The current generation of the legendary off-roader has been around for years, so it’s no wonder that there are plenty of rumors about the redesign that have been circulating around for some time. Latest reports suggest that the new generation will come with some pretty interesting novelties, such as hybrid powertrain.
Still, it looks like the new generation is still in an early stage of development and that the current version will carry on for another year or two. It will continue with a familiar styling, which has been updated a few years ago. Count the same engines in the offer and a pretty similar list of standard equipment.
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Redesign
The redesign of the famous model is finally near. Latest reports suggest that the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 will be reserved for a smaller version of the famous SUV, which is currently known as the Prado on most markets. It is a mid-size SUV and the new model should continue with similar dimensions. Still, count on completely new mechanics, based on a new architecture. Latest reports suggest that the new 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 will be a joint venture of Toyota and Subaru, though it is unclear how the Subaru model will look like. Of course, count on a new styling as well, though it is still early to talk about details.
Meanwhile, the current generation will carry on with a familiar styling, which was updated recently, with the second facelift of the current generations. It includes a new front end, with new headlights, grille, bumper etc. On the other side, the rear has remained practically the same.
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Interior
One of the biggest drawbacks of the current generation is its outdated interior design. It definitely can’t hide its 10-years old design. Hard plastics are all around, while the dashboard looks quite boxy. Still, we must say that the current generation offers a pretty long list of standard equipment, especially in terms of safety features. A famous Safety Sense suite is standard across the whole range of model.
After the soon redesign, the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 will come with a lot of improvements in this aspect. We expect to see a completely new dashboard layout, with new style and much more use of refined, soft-touch materials. Also, we expect to see a little bit more functional cabin, with more space in back seats compared to the current model.
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Engine
When it comes to the engines, we expect to see same units in the offer. That means several engines in the offer. One of the most common units is a well-known 2.8-liter turbodiesel, which is good for about 180 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. Also, there are two familiar gasoline units in the offer. In most countries, base versions are equipped with a 2.7-liter gasoline engine, which is good for about 160 horsepower. there is also a familiar 4.0-liter V6, which delivers 278 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
For the next generation, many experts coutn on a hybrid powertrain. Most likely, it will be a plug-in hybrid system, based on a familiar 3.5-liter V6 engine. However, we still don’t know details.
When to expect a redesigned 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300?
At this point, it is hard to say when exactly 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 is going to arrive. At this point, most reports offer a rough estimation of the next year. We are pretty sure that more details will be known in the next few months. Same goes for the price, which will probably be higher compared to the current model, due to a hybrid powertrain.