One summer day back in 1951, the first Land Cruiser, then called the BJ, started up the side of Mt. Fuji and accomplished a feat no other vehicle in history had managed to achieve. It climbed to Checkpoint No. 6, a spot so high up the mountainside it was thought to be unreachable by motor vehicle. The event signaled more than just the triumph of one vehicle over a formidable challenge. It marked the birth of a legend.
Since its impressive debut, Land Cruiser has developed a loyal following unmatched by any other SUV in the world. From the rugged machine of those early days, to the model of refinement it is today, Land Cruiser continues to be a symbol of capability, innovation and quality.
See how the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD compares against the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Base. To start, Comparably Equipped Price on Land Cruiser V8 4X4 is $9,870 less than the Range Rover Base. Land Cruiser V8 4X4 has 8 Cylinders and 381hp@5600rpm, while Range Rover Base has 6 Cylinders and 340hp@6500rpm. Power not your thing? Consider that Seating Capacity on the Land Cruiser V8 4X4 is 8 while on the Range Rover Base it is 5. Looking to tow? Tow Package is Standard on Land Cruiser V8 4X4 but Optional on Range Rover Base, and Land Cruiser V8 4X4 has 384 more pounds of Standard Tow Capacity than Range Rover Base. Finally when it comes to safety, Front Knee Airbags are Standard on the Land Cruiser V8 4X4 while Not Available on the Range Rover Base.
These are just a few areas where the Land Cruiser outperforms the Land Rover. Learn more in the chart below, or contact a dealer near you today!
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