The market should become richer for one more Toyota’s SUV, the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid. There is no doubt that this new SUV is an excellent vehicle and it can also be proud of a good fan base, but nothing is perfect, so neither is this brand which has certain problems. There has been some constant issues such as high gas intake. With this new Land Cruiser, it is expected that the company will make some changes and provide improvements, so the problems should end soon. Based on some viable sources , Toyota plans to release a brand new hybrid configuration.
Exterior of the 2017 Land Cruiser will be redesigned and enhanced. The design will be improved in both the front and the rear fascia. This 8-years old Cruiser will get a bold design characterized by large grille with horizontal slats which strech to a pair of redesigned headlights. The hood, the bumper, and the front fenders will also be new. According to some rumors, the buyers will be able to order the Land Cruiser with a less rugged-looking front fascia, with a deeper bumper and a thin strip of chrome trim.
This model will get brand new LED taillamps and also a revised rear bumper. It will also get new door grips, a new alloy wheel design and paint colors. Setup changes in this department of this model will certainly provide better aerodynamics.
Interior wise, the 2017 Land Cruiser will get an improved material design. It means that it will have a natural leather upholstery, similarity color design and also a new setup of the dashboard. This model will probably be equipped with a brand new touchscreen infotainment system, with modern tool cluster with a configurable TFT show screen. There could also be an integrated blind area monitoring, black traffic indication and emergency situation street separation.
According to some viable sources, the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will probably have a hybrid drivetrain, along with a base model. The base model will probably be powered with a 5.7-liter DOHC 32-Valve V-8 engine which has the capability to produce about 381 hp and 401 pound-feet of torque. It is also believed that this model will come with some improvements in terms of the fuel consumption and fuel economy. Many suggest that the company will probably mount a Lithium-ion Kwh battery with the same V-8 hauling competency.
The Cruiser could also be offered with a new 2.8-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, but only in selected markets. This engine is launched in the 8-gen Hilux, and it is capable to make 174 hp and 331 pound-feet of torque, while the Hilux buyers can choose between a 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid Price and release date
It is still unknown when will the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser be released, but it might appear towards the end of 2015. For the 2017 Land Cruiser hybrid version we might have to wait until 2017. The price is also still unknown, but it could be around $70,000 .