But the absense of the KDSS and a rear diff lock is noticeable when attempting looser, slushier surfaces, and bigger angles. You can’t drive very far these days without seeing one of these. The 2.4 L turbocharged diesel engine with 71 kW (97 PS; 95 hp) and 240 N·m (180 lb·ft) high torque unit was installed. The GX uses practically identical body panels and V8 engine. [B4] This is a driver assist feature only and should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices. Toyota says the diesel engine, which replaces the outgoing 3.0-litre model, features a new turbocharger which is 30 per cent smaller, allowing it to spool up 50 per cent faster, facilitating a reduction in engine capacity and fuel consumption.
All GXL models received a seven-inch sat-nav as standard. Europe In Europe, the J150 Prado is designated Land Cruiser LC3, LC4, and LC5, depending on the equipment levels. In some markets, commercial van variants, based on the short-wheelbase chassis are available. The driver’s seat, while offering lumbar support, isn’t particularly comfortable either. Press hard on the brakes on the dirt or on a loose surface results in good performance.
Economy ratings stand at 8.0L/100km for automatic and 7.9L/100km for the manual. The dash board was replaced with a new design with minor changes to suspension, brakes, and trim details. The area into which the vehicle is to be driven must be visually monitored by the driver. [P1] Recommended Retail Price (RRP) excludes dealer delivery, statutory charges and metallic paint. Those third row seats fold flat when not in use – and this is a feature we really like in that you’re left with a clear 742-litres of cargo space.#5 New diesel engineIn 2015 the Prado was updated with a new generation 2.8-litre four cylinder turbodiesel engine.