Introducing the Toyota Landcruiser 300 series
Toyota has recently confirmed that a new 2022 LandCruiser 300 Series will be released in the fourth quarter of 2021. The 300 Series, carries over the GX, GXL, VX and Sahara levels with redesigns, and will introduce new off-road-focused models, GR Sport and Sahara ZX.
All models are powered by the new 3.3-litre twin-turbo diesel V6 producing 227kW of power and 700Nm of torque, with a combined fuel economy rating at 8.9L/100km, which is more efficient than the 200 Series 4.5 litre twin-turbo diesel V8 with 200 kW and 650Nm.
The standard transmission is a 10-speed automatic, and full-time four-wheel drive with a centre differential lock is standard. Towing capacity across the range is rated at 3500kg braked, or 750kg unbraked, allowing for the transportation of large caravans and more.
With 110 litres of fuel capacity, comprising of an 80-litre main tank, and a 30-litre secondary tank, the 300 Series has more than enough to get you anywhere. Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, a 9.0-inch infotainment touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry, push-button start, 5-seats, automatic LED headlights, and an electronic parking brake. The GXL has the addition of 2 seats, 18-inch wheels, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and multi-terrain selection modes, while the VX and above get a massive list of upgrades.
In terms of safety, all models come standard with autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, as well as adaptive cruise control, lane assist, traffic sign recognition, and automatic high-beam lighting. The GXL and above have the addition of blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. Toyota Connected Services inclusive of an SOS button, collision notification and stolen-vehicle tracking is standard across the range.
For pricing, all are up in the hefty figures. Opening with the GX at $89,990 before on-road costs (up $9117), and range-topping Sahara ZX, priced from $138,790 before on-road costs (a $14,517 increase).
The 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series range will go on sale in Australia between October and December 2021.
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