Ninth-gen Toyota Land Cruiser 2020 to be launched with no V8 engine

Updated Sep 20, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The all-new Toyota Land Cruiser 2020 is expected to be sold in the Indian market in 2021.

The 8th-gen Land Cruiser has been pampered to undergo two times of modification since its launch in 2007. The 8th generation will be possibly halted its production by the end of this decade.

So now, the Japanese carmaker starts preparing for its ninth-gen Toyota Land Cruiser 2020, which is currently reported by the Japanese media.

Toyota Land Cruiser 2020 angular front

The Japanese carmaker starts preparing for its ninth-gen Land Cruiser 

Next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Eighth-gen Coming in Mid-2020 with New Frame

The new car is still a full-size SUV as its predecessor but with a new ladder-frame chassis. It is expected to measure a length of 4,590 mm, a width of 1,980 mm and a height of 1,920 mm with a bold wheelbase measuring 2,850 mm.

According to the latest car news, the next-gen model will not be powered by the V8 engine as the previous model. Instead of that, it will be armed with a V6 petrol-electric (hybrid) and a V6 turbocharged petrol powertrains.

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Toyota Land Cruiser 2020 front fascia

The new car is still a full-size SUV as its predecessor but with a new ladder-frame chassis

In detail, the Land Cruiser 2020 will receive a 3.5L twin-turbo V35A-FTS V6 petrol engine which is also seen in the Lexus LS. The engine is capable of cranking out 416 hp and 600 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a ten-speed automatic gearbox.

The Toyota Land Cruiser 2020 is expected to go on sale in the Indian market in the first half of 2021. For a more affordable option, check out Toyota Land Cruiser 2011 for sale. The 2011 variant comes with a 5.7-liter V8 engine producing 281 hp as well as 410 lb-ft of torque. 

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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