Like most off-road vehicles in common, the name Land Cruiser has a long history that stretches since World War II. It was widely used as a military vehicle at the time. Over time, the notoriously tough car that turns into a super-capable family car, where the home range above the average of the other cars. Now, 2017 Toyota Prado has its time to reign.
In 1984, the development of Toyota Prado began. The design is modeled on the basis of the Land Cruiser. It’s just different target markets with the basic model, the Prado is positioned one level below the Land Cruiser and machines used have lower specs. 2010 Toyota Prado TXL himself introduced to the Asian public to replace the predecessor to hit the market from 2003 to 2009.
Ergonomics dashboard of 2017 Toyota Prado looks quite attractive with the button layout is neat but a little big. For those of you with large-sized fingers can operate it easily. A 9-inch LCD monitor outcomes camera as a back, side, and front helped paired in the center console. Underneath, there is a climate control AC setting accompanied with audio controls and setting off-road. The color scheme is applied in the form of a mixture of two-tone dark plastic and silver trim cons. There is also some wood ornaments given a touch panel for adding luxury image.
The exterior of the 2017 Toyota Prado
In terms of exterior appearance of the new Prado is a clear evolution of its predecessor model, The dimensions have increased, increased length 80mm, width 10mm increases while the height has decreased by 15mm. It gives the appearance Prado burly, manly and macho and sleeker with a bottom panel that is able to reduce the number of 0.35Cd aerodynamics. A new three-dimensional grille, headlights and bonnet plump teardrop creating modern facial aesthetics. At the rear, a succession LED stop lamp is provided along with a spoiler.
Engine and Performance of 2017 Toyota Prado
If a Land Cruiser equipped with gasoline engines and diesel V8, but this does not apply to the Prado. Prado’s predecessor sold with two types of engines, the 2.7 liter petrol and 3.0 liter diesel. Whereas this time, the diesel version is removed and is provided with a 2TR-FE petrol engine capacity of 2.7 liter configured 4-cylinder 16 valve DOHC. The same engines which are also used on the Toyota Fortuner is only capable of delivering a power of 160 HP at engine speed of 5200 RPM and maximum torque of 246 Nm at 3600 RPM. The engine is mated with a 6 speed automatic transmission. Power generated is distributed to four wheels system, 60:40 to the rear axle and rear under normal conditions, and change the ratio of the time needed if a tire slip. You can not avoid the temptation of 2017 Toyota Prado.