Thursday, December 27, 2012

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado


Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a mid-size four-wheel drive vehicle in the Toyota Land Cruiser range produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Corporation. The Prado is one of the smaller vehicles in the range.
In Europe it is sold as simply the Toyota Land Cruiser LC3, LC4 or LC5 (depending on the generation) or with the number series designation (LC 70, LC 90 and LC 120). In North America it is not part of the Land Cruiser range, being instead sold as the Lexus GX 470, with nearly identical body panels and a V8 engine.
The current Prado is based on Toyota's J150 platform. Previous models were based on the J70, J90 and J120 platforms. All models designated Prado feature front independent suspension, ladder frame and a two-speed transfer case except the J70 which had active diffs front and rear.
The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is available in GX, GXL, VX and Grande spec versions. The GX is the entry level model, while the Grande is the more luxurious version. In most markets it is available with either a 4.0 L petrol V6 or a 3.0 L Diesel engine. In some European countries there are commercial van variants, based on the short-wheelbase chassis.
This generation Prado is offered in the US badged as the 2010 model year Lexus GX 460.
For dual tank configuration vehicles, the fuel tank capacity was reduced from 179 L to 150 L compared to the J120. The removable third row three-seaters of the J120 were replaced by fold-into-floor seats which seat only two people – which is also responsible for a loss of cargo capacity and usable height in the cargo compartment. On the higher end VX and Kakadu models, there are six camera positions enabling viewing to the front and down, to the side both front and rear, and to the rear. The engine remained the same, although the gear change points were altered for maximum fuel economy rather than maximum performance, even in Sports mode.
This model is available with a rear mounted spare tire or under-floor mounted spare wheel, depending on the market. For example, UK market vehicles have the spare wheel mounted under-floor, while in Australia or Argentina the spare wheel is mounted on the rear door. Having the spare wheel mounted on the rear door allows the addition of an auxiliary fuel tank, which is desirable in countries like Australia or Argentina where long distance journeys are common.


Name : Prado Diesel
Car Body Type : SUV
Segment : D+ Segment


Displacement : 2982cc, D4-D
Engine Type : Diesel
Maximum Power : 170 Bhp @ 3400 rpm
Maximum Torque : 410 Nm @ 1600 rpm


Length : 4760 mm
Width : 1885 mm
Height : 1880 mm


Airbag : 7
Parking Sensors : Yes
Fog Lamp : Yes
Traction Control : Yes
EBD : Yes
ABS : Yes
ESP : Yes
Rear Seat Belts : 5


AC : AC (with Climate Control)
Power Windows : Yes
Central Locking : Remote
Remote Boot : Yes
Remote Fuel Filler : Yes
Rear Wiper : Yes
Rear Defogger : Yes
Rear Armrest : With Cup Holder
Steering Adjustment (Rake/Reach) : Yes/Yes
Driver Seat Adjustment : Electric
Music System : Yes, Dash Integrated
Leather Seats : Yes
Door Mirror : Both Side Manual
Tinted Glass : Yes
Rear AC Vent : Yes
Folding Rear Seats : Yes
Sun Roof : Yes
Buttons/Controls on Steering : Yes
Auto Viper : Yes
Auto Headlamp : Yes


Seating Capacity : 7
Tyre Size : 265/60 R18
Suspension : Double Wishbone, Air Suspension
Turning Circle : 5.80 mtrs.
Steering : Tilt
Brakes : Front Ventilated, Rear Disk
Gears : 5 Automatic
Ground Clearance : 220.00 mm
Kerb Weight : 2990.00 kgs.
Fuel Tank : 87.00
Body Color Bumpers : Yes
Tachometer : Yes
Alloys : Yes
ORVM Indicator : Yes
Xenon Headlamps : No
Trip Meter : 2
Headlamp Washer : No

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