2016 Toyota Land Cruiser

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser comes with revisions in front fenders, front fascia, lighting elements, eight speed automatic instead six speed, changes came at very slow pace. Weighs around 5926 pounds, door latches to meet up environment demand, sufficient leg room, head room is litte bit short, high floor makes better clearance, spacious second row, third row suitable for childrens, all seats covered up with leather interior surfaces.

5.7 liter V-8 produces 281 horsepower, 401 lb-ft of torque, with eight speed automatic takes 5.7 seconds to touch 60 mph, brake torque technique is good for best launch, four wheel drive and limited slip differential splits torque 40 at front axle and 60 to rear axle, which gets changed as per need. Wheelspin gets controlled by Active Traction Control, different modes available to use for specific type of terrain as Mogul, Downhill Assist, Hill Start Assist, Multi Terrain. Steering gets slight heavier at cornering while operates smooth on straight road. With hard pedal takes 184 to stop from 70 mph. Side oscillation can be cancelled using Trailer Sway Control stability system. EPA is 13 and 18 mpg on city and highway respectively.

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser equipped with 9 inch touch screen having Siri Eyes voice recognition, 11.6 inch screen for rear seats.
JBL audio 14 speakers, Qi wireless charging pad, Safety assist comes in form of pedestriant detection, automatic emergency braking, pre collision warning. lane departure warning, radar based active cruise control, automatic high beams. Option available to switch from active and standard cruise control. Add ons available wireless headphones($80), all weather floor mates($250), cargo net($49).

Toyota can half prove with technology and better interior but that is not all buyers look for.

Starting Price $84,820
Vehicle Type 4 door hatchback, front engine, 4 wheel drive
Engine DOHC 32-valve V-8, port fuel injection
Transmission 8-speed automatic, manual shifting mode
Horsepower 381 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque 401 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Displacement 346 cu in
Wheelbase 112.2 in
Length 194.9 in
Width 77.9 in
Height 74 in
Curb weight 5926 lb
Passenger volume 141 cu ft
Cargo volume 16 cu ft
0-60 mph 6.7 secs.
0-100 mph 17.6 secs.
Top speed 130 mph
Rolling start (5-60 mph) 7.1 secs.
Top gear(30-50 mph) 3.9 secs.
Top gear(50-70 mph) 5.1 secs.
Braking (70-0 mph) 184 ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 13/18 mpg
C/D observed 14 mpg
Pros solid, better equipped
Cons low fuel economy, pricey