Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is one of the popular brands produced by Japanese Car Maker Toyota. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has been the popular brand in the Tanzanian SUV market since its launch. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a Suburban and full-size 4WD vehicle in the Land Cruiser range. Also, Prado may be referred to as Land Cruiser LC70, LC90, LC120, and LC150 depending on the platform. It is known simply as the Toyota Prado in some markets. Prado is not part of the Land Cruiser range In North America. Toyota Prado has two-speed transfer boxes, ladder-frame chassis, and rear beam axles.
The J150, J120 and J90 platforms have front independent suspension while the J70 platform has a front beam axle. Every car has its chassis code, and chassis code differs from one model to another. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has the following Chassis Codes: J70, J90, J120, and J150, all of these show the generation of the cars. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has four generations to now. The first generation J70 produced from 1990 to 1996, the second generation J90 from 1996 to 2002, the third-generation J120 from 2002 to 2009 and the current generation, which is the fourth generation J150 from 2009 to present.
Car lovers around the world welcomed the fourth generation (present generation) of Toyota Prado in 2009. The fourth-generation vehicles are available in 5 or 3 doors options. The idea of driving has changed by the selection switch of the multi-terrain. It is equipped with six different cameras in six separate positions. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is available in Grey Metallic, Greyish Blue Metallic, Black, Silver Metallic and White Pearl CS colors.
ENGINE & PERFORMANCE
The Fourth Generation model’s engine is not so different from the third generation Prado. It is equipped with a 2693 cc petrol engine. For the 5-speed automatic transmission, Toyota changed gear ratio and other components to make the vehicles even more fuel-efficient. Some of the model codes from this generation are: CBA-GRJ150W, CBA- TRJ150W, LDA-GDJ150W, and 2693 cc Petrol (2TR-FE). Also, Prado comes with a very powerful 3.0L I-4 engine but is affordable only to a few people.
Prado is the most capable and large SUV in the Tanzanian soil, and has all the latest technologies available in a luxury car. The 7-seater Prado is a completely built unit from Toyota’s plant in Japan. Prado has features like: a permanent four-wheel drive, 5-speed auto-transmission, height control mechanism, Electronic Modulated Suspension, and a 3-zone air conditioning. Based on the stress exerted on the wheels, the central differential distributes power to all wheels. The electronic air suspension equipped on the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado absorbs anything that comes its way. The 4-link type suspension with a double-wishbone at the front and with a lateral rod at the rear, adopts Toyota Electronic Modulated Suspension (TEMS) system. This gives the driver an option to switch between low, normal, and high modes employing a switch on the console.
DESIGN & INTERIOR
The interiors are no less than those of a luxury car. It has comfortable seats and room for passengers of all sizes. The dashboard is nicely designed to provide convenience to the driver. All gauges are easy to read and controls are easy to operate. It is awkward to get in but once you get seated in the seat, you get a commanding view of the road and exemplary feel of the ergonomically designed cockpit.
Also, the spare parts and its accessories can easily be accessed by visiting our Auto Parts Website. You can shop whatever you want for your Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and other car models.
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