Toyota has given the Land Cruiser 70 Series a facelift and one of the car`s highlights is the introduction of a three-door version with a shorter wheelbase. This new addition available in the United Arab Emirates, Japan and Australia, brings back the essence of the Land Cruiser with some updates. The 70 Series now stands alongside the five-door 76 Series offering enthusiasts an off-road focused choice.
When it comes to its design, the exterior maintains a classic yet refreshed appearance. It includes LED headlights, indicators, a bumper with chrome elements and distinctive taillights. The UAE spec model comes in grey, beige, metallic silver or white colors, featuring 16 inch-alloy wheels as well. All these elements combine to create a Land Cruiser that honors its heritage while meeting adventure requirements.
Off Road Capability in a Compact Package
The three-door 70 Series measures 4,235 mm (166.7 inches) in length, making it 640 mm (25.2 inches) shorter than its five-door counterpart. This compact size, combined with a ladder frame base makes the 70 Series a potent choice for off-road enthusiasts, boasting a wider stance compared to the Toyota Yaris Cross.
Step inside the 70 Series and you will find an interior that beautifully combines adventure and luxury. The seats are adorned with stylish tan (Chamois) nubuck and synthetic leather upholstery, creating a sophisticated ambiance. Taking center stage is a 9.0-inch LCD display that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for connectivity during your explorations.
Practicality Meets Style
With seating for five occupants, the interior strikes the balance between practicality and style. The spacious cabin ensures that both drivers and passengers can enjoy every journey comfortably. Enhanced safety features like Lane Departure Assist and Pre-Collision System are part of the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), further adding to your peace of mind on the road.
Engine – Dynamic V6 Performance
Beneath the hood of the 70 Series lies a 4.0-liter V6 24V Dual VVT i (1GR FE) engine. With its output of 228 horsepower (170 kW / 231 PS) and torque of 360 Nm (266 lb-ft), this gasoline engine ensures performance both on and off the road. Its strength is channeled through an operating 6-speed Super ECT transmission and a capable 4WD system providing all the muscle needed for exciting adventures.
Technology – Modern Conveniences
When it comes to technology features there are no compromises with the offerings of the 70 Series. The 9.0-inch LCD screen not only provides connectivity but also includes advanced safety features, like pre collision detection, lane departure warning and adaptive high beam headlights. These features greatly enhance the driving experience by ensuring that technology complements the capabilities of the Land Cruiser.
Prices – Off Road Excellence with a Price Tag
An adventure awaits for those who choose to own the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series. In the United Arab Emirates, you can find the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series Hardtop 3-Door available in a trim with prices starting from AED 169,900 ($46,300 based on current exchange rates). To give you an idea of pricing differences, the five-door version starts at AED 179,900 ($49,000) while pricing for the single cab pickup has yet to be announced for this region.
Final Impressions – A Trio of Land Cruiser Mastery
Combining timeless heritage with adventure, Toyota introduces the 70 Series Land Cruiser that expertly blend tradition and innovation. The 70 Series adds a dimension to the famous car`s legacy with its three-door design and outstanding off-road capabilities. Whether you’re navigating city streets or conquering desert dunes, the 2024 Land Cruiser 70 Series showcases Toyota`s dedication to crafting vehicles that transcend time and embrace the spirit of exploration in every journey.