being a giant, it’s undoubtedly the Cruiser can easily “swallow” eight adults with their luggage. The inner cargo space is up to 700 liters.
The inner cargo space is up to 700 liters
4. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Philippines: Safety Features
To keep you safe in every adventure with dare, Toyota has made the Land Cruiser an unbreakable wall thanks to revolutionary safety features, for example:
- SRS Airbags
- Turn Assist with Crawl Control
- Multi-Terrain ABS
- Hill-Start Assist Control
- Blind Spot Detection System
Besides, front and rear disc brakes are likewise fully set up. On top of that, we cannot skip Toyota electric modulated suspesion and TEMS technology that takes in the maximum shock wave for smoother and safer rides.
Toyota has made the Land Cruiser an unbreakable wall
5. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Review: Performance
Power is exactly the purpose of the all-new Toyota Land Cruiser 2018. Blessed by a DOHC Euro 4-compliant 4.5-liter V8 D-4D diesel engine, the Land Cruiser 200 is capable of 232 hp at 3,200 rpm and a peak torque of 615 Nm between 1,800 to 2,200 rpm.
As solid as its look, the Land Cruiser can rocket from 0-100 km/h within 8.6 seconds before reaching the top speed of 210 km/h.
The vehicle is blessed by a DOHC Euro 4-compliant 4.5-liter V8 D-4D diesel engine
Working in conjunction with a 6-speed automatic transmission, as a result, our SUV can maintain efficient power as well as fuel consumption. Plus, a sequential shift mode is also on hand so that adventurous drivers can select the gears manually. When it comes fuel economy, the titan only guzzles 5 km/L in city traffic.
Highway mileage, on the other hand, indicates 11 km/L at an average speed of 80 km/h. If you have a heavy foot, approximately, the vehicle has decent fuel efficiency of 7 – 8 km/L. Of note, maybe you will feel this colossus to be “colossal” to manoeuvre on Manila streets.
Our SUV can maintain efficient power as well as fuel consumption
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Test Drive and Performace
It’s hightime to talk about the Land Cruiser off-road capability that makes the car always take pride in itself. Yes, as it names suggests, the Land Cruiser is literally a rugged cruiser. For it, demanding off-road condition is not problem at all. However, if the ultimate goal is to land the best off-road car possible, one should also consider the Nissan Patrol 2016 as it has the edge in supple suspension and clearance.
With revamped suspension system, the optimal traction is kept no matter how tough the road is.
Off-road capability makes the car always take pride in itself
With revamped suspension system, the optimal traction is kept no matter how tough the road is
Back in safety section, we have mentioned Crawl Control with Off-road Turn Assist function. This system is in charge of automatically modulating the throttle and brakes on low-speed settings that will really useful when you off-road task get hard. Off-road Turn Assist provides a tighter turning radius om Crawl Control mode to manoeuvre turns. Further, many other features also assist off-road credentials. All in all, like a thoroughbred horse, the 2018 Land Cruiser enables you to conquer all terrains with ease.
Specially, it features Crawl Control with Off-road Turn Assist function
6. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Specs in the Philippines
|Name||Toyota Land Cruiser 200|
|Numbers of Doors||5|
|Number of Seats||8|
|Engine & Performance|
|Engine Size||4.5 L|
|Number of Cylinders||8|
|Number of Valves||32|
|Transmission Type||6-Speed Automatic Sequential|
|Power Train||All-Wheel Drive|
|Max Output||232 hp @ 3,200 rpm|
|Max Torque||615 Nm @ 2,200 rpm|
|Fuel Capacity||93 L|
|Feautures & Technology|
|Push Start Button||Yes|
|Rear Parking Sensors||Yes|
|Wheel Size||18 in|
|Wheels Metal Type||Alloy|
|Airconditioning System||Automatic 4-zone A/C with Automatic Rear Cooler|
|Front Passenger's Airbag||Yes|
|Multi-Terrain ABS||Yes, with EBD|
|Hill-Start Assist Control||Yes|
|Turn Assist with Crawl Control||Yes|
|Blind Spot Detection System||Yes|
7. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Price in the Philippines
The pricing for the all-new Toyota Land Cruiser 2018, candidly, is daylight robbery. Come to think of it however, its status, brand image, reputation, brilliant performance in addition to a heightened levels of premium and comfort all make the SUV worth its price. Even though the price tag might keep people away from it, we strongly believe that those who desire to stand out of the crowd and want to challenge perilous adventures will like it. Of course, provided you have money.
Here are the updated prices of the current Toyota Land Cruiser in our country:
|Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Premium 4.5L AT||P4,650,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser 200 4.5L AT||P4,284,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser 200 4.5L AT White Pearl||P4,299,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Premium 4.5L AT White Pearl||P4,665,000|
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The pricing for theToyota Land Cruiser 2018 is daylight robbery
8. Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Review: Verdict
Except for the price, it’s hard to find fault with the Toyota Land Cruiser 200. When opulence goes wild, the Land Cruiser is optimal choice. We dare say that you could not find any better off-roader than this legendary AWD vehicle.
You could not find any better off-roader than this legendary AWD vehicle
At last, hope that our Toyota Land Cruiser 2018 Review is good and clear enough for all of you to better understand the Land Cruiser. If you want to get one but cannot afford a brand-new model, how about looking through the list of used Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in the Philippines?