2019 Toyota Land Cruiser GT: Review and Price in UAE

New design and comprehensive upgrades make the 2019 Land Cruiser GT ready for the city life

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Toyota Land Cruiser GT is known to be the King of the Desert and the Beast from the East, Toyota has upgraded the new Land Cruiser GT for the city life.

The 2019 model brings various upgrades to the exterior and the interior of the vehicle with a focus on enhancing the urban driving experience.

An addition to the current models of the Land Cruiser family, the new Grand Touring edition is exclusively available in the GXR grade with a 4.0-liter V6 or a 4.6-liter V8 engines.

Exterior:

The new Land Cruiser GT headlights and new three bar grille have been raised. The front & rear bumpers now sport new sequential light indicators.

Because of its re-profiled hood and innovative design, judging its extremities becomes easier. The front bumper has also been reshaped to make for the best possible approach angle.

The GT comes with exclusive smoked headlamps that make it stand out and demand attention. At the rear a roof spoiler adds finesse to the shape of the car.

20-inch alloy wheels, powered tailgate, integrated roof rails and sunroof have been added to complete the urban look.

Interior:

Toyota has updated the Land Cruiser GT’s interior to make it more refined and luxurious. The GT has a reshaped dashboard and a new instrument pane.

Its new centre console is equipped with an 10-inch infotainment touch screen that offers the best satellite navigation available today. In addition, its console hosts shiny knobs and buttons for different driving modes.

The Land Cruiser GT has the sort of interior comfort, quality and habitability you’d very happily accept and embrace in your everyday drive.

Ventilated leather seats are soft and snug, and give you a great view out. Its fittings look and feel solid with an assurance that this vehicle is built to stand the test of time.

The speedometer is a smooth 4.2-inch TFT display. The steering-wheel controls are designed to allow the driver a comfortable, modern and serene experience.

Land Cruiser GT has a smoother and more refined drive on the city roads. Toyota has put a lot of effort in putting manners on the car’s suspension  and as a result created a calmer and more comfortable ride experience on the motorways and highways. However, its fuel economy needs improvement.

The engine has been considerably quietened and has become ideal for city driving . Above all, the interior and windows have improved sealing that reduces wind and outside road noise inside the cabin.

Should you buy the Land Cruiser GT?

The Land Cruiser GT has got superb off-road capabilities, a comfortable smooth ride in the city, and a host of technology enhancements and features. The Land Cruiser is a very strong competitor in the luxury large SUV class. Therefore it gets to keep the crown of the king of the road and beyond .

In conclusion, we consider it to be a solid choice for your next SUV.

Toyota Land Cruiser GXR GT price in UAE

  • AED 249,000 for a 4.0-liter engine.
  • AED 284,500 for a 4.6-liter engine.

Review overview

Performance8
Driving Pleasure9.5
Look and Styling9
Fuel Economy4.5
Value for Money5.7

The Pros

  • Off-roader if required
  • Comfortable ride
  • Superb road grip
  • Ideal handling for a big SUV
  • Clear views of the road ahead

The Cons

  • Poor fuel economy
  • Full options make it expensive

Summary

7.3Its the King of the road and our first choice for an SUV.