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Toyota Kluger 2022

The 2022 Toyota Kluger range of configurations is currently priced from $47,650. Our most recent review of the 2022 Toyota Kluger resulted in a score of 8.4 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Managing Editor - Head of Video Matt Campbell had this to say at the time: So, my sister-in-law is sold on the Kluger hybrid, but she’s not going to go for the GX. Like me, she thought it could do with a bit more equipment, though we both reckon the price step-up to the GXL is a painful one.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Matt Campbell liked most about this particular version of the Toyota Kluger: Efficient and usable powertrain, Comfortable drive experience, Enjoyable for the driver

The Toyota Kluger SUV competes with similar models like the Toyota RAV4, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe in the Under $50k category category.

The 2022 Toyota Kluger carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Toyota Kluger is also known as the Toyota Highlander in markets outside Australia.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Price and Specs

The Toyota Kluger 2022 is currently available from $47,650 for the Kluger GX 2WD up to $75,700 for the Kluger Grande Hybrid AWD.

Pricing guides

$61,675
Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
Lowest Price
$47,650
Highest Price
$75,700
Toyota Kluger Model Body Type Specs Price
Grande 2WD SUV 3.5L PULP 8 SP AUTO $68,864
Grande AWD SUV 3.5L PULP 8 SP AUTO $72,777
Grande Hybrid AWD SUV 2.5L Hyb/PULP CVT AUTO $75,400
GX 2WD SUV 3.5L PULP 8 SP AUTO $47,650
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Toyota Kluger 2022 Seats

The driver’s seat is broad and flat in appearance but actually very accommodating and comfortable, no matter what your size. Being a GXL, there’s electrical adjustment including for height and lumbar support, which is a bonus. 

Their tombstone backrest profile also improve the feeling of space and airiness, especially for folks behind. Note, however, that the front passenger seat does not adjust for height – a long-time Toyota fail.

Moving on to the rear seat area, it is clear this is created for kids of all ages. Middle row first. Entry/egress continues to be stupendously easy, on firm yet flat seats that recline a long way to optimise comfort – almost to the point where you can lean in and nap. They also slide forward as far as your legs will allow. Big feet can fit beneath the front seats too – another thoughtful detail.

Thanks to the one-third centre-row split being on the correct kerb rather than dangerous road side, accessing the twin-seat third row only requires that one person and not two people get out first. It’s clearly been designed for right-hand markets like Australia and the UK – which is new to the Kluger universe (though as the Highlander).

Despite the Toyota’s big, boxy proportions, the third row is essentially a kids-only area, really, though adults should be able to handle smaller-distance journeys without too much discomfort. A very low cushion means awkward knees-up seating for longer-legged passengers, but at least there is room underneath the middle row for feet, as well as a reclining backrest to ease a bit of pressure – as long as the middle-seat occupants are willing to slide their seats forward a little.

Exiting is made easy thanks to shoulder-height latches that automatically fold and slide the middle seat portions to allow egress, though their heft might have you wishing for the simple and easy press-and-push button that Hyundai and Kia use for their three-row chariots.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Towing capacity

The Toyota Kluger has maximum towing capacity of 2000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Toyota Kluger Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
GX 2WD SUV 3.5L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
GX AWD SUV 3.5L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
GX Hybrid AWD SUV 2.5L,Hyb/PULP,CVT AUTO 2000kg
GXL 2WD SUV 3.5L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
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Toyota Kluger 2022 Accessories

All Klugers include Toyota's full suite of driver-assist safety systems, as well as seven airbags. 

There are also LED auto on/off headlights, rain-sensing wipers, keyless entry, push-button start, an 8.0-inch touchscreen multimedia system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto support, digital radio, Bluetooth telephony and audio streaming, remote central locking, power windows and 18-inch alloy wheels. And the reverse camera features a cleaning system activated via the rear screen washer switch. Clever. 

Stepping up to the GXL ushers in synthetic leather upholstery instead of the standard cloth coverings, a power-operated tailgate, satellite navigation, powered/heated front seats, three-zone climate control and roof rails.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Colours

New colours are Crystal Pearl, Silver Storm metallic and Eclipse Black mica, along with the carryover Graphite metallic, Atomic Rush red mica, Liquorice Brown mica, Saturn Blue metallic and Galena Blue metallic. 

  • Eclipse Black
  • Crystal Pearl
  • Silver Storm
  • Graphite
  • Atomic Rush
  • Galena Blue
  • Liquorice Brown
  • Saturn Blue
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2022 Toyota Kluger are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1930mm x 1755mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Toyota Kluger 2022 Dimensions  include 1755mm height, 1930mm width, 4966mm length.
Toyota Kluger Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
GX 2WD SUV 1755x1930x4966 mm 208 mm
GX AWD SUV 1755x1930x4966 mm 208 mm
GX Hybrid AWD SUV 1755x1930x4966 mm 208 mm
GXL 2WD SUV 1755x1930x4966 mm 208 mm
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Toyota Kluger 2022 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2022 Toyota Kluger is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Toyota Kluger currently offers fuel consumption from 5.6 to 8.9L/100km. The Toyota Kluger is available with the following fuel types: Hyb/PULP and PULP.

Toyota Kluger Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
GX Hybrid AWD SUV 2.5L,Hyb/PULP,CVT AUTO 5.6L/100km
Grande 2WD SUV 3.5L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.7L/100km
Grande AWD SUV 3.5L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
Grande Hybrid AWD SUV 2.5L,Hyb/PULP,CVT AUTO 5.6L/100km
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Toyota Kluger 2022 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Toyota Kluger 2022 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • I am looking for an auto transmission wagon or SUV, that tows at least 1500kg and does not have a CVT.

    While the CVT is enjoying a bit of a purple patch right now with many car-makers using it for its efficiency benefits, you’re not the only one, Gregg, that doesn’t want to own such a thing. The CVT’s history is littered with failures, although to be perfectly fair, they are a lot better now than they’ve ever been.

    But even if you can accept their reliability track record, some owners will just never take to the CVT’s characteristics of allowing the engine to rev up and have the rest of the vehicle catch up. It can feel very alien and it’s hardly a sporty sensation, either.

    With all that in mind, you probably should start looking at things like the two-wheel-drive versions of something like, say, the Toyota Kluger or Hyundai Santa Fe. Both are available in two-wheel-drive, both have conventional 8-speed automatic transmissions and both can haul a decent load (2000kg and 2500kg respectively). The Toyota even offers a hybrid driveline, but, sadly for buyers like you, that uses a CVT transmission.

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  • I can't find a GCM limit on my Kluger AWD. If we were to tow at close to the maximum... what would our remaining payload be in the Kluger?

    This is a very important issue as exceeding the Gross Combination Mass (GCM) is a distinct possibility in modern vehicles with high towing limits. Even if the towed trailer comes in under the permissible weight limit, if you’re heavily loaded the car towing it, you can easily be outside the GCM limit, leaving yourself open to all sorts of legal and insurance hassles if it goes wrong.

    If you check your owner’s manual, you’ll find that the all-wheel-drive Kluger has a GCM of 4685kg. So, on that basis, you could tow a 1900kg caravan and load the Kluger up to the tune of about 700kg and still be legal. However, that 700kg load in the Kluger includes everything, including the humans. That arithmetic also assumes that the caravan is not carrying a single extra thing that’s not part of the actual van. That includes water in the on-board tank, gas bottles, an extra spare tyre and any other luggage. As you can see, a 1900 caravan, despite the 2000kg towing limit, might have you sailing pretty close to the legislative wind.

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Toyota Kluger 2022 Interior

Vast inside and out, the Kluger is shaped to fit the needs of most families and folk needing seven seats.

Is there an easier vehicle to get in and out of? Wide doors, massive seats and the room to move see to that. Sliding in and getting comfy in reassuringly familiar surroundings has long been this big Toyota’s way.

The chunky dash is still multi-layered in presentation, with a big new floating-style touchscreen and shelf area complete with access to charging ports carrying over. The centre console is wide, housing a massive bin.  Ventilation is easily accessed and controlled.

The instruments are essentially analogue based, but with a similar digitised middle section for additional vehicle functionality, multimedia and GPS data. And the same old cheap plastics abound everywhere where there isn’t stitched leather-esque material.

Moving on to the rear seat area, it is clear this is created for kids of all ages. Amenities are generous, and include ceiling-mounted face-level directional air vents, overhead grab handles and twin reading lights, mid- and rear-seat climate control with fan, temperature and directional choices (though the driver has overriding control), rear-seat map pockets, twin USB-A ports, door pockets (good only for smaller bottles) and a wide centre armrest with cupholders that are too large for smaller coffee cups.

Thanks to the one-third centre-row split being on the correct kerb rather than dangerous road side, accessing the twin-seat third row only requires that one person and not two people get out first. 

Despite the Toyota’s big, boxy proportions, the third row is essentially a kids-only area, really, though adults should be able to handle smaller-distance journeys without too much discomfort. Width isn’t a problem, but headroom for people over 175cm is limited. Kneeroom is dependent on the generosity or otherwise of the middle-row travellers. Note that, vinyl aside, row number three is a sometimes noisy and dark place to be, though the windows are deeper than some, due to that cheap plastic finish that’s even more obvious back here.

More overhead directional air vents are present (unlike in the Mazda CX-9), four large-circumference cupholders (which also act as storage for phones but not tablets) and a single centrally located light.

Exiting is made easy thanks to shoulder-height latches that automatically fold and slide the middle seat portions to allow egress.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Interior

Toyota Kluger 2022 Boot Space

With all seven seats erect, there is 241 litres (VDA – to the belt line), which is sufficient space for shopping and other cargo; note that the carpeted floor also contains the luggage blind without you having to leave it at home – a thoughtful gesture. Given that there are batteries and an electric motor below, it’s quite impressive that Toyota also manages to package a spare wheel (full-sized too!) and a low-ish flat floor.

Of course, in five-seater mode the Kluger’s vastness comes into play, with a useful 552L, expanding to 1150L in two-seater wagon mode.

Toyota Kluger 2022 Boot space Toyota Kluger 2022 Boot space

Toyota Kluger 2022 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2022 Toyota Kluger will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Toyota Kluger Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
GX 2WD SUV 235x65 R18 235x65 R18
GX AWD SUV 235x65 R18 235x65 R18
GX Hybrid AWD SUV 235x65 R18 235x65 R18
GXL 2WD SUV 235x65 R18 235x65 R18
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Toyota Kluger 2022 Speed

The 0-100km/h claim is 8.4 seconds, on the way to a top speed of 180km/h.

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