The refreshed Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2018 has very quietly made its way to the Philippine market. Before the local debut, the vehicle had already been introduced at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - interior Exterior and Drive
Looking at the front fascia of the new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, it is easy to notice the presence of a more distinguished bulge on the hood, new LED projector lights complemented by a new 5-slot grille and the masculine bumper refined by sharper corner edges.
Besides, for the 2018 model year, while no longer extending towards the front bumper, the headlights are redesigned with the addition of some black accents, giving it a bolder look and feel. In brief, the 2018 Prado front fascia design is quite similar to its Land Cruiser 200 sibling. For better insight into the brother Cruiser 200, please click here.
The side profile only receive minor changes with new wheels and redesigned step boards
The side profile has no significant change, except a new set of wheel and reshaped step boards. At the rear, the car comes adorned with redesigned LED tail lights including aero fins.
The dashboard also gets some refreshments
Speaking of the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2018 interior, there are also some noticeable refreshments. Particularly, the dashboard is where receives the most restyling trimmings. Not only being added with new panels, it also welcomes the presence of the climate control switches and refreshed shifter and steering wheel. The air-conditioning vents look slimmer while the center console is lowered down.
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The rear comes adorned with redesigned LED tail lights including aero fins
According to latest car news, driven the updated Prado is the 1KD-FTV 3.0-liter diesel, producing 163 PS and the 4.0-liter gas engine, pushing out 275 PS. The former is married to either a 6-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic transmission while the latter is paired with a 5-speed automatic gearbox.
Here is the latest price list of the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado available for sale in the Philippines:
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2018 price in the Philippines|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 4.0 V6 Gas AT White Pearl||₱3,134,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 4.0 V6 Gas AT||₱3,119,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 Diesel MT White Pearl||₱3,951,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 Diesel AT White Pearl||₱4,056,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 Diesel MT||₱3,941,000|
|Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 Diesel AT||₱4,041,000|
Know more about Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2021
The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado was initially introduced in 1990. The current model is now on its fourth generation. It is the LC200's little brother, which is why it still has the popular characteristics of the Land Cruiser 200 but in a more compact and affordable package. This full-size SUV from the Japanese manufacturer combines refinement and style with off-road capabilities. The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado features more defined body lines compared to the LC200. The front end is not as intimidating, but it has a more youthful appeal thanks to its sleek headlamps and massive grille. The interior of the Toyota Land Cruiser features a plush cabin with wood accents, leather seats for seven people, and a steering wheel with multi-function control. The six speakers handle the sound of the entertainment system, and it also comes with Bluetooth connectivity. Passengers can also enjoy dual automatic climate control. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado comes with either a diesel or gasoline engine. The 3.0L diesel engine produces 163 hp and 410 Nm of torque paired to either a 5-speed automatic gearbox or 5-speed manual. The other option is the 4.0L gasoline engine that pumps out 275 hp and 381 Nm of torque partnered with sequential shift.