Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 4.0 V6 5dr 249hp review
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a mid-size SUV with construction body-on-frame. Along with this it represents somewhat undersized variant of large Toyota Land Cruiser. In the range of Toyota SUVs, Prado is between Land Cruiser/Sequoia and Highlander/FJ Cruiser, and also on the level with 4Runner.
In North America, the Prado it is not part of the Land Cruiser range; the Toyota 4Runner replaces the Prado with basic trim while the rebadged Lexus GX occupies the Prado's position in luxury trim. The GX uses practically identical body panels and V8 engine.
Appearing in 2002, the third generation Prado has revised front suspension to improve reliability. Development began in 1997 and design work in 1998, with the winning proposal originating from Lance Scott of the Toyota ED2 design studio in France in late 1999.
The engines for Toyota Prado are similar to HiLux, but have some differences: I4 2TR and 3RZ, 3.4-liter V6 5VZ, 4-liter 1GR, 4.6-liter V8 1UR. There are also some diesel engines, such as 3-liter 1KD and 1KZ. Here all the necessary information on the engines Land Cruiser Prado has been gathered. You can know their specs, problems, malfunctions and repair, tuning, performance upgrades, oil type and capacity and a lot of other things. More specs and user manual of Toyota Prado 4.0 you can see in next overview.
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 4.0 V6 5dr 249hp specifications
Model: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
Body type SUV
The number of doors 5
Engine and transmission
Torque: 380Nm @3800rpm
Engine type: V6
Valves per cylinder: 4
Curb weight kg 1860
Maximum Weight 2800
The volume of the luggage min/max,L: 193/1850
Chassis and dimensions
Ground clearance, 220 mm
Type Dual front suspension cross triangular lever, cross-stabilizer,
Type rear suspension Longitudinal lever, pull Panara, cross arm, helical spring, telescopic shock absorber
Size 265/65R17 tires
Turning radius, 5.7 m
Power steering Power
Front ventilated disk brakes
Rear brake disk
Fuel tank, L 87