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.
Wondering if the Toyota Land Cruiser is the Toyota for you? Here are a few ways in which the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4x4 compares against the 2016 Cadillac Escalade Premium Collection 4WD. First, Seating Capacity on the Land Cruiser V8 4X4 is 8 while on the Escalade Premium Collection 4WD it is 7. Keep your passengers comfortable, as Land Cruiser V8 4X4 has 3.5 more inches of Third Row Leg Room than the Escalade Premium Collection 4WD. Also, Rear Split Folding Bench Seat is Standard on Land Cruiser V8 4X4 but Optional on Escalade Premium Collection 4WD. If you’re considering safety, Front Knee Airbags are Standard on the Land Cruiser V8 4X4 while Not Available on the Escalade Premium Collection 4WD.
These are just a few areas where the Land Cruiser outperforms the Escalade. Learn more in the chart below, or contact a dealer near you today!
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