Stable and powerful, the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser cruises past terrains offering a pleasant driving experience. 4X4 vehicles need to offer technologies for dynamic handling and control for seamless off-road activities, and this SUV is equipped with cutting edge equipment to assure this.
The SUV assures ultimate comfort and safety of the occupants, thanks to the cutting-edge safety features and in-cabin technologies. The advance driver-assistance technologies assure that the SUV functions smoothly regardless of the terrain. The drive select mode allows the motorists to choose between ECO, SPORTS, and S+ to enhance the driving experience.
Following is a detailed review of the design, performance, safety features, driver-assistance systems, and a lot more of the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser.
Design of the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser
The massive and rugged exterior of this full-size SUV give it a commanding presence on the road that is complemented with a well-equipped interior that include a variety of convenience features. The design features offer the SUV versatility and a dynamic profile.
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The exterior design of the SUV boasts an aggressive yet stylish design that gives it a commanding presence on the road. The muscular design includes a sleek grille, bumper spoilers, long headlamps on the front fascia, sculpted sides, and a lifted rear. The power sunroof offers the occupants a panoramic view of the sky. The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser 8 exterior colors that include Dark Blue Mica, Super White 2, White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, Black, Gold Mica Metallic, and Cooper Brown Mica.
The interior of the full-size premium SUV has been designed to offer utmost comfort to the occupants during commute. The cabin is laced with advanced technologies and luxurious amenities that facilitate the occupants throughout the commute. The steering wheel has mounted controls that enables the driver to be always in control of the vehicle at with minimum distractions. The interior also has LED roof lights to provide sufficient illumination inside the cabin when needed.
The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser is up to date with latest in-cabin technologies that offer convenience and comfort to the occupants. The 10.1-inch HD screen provides all the controls on the GXR within proximity of the driver. For brilliant acoustics, the motorist can opt for a 9-inch JBL audio & entertainment system on the VXR GTS. The system has 14 surround-sound speakers, and a 10.1-inch rear seat entertainment screen. The vehicle also has a 4G sim slot, Wi-Fi Hotspot, wireless charger, and Bluetooth multipoint. To regulate the temperature inside, there is a four-zone climate control with up to 28 outlets.
The SUV comes equipped with a multi-terrain monitor that has four cameras each mounted on the front, rear, and sides to showcase external views to the motorists. This system supports the driver by offering them Surround views including front, rear, sides, under the vehicle, and front of the tires. This helps the motorists to have a clear view when driving on difficult terrains including uneven grounds. The system also provides a panoramic bird’s eye view of the entire vehicle that helps the driver while parking and for other maneuvers.
Depending on the situation, the height of the SUV is controlled automatically, and the motorist can adjust it by selecting any of the three modes provided. These modes include high mode, low mode, and normal mode. The Adaptive Variable Suspension efficiently controls damping force in all kinds of road conditions.
Performance of the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser
The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser comes equipped with multiple powerful engine variants that are paired with automatic and manual transmission.
- The 4.0-Litre V6 4WD engine is paired with a 5-speeed manual/automatic transmission enabling the engine to produce 271 horsepower and 385 Nm of torque. The vehicle has a 0-100Km/h acceleration in 10-11 seconds and 200 km/h top speed.
- The 4.6-Litre V8 4WD engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission enabling the engine to produce 304 horsepower and 439Nm of torque. The vehicle can go from 0-100 km/h in 9.2 seconds and have a top speed of 200 km/h.
- The 5.7-Litre V8 4WD engine comes paired with an 8 automatic transmission enabling it to produce 362 horsepower and 530Nm of torque. The vehicle has a 0-100Km/h acceleration in 7 seconds and 220 km/h top speed.
- The 4.5-Litre TD V8 4WD engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, and it can produce 232 horsepower and 615Nm of torque. The vehicle has a 0-100Km/h acceleration in 9.8 seconds and 210 km/h top speed.
The SUV has Multi-terrain select (5-mode) that can be switched using a dial type switch to select the best suited terrain mode for maximum traction. The drive mode include snow, snow, mud, dirt, rock When the Crawl Control is activated, the Auto mode is automatically selected along with the Active Traction Control to assure complete control of the vehicle with the motorists of all levels to enjoy a secure ride.
The Kinetic Suspension Systems for Off-road driving allows the tires to stay in contact with the ground even when the vehicle is driven on rough surfaces like rocks. This ensures a stable and safe drive with maximum traction for a smooth ride. Besides assisting off-road, the KDSS also extends support for on-road driving by suppressing body rolls, steady ride during cornering, and a superior steering stability.
Safety and Driver-Assistance Technologies
The all-new Toyota Land Cruiser does not compromise on the safety of the occupants as it comes equipped with Toyota Safety Sense package. To enhance the driving experience and assistance to the motorist, the SUV provides state-of-the-art driver-assistance technologies.
Here are some prominent safety features and driver-assistance systems that are provided by the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser.
- Brake Assist (BA),
- Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
- Active Traction Control (ATRC)
- Pre-Collision System (PCS)
- Blind Spot Monitor & Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Alert
Price of the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser in the UAE
The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser is a full-sized SUV that is now available in the UAE in seven trim levels. The SUV boasts a muscular design, innovative technologies, and safety features that ensure a smooth driving experience. The starting price of the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser AED 215,900, and it can increase up to AED 330,000 depending on the technologies, and trim levels that are opted.