2022 Toyota Land Cruiser joins Dubai police fleet

Updated Jun 23, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It joins other luxury police vehicles such as the Ferrari FF and Audi R8.

Japanese car brand Toyota debuted the 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Series earlier this June with significant improvements made. With the SUV’s strong and luxurious characteristics, the Dubai Police, Abu Dhabi Police, and Dubai Civil Defence decided to add the new Land Cruiser to its police fleet through Al-Futtaim Motors.

Toyota Land Cruiser UAE Police

UAE Police Forces' latest addition, the new Toyota Land Cruiser

Al-Futtaim Motors is the exclusive distributor of Toyota vehicles in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under its principal company Al-Futtaim Group. The exclusive Toyota distributor has been around in the region since 1955 and is currently leading Toyota to become the top-selling car brand in the UAE.

The massive and robust proportions of the new Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Series embedded with police badges will demand a commanding presence on the streets of the UAE. Thanks to the Land Cruiser’s new GA-F platform, the SUV is now lighter by as much as 200 kg which improves its all-around performance capabilities.

Toyota Land Cruiser UAE Police

A tough SUV for a tough job

Speaking of performance, the new Toyota Land Cruiser is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 gasoline engine that is capable of generating 409 hp and 650 Nm of torque. A diesel powertrain is also made available catered by the SUV’s 3.3-liter turbodiesel engine that can make 305 hp and a whopping 700 Nm of torque.

The 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser is now the latest addition to UAE’s wide array of police fleet that is admired by many people around the world. Some of the notable police vehicles that cruise around the streets of Dubai include the Nissan GT-R, Lamborghini Aventador, Bugatti Veyron, Audi R8, Bentley Continental, and more.

Toyota Land Cruiser UAE Police

The new Toyota Land Cruiser is taking over the UAE

Aside from the Dubai Police, Abu Dhabi Police, and Dubai Civil Defence, the event also held the turnover of the first 50 new Toyota Land Cruisers to civilian customers. One can expect that the Japanese full-size SUV’s name will further be known in the UAE considering that it is already one of the most popular models in the said region for the longest time.

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Know more about Toyota Land Cruiser 2024

Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser is the one of Toyota longest-selling models. In the modern era, this model fits into the full-size SUV class, and it can seat up to seven. Toyota Land Cruiser 2023 Price Philippines starts at ₱5,340,000 for the entry-level VX 3.3 4x4 AT, while the top-of-the-line Toyota Land Cruiser ZX 3.3 4x4 AT is priced at ₱5,732,000

Locally, the 2023 Toyota Land Cruiser is available in two variants: the Land Cruiser VX, and the Land Cruise ZX. Under the hood of both of these trims is a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 diesel engine capable of making up to 302 horsepower and 700Nm of torque. Both variants also come with a ten-speed automatic gearbox, and a 4x4 drivetrain. 

Size-wise, the Philippine-spec Toyota Land Cruiser is 5,130mm long, 1980mm wide, and 1,945mm in height. Both also have a wheelbase length of 2,850mm, and a ground clearance of 225mm. 

Competing against the Toyota Land Cruiser in the Philippine market is the Nissan Patrol, Chevrolet Suburban, Ford Expedition, BMW X3, and Land Rover Range Rover

₱ 5,340,000 - ₱ 5,732,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


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