The fifth generation of Prado model arrives on the market in the form of 2017 Toyota Prado. Almost seven full years, Toyota Prado looks unchanged as a part of company’s offer. The most recent changes, this Toyota SUV was passed in the segment drive unit. It was promoted and extended engine offer. For the very survival of a hot SUV market, 2017 Toyota Prado arrives with significant design changes and lots of modern systems.
2017 Toyota Prado Changes
Model went through facelift stage in 2013. In the meantime, Toyota has introduced the audience Prado Altitude model. According to the company, this model, which is only four years in the offer, presented future Prado SUV. 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado still belongs to mid-size SUV class. The vehicle will again be offered in several versions. Trim levels are GX, Kakadu, and VX. The biggest change, as regards design, refer to the front of the vehicle. 2017 Prado redesign will include changes to the grille, front bumper, reshaped hood, restyle headlights and front fenders. New alloy wheels and new body colors are also novelty. It is assumed that the prototype seen 2016 Toyota Prado Altitude model will be fully mapped to the new generation Prado models. In fact, the greatest impact on the design of the new Prado will have the Prado Kakadu combined with the XV version of the Toyota Land Cruiser model.
Given the experience of previous, less aggressive look of the front part of the vehicle would be a big plus for the company and the model itself. 2017 Toyota Prado, thanks to the influence of special trim levels have widened the list standard equipment. New infotainment system, with new touch-screen. New luxury cabin of 2017 Prado new will have high-end features like tilt-and-slide moon-roof, leather upholstery, rain-sensing wipers and three-zone climate control.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Specs and Price
Unlike designing cues, the engine is not feature, which will be taken from Altitutde and Kakadu models. Toyota has decided that a new generation Prado model fitted to improved powertrain. It is a 2.8 L four-cylinder unit making 174 hp (130 kW) and 331 lb-ft (450 Nm) of torque. The engine will be combined with a six-speed manual or six-speed Super ECT automatic gearbox. Upgraded engine replaced the 3.0 L hitherto greatly improved the EPA rating and the emission of harmful gases.
The price of Toyota Prado 2017 model has not yet been officially confirmed. Since the model is expected to take a number of new elements from the Altitude models, and the price could be higher for $ 2,000 to $ 5,000. It has been speculated that price will be between $60,000 – $70,000. More information is expected in the near future, as some reports state the end of the year 2016 as the time of the start of sales of this model. This would mean that we are presenting 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is expected in the autumn 2016.