In case you’re opting for the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200’s trip and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend checking out the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser 200 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.