New 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser – Release Date, Diesel, Prado

There is only one trim level, but it is enough for an iconic off-road crossover. The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser is going to be better than ever. At Frankfurt Motor Show we saw the first concepts of the upcoming vehicle. Now, we can see spy shots in Australia. The ute will definitely bring diesel engine for non-US markets.

The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser is the longest-serving nameplate in Toyota. The first vehicles with this name were launched in 1951. Now, almost seven decades later, it is a legendary crossover with superb specs. With many fans all around the world, Toyota will have to give more information about release date, interior, diesel, and price. Also, the new Land Cruiser will get a special Prado version as well.

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Redesign and Changes

The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser will bring the last redesign before the SUV hits new generation. So, the most changes until it happens will come next season.

The exterior of the LC is not suffering big changes. Dimensions are the same and this big SUV is pretty agile for its size. Furthermore, all parts of it are very functional, so the 4×4 off-road adventure gets it full impression. Grille could be narrower for 2019 Land Cruiser, according to spy photos. But, this is a minor change and exact look we will see at the debut.

Interior of the new Toyota Land Cruiser 2019

While we can easily recognize the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser from outside, inside is whole different story. Layout and dashboard are the same. But everything else is either new or updated. Gauges, seats, details, upholstery can get a refresh. Upgrade of the infotainment system is certain. Toyota always follow modern trends. So, many hi-tech features are part of the offer. Navigation, Apple CarPlay, and possible wireless internet are clearly on the way for the new Toyota LC.

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Interior

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Engine and Specs

Under the hood of the ute is a huge 5.7-liter V-8 engine. Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, it sends 380 hp to all wheels. No other configuration is possible. The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser can also produce 400 pound-feet of torque. Crawl Control, KDSS, and terrain selection mode are standard assist features.

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Diesel

Another option for the upcoming 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser will be a Duramax diesel unit. It will probably be a 2.8-liter powertrain. To achieve necessary amount of power, the engine gets a turbocharger. This combo is going to be good for at least 250 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque. Diesel Land Cruiser off-road SUV will probably hit the US market next season.

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser engine

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a sibling that comes overseas. This model never stepped into North American soil. Situation is not going to change with next model. However, with plenty of fans in Europe and Asia, the LC Prado has its future.

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Price

The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser is a high-end crossover with price of around $85,000. Good thing is that can’t go more expensive than that. Only one model of the SUV is available for purchase, and additions are pretty modest, since the vehicle is packed with the latest equipment and accessories.

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