Hummer H2 vs Toyota Land Cruiser Comparison

Toyota and Hummer are well known brands in the world for producing powerful, reliable, and durable cars. In the Toyota lineup Toyota Land Cruiser is the legendary and best seller in the SUV category, also Toyota is the best seller in pick-ups, hatchbacks, and sedans which have been around for many years.

The Land Cruiser and the Hummer H2 differ in every aspect like engine, interior, exterior, and performance.

In 1951 the Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced while the Hummer H2 was introduced in 2002, therefore, the Toyota Land Cruiser has been around for many more years compared to the Hummer H2.

N.B: Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricing as of January 2023.

Hummer H2Toyota Land Cruiser
Capacity/Doors5 doors / 5-7 seater5 doors/ 5-8 seater
Torque495 Nm - 563 Nm427 Nm - 544 Nm
Top Speed120 Kph180 Kph
0-100 km/h9.1 sec7.1 sec - 12.8 sec
Max Power316 hp – 393 hp381 hp - 437 hp
Engine3.7L – 6.2L3.4L – 3.5L
Fuel Tank Capacity121L100L
Key FeaturesTri-zone climate controls, tilt

leather-wrapped, cruise control,

8-way power front seats, steering

wheel with radio controls
Heated/Ventilated Front

Seats, Moonroof, Three-

Zone Climate Control,

Rear-Seat Controls
Fuel Consumption3.8 Km/L – 5 Km/L6.5 Km/L – 11.5 Km/L
Length x Width x Height4.85×2.12×2.03 m4.98×1.98×1.92 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 12,910 - USD 61,610USD 6,610 – USD 176,620

Interior & Exterior Comparison

Hummer H2

(a) Cabin Storage

The interior of H2 has a spacious cabin and is more fashionable with a better fit and finish. Very easy to access dashboard features available inside the cabin. There are several storage booths in the cabin used for storing items such as handbags, beverages, smartphones, etc.; these include, door pockets, a center box, and glove box.

The interior of H2 was recently upgraded with most of the hard plastics being replaced with soft to the touch materials.

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Depending on seat configuration, the H2 can accommodate four to seven passengers due to the introduction of the optional 2nd-row captain seats. Tall passengers may struggle in the rear seats due to limited rear legroom and also the optional third-row seat is even worse with respect to legroom.

(b) Cargo Space

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The Hummer H2 cargo space is very small, especially when the third-row seat is occupied. If need arises for extra space, the third-row seat can be folded aside to unleash an 86 .6 cubic feet of cargo space. If the third-row seat is in use you are left with a 40 cubic feet cargo capacity. Prepare yourself to be exhaustively disappointed when carrying cargo when all seats are in use.

Exterior

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The H2’s exterior resembles that of the Honda Crossroad but Hummer H2 is bigger than Honda Crossroad. The front appearance is not very attractive but it catches attention when it passes anywhere due to its large size. In general, its exterior looks are trying to explain that the Hummer is a fully practical vehicle that can go anywhere.

Toyota Land Cruiser

(a) Cabin Storage

The Land Cruiser’s interior kept evolving by generation. The latest model has a cockpit that looks aggressive with a well-designed cluster and an advanced infotainment system. The overall cabin is attractive and roomy which provides luxury and more comfort when driving whether off-road or on-road.

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There are numerous storage compartments inside the cabin for storing items such as beverages, handbags, goggles, smartphones, and coins. In the first-row, you will find a glovebox, door panel storage, two cup holders, and a center box while in the second-row, you will find a front seat jacket pocket, a fold cup holder, and door storage panel.

(b) Cargo Space

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Behind its 3rd–row the Land Cruiser has 16.1 cubic feet of cargo space, with the 3rd-row seats folded you get 41.4 cubic feet, and with all rear seats folded 82.8 cubic feet. That’s massive for a large luxury SUV.

Exterior

In each model or generation, the Land Cruiser’s exterior appearance looks different but the latest generation series has a superb and attractive or looks compared to the preceding generation. Its facial is well-designed and attached well with a front grille which boasts its superior looks.

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Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Hummer H2

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(a) Engine & Performance

The Hummer H2 comes fitted with two engine options; a 6.0L V8 fitted on 2002–07 models and a 6.2L V8 fitted on 2008–09 models that attached to either a 4L60E four-speed automatic for 2002–2004 models, a 4l65E four-speed automatic for 2005-2007 models or a 6L80E six-speed automatic for 2008–2009 models. The Hummer H2 from 2002 – 2003 comes fitted with 6.0L Vortec V8 generates 316 hp at 5200 rpm and takes 10.9 sec to reach 0-60 Kph while the H2 from 2004 – 2007 fitted with 6.0L Vortec V8 generated a 325 hp at 5200 rpm and reach 0-60 Kph for 10.7 sec and the Hummer H2 powered with 6.2L Vortec V8 from 2008 – 2009 generated a 393 hp at 5700 rpm and gain 0-60 Kph for 9.1 sec. Also, it’s available in both automatic and manual transmission.

(b) Fuel Consumption

The H2’s fuel consumption is around 3.8 km/l – 5km/l.

Toyota Land Cruiser

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(a) Engine & Performance

The latest Land Cruiser is powered by only three optional V6 engines available both in diesel and petrol. The engines are; the 4.0L 1GR-FE, the twin-turbo 3.4L (V35A-FTS) V6 petrol engine, and the twin-turbo 3.3L (F33A-FTV) V6 diesel engine. These engines are mated to a six-speed automatic for the 4.0L 1GR-FE, or a ten-speed AWR10L65 automatic for a 3.3L FJA300/3.4L VJA300.

The preceding generation of the Land Cruiser J200 series was powered by 4.0L 1GR-FE V6, 4.6L 1UR-FE V8, 4.7L 2UZ-FE V8, 5.7L 3UR-FE V8 petrol engine, and 4.5L 1VD-FTV turbocharged V8 diesel engine. These engines are linked to a six-speed automatic, eight-speed automatic, five-speed automatic, or five-speed manual transmission.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Depending on the model and year of manufacture the Land Cruiser‘s fuel economy is around 7.5 km/l to 11.2km/l.

Final Verdict

Toyota Land Cruiser is a capable full-size SUV with comfort and enough power, while the same can be said of the Hummer H2 with regards to comfortability, but in power they are almost parallel.

The Land Cruiser and the Hummer H2 are some of those vehicles that are boundless in almost every aspect. Both have comfortability and good performance but the latest Land Cruiser model is way ahead with regards to cargo space, comfortability, and performance. The Hummer H2 has a large fuel tank capacity which reduces trips to the fuel filling station while the Land Cruiser comes with a 100L tank.

The Land Cruiser and the Hummer H2 are reliable and competent. Out of the two, the Land Cruiser is family-friendly and more practical the same as the Hummer H2. Both vehicles the Land Cruiser and the Hummer H2 status speak for themselves.

We hope this review will serve as a valuable guidance in helping you making an informed choice towards buying either one of these models covered.
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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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