Toyota Australia has updated specification levels of its mid-tier GXL and VX LandCruiser 200 Series grades, adding increased safety equipment while keeping pricing across the range static.
The 200kW/650Nm 4.5-litre twin-turbodiesel-only GX still kicks things off at $78,190 before on-roads but retains the same level of equipment as before, including five seats, 17-inch wheels, air-conditioning, seven airbags, a four-speaker sound system, cruise control and satellite navigation.
Stepping up to the GXL costs $84,480 and comes with a 227kW/439Nm petrol V8, as well as dual-zone climate control, aluminium side steps and reversing camera.
However, new to the GXL is front and rear parking sensors, a new 4.2-inch colour driver display nestled between the speedometer and tachometer, and leather-accented steering wheel with controls.
new to the GXL is a new 4.2-inch colour driver display nestled between the speedometer and tachometer, and leather-accented steering wheel with controls.
The luxury-orientated VX grade kicks off from $94,980 in V8 petrol form, and gains a suite of safety equipment including blind-spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, surround-view cameras and a low-range-enabled under-vehicle display.
These additions are on top of the carryover automatic LED headlights, leather-accented seats, 18-inch wheels, rain-sensing wipers, moonroof and woodgrain-look interior accents.
Sales of Toyota’s LandCruiser have topped 10,381 units for the first nine months of the year, an 8.4 per cent uptick over the same period in 2017, for a commanding 91.1 per cent share of the sub-$100,000 upper-large SUV market.
The only other competitor in the segment is the Nissan Patrol, which has sold 1010 units year to date.
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