1 LandCruiser Prado Rugged elegance. Go anywhere in style. When you consider the many challenges of a modern lifestyle, dropping the kids at school can Boasting bold, contemporary and head turning style, Prado is also purpose built to give you plenty of 4WD. now be as treacherous as negotiating a mountain muscle to handle the tough stuff and tow heavy pass. Which is why Prado has been designed to loads. All smartly combined with an abundance of provide refined comfort, Rugged dependability intelligent features and outstanding creature and smooth driving, whether in town, off-road comforts to help make sure you'll always arrive safe, or out on the highway. refreshed and relaxed, whatever the destination. Front cover and this page: Kakadu model shown VX model shown Beauty never looked so tough. Kakadu model shown The highly refined exterior lines of Prado have presence on the road.
2 With powerful halogen the roof to smoothly exit behind the vehicle while not occurred by chance. Every element has been headlamps on the GX and GXL and stylish LED the aero-stabilising fins support airflow past the painstakingly designed to serve a specific purpose. headlamps on the VX and Kakadu, the path ahead outer mirrors and rear lights. Even air flowing will be bright even on the darkest nights. through the radiator is carefully deflected to Functionality comes to the fore with a muscled-up reduce turbulence. front-end featuring sophisticated chrome vertical Particular attention has been paid to refining Prado grille bars (VX and Kakadu models only). On the VX aerodynamics. Airflow is efficiently redirected Then should the weather take a turn for the worst, and Kakadu models, the headlamps feature stylish around the front bumper, the tyres and wheel the rain sensing wipers on VX and Kakadu models Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs) to give an assured housings.
3 It's channelled under the car and over will automatically spring into action. Kakadu model shown Find everything at your command. Cast your eyes forward from within Prado, and you'll notice every feature and control has been carefully placed for maximum practicality and visibility. On Kakadu models the centre console incorporates the controls for all off-road functions, so it's easy to select what you need, precisely when you need to. Optitron Combimeter Kakadu model shown Every switch is illuminated to catch your eye in all driving conditions. A Combination Meter presents vital information to drivers in the GX and GXL via twin cylindrical dials that are backlit to provide a precise, three-dimensional appearance. The VX and Kakadu also feature an Optitron Combimeter with enhanced backlighting that incorporates a colour Multi Information Display (MID) that presents four separate zones of information.
4 These include trip information, ride and transmission settings, outside and travel conditions and details of many vehicle operations and drive functions. Gear selector Kakadu automatic model shown Multi-Terrain Monitor Kakadu model shown GXL model shown Comfort to master every situation. Whether in traffic, out in the wild, on holiday or a family weekend away, you'll always be travelling first class in Prado. It begins with Smart Entry and Start system, allowing you to unlock and get going while the key remains in your pocket or bag. Gently grip the premium steering wheel on the GXL, VX and Kakadu, and you'll find the switches for cruise control, audio and phone functions at your fingertips. You'll always stay snug in heated front and second-row seats in the Kakadu and VX. Then when things start heating-up, air-conditioning with a clean-air filter will keep you cool, featuring automatic tri-zone comfort on GXL, VX and Kakadu models, including a separate rear control panel.
5 Smart Entry and Start system Blu-ray Rear Seat Entertainment Kakadu model shown system Kakadu model shown With a minimum of six and a maximum of fourteen speakers, Prado sounds as good as it looks. Experience breathtaking audio quality from CD, radio and your iPod 1, as well as advanced connectivity via Bluetooth 2 with audio streaming or via a USB And all can be operated using simple touchscreen control. Rear passengers in the Kakadu can also enjoy video entertainment provided by the integrated Blu-ray player with a large 9" colour monitor, while listening on wireless headphones. The luxurious touches even extend to a cool box in the Kakadu centre Heated seats controls console with space for four 500ml bottles. Kakadu model shown Centre armrest cupholders Kakadu model shown Kakadu model shown Now go and get rough.
6 When the time comes to farewell the bitumen and head off-road, Prado is built to take you there and safely back again. With Variable Flow Control (VFC) power steering, you'll always have the ideal feel and level of assistance to suit the conditions. The double wishbone front and 5-link rear suspension provide excellent handling stability and comfort even when the going gets rough. The Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) on the VX and Kakadu models hydraulically controls the suspension to provide gentler behaviour. The Adaptive Variable Suspension system (AVS) on the Kakadu also allows you to choose from three modes to dampen the shock absorbers to suit particular driving conditions. You'll also appreciate the advanced off-road assistance of Active Traction Control (A-TRC). Centralised switch module to eliminate wheel spin on slippery surfaces by automatically distributing the power to the tyres with the best grip.
7 When faced with heading up or down steep slopes, Hill-start Assist Multi-Terrain Monitor Control (HAC)4 and Downhill Assist Control (DAC)4, 5 will help reduce rolling backwards or descending too fast and getting out of shape. The Kakadu also features CRAWL Control6 to allow you to maintain a low constant speed on challenging surfaces by automatically and independently controlling both engine power and brake input to each wheel. The Multi- Terrain Select system (MTS)7 is an evolution of the A-TRC function and allows you to select grip assistance according to the terrain. Plus the Rear Differential Lock can be activated to further optimise grip. And keeping you in touch with the situation, the Multi-Terrain Monitor (MTM)7, 8 allows the driver to get a close look at the conditions right around the vehicle.
8 Downhill Assist Control4,5 and Hill-start Assist Control4. Without DAC With DAC With HAC. Stop lamp Easy starting Reduces speed Acceleration Stable hill descent Stop lamp Skidding Insufficient Brake Brake operates engine brake automatically operates force automatically Wheel lock through foot braking The power and the glory. Prado provides you with two great engine options. Both offering all the muscle and finesse you'll ever need to complete your personal mission. The big V69 with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) is a real powerhouse. It pumps out an impressive 207kW and has plenty of pulling power thanks to the 381Nm of torque. All delivered Dual VVT-i litre V6 Petrol engine through a highly responsive 6-speed automatic transmission, with multi-mode to give you the option of manual control.
9 The litre Turbo-diesel delivers a silky smooth 130kW of direct-injected power and an awesome 450Nm of torque, so you'll have the grunt to tackle the muddiest trails. Yet even with such impressive performance, this engine also delivers sufficient fuel efficiency with L/100km for the automatic transmission and for the manual transmission,10,11 or around 1,700km per tank, for the 6-speed manual transmission. litre Turbo-diesel engine Safety throughout. Wherever your Prado takes you, an incredible array of safety features will protect you. The Safe T-Cell' body is designed to take impact from the front, rear and sides. Seven SRS airbags, including full-length side curtain- shield airbags, help provide you with all round protection. The Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) uses electronic sensors in both the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Traction Control (TRC) to help correct any potential oversteer or understeer when cornering, in all driving conditions.
10 Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) automatically Seven SRS airbags Kakadu model shown puts more braking force on the wheels that need it most. In the event of an emergency when rapid braking is called for, Without trailer sway control Brake Assist (BA) will apply extra force to the brakes to help deliver the shortest and safest possible braking distance. Wind The Reversing Camera12 provides clear vision of With trailer sway control what's behind. And the Back Guide Monitor (BGM) on Kakadu also provides on-screen guidelines to help you manoeuvre. Plus the front and rear parking sensors13. Wind Various brake control and engine torque control Blind Spot Monitor Trailer Sway Control signal how close you are to any obstacle. On the open road, the Active Cruise Control (ACC)14 on Kakadu will Blind spot zone With Multi-Terrain ABS automatically keep you a safe distance from traffic ahead.