The new for 2017 Toyota Prado details have been released by Toyota, the main changes are different engines; they have borrowed the engine from the Hilux pickup – a 2.8 liter turbo diesel.
2017 Toyota Prado release date
The updated Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUV will debut in summer 2016
Release date: summer 2016
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2017 Toyota Prado redesign
Pictures released on the internet show that the Prado has undergone quite a make-over, with styling changes to the exterior, revised interior and a different line of power-plants. The new car will also be bigger than the outgoing model.
In addition, the new model has redesigned fenders, lights and grille.
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2017 Toyota Prado dimensions
The new Prado will also be bigger; 45 mm longer, meaning an overall length of 4805 mm, 10 mm wider, meaning 1905 mm width, but significantly, it will be 20 mm lower, down to 1825 mm.
2017 Toyota Prado equipment
According to rumors, the new Prado will get a rear view camera, heated steering wheel and a system for monitoring the blind spots, even on the base model.
The dashboard incorporates an integrated color display for the media system, and the center console has been redesigned around the gear lever.
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2017 Toyota Prado engines
Rumors also suggest that the engine will be a 2.8 liter turbo diesel, producing 160 BHP but with 295 lb/ft of torque, this will replace the current 9but outdated) 3.0 liter.
The engine will come from the Hilux pickup.
Among other things, the new Land Cruiser in power units line received a 3-L diesel engine with a power of 190 horsepower, 2.7-L 165-strong petrol engine and 282 HP 4-liter gasoline counterpart.
From informal sources, it is known that a couple of the new diesel powertrain can be equipped with seriously modified six-speed automatic gearbox.
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