2022 Toyota Land Cruiser Design Overhaul Is Happening

The legendary 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser will be redesigned for the next year. This SUV is known for its top-notch off-road capability and excellent construction. Besides great exterior design, the Land Cruiser SUV also features a longer list of standard equipment.

The cabin is modern but not techy as rivals like the Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac Escalade. However, Land Cruiser has it owns uniqueness and it includes full-time 4-wheel drive, a terrain-select system, and Crawl Control.

2022 Toyota Land Cruiser front

Which Lexus Model Is the Same as a 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser?

The outside design of the next-generation 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser will be boxy like before. As you probably know, this model shares plenty of similarities with its Lexus LX 570 sibling. Basically, the new model will mirror some styling cues from the past models. The only visible updates include a more attractive trapezoidal grille and LED lighting. Design is very similar to that on other recent Toyota vehicles. The more changes can also be found on the back. Unlike the other models in the same class that comes with a single liftgate, Land Cruiser features a clamshell design where the top and bottom portions lift and fold.

The Heritage Edition will drastically change the look of this SUV. This model will get a unique grille, vintage badges, and black side mirrors with dark chrome accents. While the regular Land Cruiser rides on 18-inch alloy wheels, the Heritage Edition is available with BBS forged-aluminium-alloy wheels.

2022 Toyota Land Cruiser cabin

Interior Layout

The upcoming 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser will keep the same layout inside. This model has 3-row/8-passenger interior and it uses high-quality materials. Basically, expect the same upscale feel like in the Sequoia SUV.

The dashboard still dominates and we can see the same 9-inch touch screen. Also, bellow screen are controls for the 4-zone climate-control system and silver knobs for the audio system. However, if you opt for the 2-row Heritage Edition, you will get a contrast bronze stitching on the seats and better techs.

Engine Specs

The upcoming 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser is the SUV that will come with the same powertrain and transmission. Interestingly, the manufacturer didn’t change and add any mechanical improvements to this model. Like before, the latest 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser will use the same 5.7-litre V8 powertrain that uses an 8-speed automatic transmission.

This powertrain can deliver 381-horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. If you didn’t know, this SUV is a great off-road performer. Besides, towing is acceptable and Land Cruiser can tow up to 8,100 pounds. If you need to pull more than that, consider the Ford Expedition as an ideal alternative. This model can tow up to 9,350 pounds.

2022 Toyota Land Cruiser side

Is the New 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser Cost More?

We think that the 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser will keep the same pricing. Basically, the new model will bring a couple of improvements. With a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $86,640, including a $1,325 destination charge, you can get a base model.

However, jumping to limited-edition Heritage Edition price will go higher $88,970. We must add that this is Toyota’s most expensive model. Compared to models in the same class, such as Mercedes-Benz GLS, BMW X7, and Lincoln Navigator, the Toyota Land Cruiser is more costly. Toyota will introduce this model next year at some of the events.

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